Originally Posted by nostradumbass
How does Karo Parisyan lose? He does the same thing Ronda does and his first like 10 wins were by 1st rnd submission, but somehow he loses to good fighters and lately even some mid level guys. Women's striking is pretty frantic and not much setup or balance but I'd like to see some decent kicks from more than just Holm. Has any girls in the UFC even thrown a high kick? That, or at least a decent jab to keep her from clinching.
Karo does NOT do the same thing as Ronda. He is a high level judoka who trained with Ronda but Ronda's mom had her focus quite a bit on mat work ... especially submissions, ...
Karo has had some fantastic throws, but then looks around to see if he can ground and pound or maybe pull a sub.
Ronda is like a sub machine. Takedown leads almost immediately to mount, and as quick as mount is attained the attack on an arm comes, ...
Very few judo players who have entered MMA, male or female, have displayed this type of finish focus such as Ronda has displayed.