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Old 12-08-2013, 10:08 AM   #31

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He really hasn't changed that much, he always did good against top guys minus his Bob Sapp period after Pride ended. He always had good TDD and submission defense. He just beat some overrated ufc guys by brutal KO now all of the new fans think he is a totally different fighter.

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Old 12-08-2013, 10:09 AM   #32
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He is less quick than 10 years before, but his core and back seems stronger now

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Old 12-08-2013, 10:16 AM   #33
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I see it another way. The fight was great because both of them have solid enough chins for the cardio to come into play. Some of those shots Hunt landed would have killed a moose. Bigfoot landed some hate as well as that nasty outside shin kick.

Had there been an opponent in there with a lesser chin, that opponent would have woken up disappointed.
Silva's got a solid chin, but it's not exactly unbreakable. Velasquez and Cormier got to it.

I think Hunt has a lot of power, but his striking is very straight forward and predictable. When it's that straight forward, a strong guy like Dos Santos and Silva will be able to weather the storm.

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