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Kron Gracie vs Josh Emmett is the fight to make at 145

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by LoneLynx, Feb 19, 2019.

  1. LoneLynx

    LoneLynx Green Belt

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    Josh is coming off a loss and needs a big win to bounce back. AFAIK he does not have a fight planned or booked. No fighter outside the top 10 will get more attention than Kron. For Kron, its an opportunity to test himself against a ranked opponent like he's been wanting, at the same time it's not too big a step up. If you think it is, remember that Kron just finished Caceres and Kawajiri, two guys who have had competitive fights against ranked UFC guys, so it's not "too much too soon".

    Style wise, Emmett is a knock out threat and a good wrestler, not an easy guy to bring down, so Kron who might have to stand and bang more than he'd like.

    Book it Dana.
     
  2. Joseph_McBride

    Joseph_McBride Brown Belt

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    Pretty quick jump up for Kron but similar to Emmett getting the Lamas fight, altho that was short-notice.

    Would watch
     
  3. Klaavical

    Klaavical Brown Belt

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    Kron by Kron bar submission
     
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    Druken_Vovchanchyn Purple Belt

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    Emmett by TKO or Lop sided UD
     
  5. Mr hanky

    Mr hanky Purple Belt

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    Did Emmet already recovered after the injuries he suferred during Stephens fight? From what i remember he got his face totally destroyed.
     
  6. mkt

    mkt Silver Belt

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    No one seems to be mentioning that was Caceres 7th loss by submission and his 5th loss by RNC. He was pretty much a sitting duck unless he fought really intelligently (not his specialty). He's now tied with Rumble for the number of RNC losses.
     
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    Andreh Purple Belt

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    Kron vs Ryan Hall
    Kron vs Ortega (BJJ battle of all time)
     
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    I thought Emmett became a vegetable after the Stephens fight.
     
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    xXxGhost89xXx Blue Belt

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    Kron will not make it far. His striking looked amateur and he seems flat footed. If he can’t get you down, he’s fucked.
     
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    "Too much too soon"

    Also, Kron didn't "just" finish Kawajiri, that was 2016. Kron wasn't competing in MMA since then, up until his recent ufc debut
     
  12. Bend NvR Break

    Bend NvR Break Order to Chaos. Chaos to Order.

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    Is Emmet's faced completely healed up? Lil Heathen broke his face in multiple places.
     
  13. LoneLynx

    LoneLynx Green Belt

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    Fair question, but it's been a year. Surely if he still isn't ready he may need to consider retirement. I wish him the best either way.

    Edit: judging by his Instagram, Josh is in the gym and training hard!
     
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    rurouni Black Belt

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    you hate kron
     
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  15. LoneLynx

    LoneLynx Green Belt

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    He looks ready, face looking good.



     
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  16. 315MMAFighter

    315MMAFighter MąïȚře Đë Đəğåť§ - Pure Dominican Platinum Member

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    Gracie via spectacular submission
     
  17. EndlessCritic

    EndlessCritic Gold Belt

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    The "fight to make" for Kron would be a good Asian fighter with a solid reputation on an Asian card, like Guan Wang.

    The Gracie name pulls a lot more casuals out in Asia than it does in the States.
     
  18. jojoRed

    jojoRed Hey, It's up to us to take out Umbrella

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    Throw a good wrestler with "go to sleep for 2 days straight" KO power at a newbie BJJ player with "ehhh" striking? Man, you should take Shelby's job. We need more just bleed types like you man. Lets get KOs and brutality going everywhere.
     
  19. EndlessCritic

    EndlessCritic Gold Belt

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    After what Neiman Gracie did to Ed Ruth, you can't doubt these elite Gracies anymore.
     
  20. mkt

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    NYE of 2017, so basically 2 years ago. Either was, Kawajiri was many years beyond his prime.
     

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