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if Rico Verhoeven VS Zabit Samedov happened now?

Discussion in 'Muay Thai and Kickboxing' started by KillerIsBack V2, Jul 29, 2016.

  1. KillerIsBack V2 Red Belt

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    How would Hari's Juan Manuel Marquez do against the young and Hungry Glory champ?
    He has been on a string of confidence and improvement since the upset.
     
  2. moxsii White Belt

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    Zabit is one of the fighters I'd love to see in Glory. If I'm honest though, I think Rico is too big and too technical for Zabit. Rico via unanimous decision.

    I think Zabit may have better luck in Glory as a light heavyweight. Either way, I'd love to have him in Glory but I don't see him beating Rico.
     
  3. KillerIsBack V2 Red Belt

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    Badir Hari is taller than Rico.
    I don't consider Zabit a LHW anymore.
    Watch his last fight against Paul Slowinski who's also pretty big and experienced. The streak he's on now is his prime years.
    I really want to see this match happen. I wouldn't know who to pick.
     
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    Also, the Ilunga win was a complete robbery.
     
  5. KillerIsBack V2 Red Belt

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    Hari is not Shot in any way, When Zabit KOed him. He was coming off 4 win streak that included Silva, Saki and Zabit himself. and he didn't lose any of the 5 fights he had after the last Zabit fight, which included flashy KOs.
    I know prime is subjective, but Zabit is also a year older than Hari too.
    I'm sure he can be competetive
     
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    There is more than just looking at W/L on someones record. Hari wasn't himself after prison at that point at all. Samedov has one of the more silly records of any of the better HW's in the world. Picks and chooses who he fights instead fighting the other top talent out there.

    And again, he totally lost to Ilunga.
     
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    Now? Samedov was never a heavyweight anyway, but at this moment Hari is decent enough to knock him out. Zabit is a very good light heavyweight in my opinion. Regarding Badr, I don"t think he"s top form at all, a fit Londt would have knocked him out.

    Samedov isn"t a magnificent HW at all. And his last fights on the resume are hard wins over non-quality opponents (old Slowinski and Poturak). Or against Ilunga, it was pure robbery, not to mention that it was Danyo"s first match at the HW. He also couldn"t knock Ahmadi out for example. Adegbuyi broke his hand after some seconds...

    BUT Zabit is a magnificent LHW in my opinion, he should be signed by Glory. He had a fight once in Superkombat, but the title bout versus Andrei Stoica didn"t materialize because of his injury.
     
  8. Snubnoze707 High Level

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    Ya Zabit didn't KO Hari, Hari got dropped and just quit...

    Rico beats him, but I'd atleast be interested in that fight.
     
  9. PivotPunch Red Belt

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    There's a huge difference between Hari pre and post Saki/retirement
     

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