Nathan Maness

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  1. Michael Jordan Blue Belt

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    His fight wasn’t the most exciting, but considering he had a change in opponent like 30 hours before the fight, had to move up a weight class (so he cut some weight for no reason), got fouled about 6 times, and was still able to win against a step up in competition from his original fight, I think he’s a promising prospect. I thought he showed pretty good takedown defense and he has a solid stand up game. Would love to see him against someone in his weight class (that doesn’t just try to squeeze him against the cage ) so he can let his hands go.

    what did you all think?
     
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  2. JustOnce Always learning

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    I don't think he has any future in top 10.
     
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    I think he did well and should get a nice step up in opponent, whenever he gets done icing his balls.
     
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    He did fine, but it's tough to get a gauge on how good either of them were really.
     
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    Based on what? He got the call up to fight Ray Borg 9 days ago. Had to fight someone else in a higher weight class on barely a days notice , someone who is a high level grappler, and won. I think with a training camp and in the correct weight class, he can definitely be top 10.
     
  7. BFoe Western States Heritage Champion Platinum Member

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    Needs to protect his nuts more.
     
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  8. JustOnce Always learning

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    Because the other guy was 135ber. This guy is 145ber. I think he looks pretty good on feet, but that's it I think. I don't think he has upside at his age with that level of grappling.
     
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    ?? Nathan is a 135 pound fighter.
     
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    So was the other guy then. He looks good on feet, but dime a dozen I think. But hey mma is unpredictable, so who knows. Wish him the best.
     
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    I also didn’t think his grappling was bad at all. He defended nearly all takedowns from a heavier opponent who was undefeated, winning most fights by submission. Munoz is a legit UFC talent, at least grappling wise.
     
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    They fought at 145 after Nate was about 140, because Munoz couldn’t make it to 135.
     
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    I agree. I think both are good fighters. Munoz is better then we probably remember right now IMO. He’s a really good grappler .
     

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