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People are underestimating Ronda

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by Gladiator24, Dec 24, 2016.

  1. Gladiator24 Green Belt

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    A lot of people will be shocked when they see Rondas fight next week. She will beat Nunes with ease. I can see the forum going into meltdown through sheer shock and disbelief. So many are underestimating Ronda.

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  2. HaikenEdge Rationality will win the day.

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    Her Judo is still top notch. If it goes to the ground it can get interesting. But the fight starts standing.
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  4. HHJ The Way the Truth and the Life of MMA

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    i wouldnt confident at all in what is going to happen. Its all up in the air. Nunes dominated Tate but barely got by schevchenko. And we dont know what kind of Ronda we are really getting.
     
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    @Gladiator24 say hello to the prem thread son, why you hiding by yourself here?

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    I'm not underestimating her at all. She is totally capable of winning.

    But the only evidence I've seen of her mental state. Tells me she is fucked. Hasn't done a legit mma interview in 13 months. Can't even handle a 30 - 45 minute pre-fight presser, ffs.

    If you think that's a good sign. I'd say you're overestimating her.

    #FearTheRerun is more like it.
     
  8. Simian Raticus Sicker than your average.

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    She has had her hand raised enough times that her winning shouldn't be shocking to anyone, though I would call it an upset.

    If I had to bet, I'd bet on Nunes.

    She's the one with the momentum who appears to be focused and engrossed in the game.
     
  9. w00t Red Belt

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    Nunes' last 3 losses are to opponents Ronda finished in the 1st round. The combined total time is less than a minute.

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    hahahaha it certainly cant! Nunes might hop the cage and run to the back at the :16 mark
     
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    Nunes is so easy to clinch, and that was Zingano fighting after a year and a half out
     
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    Mike Patton = God
     
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    Shevchenko was able to clinch up alot in round 3 w nunes
     
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  15. TheGrouch Shoulda died already

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    That fight was a long time ago in WMMA years. Nunes' TDD is the most improved part of her game. That being said...all Honda has to do is smother a couple combos from Nunes and get that hip position she is so good at, and Nunes is going for a ride. Of course, if any of Nunes right hands get through, Honda will panic with Holly flashbacks and turtle up, game over.
     
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    People were OVERestimating ronda.

    Her standup is god-awful. Just chicks went full-retard & bum rushed.
     
  17. HaikenEdge Rationality will win the day.

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    Shevchenko is the second best in the division and probably beats Nunes over five rounds [Due to Nunes gastank]. Shevchenko would murk Ronda.

    People get blinded by the fact that Ronda was beating people in ten seconds, but what they are missing is that her game was built on a deck of cards. She bull rushes forward, gets the clinch, and tosses her opponents. That is all she has. There is no plan B. In men's MMA that gets you finished every single time. Even if you're Satoshi Ishii...

    It worked for a while because WMMA is seriously shallow. Thing is, even if you are the worlds greatest judoka, it becomes almost impossible to do what Ronda does, once the competition gets past UFC one level... And once that happens, Ronda really has no place in the octagon until she develops a larger skill set, and that takes years.
     
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    That's once she gassed. It was poor fight IQ. She punched herself trying to finish the fight in the first. Nunes biggest problem has always been her gas tank, but she has murked everyone shes faced up until that happens.

    Back then she could go one round, now she can go two. It's still shit, but Ronda isn't making it to the third with her bull rushing style, and if she attempts to change her gameplan, she'll get picked apart from the outside and stopped.
     
  20. HHJ The Way the Truth and the Life of MMA

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    Ronda will always have a place in the octagon....and the competition is past UFC 1 level. Its not as bad as all that,and remember we are also still talking about 135ers,115ers,even the mens division dont have the high rate of savage knockouts that other divisions have. Yes they have catching up to do,but I think Holm's skillset in particular,the footwork and angles is what gave ronda alot of trouble. You can have other girls who are multifaceted who can still get murked by Ronda. She is a specialist. So is Khabib. You can be successful if your specialty is that strong. Saying she has no place in the octagon for any reason is ridiculous. She paved the way for the women and physically has what she needs. Mentally is the big question mark now.
     

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