1. The official Sherdog Store is back! Check it out! » Discuss it here! »

Cain/JDS showed us... good Kickboxing > great Boxing

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by Da Killa, Dec 29, 2012.

  1. Da Killa Green Belt

    Joined:
    Dec 18, 2001
    Messages:
    1,344
    Likes Received:
    3
    Location:
    DK
    I was very impressed on how Cain was controlling the standup part of the fight. It was clear that he had way more striking tools in his bag than JDS. JDS seemed ultra one dimensional not just in the that he is foremost a striker, but also striking-wise he looked very limited in what he had to offer. Cain was fully prepared for the little he had to offer.

    I have even more respect for Cain now.

    Still, I hope JDS comes back even stronger. The HW division is really exciting now.
     
  2. manji Poo belt

    Joined:
    Apr 8, 2003
    Messages:
    4,913
    Likes Received:
    4
    Location:
    my mom's basement
    What? It was his wrestling, not his kickboxing, that gave him the edge.

    How well did mediocre kickboxing serve Cain in their first fight?
     
  3. Hideo Purple Belt

    Joined:
    Feb 5, 2010
    Messages:
    2,433
    Likes Received:
    5
    Chael Sonnen already taught us this lesson, dude.

    Wrestling threat = stand up success over superior stand up.
     
  4. salamander7 Green Belt

    Joined:
    Aug 20, 2012
    Messages:
    1,226
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Philippines
    Nope... Is because of the takedown that confused jds... Like a gonzaga crocop storybook
     
  5. acidic Brown Belt

    Joined:
    Jun 29, 2009
    Messages:
    4,258
    Likes Received:
    0
    First two posts > OP
     
  6. mmagoat Banned Banned

    Joined:
    Jun 18, 2010
    Messages:
    4,830
    Likes Received:
    0
    Wrong. It was Cain's pace and ability to mix things up.
     
  7. HC Daniel Blue Belt

    Joined:
    Sep 6, 2012
    Messages:
    865
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Mexico City
    This a million times, hell even Chael was outstriking Anderson.
     
  8. SUPERCHARGED Black Belt

    Joined:
    Jul 18, 2010
    Messages:
    6,713
    Likes Received:
    0
    Cains mediocre kickboxing >>>>>>>JDS brawling.
     
  9. HC Daniel Blue Belt

    Joined:
    Sep 6, 2012
    Messages:
    865
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Mexico City
    TS probably supports kickboxing and hes been affected by boxing
     
  10. Chuck Bass** Banned Banned

    Joined:
    Aug 2, 2012
    Messages:
    1,105
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    ส้้้้้้้้้้้้ส้้้้้้้้้้้
    JDS had a full boxing stance and Cain couldnt kick him.
     
  11. acidic Brown Belt

    Joined:
    Jun 29, 2009
    Messages:
    4,258
    Likes Received:
    0
    Fixed it for ya. Cain has the more well rounded attack and it payed off in this fight.
     
  12. JohnMang Orange Belt

    Joined:
    Dec 25, 2012
    Messages:
    369
    Likes Received:
    0
    qft
     
  13. FREE BEER! not just a pretty face

    Joined:
    Apr 26, 2007
    Messages:
    6,695
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Location, Location.
    Wrestling may have played a little teeny tiny role as well.
     
  14. mraa1 Brown Belt

    Joined:
    May 27, 2011
    Messages:
    2,560
    Likes Received:
    241
    Location:
    down south
    JDS couldn't even get more than 1 or 2 shots off before he had to defend a takedown, so no.
     
  15. 5H3RD0G Silver Belt

    Joined:
    Jul 24, 2008
    Messages:
    10,542
    Likes Received:
    0
    Kicks can surprise people and they have more range. If you have it all higher probability for victory. Wrestling and kickboxing is the new trend now set by Cain. :icon_lol:
     
  16. mawashi geri** Banned Banned

    Joined:
    Sep 6, 2011
    Messages:
    3,080
    Likes Received:
    0
    well junior isnt a boxer.

    he has nice kicks also but prefers to throw his hands
     
  17. SUPERCHARGED Black Belt

    Joined:
    Jul 18, 2010
    Messages:
    6,713
    Likes Received:
    0
    It sure did and can't argue with that. Zombie brawling is overrated.
     
  18. Kaffe Brown Belt

    Joined:
    Dec 31, 2011
    Messages:
    2,783
    Likes Received:
    10
    Threat of takedowns alters a standup fight quite a lot. Lots of people, like Supercharged, will ignore this.

    Because they are dumb.
     
  19. Brock2026 Higher Primate

    Joined:
    May 6, 2010
    Messages:
    891
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    NSW
    It was the pace that neutralized Cigano's punches. For the first two minutes or so JDS looked like he was going to able move away and eventually land a good enough punch to end Cain's night. But then he tired out very quick and couldn't find away around the pressure that Cain was bringing.
     
  20. Schatje Tonight...you............

    Joined:
    Nov 11, 2005
    Messages:
    4,377
    Likes Received:
    1
    Location:
    California
    There's a much older lesson that The Iceman taught us and still applies. Good takedown defense + overhand right = unconscious wrestlers.

    I can do this too :)
     

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.