Cain - exciting in fights, boring between them

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  1. Pychu666

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    Anyone else thinks Cain will be kinda boring when between fights? There's no interesting story with him being involved, obviously he's not a trash-talker, in interviews he never even smiles or says something funny.

    He's lucky he's a beast, because that will sell his fights big time. He's obviously a better fighter than for example Pat Barry, but I'm more looking forward to HD's next fight. Maybe I'm saying it at the wrong moment, because Velasquez vs. Overeem is a great matchup, but IMO it's because of Overeem's hype and abilities, not Cain's.
     
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    Cain is there to do his job, and that's fighting and getting good results. Not crack jokes or shit talk his opponents. Accept him for who he is - a damn good fighter.
     
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    I, for one, prefer someone who brings it in the cage. Which Cain always does. You can keep Ben Askren.
     
  4. Bear Man

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    Personally I don't give a shit about the out of the cage antics. I don't need a media circus to get me excited for a fight.
     
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    ShinkanPo Mr.Hopeless Romantic

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    Cain is a hardworker he does not waste his time on non-sense. Some people are like that we just have to accept them.
     
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    he will be on a few interviews and possibly some novelas, telemundo, tamales on new year, etc.
     
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    So he is lucky to be working harder and to be more disciplined than the other HWs or he wouldn't have made it to the top of the hill and have great results ?

    Yeah..
     
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    I like this kind of fighter. Fight in cage and normal life out of cage. I do not like the trashtalk and the bar brawling news.
     
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    And then you grew up.....
     
  10. Synthor

    Synthor All you need is love

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    Cain is just mature. He acts like most adult would, like athletes from other sports conducts themselves in interviews. You don't see NHL stars acting all crazy to hype up games. Besides, he doesn't really need the hype machine.
     
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    I like his personality. Reminds me a lot of Fedor where he doesn't show any emotions and just comes to fight. Looks a bit out of shape, but is in fantastic shape.
     
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    I enjoy watching him breaking guys with his determination. He's like a machine. I like watching him because even though he's primarily a wrestler, he does not do the boring lay n pray thing. He is patient with his attacks and unloads in bunches.

    Unfortunately very few (if not majority) of the fans appreciates technical grappling. And I'm not referring to LNP.
     
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    Now if only Cain has some punching power.
     
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    as long as he's exciting in fights is all i care about, it could be worst. he could be boring in fights and out of fights, like yushin okami
     
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    He should take that as his nickname tbh, cuz that is what he is, a machine.
     
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    He doesn't need a nick. Like FEDOR, he is simply CAIN.
     
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    uhh...The Last Emperor?
     
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    Cain is a class act, don't bash him for being a good guy.
     
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    In the "fight game", from boxing to MMA - there is a much smaller percentage that I notice who carry themselves with dignity or professionalism.
    Cain is a man on a mission. Somebody with fantastic MMA skills and an approachable character which is very much humane outside of the Octagon.
    I think the Fedor comparison is fair and has parallels such as:
    They both come from an under represented background of fighter (I mean, international success - Russian and Latino) and they are marketed by their success and fighting ability as opposed to their character or Sonnen style antics.
    Even seemingly respectful fighters such as Anderson Silva play up to a type of persona which enforces their marketability but I've heard little to nothing about Cain (or Fedor) other than they fight and live their family life.
    I admire that but I'm not sure how many forum posters will admire it so much.
    I'm a family man and I'm an amateur boxer. I hope I'd be seen under that sort of light if I turned pro. Great example and a pride to their sport.

    Sorry for such a long essay!
     

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