Did TJ Dillashaw bathe himself in Dominick Cruz footage?

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  1. Takamine86

    Takamine86 Black Belt

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    Seriously, he was looking a lot like Cruz last night. Like Cruz but with KO power.
     
  2. moreorless87

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    Which was the real difference for me and why I don't think last night shows Cruz would have been favoured. A lot of the reason why Dilashaw's movement was so effective was because he had the power to punish Barao whenever he looked to chase him.

    That was IMHO a far superior display to anything I'v seen from Cruz, one of the best kickboxing displays I'v seen in MMA.
     
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    He wasn't cutting angles quite like the Dominator but his footwork did look great.

    It was really cool when Barao tried that front kick and TJ side stepped it and attacked from Barao's right before the kick was even finished.

    Barao just looked so slow after the bomb landed. He never recovered.
     
  4. Diet Otsuka

    Diet Otsuka Red Belt

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    With power who didn't cruise.
     
  5. Shoazda

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    Thought the same
     
  6. Takamine86

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    Agreed. I wasn't implying Cruz could do the same. Barao beats Cruz IMHO. I just found it interesting that a guy from Team Alpha Male was fighting almost exactly like Dominick Cruz, as if he studied him.
     
  7. AP_RESURRECTION

    AP_RESURRECTION Gold Belt

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    he did look to resemble cruz w his footwork
     
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    Very much so... Which is why I felt like Cruz would beat him.

    The tough part is that I feel like Faber would too... Dat reach though.

    Faber has everything to beat Barao... 'cept those couple inches of reach.
     
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    I swear at one point Dillashaw did Scorpion from Mortal Kombat's teleport punch.
     
  10. lowsingle

    lowsingle Banned Banned

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    it wasnt even just his footwork, dominick has 2 signature moes

    1-he dips his head and then when they lean with him, he throws an uppercut
    2-he dips his head and then when they lean away from the uppercut, he thorws a lhk

    both of those attacks were money for killashaw lol

    people didnt believe me, prime cruz wouldve won...
     
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    I thought the same thing. Every time renan threw a spinning back kick. TJ was somehow behind him.
     
  12. Haloom

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    Haha. He did that like 2-3 times. TJ was so fucking fast and evasive that he was almost behind Barao when he started countering. One time was off a spin kick.
     
  13. Takamine86

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    He was f'ing teleporting.
     
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    Obv most guys dont have TJs speed but im surprised more guys dont counter attack those spin kicks more
     
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    Because Barao was pretty much done after the knockdown. He was at half speed the rest of the fight which at 135 is a death sentence.
     

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