Originally Posted by The Reed
Lose three god awful decisions then get cut?
I'm not predicting the same exact results, but unless the matchmaker does Aoki a significant favor, he will meet the similar fate.
8 years ago, Aoki was really good at opening up opponents' defense by quick surprising attacks like flying armbar. Those were the weapons that were unique to him and something Nakamura didn't have. Now he seems to have forgotten about "purple belt spirit" and fight like a boring black belt Jiujitsu guy like Daniel Moraes