Sherdog Mixed Martial Arts Forums

Go Back   Sherdog Mixed Martial Arts Forums > Fight Discussion > UFC Discussion

UFC Discussion Discuss UFC, former WEC and former Pride events here.

Thread Tools
Old 07-07-2014, 04:43 PM   #71
Mr. Hammer

Silver Belt
Mr. Hammer's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2012
Posts: 10,145
vCash: 10000
Originally Posted by jimmyw404 View Post
Lyoto is an incredible athlete and trains very hard, I don't think you can ask for better cardio from him.

His slow rounds in the first and second are there for him to get his timing down. If he is aggressive in those rounds he risks getting knocked out.
It's a catch 22. Because like Natman said, his inactivity in early rounds has been known to cost him fights (Rampage). Overly aggressive = knocked out. Under aggressive = forfeited rounds leading to a decision loss. Surely Machida can find some sort of middle ground? Although at 36 years of age I doubt he's got much more evolving to do as a fighter.

Mr. Hammer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-07-2014, 04:47 PM   #72
Ducking Dork Court
HydralisK's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: ค้้้้้้้้้้้้้้้้้้้้้้้้้้้้้้้้^S^Carolina
Posts: 6,633
vCash: 17250
His style is the problem. He relies almost exclusively on burst aggression. When it works and he KTFO someone that's great. But if he doesn't KO someone he's digging himself a hole for a decision loss.

Nick Diaz
Chris Weidman
Bigg Rigg
Thug Rose
BJ Penn
Chuck Liddell
Frank Mir
Anderson Silva
Frankie Edgar
TJ Dillashaw
Money Mendes
Urijah Faber
Sage Northcutt
HydralisK is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-07-2014, 05:22 PM   #73

Green Belt
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Inside you
Posts: 1,351
vCash: 10000
Good post TS I totally agree with you. I wish he would jump the gun right from the start.

So how about them fat chicks?
J THE NATURAL is offline   Reply With Quote


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Latest Threads

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:41 PM. Forum Rules Clear Cookies Social Groups Lost Password
Contact Us - Sherdog Forums - Archive - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Top - AdChoices

Skin made by Alex. © Powered by vBulletin Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. is a property of CraveOnline Media, LLC, an Evolve Media, LLC company. ©2015 All Rights Reserved.
monitoring_string = "fd5733925866a04e50edd70f38dfaa35"
monitoring_string = "603ac9fff68f23709f2a42bf5e29272b"