Johnson vs Jury from UFC 155

Discussion in 'Grappling Technique' started by KJGould, Dec 29, 2012.

  1. KJGould

    KJGould Silver Belt

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    Johnson looked terrible. Jury took him down at will and dominated him positionally, even going for his back when he wanted and just beating him up for 3 rounds.

    Jury looks like one to keep an eye on, and trains out of Alliance.
     
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    SuperSuperRambo Senior Moderator Senior Moderator

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    I was surprised at Johnson's lack of fundamentals from bottom as far as defense, escapes, and positioning. I would think that Sperry would have his guys coached better than that. I figure maybe he's just not used to being there, or maybe Jury is that good.
     
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    Zankou Bringing peace and love Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Johnson looked awful. Not sure what the story is.
     
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    SuperSuperRambo Senior Moderator Senior Moderator

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    Jury also looked a lot bigger physically. That might have been a factor.
     
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    Was waiting for someone to make a thread about this in f12, my god he looked like a 2 month white belt out there. I saw a lot of space Jury left open, many opportunities to recover. I know it's easy to talk from the couch but he seemed either lost or content to be on his back and lose.
     
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    hobowarslover Banned Banned

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    well i think Johnson breaks down against wrestlers in general and just got lucky against castillo
     
  7. DW18

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    Jury isn't a wrestler though....
     
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    Johnson exposed and
    the blackzilians are 0-2
     
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    hobowarslover Banned Banned

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    he has a wrestling background and has been wrestling since the 7th grade, most high level fighters are wrestlers
     
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    He looked like He had wrestling experience.
     
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    hobowarslover Banned Banned

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    look at the way he chained different single leg finishes
     
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    Johnstone durability cost him here. He was too happy taking shots rather than having the sense of urgency to get back up. Poor performance.
     
  13. Uchi Mata

    Uchi Mata Preaching the gospel of heel hooks and left kicks

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    As much as I like Mario Sperry, I haven't been impressed with the Blackzilians at all. Though Melvin did seem more controlled that I've ever seen him.
     
  14. KJGould

    KJGould Silver Belt

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    Sometimes, some fighters are just difficult to work with an coach.
     
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    Mario sperry can only do what he can as a coach. Back then when he co owned btt, he could pick and choose who he trained and who fought.
     
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    True. A lot of the fighters in that camp have moved around quite a bit. Many of them are there in an attempt to revitalize their careers.
     

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