BJJ guys who can strike well are the heroes of MMA

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  1. Garnet_StrongerThanYou Purple Belt

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    Guys who can open up with their hands and feet because they don’t fear the takedown.

    MMA excitement at its finest.
     

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  2. gono btw Rounds...

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  3. HaulParris Gold Belt

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    I think being a well-rounded MMA athlete is the goal. The age of the specialist is gone - Maia’s boxing can’t help his BJJ since his takedowns are telegraphed; Condit’s stand-up and subs are of no use when he’s taken down and controlled.
     
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    Just be well rounded man. The takedown is always to be feared. 5 minute round is too short to make something happen from your back. A wrestler with good sub defence can just sit on top of you and defend subs winning the round
     
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  5. tasticles Red Belt

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    I was thinking how Kevin Jackson would have possibly stomped frank shamrocks ass if you added a blue belt to him.

    If you don't know what I'm talking about, please watch it on youtube. It ends in like 7 seconds.
     
  6. moreorless87 Straba

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  7. KBE6EKCTAH_CCP Throwing my apanyent

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    Maybe but most of them are still flat footed bums on their feet like that vegan Gracie Kron.
     
  8. KBE6EKCTAH_CCP Throwing my apanyent

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    Yes I agree with that. Very good wrestling will nullify great BJJ more often than not.
     
  9. richardjohnson Purple Belt

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    No mention of Charles Oliveira? He’s no Adesanya but his striking is pretty damn good.
     
  10. Juan Bombadil Brown Belt

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    Been told Brian traded his bjj skills for some hands
     
  11. RyanR Black Belt

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    that argument makes no sense because Kevin Jackson was a wrestler not a BJJ guy...
     
  12. moreorless87 Straba

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    That does tend to be the problem more recently, high level BJJ fighters taking MMA seriously at a young age ala Nogs, Jacare, Werdum, etc is rare.

    Its more BJJ guys giving MMA a bit of a go on the side but not fully commiting to it, almost back to the early days you sense using it to promote their BJJ gyms trying to keep it style vs style.
     
  13. Hazuki Ryo Purple Belt

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    Anderson silva maybe?
     
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    Diego Ferreira. He's very underrated but he's a great grappler with great striking.
     

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