Matt Brown and amazing fight iq

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  1. KO By Knee Purple Belt

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    Dropping his defense to protect his body was risky but he gritted it out and ended up making Silva gas chasing the ko and forgetting about the body. Brown then recoverd and served a comeback.

    That's smart fight iq to balance out the situation and comeback from a mean body shot. Give Brown Lombard, Rory, Or Condit next I say.
     
  2. chitoortiz Gold Belt

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    Great fight IQ.

    Too bad Melvin didn't have that IQ.
     
  3. MasterNinjaRat Blue Belt

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    Yeah, absolutely great strategy, always a great idea to block punches with your head.
     
  4. MajJ Banned Banned

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    I dunno if it was fight iq I reckon it was the fact that Silva was gassed and he wanted to finish it...
     
  5. Fresh Burek Black Belt

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    It was also great fight IQ of Brock Lesnar to block the punches of Carwin until Carwin gassed himself out. Brock is P4P #1 fight IQ fighter.
     
  6. redbrownhaze Black Belt

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    IQ LOL

    Made him gas ? LOL

    More like surviving dude !

    Leaving his head open is a recipe for getting KO'd quickly

    He was lucky at best.
     
  7. Floki Blue Belt

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    id say it was more survival instinct than fight iq... never smart to get punched in the head... lol
     
  8. giovanni_ss Taeyeon Belt

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    You can say it was a smart (though risky) move for him not giving Erick any breathing room by going after him right at the start of round 2 and 3 even when he's still hurt from that body kick. Erick got nothing left once Matt got back up in the 1st round
     
  9. dropshot001 Red Belt

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    trying to survive and lucking into fortunate circumstances isn't necessarily fight IQ
     
  10. kashmir #1 bullshit belt

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    bro, you went full Jack Slack, never go full Jack Slack.
     
  11. reddhelium Black Belt

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    he actually said the same thing TS said on ariel helwani's show on monday- he purposely exposed his head to dissuade erick from targeting his body.
     
  12. Mma Adiction Brown Belt

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    He should fight Lombard on ufc 175, or saffiedine
     
  13. MajJ Banned Banned

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    Brock is p4p#1 athlete, bad ass and has best chin eva
     
  14. redbrownhaze Black Belt

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    leaving your jaw open against a killer like Eric Silva is purely a high risk low reward maneuver.

    It worked but lets be real. 9-10 times your done.

    It was all he had! lets not praise that the technique.
     
  15. frederick Red Belt

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    Kinda agree with this.
     
  16. KO By Knee Purple Belt

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    All you saying he exposed his head-come on now use common sense he blocked punches to the head and avoided power head shots but shifted his defense focus to body. He got caught with the quicker punches here and there.

    He kept pressure on to push back kicks all Eric needed was one or two more good kicks. Brown got him punching/gassing.
     
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  17. HeexX Silver Belt

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    Sigh. Obviously it was a good strategy since he couldn't take another body shot right at that moment.
     
  18. daprodigal2 Green Belt

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    matt brown has a great gas tank and never lets off the pedal. silva is used to dictating the pace of a fight and wasn't ready for someone to go after him. he didn't learn from the fitch fight when fitch took the fight to him and completely dominated him.

    some might say that the stun gun was the same, but silva was actually pulling away and dominating stun gun until stun gun landed the KO punch he's never thrown before in his life. what you can take from that fight, is that silva didn't have a strategy for when stun gun did get aggressive and come forward with aggression.

    silva is used to running circles around his opponents. fitch and brown have shown the blue print to beat him. i don't think there's too many guys out there with the style to do that to silva. silva needs AKA or American Top Team. he needs guys who are going to push him more in training.
     
  19. SpeckledBob hatchet man of the new world order

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    Silva threw the fight. Brown crumpled to the ground after that kick and Silva had full on GnP but he deliberately let up and switched to back control. He got paid off to let the hometown hero win. Even Brown looked confused as hell after the fight lol
     
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    lol, no
     

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