Originally Posted by Heart Of Gold
Yeah, after he got blasted. No one's taking away the fact that he's actually submitted high level fighters. My point is, his submissions were on wounded and exhausted opponents.
The poster I was replying to said that you must watch out for Jones subs. My point is, yes, if you're tired as hell, and got your ass beat for the round. I am certain that won't happen to DC.
That is part of MMA though. And it is a really weak attempt to discredit Jones' subs.
1- The vast majority of subs come on guys that are already tired or rocked. Of course a fresh guy has a better chance to power out or counter a submission attempt.
2- It is not like those guys were wounded because they got hit by a chair or somebody broke a bottle over their heads from behind. Jones hurt them. Jones routinely rocked and hurts elite level fights. He has done it to basically everyone he has faced.
Maybe you think that DC couldn't possibly be in one of those positions, but I wholeheartedly disagree. DC is a hell of a fighter, but he is still about 6-7 inches shorter, 7ish years older and giving up more than a foot in reach and god knows how much in leg striking distance.
If you think DC couldn't possibly get rocked in this fight you are crazy.