High IQ fighters who aren't the brightest bulbs outside the cage?

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  1. RafaelDosSantos

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    We all know there are several types of intelligence. I know some people who are absolute knuckleheads but they're creative wizards in certain video games and sports. What are some examples in MMA?
     
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    Is this about Jon Jones? He's pretty much the poster boy.
     
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    Jon Jones is the epitome of what you described.
     
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    So their not the sharpast nives in the droor?Joking aside,I find it ironic that TS of all people make this thread.
     
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    Not MMA, but Mayweather fits into this category. Completely cool, calm, and calculated inside the ring, but an emotional knucklehead outside of it.
     
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    What about average MMA IQ with maximum real world IQ?

     
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    Cody amazed me in cruz fight with his fight iq. In otherhand he is not the sharpest guy...
     
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    I don’t equate the ability to react in a split second, the ability to do mechanical actions with your limbs, et all, with “IQ”.

    A faster nervous system, better coordination than others, ability toaand so on, is what it is.
     
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    Jones could get away with it if he was smart enough to kill the bitch!<JonesLaugh>
     
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    Dan Henderson is a killer in the octagon, but hearing him speak outside of it does him few favours.
     
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    Studder doesn't mean he isn't smart
     
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