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Ortega 2.0 is a myth

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  1. Eric Silva 2.0 Brown Belt

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    Holloway took it out of him. He looked better against KZ because Zombie isn't at that level. I didn't like what I saw out of Ortega and think the narrative of new and improved is B.S. created by UFC announcers/marketing. Am I missing something?
     
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    Ortega had a choice keep the hair and get the women :rolleyes: :rolleyes:
    Go bald and win a few fights :rolleyes: :rolleyes:
     
  3. Karelinator Bulgarian pursuittt Platinum Member

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    What do you mean that Zombie is "not at that level"?

    Alternatively, who else had ever thoroughly outstruck Zombie for 5 rounds?

    Certainly not Aldo, for starters.
     
  4. Fesaine Black Belt

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    It's not a myth, you can clearly see the massive improvement in Ortega striking. But whether that's enough to beat volkanovski is another question.
     
  5. OverhandRightKayo Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    The face on this"guy" with his long hair.

    Sasquatch-esque.
     
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    Went from Vampire to Frankenstien
     
  7. GordoBarraBJJ Titanium Belt

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    I think it's going to be enough to stun and hurt volk in to panickng to it down and getting caught in a sub.
     
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    Certainly possible as ortega has a nack for pulling finishes out of his ass, but i think it's more likely that, if this fight hits the mat, it's with Volk on top and ortega too crunched up against the cage to have space for subs while Volk beats the shit out of him.
     
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  10. OverhandRightKayo Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    My baby Clemmy.
     
  11. blaseblah Titanium Belt

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    Ortega has obviously improved. When he was on his run to the title shot he would be losing every fight until he pulled a finish out of his ass. And this was against fighters not on KZ's level. The KZ fight is the first I've actually been impressed with his performance.
     
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    Narrative
     
  13. Schoolboy Q Gold Belt

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    I think Ortega did make some improvements but I agree that Brian took a big step down in competition.
     
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    Dan Ige, Zombie resorted to the takedowns
     
  15. Ace70 V2 Red Belt

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    He lost the hair and got Tracy Cortez
     
  16. Bang Bang - R-fish Down Black Belt Platinum Member

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    Not a myth at all. He went away cand came back better. Kudos to him.

    Now let's see what he can do against Volkenoughski.
     
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    Volkanowski about to end this man's whole career
     
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  18. Reign009 Not sure if serious.

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    Why do Sherbros just talk out of their ass?

    Yeah, you're missing something indeed. The fact that he actually has a striking coach now and a whole new team. Rener Gracie is the only one he kept around. He took a long time off to focus on rounding out his skillset.
     
  19. Orochimaru 大蛇丸 Silver Belt Platinum Member

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    He was definitely improved against KZ

    The Max fight was brutal, but one war when you're that young and fresh isn't gonna make you washed forever lol
     
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    I am always suspect about his training but he got so far with just a garage boxing coach with no experience and training with Akido turned MMA amateur fighters.
     

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