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Conor McGregor's Head Movement

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  1. somervillecr THE KING IS BACK

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    Truly a ting of beauty.

    Conor bless.
     
  2. ALAN PARTRIDGE NO LONGER REGISTERED Yellow Card

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    He likes training in the Kitchen
     
  3. Bill Laimbeer Black Belt

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    He gets tagged in every fight pretty much he just has a good chin. His head movement look good in training but not so much in the cage.
     
  4. 20falarVerdades Silver Belt

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    That head movement
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  5. Final Say So Icey Belt

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    and it wasn't very good in the first Nate fight. Just sayin'. I think that was a real factor. His defensive movement was really lacking in that fight and I think people don't wanna admit Conor can do waybetter
     
  6. Sjb1888 Silver Belt

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    Everyone gets tagged in pretty much every fight?...
     
  7. somervillecr THE KING IS BACK

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    I thought it was actually very nice in the first round. He slipped literally every punch Nate threw and was only caught with Nate's check hook/slap.
     
  8. Bill Laimbeer Black Belt

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    That's true the thread starter was talking about his head movement saying it was great when it's average. Cruz and Mighty Mouse have great head movement.
     
  9. Final Say So Icey Belt

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    I've seen the fight at least a handful of times and will again before Saturday. I just remember him fighting very confidently and doing a lot of marching forward, careless on defense. I think if he puts a real emphasis on defense in this fight and is more picky on offense, it's a tough night for nate
     
  10. Doog Doogson Purple Belt

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    His head movement and footwork is great for the first couple of minutes of his fights, it breaks down quickly though.
     
  11. Alltruth IM FAT 399LBS Banned

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    Oh how they love posting this gif, the haters, cause sherdog is riding the Conor hate wave. Just watch after the fight when they're all on his nuts again.
     
  12. BigDaddyBach Banned Banned

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    *mewv-ment

    I see stiffness in your gramm-ah
     
  13. Codpiece Not afraid to care

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    Conor has a bad habit of relying on his chin and abandoning defence when he believes his opponents cannot hurt him. He did it in the Mendes fight and that (more than fatigue) was what saw him caught in the Diaz fight.

    So long as he keeps defence at the forefront of his mind he will beat Diaz, so I hope he has learned his lesson - anyone can hurt you if they catch you clean, and Diaz put Conor on queer street with some very clean straights.
     
  14. BigDaddyBach Banned Banned

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    If Conor wins, it will be this:

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    Der will be permanent stiffness in the 310 lb manlet sherdog hater division
     
  15. I see stiffness Banned Banned

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    I've watched boxing for 20 years and that is the best bit of head movement I've ever seen (no bias).

    Nate will be punching dead space.
     
  16. Minoki Ichihara Purple Belt

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    Throwing combinations and hitting pads does not reflect or show good head movement or the ability to use angles. This type of rhythm is displayed during sparring not so much hitting the pads dictated by the guy holding as well as a series of understood and rehearsed punch combinations with movement
     
  17. Minoki Ichihara Purple Belt

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    You practice this combination 50 times or more anybody with decent coordination will display perfect head movement once it's down and learned....I can say this much these guys have great rhythm and perfect timing down as far as how they are pairing up....that's all it does....it does not reflect Good head movement
     
  18. 7th Silver Belt

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    he showed some really good head movement here:

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  19. legkicktko Only the Strong Survive

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    against guys at 145 he has a great chin
     
  20. legkicktko Only the Strong Survive

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    Cruz has vastly overrated head movement. Mighty Mouse and Ross Pearson are best in UFC IMO in that single category
     

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