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Fabio Maldonado Will Be A Top 10 MW

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by melvinj0, Dec 20, 2012.

  1. melvinj0 Gold Belt

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    This guy is a warrior. Insane chin, awesome hands, and the spirit of 11 dragons. Mw will be a great division for him. I give him the edge over guys like Leben, Carmont, Munoz, Camozzi, Mcgee, Ring, Sakara, etc. Im not sure how he will do against top guys (Bisping, Belcher, Belfort, etc) but I think he will for sure be a top 10 MW.
     
  2. KDR by RNC Purple Belt

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    Would love to see him fight belcher
     
  3. Damianj Brown Belt

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    After the beating he endured from a much bigger fighter I wouldnt be opposed to seeing how well he handled Andersons attacks. Dude is tough as fucking nails.
     
  4. melvinj0 Gold Belt

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    True, a dude who can take punishment and throw as hard as him could give Andy a little scare.
     
  5. RaskeDanzig Black Belt

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    No, he won't.
     
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    lol amazing, simple and straight to the point
     
  7. effedup Silver Belt

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    Lmao Sherdog never ceases to amaze me, so now that he could take punishment like that from Teixiera he can hang with Anderson. GTFO...
     
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    iiiiii duuuuuuuunnnnoooooooooo
     
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    lol, I agree
     
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    Alot of hype behind him just because he didnt go out from that shot in his last fight.
     
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    TeixeiravsMaldonado.gif
     
  12. TheStrikingGuy Purple Belt

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    Anyone who thinks Maldonado has great hands is not watching the fights and is instead believing the hilariously manufactured pro boxing record he compiled.

    No defence, no jab, walks on to strikes non-stop. He's exciting, and I like is body work, but he's not top 10 anything except perhaps glutton for punishment.
     
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    Oh now iron chin, bodywork = top ten fighter then?
    Ok....Sherdog......
     
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    Doesn't matter how big of a warrior you are, when James McSweeney is your only win in the UFC in almost 2.5 years, it doesn't scream like potential top 10 to me
     
  15. melvinj0 Gold Belt

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    At MW yes. Look at Stann, dude has some solid striking but was never going to be much at LHW. Drops to MW and starts knocking dudes the fuck out.
     
  16. The Clamburglar Burglin' is my game.

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    Is this real-life?
     
  17. melvinj0 Gold Belt

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    Nope.
     
  18. The Clamburglar Burglin' is my game.

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    Good thing.
     
  19. melvinj0 Gold Belt

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    Bad thing.
     
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    i don't think so. MW div is filled with more athletic fighters compared to the LHW div imo. he's good where he's at.
     

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