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Like I've been saying for 15 years, the wrestler has the advantage

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  1. Kvolcom

    Kvolcom Purple Belt

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    Even when Anderson Silva was champion I always knew once he fought a real tough wrestler he'd be screwed. I always thought GSP would beat him. He fought Hendo during an era when all hendo wanted to do was throw H-bombs.

    idc what division the best wrestler will rise to the top eventually.


    Guys like Max, Whittaker, even conor...their time will come when they fight a wrestler that just runs them over all night long and sucks the life outta them.
     
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    Tour'soverboyo Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    You're a cuckold
     
  3. abiG

    abiG The Last Iconoclast Double Yellow Card

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    Yeah, and even after all the rule changes to hurt wrestlers it's probably the single best asset in the game.
     
  4. Sapp

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    Whittaker wrestles quite a bit himself.
     
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    jojoRed Aint no stress on me, Lord.

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    Wrong, there are always ebbs in the game. Once wrestlers dominate, strikers start to up their game and sure up on their anti wrestling, footwork, feints etc and then they start dominating, then wrestlers counter that etc.

    Right now, I think we're in the age of the strikers, but wrestlers are quickly coming back and taking belts again.
     
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    It's boring and will lose viewers. Need more yellow cards on ground
     
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    It's boring and will lose viewers. Need more yellow cards on ground
     
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    So you knew that yet it never came to fruition. Sonnen tried to lay on top of him but still lost. It didn't happen until he was way past his prime and fighting as a last minute replacement against Cormier who fights two weights above.
     
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    The ability to dictate where the fight takes place is obviously massively advantageous.
     
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    Wow dude, you're so prophetic.
     
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    It's been common knowledge that wrestling is best base to have but judging MMA /cage fighting still needs to evolve their scoring a bit further.
    I've re-watched johnson-cejudo and I believe it was wrong decision.Dont get me wrong, extremely tight - like a draw so I can't help myself by saying Johnson was champ and cejudo took the damage.
    Just one man's opinion.
     
  13. ScarfaceJr

    ScarfaceJr All praise honor & glory to the most High

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    Not against this man

    <mma3>
     
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  14. Reign009

    Reign009 Not sure if serious.

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    Are you trying to tell us that wrestling is an important aspect of MMA? Maybe the most important? Such a revelation. This changes everything... lol

    "Their time will come" What about the wrestlers they beat? Everyone loses eventually if you fight for long enough.
     
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    Brock-B-level-Athlete Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    lol

    there are moooooooooooooooooooore elite wrestlers than elite striker/boxers

    lmfao
     
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    many boxer/striker fail already with the basics

    lol
     
  17. JJ Frog

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    Wrestlers start with a great skillset for controlling where the fight takes place. Add to it a long history of grueling practices and the weight cutting discipline and it certainly seems a high level wrestler could transition well into mma.
     
  18. Only Here for Attachments

    Only Here for Attachments Free from the yellow once again!

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    This is why fouls should be legal against boring wrestlers
     
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    Miocic, DC/Jones, Woodley/GSP, Nurmagomedov, Dillashaw/Garbardn't/Cruz, Cejudo/Johnson. Yup, wrestling is dominating MMA.
     
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    I miss old Anderson so much. Jesus, his gnp looked like all arm punches but the accuracy and force behind them. Shit is brutal. That man really was a demigod.
     
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  22. Rear Nakey

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    That’s why wrestlers always win, except when they lose.
     
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    every year there are 1000000 elite wrestlers and maybe 1-2 elite boxers (I am generous)

    ... do the math lol
     

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