McGregor ground game

Discussion in 'The Lightweights' started by SouthSide971, Aug 8, 2015.

  1. SouthSide971

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    you're embarrassing, buddy.
     
  3. SouthSide971

    SouthSide971 Green Belt

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    Look like a white belt
     
  4. Slapchoppin

    Slapchoppin Brown Belt

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    he should have used the Schaub approach
     
  5. LouisBolanos

    LouisBolanos Popcorn tastes good

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    BJ's motivation in Frankie vs. BJ 3 > Mighty Mouse's drawing power > Conor's ground game > Rousey's striking
     
  6. Metal_Daze

    Metal_Daze Geonor St Gregor

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    His ground game is blessed.
     
  7. Dan155

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    I'm not a fan of the guy at all, and his BJJ looks like it wasn't very good in 2012, but everyone started somewhere.
     
  8. FaTaL FaTaL

    FaTaL FaTaL Purple Belt

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    if aldo has a brain he'll take it straight to the ground
     
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    Everyone started somewhere, doesn't mean they got far tho. BJJ-wise, of course.
     
  10. Dan155

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    Yeah, I don't think his ground game is very good, but I don't see the use in dredging up a 2012 video to illustrate that.
     
  11. Cro Cop Is Back

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    This is 3 years ago, buddy.
     
  12. ocfightfan

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    And Mendes ground game consists of LnP and complaining about perfectly legal elbows by Conor from the bottom.

    I guess you missed the part where Conor shutdown 90% of Chads ground offense and got back up to TKO him.
     
  13. Bones245n4847

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    He really needs a good bottom game if he wants to reign a long time. That's if he can even beat Aldo. His TDD is nonexistent. A good wrestler with a full camp and good gameplan of lay and pray beats him no doubt.
     
  14. Ivanhoe

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    What you are looking at is b-jj v's mma-jj

    Listen to this interview with G Nelson, Conors training partner, taken prior to 189

    "every time when we are training JJ now we're... in my mind its for mma.. so even if we are not striking I don't go into positions that I know are very dangerous for mma "


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2SaQGyY6CSY



    Now watch this video again and look at Conors posture and placement of his head and arms vs his opponents when in guard and ask yourself who is in a better position to deliver some ground-and-pound in any given situation. Take for example time 5.27 and imagine Conor delivering some vicious elbows on top of his opponent's head.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VEvIuwZ2PMc



    What i see is Conors vastly superior mma-jj but then again this is b-jj tournament and Conor loosing was expected.
     
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  16. ChillBroBaggins

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    That guillotine escape showed he's not a slouch on the ground.
     
  17. VAfan

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    he was exposed, even if he did manage to win the fight. anyone watching objectively saw it. it's only a matter of time before he gets submitted again, and it will probably happen sooner rather than later.
     
  18. SouthSide971

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    He need the barao tdd
     
  19. Montecristo

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    Conor has poor TDD and poor BJJ everyone knows that today.

    Except for Conor
     
  20. anthony stark

    anthony stark genius, billionaire, playboy, philanthropist

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    his ground game is serviceable at best. someone will expose it sooner or later.
     

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