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Old 2013-01-07, 20:56   Link #691
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Moe Land
Age: 38
Originally Posted by Ryonea View Post
Paul undoubtedly is one of the toughest fighter in Tekken universe, but he's just unlucky guy

I believe his loss to Kuma was meant as turning point of him into a joke character IMO.

Self-proclaimed 'toughest fighter in the universe'. Paul Phoenix. "This time I'll show them. I'm going to win this tournament!" Paul thought as he tried to contain his excitement about facing off with Kazuya Mishima, a rival he hadn't fought in over twenty years. However, Kuma stood in his way, as always. Paul started out well against Kuma, but soon began to feel desperate because of Kuma's tenacity. Paul realized he had been overconfident when he was dealt a severe blow by Kuma and lost the match. Reflecting on his loss to Kuma, Paul realized that he had forgotten some important lessons and had strayed from the path to becoming a great fighter. He decided to start over again in order to discover that which he had lost. Two months later, Paul entered the King of Iron Fist Tournament 5. "I'll win this tournament and prove to everyone that I'm the greatest fighter in the universe!"

^ Well, that's the official description of his loss

His rematch with Kuma in Tekken 5 was victorious but the fight was very exhausting for him so he was unable to continue further.

The most disappointing duel for me was Jin's loss to Hwoarang in Tekken 5 a bit ridiculous since Jin was never defeated by any of his elders although there's no official statement, the Mishima family feels like the strongest fighters throughout the game IMO (story-wise, not gameplay-wise)
I agree here. They just took the easy way out on Paul after beating Kuma in T5 so he won't advance to the finals. LOL T1 tied with Kazuya, instead of a rematch he faced Kuma1, T2 a multi traffic prevented him for joining tournament, T3 went undefeated, but Orgre morphed into True Orger the tournament continued, T4 he was overconfident and didn't fight Kuma seriously. Truly an unlucky fella, well at least he's popular like Marshall Law and Forest along with Lei and the others that became joke characters as Tekken went on

Well Hworang set on one goal defeating Jin, but not Devil Jin, it was like a surprise attack on him. If Jin can KO normal Kaz and Heihachi in T4 and beat Wang and Jinpachi, I say it's plot armor to his storyline. Dunno about Lars beating him in T6 story campaign mode though. So that means Lars> all Mishima's? I personally didn't like the take on the campaign mode storywise.
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