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Realistically, how does Connor beat Nate?

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by AusMMAfan, Aug 13, 2016.

  1. AusMMAfan Guest

    No doubt Connor is a great fighter but how exactly does he beat the bigger lankier Nate Diaz?

    Reach Advantage: Nate Diaz
    Cardio/Stamina: Nate Diaz
    BJJ/Ground game: Nate Diaz
    Stand up/boxing: Connor?

    The only way I can see him winning is by standing up and boxing, landing heavy hits until Nate goes down or hoping for a 5 round war with a decision win.
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  2. Ridian Lifelong Combat Sports Fan

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    He spell checks the shit out of his Sherdog threads
     
  3. in the liver Mo froots

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    crazy things happen in fights all the time. for all we know nate could currently be unable to do any cardio cos of a leg injury, but will show up to get paid anyway
     
  4. I think he prefers to Neat Ido
     
  5. skysolo Gold Belt

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    To answer your question: He hit really hard in the face.

    LOL since when has Nate Diaz become an unbeatable force. He is not GSP or Jon Jones. Diaz is 22-8 in the UFC and those losses weren't flukes.
     
  6. Drunk Bum Banned Banned

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    He doesn't realistically beat Nate anywhere, fact.
     
  7. Threetrees The Seller

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    Leg kicks, body shots, keep his head

    Guys fall apart when they fight the Nate Diaz the moment they lose their composure. Nate is one of those rare fighters who actually plays mind games in the cage and it works. Once guys get irritated and try to take his head off, it just becomes a slaughter.

    Every dude that's beaten Diaz has stayed on their game plan and outskilled him. When guys lose, it's usually because he lures them into fighting stupid.

    Connor's talented enough to beat Diaz. I doubt he does though.
     
  8. Sampsonsimpson Brown Belt

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    His best chance is by KO early on in the fight.
     
  9. Snowy1 Brown Belt

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    via poisoning him pre fight ala GSP and Nick

    Other than that he's getting whipped and returning to the small men divisions
     
  10. Jermei Steel Belt Platinum Member

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    Target Nates liver as much as Nates head. Make him wonder if the left is going head or body. Surprise him with a good right.
     
  11. Toxxus The Ancient One

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    I believe he neats him by not adding ice to his alcoholic beverage-like beatdown.
     
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    How does he neat Nate? By brushing his hair, his teeth, shaping those brows and getting him a manicure and pedicure.
     
  13. rj144 Gold Belt

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    Neat.
     
  14. ZuffaExecutive Red Belt

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    Fights smart and stays on the outside for round or 2 using kicks and makes nate fight reckless like they tend to do if u dont engage.Then come inside quick land some hard shots and circle out and rinse and repeat
     
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    TS is no daisy.
     
  16. Gluhov Black Belt

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    People act like conor gasses all the time. He went 3 rounds easily with Holloway. He just wasn't throwing haymakers every other punch in that fight.
     
  17. Ald0 Brown Belt

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    ie Josh Thompson fight

    have y'all just started watching this or something?

    I really hope nate wins this again, but this will be a tough fight for Nate.
     
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    He has to target his eyes and eyebrows and try and stop it with cuts, I don't see how else he wins.
     
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    Nate is stellar at boxing and jiu-jitsu | he doesn't care about any other martial art (at least offensively).

    imo any well-rounded and elite fighter can beat the Diaz bros. with a point-fighting game plan.

    Circle, Circle, Leg Kick, Circle, Circle, Takedown.
     
  20. I'd say by a flashy tko
     

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