Aaron Pico is fighting tomorrow

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  1. AGEZ909

    AGEZ909 Brown Belt

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    Im hoping that it's just his shit defense that caused him to get koed. I cant fault him for dropping to a flying knee but from what I've seen, he's been hurt every time hes fought a 55er or 45er. Hes only been able to take the shots from those moving up from 35.

    He does strike me as one who has a weak chin. He has one until he proves otherwise.
     
  2. NoBiasJustMMA

    NoBiasJustMMA Steel Belt

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    From what I have seen the shots that rocked him were huge shots. I don't think his chin is a problem. I think so far his fight IQ and inabliity to mix his striking with his grappling has been the problem until recently. In his last fight Pico looked much better at mixing up his striking and grapping and I hope that continues. I also hope guys like Ed Ruth learn to start using their grappling offensively, both him and Pico have had issues with focusing too much on striking and not enough on learning how to blend their wrestling with GnP and offensive grappling.
     
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    Wilder fought a 7-1 guy, but hes still a can.
     
  4. Hellowhosthat

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    Corrales hits like a truck, getting KO'd swinging wildly against him is normal (although it's obviously unadvisable to swing wildly with him in the first place).
     
  5. careto

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    Hopefully Pico continues moving forward against similar experienced rivals, he needs to take his career at a good pace, soon enough he will be facing the top dogs at FW. I hope Bellator will have the foresight to not match him up against fellow rising prospects like Tywan Claxton, they need to get more seasoned in thr cage.
     
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    Boxing and MMA are not the same, learn more about the sport.
     
  7. ConorFacts

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    wilders opponent had 100 times more exp.

    Aaron had 100 times more exp. than his opponent

    both fought cans.

    Bellator = c-league
     
  8. NoBiasJustMMA

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    Can you not read? Or are you just insanely terrible at math? 4-3 is not 100 times more experience than 7-3.

    You're a can at reading, writing and math.
     
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  9. ConorFacts

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    I dont give a shit about records.
     
  10. cooks1

    cooks1 No matter where you go-there you are

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    Agreed. He needs 5 or 6 more of this caliber of opponent.
     
  11. Doctor Grudge

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    How did Pico have way more experience? He's like 23 years old, and has had less than 10 fights lol.
     
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  12. careto

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    if you dont give a shit about records, then why do you bring them up?
     
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    Yeah, that shot in his debut that put him down wasn’t grazing or anything... You and the rest of people trying to argue that Pico, though he’s been ko’d Multiple times now, doesn’t have garbage chin are both sadly misinformed and delusional on the subject. There are fighters who people laugh at constantly who’ve had much better careers and have been knocked out in less embarrassing ways than Pico for having a shit chin. How anyone can pretend like his chin isn’t a problem is beyond me. Henry Corrales isn’t some type of one hitter quitter and he slept Pico with one punch. When you’re getting one punch ko’d by anyone it is a major red flag that your chin is nothing to write home about. You people really are thick in the head. It won’t matter how good Pico’s gameplay is, he will always be more susceptible to end up on the wrong side of a knockout out beacause, yes, his chin is glass!
     
  14. Gmork

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    I don't think anyone is arguing Pico has a great chin. We're just saying it's not an automatic deal-breaker for his career, he still has tons of tools to be a great fighter. GSP didn't have a perfect chin, neither did Fedor, and both of them are all-timers. If Pico improves his defense and fight IQ he can still be great.

    Coker said he'd like to get Pico three more "carefully matched" opponents this year, before considering putting him back in the fire. I think a few more camps with Jackson and company are going to do him a lot of good. We'll see.
     

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