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Dont sleep on Holly Holm, she could be the Buster Douglas of MMA.

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  1. masterless Sherdog Veteran

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    For years Id been saying that Rousey is the Tyson of MMA. Recently the rest of the MMA community and even Tyson himself has started to agree. I was once asked who I then thought the Buster Douglas might be, my answer was Holly Holms.

    1) She's unassuming (versus other intimidating fighters that Rousey would prepare vigorously for).

    2) She's got underrated skills (her standup, even though lackluster in recent fights) is some of the best in the division.

    3) She's got heart. (Buster Douglas had lost a family member days before his KO of Tyson and attributed his win to that loss).

    Don't sleep on Holly Holms...she may just be the Buster Douglas to Rouseys Tyson.
     
  2. masterless Sherdog Veteran

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    The MMA prophet strikes again
     
  3. mmmjojo Tapped in 1.3 secs

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    I think Dana White has paid, appointed posters on here. #DanaDruid
     
  4. masterless Sherdog Veteran

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    Bump for the shits and giggles
     
  5. Gazwald Banned Banned

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    I wouldn't sleep on a woman who looks like she's wrapped in a layer of cling film.
     
  6. CoffeeAndBeer OG from 1993

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    Holly "Buster" Holm
     
  7. ineverpost Red Belt

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    I predict Holm will get knocked out in this fight, and no I am not joking.
     
  8. JKS 77+&--#rT....

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    Ah man! This was fun to read the first few pages
     
  9. Squall Leonhart SeeD Commander

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    I won't sleep on her. I'll sleep with her.
     
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    First two pages full of win.
     
  11. Pterodactyl Brown Belt

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    Douglas was a giant man with the power to hurt anyone in the world.

    Holm...not so much.
     
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  13. God_Emperor_Of_Mankind Let's Palaver! Platinum Member

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    Damn ufc shills being paid to post here.
     
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    What you did there....i see it
     
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  17. I don't see it. Probably another sub-1 minute finish for Rousey.
     
  18. Nigol Green Belt

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    Yep. Masterful prediction by masterless!
     
  19. mmafightclub Brown Belt

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    This isn't boxing son.... I have seen nothing in Holm that makes me think she will make it out of the first round. So we can sleep after round 1
     
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    This whole thread is just...

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  21. TankvsNelmark Purple Belt

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    Do people really think ronda has better "hands" then holly Holm because she got a ko win over betch? Hmmm
     
  22. TGArthur You can't lose if you win the fight.

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    Can I have your autograph?
     
  23. Royhalibut Blue Belt

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    I agree. May be exciting to slap down a hundy on her. I'm not too confident in that, but she has a way better shot than correia. At least bet the over on +/- 1 minute.

    She can counter, she has good movement. If Ronda rushes in as usual Holm could deliver some good shots and counters. She didn't seem to have much power though, but I still think she is very green in MMA. I think she'd do better after a few more UFC fights tough.
     
  24. TGArthur You can't lose if you win the fight.

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    I know, you are too smart to buy into Holly Holms KOing RR :)
     
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    She might have a 10 to 15% chance.
    Good enough, I guess.
     
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    That would be very funny.
     
  28. Fox by the Sea Lighthouse Keeper Platinum Member

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    i just went ahead and quoted all the great analysts in this thread.

    i actually quoted like 20 people but i see sherdog won't let me show them all.

    edit-for full disclosure - i am an idiot too for doubting holm, i just fell for the UFC hype.
     
  29. mmafightclub Brown Belt

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    10/1 odds and they will get worse from there, ends around 12 to 1
     
  30. Speckoh Orange Belt

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    nice... now let all of us remember their names and put them in shertard's hall of shame.
     
  31. The Clinch Middle-Earth with Glee-Glop and the Floopty-Doos. Platinum Member

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    preUFC Holm? Sure.

    presentUFC Holm? Rip in peace.
     
  32. God_Emperor_Of_Mankind Let's Palaver! Platinum Member

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    I was wrong but happy to be wrong 😆
     
  33. Gamer2k4 Black Belt

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    Ronda's striking is terrible, both offensively and defensively, but I'm pretty sure she'll be able to clinch with Holm. Once that happens, the fight's over.
     
  34. BoxingFan653 Did you just grab my ass?

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    I dunno I still dont see how Rousey can lose to Holm...

    jk
     
  35. God_Emperor_Of_Mankind Let's Palaver! Platinum Member

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    She should have never gotten a shot but the ufc knows they can market her as this mega boxing champ and get casuals to buy the ppv.

    They know if they give her another 2 to 3 fights she's going to be exposed.

    But wtf they're giving shots to losers and guys who got KOd as well.
     
  36. TGArthur You can't lose if you win the fight.

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    It's all good brotha. I thought RR would plow through Holms myself. :)
     
  37. CR0W BOXING

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    No. The 2 situations aren't even comparable, so much so I'm not going to list every reason.
     
  38. yermajesty Purple Belt

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    You are goofy bro. Ronda will clinch immediately and put her away.
     

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