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Does Ferguson have the Best lead hand in MMA right now?

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  1. Maori

    Maori Brown Belt

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    Tbh, not sure if thats a jab or a lead straight Fergusons throwing out atm.What I am sure of though is dude is delivering some serious damage/pain with it.

    Im positive hes calling it a jab in interviews (sometimes it doesnt look traditional) but it seems like some 1 inch kung fu lead straight.

    Thoughts?

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  2. ChumpyKiwi

    ChumpyKiwi Purple Belt

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    I like how sometimes he jabs with his chin sticking straight up in the air and the opponent just misses his chin when they try to strike with him
     
  3. Right Hook nut shot

    Right Hook nut shot Purple Belt

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    He throws a jab and cross with his lead hand he switches it up between jab and lead cross
     
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  4. Istryker

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    yea its unorthodox and dangerous
     
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  5. Egészségére!

    Egészségére! Brown Belt

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    lately Bader's put together a nice lead left hook

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  6. Pain4Pain

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    He's throwing a power jab, and off an angle in that instance.

    The initial push starts with the back foot, and he lands with both feet at the same time. This is one of the most powerful variations of the jab, but if you get countered while mid-air it's going to hurt and you're open to a double-leg.

    Bader is throwing an overhand left in those two scenes, that's a smart move because he can feint a takedown into a long left hook.
     
  7. Mortal Wombat

    Mortal Wombat Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    Tony Ferguson the type of guy to have the Best lead hand in MMA right now
     
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  8. SG123

    SG123 Blue Belt

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    Wouldn’t hold this up as an example of one of the best lead hands in MMA...

    Tony Ferguson’s the type of guy who’s back hand is the best lead hand in MMA though
     
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  9. ostlerrage

    ostlerrage Black Belt

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    He has teh best jab for sure. Don’t wanna be touched ny that on the chin.
     
  10. L.T.

    L.T. Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    I wonder if when other fighters study the entire film of Tony's fights to conclusion, they become afraid of him. They realize what a force of nature he is. Separate him from consciousness is the only way to win. He's not getting subbed, ever. I would hate to study film of him. And Khabib. I know fighters will see all these openings, but they will also see their spirit. It probably psyches them out. If it doesn't. It should.

    Nobody knows about any one technique Tony uses, so don't expect a lot of responses here. Nothing he does is predictable fight to fight except he gets worked in round 1 usually, not recently, then it's as robin black would say from his videos years ago, god i hate that ego-freak glam fruitcup, 'a ballet of violence.' Lead hand? Whatever. Whatever works with that guy man it's improv.
     
  11. Dana's Moonface

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    Best EPO dealer
     
  12. Joshuaace

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    It's every punch he throws. He has very large hands for his size.
     
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  13. Joshuaace

    Joshuaace Geezer Belt

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    I'm a Tony fan being honest. When T.J. popped, DW said something to the effect of "can you believe they dont normally test for EPO."

    My first thought was Tony, then Kamaru and Colby.

    I hope you are wrong man.
     
  14. Maori

    Maori Brown Belt

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    Sounds about right fella, fergs generating solid power in his lead hand to the point its snapping heads.
     
  15. Egészségére!

    Egészségére! Brown Belt

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    of course Bader's not the best but name a fighter who's had more success recently with a lead hand than ko'ing 2 of his last 3 opponents in under a minute
     
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  16. Maori

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    Works off his lead hand as well, spinning elbows, straights, doubles up well, singles.Once the lead hand becomes a problem its game over

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  17. Maori

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    If mcgregor is still considered an active fighter Id throw his name in there as well
     
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  18. estranged

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    When’s he fighting again?
     
  19. boss429

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    I disagree, I would call that a lead hook.

    A jab is generally thrown straight and from your stance. Tony is stepping in here and throwing the punch with an arc. This would be scored as a "significant strike" in Boxing and therefore not a jab.

    Either way though it's a nice and effective punch except for him leaving his head straight up and chin exposed but his reach advantage here let's him get away with it.
     
  20. ClosetVitorFan

    ClosetVitorFan Silver Belt

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    Tony hurts people Bad. After 3 rounds with him your face turns into hamburger. Can't wait for him to fight Khabib
     

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