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Is Adesanya still in his physical prime ?

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by Stagliano, Jun 16, 2021.

  1. Stagliano Brown Belt

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    Dude has more than 100 pro fight and he's fighting for more than 10 years now...
     
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  2. puppybird the wasteland champ

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    There’s no such thing
     
  3. Fraz WATP

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    yes he is in physical goat prime at this very moment
     
  4. Hellowhosthat Steel Belt

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    Once the titties start to sag it's a sign the physical prime is done.
     
  5. Bowel-forged Stool Manlet belt Platinum Member

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    I think if he was he’d be finishing more fights
     
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  6. Ironnik94 Silver Belt

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    Somewhat, but it's kinda hard to judge, as people age differently.
     
  7. BobblyStruggles 1-2 head kick combo Banned

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    He looked fine his last fight. He didn't take much damage throughout his career and seems to not get damaged in training.

    Now he definitely can start slowing down, the man has been competing in combat sports for almost 14 years.
    A fighter can sometimes have an overnight change, their body starts shutting down and they'll physically never be the same again. Happens to most atheletes.
     
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  8. Orochimaru 大蛇丸 Silver Belt Platinum Member

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    Tough to say, but he's certainly within a couple of years of falling off. Rockhold and Weidman both looked unbeatable, and then totally fell off a cliff.
     
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  9. Stagliano Brown Belt

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    Yeah he was more dangerous in his kickboxing days. He didn't have to worry about takedowns though. But he had definitely better reflexe.
     
  10. BobblyStruggles 1-2 head kick combo Banned

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    The wheel kick that fucked up Weidman's career.
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    All 6 of his losses are by TKO/KO, fucking brutal.
     
  11. Get To Da Choppa Black Belt

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    Not yet. His left tit hasn't come in yet

    Here's what his physical prime would look like
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  12. soulsstealer Silver Belt

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    kickboxing is different than mma they fight more often. so you cant use 100 pro fights.
     
  13. Bowel-forged Stool Manlet belt Platinum Member

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    I think that is exactly what it is. Anderson was legit BJJ black belt and Izzy just doesn’t have that
     
  14. Orochimaru 大蛇丸 Silver Belt Platinum Member

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    Yeah, this was the start, but I think he was about to fall off anyway. If you hear his story before fighting, he was really hard on his body, worked a bunch of jobs, did a huge weight cut to face Maia, all that stuff shortens your prime.

    What's crazy is neither Luke nor Chris understands they aren't in their prime anymore
     
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  15. Stagliano Brown Belt

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    Different but the blood and tears are still there. Fighting in the ring is not a walk in the park.
     
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    LOL His finishing rate in MMA is three times higher than it was in kickboxing.
     
  17. kalabula Red Belt

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    Damn! 100 fights is a lot of training mileage.
     
  18. cmw43 Bad Boys Club

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    That plus his 24 sugeries including both knees reconstructed, neck, back and now the leg snap.
     
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    I remember when they were considered to be the future of the MW division. Man that didn't last long.
     
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  20. CinemaKingdom Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    He should have about a year left as most guys seem to be at their best between 28-32, then they fall off. But he seems to have some um, titty making juice helping him.
     

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