1. The official Sherdog Store is back! Check it out! » Discuss it here! »

How could her striking have gotten worse?

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by Hostile1, Dec 30, 2016.

  1. Hostile1 Orange Belt

    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2016
    Messages:
    252
    Likes Received:
    148
    Edmond had one job - to improve her stand up and it got worse. How does someone with the resources of Rousey lose like that and completely fail to improve?
     
  2. airic_15 I can't stop, won't stop, never stop

    Joined:
    Apr 30, 2005
    Messages:
    12,029
    Likes Received:
    150
    Location:
    I go where I please, and I please where I go
    faced a better striker, plus edmond is a bum
     
  3. Bogeyman Electrical Cord Belt

    Joined:
    Apr 30, 2009
    Messages:
    11,822
    Likes Received:
    420
    Location:
    Ireland
    Ironically, her skills grew the sport to the point where it became open to some very talented people whereas it wasn't before. And those people now outclass her. There would be no Nunes without Rousey. Take that in.
     
  4. No Mas McGee Banned Banned

    Joined:
    Dec 16, 2015
    Messages:
    2,770
    Likes Received:
    0
    Edmond Ali bless
     
  5. darticus Green Belt

    Joined:
    Oct 24, 2007
    Messages:
    1,279
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Washington
    Loyal to the end, and it cost her. Now she not only has given one of the fastest finishes, but now has been finished in one of the fastest.
     
  6. fearoth Silver Belt

    Joined:
    Jul 28, 2004
    Messages:
    13,655
    Likes Received:
    7
  7. Pwent Guest

    everyone edmond has trained, has got a lot worse under him
     
  8. Helden Platinum Belt

    Joined:
    Jan 24, 2016
    Messages:
    4,444
    Likes Received:
    0
    I have an answer to that:

    [​IMG]
     
  9. City_Lights Brown Belt

    Joined:
    Mar 8, 2009
    Messages:
    3,138
    Likes Received:
    10
    Location:
    Edmonton, Alberta
    She got mentally crushed against Holly and never recovered. If she had she would have done interviews. All the work she did in training (although with Edmond it probably wasn't that useful) washed away once she was hit.
     
  10. Wayweary Silver Belt

    Joined:
    Jul 7, 2012
    Messages:
    11,452
    Likes Received:
    0
    He built her stand up from the ground up to be as shitty as it is. If she doesn't physically dominate someone (like Bethe). Her clinch work is decent and her ground game is excellent but she's pretty much a one-dimensional fighter.
     
  11. fractal 93andbeyond.com

    Joined:
    Jan 6, 2008
    Messages:
    8,191
    Likes Received:
    85
    Location:
    Toronto, Canada
    What does that even mean? There would be no Rousey without Royce either. Her skills didn't grow anything. She was always a one-dimensional fighter who never expanded her skill-set and started getting outclassed by better fighters.
     
  12. Emjay I'LL BE RIGHT THERE!!! DON'T KILL HIM!!!

    Joined:
    Oct 3, 2009
    Messages:
    33,305
    Likes Received:
    1,695
    Defense is harder than offense.

    It was obvious they were looking for the right hand because Ronda's left was glued to her ear, but if you can't slip punches and you like to trade, well ...
     
  13. JsinLegacy Brown Belt

    Joined:
    Apr 10, 2011
    Messages:
    3,769
    Likes Received:
    140
    She needs to seriously leave her coach... he's ruining people's careers at this point.
     
  14. El_Dyablo619 Head of C.I.A.

    Joined:
    Dec 6, 2003
    Messages:
    11,506
    Likes Received:
    1,716
    Location:
    SoCal

    Obligatory origional....
     
  15. FranOlivetto Banned Banned

    Joined:
    Nov 11, 2016
    Messages:
    3,196
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Oklahoma City
    Man it's not her striking. She uses her clinch to avoid distance and go for a submission
     
  16. SuperNerd Season Mode.

    Joined:
    Nov 8, 2005
    Messages:
    56,850
    Likes Received:
    2,099
    Sure, from the small view we get to see of Rousey, her spirit looks broken. How can you be better after that?
     
  17. jimbob27 Ken Shamrock Belt

    Joined:
    Oct 9, 2005
    Messages:
    7,076
    Likes Received:
    577
    Location:
    England
    Nunes started in this sport 3 years before Ronda did.
     
  18. miro333 Yellow Belt

    Joined:
    Dec 12, 2015
    Messages:
    196
    Likes Received:
    0
    im pretty sure ronda didnt create boxing
     
  19. ocfightfan Sic semper tyrannus

    Joined:
    Oct 13, 2006
    Messages:
    26,342
    Likes Received:
    2,569
    Location:
    In the bunker
  20. Jedi Judah Brown Belt

    Joined:
    Jun 6, 2010
    Messages:
    2,768
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    South Auckland
    Its her stance for ffs No sign of even the fundamentals lol
     

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.