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Old 06-13-2014, 03:41 PM   #11

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You're comparing 2 different sports. That's just like the way not all bjj world champions can be good at mma or olympic wrestlers. Boxing may have a limited skill set in the fight game but IMHO it is harder than mma. It takes longer to learn, you have to eat punches or get out of the way. Theres so much to it with foot work, head movement, conditioning etc.

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Old 06-13-2014, 03:53 PM   #12

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Originally Posted by Sosuke Aizen View Post
But Donald is an athletic guy, way more so than Jens Pulver who has a perfect record and Donalds overall striking is way more technical than chris lytle who also has a great boxing record.

Now I know Donald is a kickboxer but he has GREAT hand strikes and throws really good solid compact punches. Thats why its so puzzling to see him lose.
Yeah his great boxing really showed vs Diaz

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Old 06-13-2014, 04:01 PM   #13

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Great analysis. I notice this about many Jackson fighters, not just Cerrone. Even made a thread about Jackson fighters lacking simple boxing techniques.
Yeah, I would say Condit is very similar although I feel he is a better, more versatile kicker and also stronger guard player than Cerrone. Plus Jones... lol

Holly Holm, though. That girl is the best boxer in wmma, for sure. She is the person under Winkeljohn's tutelage who has impressed me with her hands, feet and head the most.

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