Is Nate Diaz known for much kicking?

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  1. RawHawg

    RawHawg Black Belt

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    I was thinking that standing back out of Conor's range and just chopping away at him may be a great opening strategy for Nate, weakening him before taking him down. I admit I'm not that well versed in Nate's history, is he known to be a solid kicker, leg kicker, etc?
     
  2. elbowsandwiches

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    Everyone knows the Diaz brothers Kryptonite is receiving leg kicks.

    All Conor has to do is go out there and feint punches and do full blown Barboza/Van Damme- Tong-Po pillar crushing leg kicks....

    and nate would fold like a lawn chair.

    But of course, conor is going to do the same stupid bullshit as last time and get owned.
     
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  3. Gabe

    Gabe Saturdays are for the Boys

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    He's known for getting kicked in the face and taken out by Josh Thomson.
     
  4. carlosdanger76

    carlosdanger76 Purple Belt

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    Yeah ts,he is known for kicking....kicking Ass!
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  5. chunglii

    chunglii No Me Duele Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    No. He can kick, he'll throw some lead kicks out there, some front kicks, the occasional high kick in the Michael Johnson fight, but for the most part he does not kick.
     
  6. EndlessCritic

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    Nick is more of the kick master.
     
  7. carlosdanger76

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    Cool story bro. I gotta a story too.....[​IMG]
     
  8. deviake

    deviake RIGHT MEOW YEAH

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    He doesn't kick very much, but he can and has utilized kicks before, including some decent front kicks and two decent, well timed head kicks on MJ.
     
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  9. conorgoat

    conorgoat KOfinger is my little bitch

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  10. ElCasca

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    Conor can land 20 leg kicks on Diaz that wouldn't be the same as one single Barboza kick
     
  11. MMAProfessional

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    It's a known fact that the Diaz brothers don't kick. I think it's more of their pride in boxing then anything. "Fuck that spinning shit"
     
  12. Platinum

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    His leg kicks look really weak and amateurish
     
  13. MMAPhilippines

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    Diaz bros don't kick much, also rarely see them check kicks.
     
  14. xMaxPower

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    You know, not everyone has the leg dexterity to throw leg kicks with full force. If you do, you're risking breaking your leg in half if they check it. Easier said then done.
     
  15. Yung Dilla

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    Actually Nate has been checking kicks his last couple fights. He did in the Mj fight which caused Mj to land one wrong hurt his foot/shin and stopped throwing them. He checked a few of McGregor's before realizing they wouldn't do any damage anyway
     
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    Easier said then done? So it's easier if you say it before you do it?
     
  17. Ether13

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    Is TS Joe Rogan?
     
  18. EvilManny

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    no def not
     
  19. fortheo

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    He doesn't throw many kicks, but when he does he uses them to keep distance and they serve their job.
     
  20. The-AxeMurderer

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    All Conor has to do is throw leg kicks like Barboza, its that easy....

    Conor is incapable of throwing like Barboza, almost everyone is.

    If thats what Conor fans are hoping for they will be very disappointed.
     
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