Originally Posted by O H
It is very hard to finish Benson and nowadays, IMO, that's Pettis' only chance. Benson is too, too much for an injury prone, ring rusted striker. He can win too many ways and is more effective in too many situations.
Love the fighter who shows no ring rust and instead of a slow start get a first-round finish.
"Effective striking is judged by determining the total number of legal strikes landed by a contestant." (UFC Judging Rule 14. E.)