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Opinion change on Ortega after last night ?

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by BluntForceTrama, Sep 26, 2021.

  1. BluntForceTrama Red Belt

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    If so how?

    mine changed after the KZ fight

    I thought he was going to win it last night

    the guy is definitely gamebred and tough as nails

    he was awesome last night once again and definitely belongs in the top 3

    Still think he takes at least 2/5 from Volk in that many meetings
     
  2. Reign009 Not sure if serious.

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    Nah, I knew he was tough and would bring it. He worked hard on his stand up game and always had natural gifts.

    I really didn't like the long break Herb gave him or the slow stand ups though.
     
  3. TankAbbott4Eva Gold Belt

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    No he's an elite fighter with a lot of courage, Volk was just better, he's really putting a resume together too.
     
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  4. kyunghee White Belt

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    Yes, I like him more as a person and a fighter
     
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  5. BluntForceTrama Red Belt

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    If he was more aggressive on the standup it might be different Slow starter or naturally reserved, I wish he’d throw more follow ups
     
  6. Eiger Green Belt

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    No. He's still good. Picked Volk.
     
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  7. Sweater of AV Gold Belt

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    Not really. Extremely tough with solid skills but he's a step below Max and Volk.

    I'd actually like to see him and KZ run it back at some point. I'm sure most people don't want to see it but I have a feeling it will be a very good fight.
     
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  8. Mesos Black Belt

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    Nope got what I expected. Ortega is definitely one of the toughest in UFC for sure
     
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    I respect him a lot more. That fight was fantastic.
     
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  10. Orochimaru 大蛇丸 Silver Belt Platinum Member

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    Kind of just secured what I already thought about him

    He has improved since the Holloway fight, but not enough to beat Volk

    Also as slick as his subs are, they aren't good enough to finish an elite guy past the 1st or 2nd round
     
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  11. BluntForceTrama Red Belt

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    His hands are so much better now
    loved the feinting offsetting Volks That was awesome to see
     
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  12. Lee_ Green Belt

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    Don't like him; was glad he got smashed again.

    Figured he couldn't beat the champ and never will.

    Better than he was, but not good enough.
     
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    Pretty boy is dsmn tough , great gas tank, and really good bjj. He had 2 great sub attempts that sub anyone else . Volk os just another level
     
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  14. textwarrior Brown Belt

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    He has a strong will, that is for sure.
     
  15. BluntForceTrama Red Belt

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    Sorry to keep chiming in but as they say there are BJJ artists and then there are REAL BJJ artists like the gracies Ortega is reported to be this elite

    His locks are supposedly that much tighter To not do it last night says more about Volk
     
  16. Cindynice420 Brown Belt Platinum Member

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    Could he have done it not on the juice though<{hughesimpress}>
     
  17. Orochimaru 大蛇丸 Silver Belt Platinum Member

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    He hasn't really competed in BJJ so it's tough to know how good he is, but Volk got out of Ortega's best subs multiple times so...
     
  18. M.U.S.C.L.E. Blue Belt

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    Yesterday there was a thread ten pages long about whether Brian Ortega was handsome or not and whether or not you hated him for it.
    Well, strange jealous weirdos, do you like him now?
     
  19. Pascal Bergeron Green Belt

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    ortega is always dangerous and could finish every FW just not 10 time out of 10 you run ortega vs volk 10 time and volk get finish a few time
     
  20. Sensee Purple Belt

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    Nope opinion is the same. He's a good fighter who someday maybe s champion. I AM glad it seems like their little beef is squashed. Both guys are as tough as a $2 steak.
     

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