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Dominant win for Buchecha in his MMA debut

Discussion in 'Grappling Technique' started by EndlessCritic, Sep 24, 2021.

  1. EndlessCritic Steel Belt

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    Just finished heavyweight kickboxer (and TUF contestant) Anderson Silva via first round north south choke. Early takedown, tons of ground and pound, including knees from north south, then finishes the north south choke.
     
  2. sb413197 Silver Belt

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    His grappling translated nicely to MMA. Will be interesting to see how he does against someone with high level takedown defense
     
  3. GordoBarraBJJ Titanium Belt

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    Well he was fighting what amounts to a can (gimme match) so not surprising.

    Silva hasn't fought mma in what 3-4yrs also coming off two losses in kickboxing.

    Not knocking Marcus but he did what was expected.
     
  4. EndlessCritic Steel Belt

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    For an MMA debut opponent they could have found a way easier opponent than Silva.
     
  5. winterbike Green Belt

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    I'm guessing they couldn't find anyone else. You'd have to be pretty stupid or very confident (or both) to accept a fight with Buchecha if you don't have 5-10 pro fights yet.
     
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  6. EndlessCritic Steel Belt

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    Not true. Buchecha was scheduled to fight 3 other guys over this past year, but the fights kept getting cancelled for various reasons. Fourth time's the charm.

    And all 3 guys scheduled to fight Buchecha were undefeated at the time of scheduling. (Kane has since lost.)
     
  7. shunyata Silver Belt

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    Brutal knees from north south.

    Those Asian rules, Pride era Buchecha would have been a sight to behold.

    The choke was merciful after those knees.
     
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    He looked awesome.
     
  9. GreatSaintGuillotine You may not like what I say but it's the truth.

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    If he keeps adjusting to using the cage he'll do great
     
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    So that fight with the Senegalese wrestling champ was cancelled, I guess? I was looking forward to that match-up.
     
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    The couple strikes he threw before his takedown we're pretty stiff. His ground obviously is great .
     
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