Justin Gaethje appeals to our testosterone-fueled, baser instincts

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  1. Arm Barbarian

    Arm Barbarian Titanium Belt Platinum Member

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    I must admit, though I really appreciate the technical aspects of MMA, and seeing a great tactician execute flawless technique and game plans, there is something about an absolute animal like Gaethje that stirs my inner blood-lust.

    Last night, when he literally went STRAIGHT at Barboza, utilizing BARBOZA's most potent weapon - FEROCIOUS leg kicks, I sat up in my chair and went

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    Pure machismo, I'm coming at you head on, and going to beat you down bad-assery personified.

    Guy is the very embodiment of Just Bleed.
     
  2. Leinster Rugby

    Leinster Rugby Black Belt

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    I sincerely appreciate the mans blatant disregard for his own safety
     
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  3. Fahcough

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    One of these gif wizards can post the 1st few seconds of them kicking each other. Just to please us.

    @KazDibiase you seem to grab the gold before it vanishes. Did you happen to capture this, they traded 3 kicks on each other
     
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  4. 209 Tough

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    Gaethje just bleed disciple
     
  5. PAPERCLIP30

    PAPERCLIP30 Silver Belt

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    Justin Gaethje is my hero and I want to give him all my money
     
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    theblackknight Brown Belt

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    I prefer technical fights to brawls but when you have so many guys fighting to win not finish Gaethje is a breath of fresh air. If everyone threw caution to the wind MMA would be ridiculous, but throwing a guy like Gaethje in the mix every now and then is awesome especially when he does so against high level fighters.
     
  7. Last Falconry

    Last Falconry give your balls a tug

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    more like Justin Goathje
     
  8. Pharenheit

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    He's got that instinct that all the entertaining fighters have that make you like the sport. He genuinely does it for the love of fighting
     
  9. Paulsp

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    He will be the one to dethrone khabib
     
  10. Sansnom

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    I'll accept the donation on his behalf.
     
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    XRedStaRx Genetically superior

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    When Dana White says, "fighting is in our DNA", he's talking about Justin Gaethje.
     
  13. The-AxeMurderer

    The-AxeMurderer Silver Belt

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    He is a legit savage. Others claim to be but few are.
     
  14. Pwnalott

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    Each fight, he comes out ready to directly attack his opponents at the very thing they are strongest at.

    By doing so and holding his own he mentally breaks his opponents in the first couple minutes.

    TD/DR: Gaethje imposing his will
     
  15. fightfan70

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    haven't seen a warrior mentality like that in a long time.

    Justin makes fans everytime he fights.
     
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    Absolute fraud. Justin conned the general public
     
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    Oh boy, another "American" with a Khabib AV.
     
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  18. cburm

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    Ufc needs to push him after that fight. Gaethje vs khabib is interesting
     
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    This guy is setting himself up to be on the list of fan-favorites with Lawler, Lytle, Condit, and Sanchez. I’m a fan.
     
  20. moreorless87

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    He does remind me a bit of Wanderlei in that I think people focus a bit too much on the "warrior" side and overlook that he is technically quite sound in a lot of ways.

    In Gaethje's case yes he is hittable but part of that is a tactical choice, he tends to make sure he's upright and not off balance when taking punchs and as a result can absorb a lot of punishment. Barboza showed you the exact opposite, he tried to back up rather than staying in the pocket, got caught off balance and KOed by a not especially massive punch.
     

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