How Good Can Sarah McMann be?

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  1. MMAProfessional Golden Belt

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    Might be a little too late for her to turn her career around but it seems she could be a top fighter if she improved her BJJ defense. Almost all her fights shes winning, taking her opponent down but eventually gets caught. The exception being Ronda who TKO'd her really fast and Tate where it could have gone either way. Keep in mind Tate was in her prime and at the top of the division. Just seems like she never reached her full potential.
     
  2. wearetheromans Black Belt

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    About as good as half of one Michael bispings but a female version.
     
  3. Bork Neslar Brown Belt

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    Pretty good
     
  4. HHJ Fedor and Khabib Supremacist

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    She deflates when she gets hurt
     
  5. GBJohn Purple Belt

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    I think a lot of McMann’s problems stemmed from lack of killer instinct. We’ve all seen the GIF of her raining down ineffectual punches from full mount. I believe that was due to mentality as much as technique. With a different attitude, I think she had the tools to be a champion.
     
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    What year is it??!?!?
     
  7. PicoPulse Bellator Shill

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    Fixed
     
  8. DarkneT Khamzat sucks Platinum Member

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    For an Olympian it shocks me how easy she quits
     
  9. BenjaminDuffy Mayor of Memory Lane Staff Member Sherdog.com Staff

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    She's 39. She didn't debut in MMA until she was almost 31.

    I always rooted for her, but she's a what-could-have-been story at this point.
     
  10. SpecialDelivery Purple Belt

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    I wonder if being a mom and not wanting to risk any serious or permanent damage. Like she has 1 foot in 1 foot out kind of thing.
     
  11. Th3Sav4ge "What the fuck is happening!?"

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    nobody talks about this. im not arguing robbery but i thought mcmann had the 1st 2 rounds.
     
  12. asdffdsa Brown Belt

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    This. It is a huge limiting factor. Almost a female Sappu with some skill.
     
  13. JustBleed69 Touch-Butt Coral Belt

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    She seems helpless to me. No idea how to throw a punch, completely muscles all her takedown attempts, awful GnP, and terrible sub defense. I'm convinced she wins her fights based almost entirely on strength.
     
  14. MeatWagon06 Postponed Indefinitely

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    Nice AV. Fan of both
     
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    about never as good as the men so she doesn't belong in UFC. Maybe Invicta material, but no one watches that so answer is irrelevant
     
  16. smiles mma Brown Belt

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    i hoped she would be the one to beat Ronda, fight was stopped early, and she never earned another shot. she hasn't fought in 2 years and doesn't seem to be improving
     
  17. DarkneT Khamzat sucks Platinum Member

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    yeah I guess

    if it was a male fighter he would get a lot more shit around here for it though
     
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    I have no opinion on WMMA but here is a video of her molesting a teenage boy. The way she climbs on the back of him is strangely erotic
     
  19. kimocomplex Silver Belt

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    she climbed the Olympic mountain

    better suited for being a mother now, than a fighter
     
  20. PurpleStorm Black Belt

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    Agree she's a strong freestyle wrestler and has won a lot of fights by submission, but she's been susceptible to getting caught. She won three in a row before dropping her last two (both by triangle choke).

    January 25 she faces 'the elbow queen' Lisa Lansberg, a solid veteran coming off wins over Tonya Evinger and Macy Chiasson.

    That fight will tell us more about where she's at now.

    https://www.tapology.com/fightcenter/fighters/15591-sara-mcmann

    https://www.tapology.com/fightcenter/fighters/44543-lina-akhtar-lansberg
     

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