Does Izzy have the power/strength to KO or even submit Yoel?

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  1. FrankDux

    FrankDux My balls was hot.

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    I predict Izzy wins the fight in similar fashion to his fight vs Gastelum. But I'm curious to see how many people think he's got enough power/strength to KO or submit Yoel? I don't think Yoel's ever been submitted and he hasn't been KO'd in almost 10 years (2011).
     
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    He can KO him later in the fight. Izzy carries his power late and Yoel usually slows down after round 3.
     
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    Has Adesanya ever attempted a submission in his career? He has never won a fight by submission so I'd say that is likely not happening.

    TKO could happen

    Decision is most likely. That cuban medicine is next-level shit.
     
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    Submission?

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    Izzy has KO'd multiple heavyweights in kickboxing.

    Safe to say he can KO Romero..

    Submission? Doubtful.
     
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    Thepaintbucket Silver Belt

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    If he catches him with a kick yes. With a punch probably not unless Yoel is super tired and exhausted.
     
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    ulysse Life is tough ; Life is good

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    Adesanya in a tough decision
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    He's a lot faster, longer, has better cardio and a larger variety of striking techniques

    100% he can KO him, I'd argue it's the most likely scenario
     
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    I don't think the power is what matters as much as the accuracy. For sure I think he could finish 43 year old Romero. Not sure he will though. He might be more content to out point him. Romero is dangerous AF.
     
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    Dude Koed Robert twice in one fight

    He can probably tko Yoel, but it will take a while if he does
     
  11. mst-dot

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    I believe so.
    Israel looks way more frail than he actually is
     
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    I was so sure he couldn’t KO the reaper, lol.

    Who the hell knows. If Yoel gets sloppy he’s probably going to sleep.
     
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    Izzy can stop him. He seems to be a timing heavy striker. Dosen't matter how good your chin is if a guy times you coming in or out and cracks you when you're not expecting it. Anyone can get shaken then finished by a shot like that, and Izzy has the capabilities to time shots like that. Brute forcing Yoels chin has already proven to be not a great tactic as he can take it, and likely dish it out twice as heavy. He also dosen't mind a sneaky tactic or two if he is hurt so gotta watch out.
     
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  14. vanillaisis

    vanillaisis Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    I'm predicting a decision win for Izzy but yeah sure he has the capability to KO Yoel.
     
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    he KOd fat unathletic HWs
     
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    4oz gloves = everyone is a potential KO artist

    so yeah
     
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    Sometimes those "fat unathletic HWs" can have the best beards though. Think Roy Nelson & Mark Hunt.
    Besides, speed kills. Especially when combined with accuracy like Izzy has. I think he makes Romero look every bit of his age & stops him inside three rounds.
     
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    Yes, I am picking Adesanya by tko in the third-fifth round.
     
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    Neither knockouts nor submissions are solely based on power or strength.

    Let me answer for you this way: Izzy has the technique to KO Yoel.
     
  20. boladiQup

    boladiQup Purple Belt

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    if i remember correctly didn't Izzy almost catch Kelvin in a triangle or something? not saying that means much cause obviously Yoel is a lot bigger, stronger, a better grappler and overall better athlete than Kelvin, but Izzy has shown decent subs so if Yoel underestimates him on the ground it's not a 100% certainty Izzy can't wrap something up (if i remembered correctly, that is.)

    that said, i would feel comfortable betting my nutsack that Izzy doesn't submit Yoel.
     
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