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

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by Kvolcom, Aug 5, 2018.

  1. Kvolcom Brown 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.
     
  2. MysticCam Brown Belt

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    Wonderboy vs Hendricks
     
  3. 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.
     
  4. Jack Swilling Orange Belt

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    4 out of the 8 champions started as wrestlers. Top level wrestlers blow the doors off the BJJ based fighters and often become elite strikers. Not to mention Bones who was a wrestler as well. The wrestlers have superior take-down defense and control on the ground.
     
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    OP thinks he's Nostradamus. Don't ruin the illusion for him.
     
  6. JustBleed69 Touch-Butt Coral Belt Double Yellow Card

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    You realize Whittaker IS a Wrestler right? Lol
     
  7. MikalP Brown Belt

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    is this supposed to be a new take?

    this is how things go. wrestler gets to top --> guy with good TDD and striking beats wrestler --> well rounded fighter beats striker with good TDD --> wrestler beats well rounded fighter. sometimes you can mix in a BJJ guy, but not usually
     
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    Who has ever disagreed with that notion?
    Literally every single person worth their salt said and says wrestling is the best base for mma.

    Legit question, do you read? Or did you actually think that you were the only one to think that way?
     
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    GSP beating Anderson. You're funny as fuck
     
  10. SKITZADACTYL Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    lmao first off, shut up man.


    second, nice double thread you dork.


    AM I THE ONLY WUN WHO THIKNKS WRESTLRURS ARE GOOD AT MMA???!!!!
     
  11. Sirwastealot Silver Belt

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    Conor got past mendes and eddie, silva got past hendo and sonnen. So it sounds like you are saying wrestlers might not beat them, great wrestlers might not beat them, BUT some wrestler may one day beat them and that will prove your point.

    I do agree though, wrestlers have the advantage. More so than pure strikers, BJJ guys, etc.
     
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    I think that is the first time I’ve ever heard that take ever.....
     
  13. da best eva Brown Belt

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    I think that is the first time I’ve ever heard that take ever.....
     
  14. kenetics Gold Belt

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    Wrestlers need other martial arts as well...
     
  15. Brock-B-level-Athlete Banned Banned

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    boxing&wrestling >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> rest
     
  16. JoshR86 Black Belt

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    Post USADA Hendricks... wrestling became as relevant as his restaurant
     
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    Whittaker is literally one of the best wrestlers in mma.
     
  18. Final Say So Icey Belt

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    Strikers rule

    Anderson Silva is proof

    When he lost, how did he lose? Striking

    Tj superior wrestling to striking Cody, how does he beat Cody? Purely striking
     
  19. Daniel4802 Brown Belt

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    Until someone knees their head when telegraphing takedowns. Wrestling is crucial but I think camps aren't offering enough strategies to thwart wrestling. Sprawling isn't the only defense.
     
  20. gotBooched maximus entertainus

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    Is posting buggy for you this morning? My shit is fucked. Keeps duplicating
     
  21. gotBooched maximus entertainus

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    A shitload of people have been saying this since day one.
     
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    Whittaker is a wrestler.
     
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    Until someone knees their head when telegraphing takedowns. Wrestling is crucial but I think camps aren't offering enough strategies to thwart wrestling. Sprawling isn't the only defense.
     
  24. IDGETKTFO White Belt

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    rassling iz da fewchore
     
  25. tramendous Silver Belt

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    And stupid rules and judging to help them win decisions.
     

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