Manuwa is in trouble

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  1. rampageSmackson

    rampageSmackson Orange Belt

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    I'm real excited for his fight against Diabate, two fantastic strikers, I see Manuwa winning but eventually he'll fight a wrestler who will take him down round after round..if a rocked tired Kingsbury took him down what would a Rashad, Chael or Bader do to him? Thoughhts
     
  2. PAPERCLIP30

    PAPERCLIP30 Silver Belt

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    He won't go very far I don't think.


    He'll be fun for a while though
     
  3. Swiftmayhem

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    He won't even get by Diabate tbh.
     
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    I think Diabate is going to win their fight.
     
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    There's somebody on here with a sig calling Manuwa a future champ. How difficult his life must be with that sort of judgment.
     
  6. Graniteeyed

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    Wouldn't be so sure that he beats the snake.
     
  7. GuillotineTap

    GuillotineTap Yellow Belt

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    Hopefully he looks at his last fight and tells himself the truth. He was most likely down on the scorecards, he just inflicts a lot of hurt with his fists. If he's serious about this, he'll recognize that he needs to just wrestle for awhile.
     
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    El Chimpo Cruel Man Platinum Member

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    Hopefully diabate doesn't leave his hands down
     
  9. SerrabyTKO

    SerrabyTKO Purple Belt

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    ...against Kingsbury?


    Did you even watch the fight?
     
  10. milkywaygalxee**

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    He needs to work on his ground game, obviously.
     
  11. rampageSmackson

    rampageSmackson Orange Belt

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    I had it 19-18 in favor of Manuwa
    Round 1 - 10-8 Manuwa
    Round 2 - 10-9 Kingsbury
     
  12. Edwin

    Edwin Guest

    They'll pair him up for a while against strikers and then we he's racked up a couple of wins put him in against a wrestler and lose and then get paired again against strikes to see him put on exciting fights and highlight real KOs.
     
  13. Antisocial

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    Just exactly how high are you right now? Kingsbury was a punching bag in that fight, start to finish.
     
  14. trane

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    It's definitely not a sure thing. However Diabate is older and has slowed down. In the fight with Gustafsson his reaction time was slow, Shogun had much more success against Gustafsson standing then Diabate did.

    Diabate is a crafty veteran striker, but Manuwa's youth and power may simply be enough at this point. You definitely cannot count out Cyrille though, the guy is a crafty striker who can put down anybody who gets careless.
     
  15. SerrabyTKO

    SerrabyTKO Purple Belt

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    Rashad and Bader would have been KOd within a round if they took half the shots from Manuwa that Kingsbury did.

    Kingsbu may not be a very good fighter, but he has a hell of a chin.
     
  16. jagerbomber84

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    I like Manuwa, not calling him a future champ but the guy comes to fight, obviously his tdd is his weakness and if he goes up against a good wrestler he's going to get exposed unless he trains tdd heavily in the time being. All that said Diabate is a crafty vet and certainly has the reach to cause serious problems. I've got Manuwa via KO or tko in the 2nd, I think Diabate will try to stand with him and will get dropped.
     
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    Round 1 should have been 10-7 really but had to be 10-8 easily and round 2 was debatable with Manuwa inflicting by far more damage. There is no possible way Manuwa could have been down on the scorecards. Whoever said that didn't watch the fight or was drunk.
     
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    Agreed, Generous would be 10-8 rd 1. for Manuwa and 10-9 rd 2. for Kingsbury and like i said that would be generous as I thought Manuwa won rd 2. also, Kingsbury dragging him to the floor and trying to lay on him to run the clock out shouldn't have scored many points.
     
  19. The Clamburglar

    The Clamburglar Burglin' is my game.

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    LOL, way off.
     
  20. legendtony

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    I think the snake beats him
     

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