How good is consta phillipou?

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  1. forevrWhiteBelt**

    forevrWhiteBelt** Banned Banned

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    Never heard of him, never seen him fight. I was surprised to see Boetsch being the underdog. Planning on betting on boetsch. So how good is this phillipou guy?
     
  2. Minnja

    Minnja Touch-Butt white belt Platinum Member

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    He's shown pretty great TDD against McGee and Fukuda but I believe Boetsch can get takedowns from the clinch. Phillippou has very good hands and footwork. Has some noticable power, but nothing devastating has been seen so far.
     
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    let me bang bro** Banned Banned

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    Have you even watched either of them fight?
     
  4. Minnja

    Minnja Touch-Butt white belt Platinum Member

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    His TDD was very good against Fukuda and McGee. But Boetsch for the most part has a different wrestling game when it comes to MMA. Costa avoids double-legs/single-legs pretty well but I don't recall how he's looked in the clinch
     
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    iNoScopedJFK TUF Noob

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    He has some of the best hands in the UFC imo and he keeps improving drastically after every fight.
     
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    Da Crippler Banned Banned

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    He is decent,but i think Tim wins.
     
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    forrestcries Black Belt

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    Sick name.

    I favour Costa by decision, but wouldn't be too surprised if Boetsch pulled it off via unimpressive performance
     
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    boetch should grind costa out and win via easy decision. no brainer here folks
     
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    TeamTanner Red Belt

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    You don't know what you're talking about. Fukuda has good takedowns and failed on every attempt. McGee also failed on every attempt to take Philippou down. Combined I believe they went 0 for 16 in takedowns against Philippou.


    Amazing how remarkably efficient and effective that awful TDD is of his.
     
  10. BoooooooM

    BoooooooM Orange Belt

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    hes gonna beat the overrated tim boetch and then suddenly become overrated himself
     
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    Untested striker with a lot of hype fighting a gritty veteran wrestler. Pretty obvious how this is going to turn out.
     
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    Blah4 Purple Belt

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    About as good as Boetsch imo
     
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    hot carl Gold Belt

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    im not sure, but is he really teh favourite over tim?

    i think whoever posted that may be mistaken.
     
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    Fukuda is also a gritty veteran wrestler. Shouldn't he have won against Philippou then if that's what you're suggesting?
     
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    AllAboutTheGame Banned Banned

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    I've bet a house on Tim
    Costa isn't that good, he gets tired quickly and didn't have too much power
    Tim is always the underdog, but he made it through Okami (even though he was beat inside out for two rounds) and Lombard (even though non of them actually did much), so he'll definitely beat Costa
     
  16. Rollotomassi

    Rollotomassi Banned Banned

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    Both are at -115. So even odds. No favorite.

    In case anyone is wondering, -115 means you would have to bet 115$ to win 100$. Bet is same for both fighters.

    Also, JDS used to be a nice bet at around -100 but apparently people were betting heavy on him cause it's now -230 jds and cain is at +170
     
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  17. Psychojoe86

    Psychojoe86 Brown Belt

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    Lol you obviously didn't see phillipou's last two fights
     
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    MTFFC Blue Belt

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    Costa is a good fighter, I think he wins Tim...
     
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    SODACKER Silver Belt

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    Fukuda has shown to be a low level fighter while boetsch has shown to be upper level.
     
  20. 99Silva

    99Silva Banned Banned

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    As I can recall Boetsch was the favorite not the underdog and Phillipou is on a 4 fight winning streak if that answers your question.
     

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