Short or Short-reached strikers

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  1. UFCBlackbelt

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    Generally, shorter fighters tend to be wrestlers. How many successful striking specialist have been short or have shorter reach?

    Note: I am not including fighters who use their wrestling to setup their strikes.
    So the following are not applicable
    - Demetrious Johnson
    - Frankie Edgar
    - Kelvin Gastelum
    - Georges St. Pierre


    1. Lineker
    - Lineker is a pretty small guy even for the Bantamweight division, yet he relies a lot on closing distance and boxing with his opponents. He has found success due to his incredible chin and solid power.

    2. Cody Garbrant
    - Cody isn't short for his division, but his reach is 64.8, which is a pretty small reach for his division. He makes up for this by incorporating close range hooks and head movement, as well as great balance on his strikes.
     
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    was gonna say mendes but you said you're not counting those types.



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    Your missing artem with his little t Rex arms
     
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    Uncalled for.
     
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    Artem isn't really successful.
     
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    Sean Sherk didn't have the longest reach on his arms.

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    Ilir Latifi. Has outrstruck much taller and longer opponents, (Tyson Pedro, OSP, Vilante)

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    Not MMA but obviously people like Tyson and Mike Zambidis.
     
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    Chad Mendes- Has good K.O's on his record and he even hit Conor with some good shots despite Conor's long reach

    Forsure Mike Tyson at HW. Everyone had a longer reach than him, he was built like a tank
     
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    Max Holloway height 5 foot 11 with a reach of - 69 inches
    Rocky Marciano was 5 foot 11 tall with a reach of - 67 inches
     
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    Denis Siver?
     
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