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FightMetric Report: Cruz landed more strikes everyround, Cody landed at 34%

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  1. Threetrees d0Min8Er

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  2. WildShrimper The King

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    I was about to roast you until I read the post, whew. I hope to god no one thinks Cruz even came close to winning that one, I was surprised when the judges gave him two rounds
     
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    Those little chicken wing punches don't mean shit when lil platinum puts you on your ass

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  4. FedorRoks Black Belt

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    I thought Cruz won.

    Very surprised at the decision.
     
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  5. Threetrees d0Min8Er

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    Yeah, it just goes to show that fights are won by who lands the cleaner harder offense, not who racks up punches

    And the whole "I only get hit 33% of the time", dawg - that means 1 of every 3 strikes hits you. That's good, but you're not matrixing dudes.
     
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  7. Threetrees d0Min8Er

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    For sure Joe, 100%
     
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  8. Thepaintbucket Silver Belt

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    Hopefully they score Micheal Bisping fights like that from now on.
     
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  9. Threetrees d0Min8Er

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    A lot of people wondered if Cody could beat Cruz in a dancing contest

    apparently so
     
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  10. JayE Red Belt

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    I think Garbrandt clearly won and was the better fighter throughout, but there were 3 rounds where he didn't run away with things. I had Cruz scraping two rounds, and the first round was relatively close (clearly Garbrandt's round in my eyes, but it wasn't by a considerable margin).
     
  11. blaseblah Steel Belt

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    Those stats can't possibly be right.
     
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  12. RiskiestCookie Orange Belt

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    Cody dominated him. Bell to bell destruction. (He coasted round 5 for sure though) Dom was the last pick in my six fight parlay. Should have stuck with my gut but still happy for Cody.
     
  13. Threetrees d0Min8Er

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    I think rounds 2 and 5 were close
    I thought round 1 was pretty solidly Cody's
    I actually have round 2 for Cody, and after rewatching round 5 - like nothing happened, that could go either way. If you watch it, Cruz gets a decent missed flying knee, Cody gets a clinch against the fence and almost everything else they're just whiffing arm punches
     
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  15. Moral Victory Black Belt

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    Didn't Cruz say something about strikes and 30% before the fight?
     
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    In cases such as these....I give it to the fighter who did more damage ala Big John McCarthy.....

    Garbrandt.
     
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    And i completely agree with the whole stats argue. I hate when people bring it and they usually do just to add it to their point of view in a close fight. I have eyes, i can see the fight for myself and i don`t need any stats.

    1,3,4 Cody with the 4 being a 10-8.
     
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  18. JayE Red Belt

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    Yeah, one could conceivably score every round for Garbrandt (rounds 2 and 5 were very close). Rounds 4 was a definite 10-8 and even round 3 was relatively close to being a 10-8 in my eyes.
     
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    lil' Platinum?
    That's perfect. That's his new nickname.
     
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