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Khamzat's wrestling is top class, "Rocky" stands no chance

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by Rdude92, Nov 3, 2020.

  1. Rdude92 Brown Belt

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    Khamzat has been training since he was 5 at wrestling. Won a bronze medal at a junior level in the Russian National Championships, and has won gold in freestyle wrestling in Swedish National Championships both Welterweight and Middleweight class. Not only wrestling, but Khamzat has competed in judo and sambo too...While Leon Edwards started his martial arts training at 16.

    I smell a mauling incoming.

    "I’m born for fighting; I always feel like that. I like to see movies like when in the war or history, like Vikings or something like that. I feel like that when I go to the cage like all the time ‘I’m going to kill somebody now and take my gold.”
    - Khamzat 'Borz' Chimaev

    Time to get on the hype train guys
     
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  3. TheMessiah Black Belt

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    All of Leons losses have come against grapplers, he also got his guard passed by Nelson. I don't think its an impossible fight to win, but noone has been able to dominate Leon
     
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    I still don’t know this guy’s ceiling yet. If he demolishes Edwards, then he’s obviously at an elite mma level. I’m just a spectator watching all this. But, I’m watching with interest.
     
  5. bigmacbub Brown Belt

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    Khaz is the man. 49-46 in favor of Borz
     
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    I'm on board. Choo Choo muthfkrs!!

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    I could see Khamzat winning if his wrestling is as good as people say. Leon has virtually no finishing ability at all, he would probably beat CM Punk by decision, but would also beat top 15 guys by decision too, all his fights are on loop and repeat.
     
  8. Castiglione Yellow Belt

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    Khamzat second round TKO.
     
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    Edwards will beat him, Usman even struggled to get Edwards down. He is far better than you give him credit for.
     
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    Screenshot_20201103-052452.png
     
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    respect for khamzat for taking the fight,Imo one of the hardest fights in ww
     
  12. Booksmasher Banned Banned

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    Leon doesnt has finishing skill + Khamzat blasts right through him
     
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    all I know is ; Leon is no joke
     
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    I dunno about all that. Edwards can be taken down, but he makes you work for it, and can certainly stop flawed attempts. Can Chimaev work that hard over 5 rounds? We have no idea. Can he work in the clinch with someone who doesn't mind being there? We have no idea.

    Does his striking have the precision to stand with someone of Leon's skills? We have no idea. When he gets tired, does his striking or grappling get more lazy? We have no idea. Does he have bad habits that present opportunities throughout a fight? We have no idea.

    I'm a fan of the dude. I hope that the skill we've seen so far scales up when fighting top fighters. Maybe it will, maybe it won't. Maybe he needs more time. We have no idea
     
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    Who the fuck is Rocky?
     
  16. Jose Beehive No.1 Soldier Of God Gif User

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    I thought he had been wrestling since he was 1!
    LOL.
     
  17. JustAkidFrom209 Banned Banned

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    Guys from Britain have shit wrestling. If Khamzat wrestling is any good he should get the on done rather easily.
     
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  18. RemyR Red Belt Platinum Member

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    Leon via dec
     
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    Sage Northcutt has been training since he was a wee lad. He must be even better?
     
  20. TerrorTimmy Three piece and a soda

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    This is my prediction as well
     

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