It pains me to say it but Moose is just a gatekeeper at this point

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  1. BoxingFan653

    BoxingFan653 Did you just grab my ass?

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    I'm totally being a keyboard warrior here but I'm sick of his lackadaisical approach to his fights. I've seen MMA fighters spar with 100x the intensity than his last few fights.

    It just looks like he's not that interested in there...dont give me that calm demeanor stuff. He looks disengaged.
     
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    Heikki Mustola Slightly Psychotic

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    I think you might be right there, unfortunately
     
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  3. Giblert2015

    Giblert2015 White Belt

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    Lol at him thinking being a top 5 guy
     
  4. josh345

    josh345 Purple Belt

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    He's a very skilled fighter. He just coasts from distance at times and just uses a jab and a one two. I think he can be competitive with anyone as long as the fight stays standing.
     
  5. BigMuffler

    BigMuffler Loli is love loli is life!

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    Can't somebody be a top fighter and lack intensity at the same time?
     
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    Essie commie mommy Platinum Member

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    Gives a beautiful performance, completely shutting out a top 10 guy and gets criticized. Lol, sherdog.
     
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  7. tombombadil

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    Hmm, well, i dont think he will get the belt, but Gatekeeper, at least to me, means the guy that youre pretty good if you can beat.

    If hes a gatekeeper, its gatekeeper to the top 5, or even to a title shot.
     
  8. LouisBolanos

    LouisBolanos Popcorn tastes good

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    Are you booing me? You better not be booing me! I fought my Fing ass off! F me? F you!
     
  9. BoxingFan653

    BoxingFan653 Did you just grab my ass?

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    Yes...we saw it with Fedor and a few years back we saw it with Gegard but hes just not the same anymore. Im a huge fan of his but he looks like he's disinterested in there at this point. He's fighting to not lose anymore...not to win.
     
  10. joey gerbils

    joey gerbils Purple Belt

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    He's top 10, but he won't get a title shot anytime soon, and probably ever.
     
  11. BoxingFan653

    BoxingFan653 Did you just grab my ass?

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    No...they're saying BOO-urns
     
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    rambosabeast Purple Belt

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    Dude tons of people agree his fights are boring as shit.
     
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  13. CodCommando

    CodCommando Brown Belt

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    I think he might have brain damage, or is literally just apathetic in his motivation to fight, he's in a zombie state...
     
  14. Essie

    Essie commie mommy Platinum Member

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    That's fine but it doesn't mean that they are. From a technical standpoint that performance was fantastic. He measured Leites the entire fight with his jab and stuffed every takedown. If you don't like someone being good enough to shut out an opponent that's fine but it isn't his fault, and he shouldn't be punished for it.
     
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    Bloodsprt Orange Belt

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    meh. he could outbox Rockhold.
     
  16. HAWTRIDDUM

    HAWTRIDDUM Gold Belt Platinum Member

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    Not sure why he doesn't pull the trigger.
    If he did, he would finish most of the division.

    Got the gsp syndrome. Got finished once when he shouldn't have, then spent rest of his career fighting safe.
     
  17. MMA-woooooh!!!!

    MMA-woooooh!!!! Brown Belt

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    Thought this for a while now but always hope he gets to the top anyway
     
  18. skombolis

    skombolis Gold Belt

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    Moose always looks lackadaisical. He is just a very methodological fighter. I agree it comes off looking a little weird but just his style, which is definitely conservative. He's a talented guy though.
     
  19. Jay_Winter

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    It's possible he will remain an elite gatekeeper for his UFC run, never quite in contention for the title. Still, you never know.
     

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