Can Hyun Gyu Lim still be a top 10 WW?

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  1. SexyAsianGuy

    SexyAsianGuy White Belt

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    As perhaps the biggest WW on the roster, Lim packs a ton of power but lacks technical expertise as seen in his fights.

    He had everyone that beat him in trouble but could not seal the deal due to over-reliance on power without precision. However, I like the fact that he does not hump his opponents like the Dong and brings excitement to every bout.

    If he polishes his skill-set and fights with more patience and reach, do you see him making the top 10?
     
  2. Bobby Boulders

    Bobby Boulders My Lovin' Is Digi Platinum Member

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    We will have to see if he's still a WW after the IV ban.
     
  3. ajwbjj87

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    I could care less I enjoy watching that guy fight win or lose
     
  4. SUBLIME FAN

    SUBLIME FAN Black Belt

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    I don't know Magny put it on him
     
  5. SUBLIME FAN

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    And don't sleep on Zaleski in his upcoming bout. I'm looking forward to that fight quite a bit
     
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    Dude is in one of the most stacked division and still never got a single top 20 win...
     
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  8. slyslickNwicked

    slyslickNwicked Brown Belt Platinum Member

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    Only if he goes to ATT or Blackzillians
     
  9. Socialhandgrenade

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    I thought definitely but after seeing him get finished by Magny - nothing against Magny whatsoever, I realised this guy needs to work on his cardio and his technical striking. The crazy wild swinging and knees are exciting but they only work for a little while until everyone knows what to expect
     
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    He obviously has a lot of raw talent but seemed a bit green against Magny. The division is pretty athletic wrestle boxer heavy which is a problem.
     
  11. waldywaldy

    waldywaldy lol motherfuckers

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    This. He looks like a middleweight waiting to happen
     
  12. Socialhandgrenade

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    The guy has an unreal figure as well for WW - really hope the guy can stick it in the ufc if he stays at 170 or goes up
     
  13. Cygnus-X

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    Not ruling out a Lawler-like renaissance, but I see Lim's future as being this "win 2, lose 1"-guy who will stick around forever on the merit of his fights being entertaining, without sniffing a title shot.
     
  14. fightdonttweet

    fightdonttweet Banned Banned

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    I want to see him fight Erick Silva.
     
  15. Socialhandgrenade

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    Yup, like a Jorge Rivera/Chris Leben type
     
  16. Socialhandgrenade

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    wonder who gasses first? but no seriously, that would be a great fight to see
     
  17. funksoulbrother

    funksoulbrother I'm the guy that drinks the beer

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    Like to see him vs mike pierce
     
  18. MMAart

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    He's a beast physically at WW. The only things he's lacking, in my opinion, is good cardio, wrestling, and fight IQ. He's not a dumb fighter, but his range of skillset is limited and is predictable. If he has Jones' fight IQ and better wrestling, he could dominate WW.
     
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    Lets see if he can conserve his energy.
     
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    I think he is much better than he showed in his last fight. Everyone has bad performances sometimes. That fight was in the philippines and he was weakened by the tropical climate. He will be back.
     

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