Who has the most interesting striking

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  1. FrontNakedChoke

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    to watch?

    For me:

    TJ Dillashaw

    TJ has such an interesting style. Constantly switching stances, dangerous and capable from everywhere. Great kicks and punches. Awesome traps and misdirection. Always moving in different ways, but isn't afraid to engage in the pocket. In my opinion he's the most interesting striker to watch.

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    Bones. His hand fighting is insane
     
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    I really find OSP's striking fascinating to watch. It's technically a little sloppy, but still really interesting.
     
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    Yoel

    never seen anything quite like it

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    Dillashaw, Swanson and Whittaker for me
     
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    I'd add Edgar. One of the few fighters who can actually adapt his combos without exiting the pocket.
     
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    Killashaw’s def on my list too

    Not the most technical but Gay-chee is up there, Gus has good technique and legit power when he sits on his punches.

    Old school Overeem, Wand, Shogun, Andy for honorary mentions
     
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    Now if they will only give him a decent fighter. I mean his finishes are flashy but he's been fighting cans for far too long. Make that Daley fight.
     
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    Gokhan Saki has an interesting striking style; crisp, powerful, solid combinations, precise and fast hands especially for a (L)HW.

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    Wonderboy is intriguing with his striking.
     
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    Agreed on dillashaw. Just his overall game is so fluid and aesthetically pleasing to watch.

    His level changes from striking into double leg takedowns are some of the best I’ve ever seen
     
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    Cindy Dandois- I can't take my eyes off it, much like a car wreck.
     
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    Agree with you TS. TJ has the most inovative style. I know some people will say he copied Cruz but really their styles are so different. I'm sure it's possible it inspired him but his TJ's style is unique in the UFC.

    Also very unusual to see a talented striker in MMA who is so aggressive at times, he does take alot of risks and goes into exchanges against elite MMA strikers regularly.
     
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    Dom Cruz has interesting striking and weird
     
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    I might agree if not for the constant open-fingered eyepoke garbage.
     

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