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If Dominick Cruz and Wonderboy were in the same weight class...

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  1. LLD2008 Green Belt

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    How do you see their styles matching up? I know it will never happen cuz of weight classes, I just wonder how like a Dominick Cruz style would do vs a Wonderboy style if they were in the same weight class. Silly fantasy match up.
     
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    Rickson by capoeira kick.
     
  3. BoosieBoo Banned Banned

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    Cruz is far superior to WB. WB's ground game is still abysmal.

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    Matt Brown already beat WB's ass. A pressure fighter with good hands KO's WB
     
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    Cruz. It's hard to hit WB because of his movement and footwork but he is moving around stationary opponents. He would have trouble tracking Cruz more than Cruz will have trouble finding him.
     
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    Page from Bellator has kinda the same stye, that would be better for me.
     
  8. TheRuthlessOne Banned Banned

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    Thats exactly how you beat the guy

    Stay in the pocket and turn him into a boxer

    Cut him off when he tries to circle out

    Robbie will feast
     
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    Domin8r via wrestling.
     
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    Rory fighting him at range was the dumbest thing ever. You need to walk forward and box or he's going to run around kicking you at a distance. It's machida all over again.
     
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    Robbie's not getting past Woodley buddeh
     
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    Wonderboy has good enough footwork and use of angles to mitigate Cruz's slipping defense and when combined with his diverse arsenal of world class kicks and much better use of distance he would rip through Dom's legs and body with ease. The only advantage Cuz really brings is his wrestling, which is excellent, but being able to close that distance against Wonderboy isn't done easily. Thompson can just pepper that leg out all night scoring points. I see Dom forced into becoming the aggressor on this one and suffering a lot for it.
     
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    I would see Cruz going to the wrestling because Wonderboy is to unpredictable on the feet. Cruz would control him and likely get a stoppage on the ground.
     
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    LOL

    WB already beat Hendricks who is a pressure fighter with KO power.

    and if WB ground game is that bad, how come he take down Jake in that fight.
     
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    Thompson's kicks would lead to td's for Dom. His timing is second to none.

    Dom is very unpredictable as well.
     
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    We still talking about hendricks as if he is some amazing fighter?
     
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    Wonderboy shuts his lights out.
     
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    Hendricks just lost to Kelvin 3 rounds to 0...he's shot. The weight cut kills him.

    That was a totally different Johnny than the one who fought GSP. WB is crafty but he's already lost to Brown, he's beatable.
     
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    well before he got beaten by Wonderboy, he was dominating Matt Brown and just fight a very close fight against Lawler.
     
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    that was when he just begun his UFC career, he is a different fighter now, he just beat Rory.

    WB is easily the best striker in WW division.
     

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