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Sage exposed once again.

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  1. MMAAAM Banned Banned

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    Oh boy.
     
  2. Nukes Reality Check

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    He's young. Once he gets his ground game sorted out he can make waves. He's honestly too green and the blueprint is crystal clear on how to beat him.
     
  3. DocK I stay on bus

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    He's been practicing martial arts his whole life and looks like he has no idea what he's doing. Even his standup.
     
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    Sage needs to change now that he's still young.Move to a better camp like ATT or Jacksons
     
  5. MMAAAM Banned Banned

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    He's not 19 anymore tho.
     
  6. BenRichards Brown Belt

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    Dudes an adult now. He needs to dump his dad and get a real camp if this is his career.
     
  7. Goodfella86 Gold Belt

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    That was one of the funniest fights I've ever seen. I like Sage, too.

    Both guys were exposed a bit, imo. Mickey Gall's stock has definitely gone up, but he is a fighter with clear flaws. I don't expect him to last 3 rounds with any top 15 guy any time soon.
     
  8. thehighking Black Belt

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    I thought he fight very well, until he got clipped. Shit happens in MMA, everyone loses
     
  9. AnytimeAnywhereAldo No, Daddy, no! Banned

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    He looks like the guy who studies everything but can't execute it
     
  10. Defeat Unknown Silver Belt

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    Does he have a camp? Following him on social media shows him traveling all of North America training with everyone he can.

    I think that kind of backfired on him tonight with Zahabi cornering against him.
     
  11. revoltub Gold Card

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    He was rocked on his feet
     
  12. thehighking Black Belt

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    I always laugh at this type of comment. How is changing camps going to make you a better fighter? All camps train pretty much the same way. This is an individual sport and if you fight badly it's a reflection on yourself not your trainers (these are professional athletes, they know how to train)
     
  13. Nukes Reality Check

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    Yes, I watched the fight. He was visibly annoyed with Gall, though.
    Gall might've touched one of Sage's cyborg chips.
     
  14. sky Black Belt Platinum Member

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    He looks like a kid whose been sheltered his entire life and only fights in one style.
     
  15. jjdowns Green Belt

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    As an ugly man I get a special type of satisfaction seeing pretty boy Sage get exposed so that the industry realize he gets such a big push just because of his looks, but doesn't have much more going on beside that.
     
  16. HaikenEdge Rationality will win the day.

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    You're probably right, and the time he spends traveling would be better spent training.
     
  17. AnytimeAnywhereAldo No, Daddy, no! Banned

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    Eh, BJ and Rory were sheltered and privileged, but they had the natural ability to fight and adapt.

    Sage just doesn't have it. Much like 90% of street toughs aren't cut out to be fighters
     
  18. HelloJapan Talking loud and saying nothing. Platinum Member

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    Stop white knighting the kid. Sage knows to hand fight when defending a RNC...which he doesn't, why? Because he accepts his defeat and takes the easier way out. He doesn't have the heart for this game, just deal with it...you can't teach "heart". Now Wonderboy, there's a karate guy with heart.
     
  19. babyboy12 Snowflake Belt

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    I don't think mma is his first priority. He's going to school for engineering.
     
  20. MMA4Life Silver Belt

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    Yeah he was actually looking good to me but behind the ear. That's the sweet spot.
     

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