Originally Posted by Arista
What's the point of sparring with someone that far out of your weight class? It doesn't mimic any in cage fight scenarios. Grappling or rolling, ok. But striking? There's no benefit to that and it's just an injury waiting to happen.
Actually in striking it is much closer than in "grappling" at leasti n Muay Thai. Personally i can hang with the bigger guys pretty well in striking only in Muay thai because im faster. If they clinch me however i get overpowered pretty easily.
Fan of Fedor, Mousasi, Sakuraba, Shogun Rua, Edgar, Cormier, Nick Diaz.
Some other favorites : BJ Penn, Anderson Silva, Mayhem, Jacare, Zaromskis, Noons, Sonnen, Daley, Jorge Masvidal, Velasquez etc