Considering Travis Browne didn't know how to

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  1. gspfedkobe24

    gspfedkobe24 Black Belt

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    According to his new coach Edmond he didn't even know how to properly throw his punches....So my question is how the heck was he doing so well with raw skills alone?
     
  2. CJ86

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    Elbows and kicks...
     
  3. Brockster

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    Since when has there been a correlation between correct technique and success? Just look at how Wanderlei or Shogun winged their punches. Not the correct technique but they were effective and they had success with them. Sometimes power/speed/timing can make up for technical errors.
     
  4. VulcanNervPinch

    VulcanNervPinch Silver Belt

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    So our Sherdog lexicon (Motivated Penn, etc) can now add "Fundamentally Sound Browne"?
     
  5. kenetics

    kenetics Red Belt

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    Every new coach to a fighter says these kind of things. Another way to build there own egos.
     
  6. Patrick Jane

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    He doesn't need punches.
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  7. Erick Silva

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    BJ also had a poor striking technick... But the explosiveness, ko power and killer instinct get him to the higher level...

    The clinic that Rory and Nick put on him wasn't only because age/size... He got heavily outclassed...
     
  8. Organic Damage

    Organic Damage Dancing on the ashes of the World

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    Many professional fighters are not technically perfect in their strikes.

    A punch thrown by a ~250lb athletic freak doesn't have to be perfect to starch someone.
     
  9. MuayThaiBX

    MuayThaiBX Black Belt

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    I don't know if BJ had poor striking technique per se. I do think that his boxing was always overrated when mentioned as "the best in MMA" like it was for awhile there.
     
  10. SimonNova

    SimonNova Sire of Sin

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    He still doesnt know how to shut up though.
     
  11. bjjwar

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    We're talking about fighting.

    You don't need to be an athlete or skilled to fight.
     
  12. FierceRedBelt

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    Hell Jon Jones is sloppy and awkward as hell too and he's the best fighter the sport has ever seen.
     
  13. Canned Tuna

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    The diaz fight was only because of poor cardio. The first round wasn't bad for Bj.
     
  14. FierceRedBelt

    FierceRedBelt Red Belt

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    Nah you need a good cross section of the two.

    Either you're athletic enough to make it not matter or you're skilled enough to be unathletic.
     
  15. BigMuffler

    BigMuffler Loli is love loli is life!

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    Everybody already said the right answer, I guess Sherdog can be smart once in a while after all.

    You don't have to be technical to be effective.
     
  16. M Raid K

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    Jackson-Winkeljohn tandem + shallow HW division.
     
  17. FountOfWisdom

    FountOfWisdom Banned Banned

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    Wtf. Bj penn had some of the best boxing in the history of the UFC
     
  19. DyinHawaiian

    DyinHawaiian #FEELTHEBERN

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    Athleticism.
     
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    Edmond is a weasel who talks garbage to make himself look better.
     

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