What is Mighty Mouse’s Best Discipline?

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  1. YOLOGOGOPLATA

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    We all know that Demetrious Johnson is one of the most well rounded fighters in all of MMA... that being said, most fighters excelled at a single discipline before transitioning to mixed martial arts. All I can find is that MM wrestled in high school, but never won a state title (2nd and 3rd). Im surprised that such a great athlete at his weight can dominate grown (I use the term lightly) men as a pro but couldn’t win a championship in high school. Has he ever competed in other martial arts at a high level, or was he just able to adapt extremely well to cage fighting?
     
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    Upsetting sherdoggers that are in denial that MM would kick their fucking ass
     
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    Like GSP, who also didn't have highlighted credentials, he just seems to have whatever tool he needs to adapt to his opponent.

    Cejudo is a gold medalist wrestler and couldn't outgrapple DJ.
     
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    Height cutting?
     
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    Hard to tell if hes actually elite at anything.
     
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    He's so we'll rounded it's hard to say
     
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    I gave a like to the "Ducking" reply, but I like this one too.
     
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    His wrestling for sure followed closely by his submission skills. I would say his ring generalship( him owning prime dodson in the hematch is so under rated ) but you can’t argue with flying arm bars.
     
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    Transitions and grappling, and striking, wrestling, jitz, footwork, walk to the octagon, teeth brushing, gaming.
     
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    Mm's wrestling sets up everything he does.
     
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    He uses his wrasslin’ quite well in MMA to set things up. Its his striking and submission skills that have really elevated thru his championship run.
     
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