Conor mcgregor grappling workout (2013)

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  1. Hardkore

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    There are exceptions to every rule, and Aldo lost to guys who are taller and have more reach. Up to then he was easily handling the best the division had to offer
     
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    Oh fuck, he also was submitted 8 years ago! By god, my mistake that's so much more relevant than being submitted 10 years ago!

    Are they losing to superior strikers while displaying good striking in general, or are they being knocked out by people while displaying no displays of good technique?
     
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    8 is still not 10. In McGregor's case there aren't any significant displays of good technique on the ground.
     
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    Love Grab-ass with Team Grabaka and some Touch-butt in the Park to top it off.
     
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    I personally don't like this training method. It seems too slow and offers no real resistance from either side. It just looks like it'd build bad habits. Maybe it works for him. He probably trains like that to protect his knees from getting tweaked in scrambles(unless this was before he fucked them up).

    I tend to do a lot of rolling and situation drills at 70% resitance. I never saw the benifits of super slow light spars
     
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    It's mostly underrated by people who know little about jiu jitsu or never grappled before.

    that's the irony.
     
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    True

    That was definitely some real blackbelt level shit on Nate's part though.
     
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    I just haven't seen anything special from Conor on the ground. He's a brown belt and, yeah, he rolls like a good brown belt. His ground game is good just not nearly as good as many of his peers.

    Imo.
     
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    truth...but 'relative' skill is often what matters (e.g. Maia vs. Gunnar)

    having said that, a fighter often doesn't need to bridge the gap completely with their opponents. they need to bridge it to the point that the remaining gap is not an exploitable hole in a MMA fight.

    Conor doesn't need to become an elite BJJ bb or a NCAA D1 calibre wrestler...he needs to become a 'good enough' grappler to not be taken advantage of, and where his other skills can adequately compensate (which he has largely been able to do to this point).
     
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    Mcgegors grappling looks like khabibs striking. It’s ok at best but not really what u call high level.
     
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    in my opinion, yes lol


    which I am entitled to ;)
     
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    Conor's ground game isn't good. A brown belt from Kavanaugh is a white belt in Stockton.

    This was borderline touch butt. They look like they know some aspects of grappling but not others.
     
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    Conor has

    - Reversed Nate and Brandao, two BJJ black belts
    - Escaped a Nate guillotine
    - Outscrambled Mendes and escaped his guillotine, when Mendes is a NCAA All-American and guillotines are TAM's specialty
    - Mounted Holloway and Siver

    To pretend Conor has never shown good grappling is silly. He's not great or anything, but he's competent.
     
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    Lol
     
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    He means that it is rare to not let your opinion on the guy effect your view on his skills.
     
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    You're really just showing that you don't want to credit him with anything, rather than that he actually has as bad of a ground game as you want to paint him as having.
     
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