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Fitch vs Demian Maia

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by ElCasca, Dec 30, 2012.

  1. ElCasca Brown Belt

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    This fight can be in the same time a excellent fight on the ground with Demian attempts subs ad Fitch trying to defend and Fitch him out. Or could be a very boring striking match with 0 knockdowns and 0 damage for both. I think if Jon tries to stand Demian can Take him down or even pull guard. But submit Fitch is a hard tesk. This fight has no safe bet
     
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    I want to see if Fitch lets him take the back
     
  3. redtracker03 Brown Belt

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    This is either going to be a crappy stand up fight or a sick grappling match
     
  4. The Batman Retired Platinum Member

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    Fitch lets people take his back because he's 'unchokable'.

    Let's see if he pulls that shit with Maia.
     
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    Very rarely do I get excited for a grappling match, but this one I like. I expect to see K1 Maia at first and then Fitch getting overwhelmed by strikes and goes for the first TD
     
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    Fitch will dominate everywhere.
     
  7. ElCasca Brown Belt

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    Maia is so damn good in BJJ that has a lot more of subs to try to finish Fitch. He could very well attempt a armbar when he gets Fitch back
     
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    If Maia gets in the same back position as Eric Silva, he's going to leave with Fitch's head.
     
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    I'm playing Maia at +150 for sure. Fitch is super tough, but If Maia doesn't gas he has a great chance at winning this. If BJ could take Fitch down and control him like that, Maia certainly can as well.
     
  10. ventrue Silver Belt Platinum Member

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    This is an awesome matchup. I think is a 50/50 fight.

    I will probably go with Fitch by UD.
     
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    I really really hope this turns into a sick grappling match, but, Fitch will likely be able to prevent any TD's and has slightly better standup.
     
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    I hope Fitch destroys another superior Black belt with his wrestling.
     
  13. Bolshevik*** Banned Banned

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    there's no way there's not going to be td's. maia has looked beastly at ww and fitch's tdd is not good.
     
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    what makes you say that? has he even shown the ability to stuff td's?
     
  15. firewall62 Green Belt

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    Fitch couldn't stop an undersized BJ Penn from taking him down and getting his back multiple times.

    Maia has this.
     
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    Awesome match up.

    Fitch is alot tougher than Maia and that factor will probably give him the striking edge.

    Maia is comfortable on his back or on top, whereas Fitch obviously prefers to work his top game.

    No idea whos gonna win this.
     
  17. Aegon Spengler Gold Belt

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    Well, he has a solid wrestling background and pretty good TD's in his own right, he's def. one of the better MMA wrestlers out there. I've never seen anyone take him down other than GSP and Penn. On top of that, Maia isn't exactly known for his TD's. I can't think of any impressive Maia TD's offhand.
     
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    Maia via submission
     
  19. firewall62 Green Belt

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    Maia took Sonnen down who arguably has better MMA wrestling than Fitch.
     
  20. Kaffe Brown Belt

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    How about tossing Sonnen to the mat and triangling him?

    Or taking down Stun Gun?

    Or taking down Story and breaking his neck?
     

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