Cain vs Kongo

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  1. luispavao

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    Cain vs Kongo just passed on Combate (brazilian television). His wrestling is just beautiful. Here in Brasil we dot have no tradition in wrestling, in the gym that I training boxing they have westreling class, but the schedule is terrible . As a Brazilian I am fascinate by wrestling seeing guys like he and Chael Sonnen fighting. Too bad that the gym
     
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    Just get some crazy awesome BJJ and you will be fine.
     
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    This is some serious problem here, we practically don
     
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    Are you a tall guy?
     
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    Does height matter?? (total noob)
     
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    Ignore me I'm just passing through.
     
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    I wrestled in junior high and high school, but always defensively because of my height. I didn't feel comfortable shooting below someones guard, as I was always above it. I fell in love with Judo and greco-roman style wrestling though later in life training in MMA gyms, as it involved body-locks and foot sweeps. You see a lot more of the takedowns I like in Pride.
     
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    I always say the same thing as I go through Amarillo...
     
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    Yes.

    I am terrible at double legs.
     
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    You tried to translated your wrestling to MMA?
     
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    I feel really uncomfortable shooting on someone. I just have to get way to low for my liking. I feel like im asking to get kneed.
     
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    You may get more in depth answers in the ask the fighters forum, as many actual fighters discuss on that forum and are happy to help.

    http://www.sherdog.net/forums/f8/

    I remember doing BJJ it always frustrated me how they never taught any types of take downs so I guess I'm on the reverse end. Have you tried Judo?
     
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    *so I guess I know that feeling.

    dang double yellows wont let me edit.
     
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    You still get an AV?!

    boo
     
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    I did translate my wrestling to MMA, just in a different way than I thought. Instead of double and single-leg takedowns I like trips, body-locks, and throws. But it just depends on your body and personality...some people do great with college style wrestling. Just have to find what works for you (be water, my friend).
     

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