Sean Strickland

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  1. Pharenheit Khamzat Bless

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    How about this guy? Only 3 losses with 2 of them coming to Usman and prime Ponzinibbio. Can he be a force in the MW division?
     
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  2. Arm Barbarian Titanium Belt Platinum Member

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    Doubt he'll ever be a top contender, but he's a fun scrapper.

    Dude put it on Allen. Crazy two fights in two weeks performances.
     
  3. Big Tuppy Hole Gold Belt

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    Theres something odd about his punching, he doesnt seem to be putting anything on them but there obviously hitting hard and doing damage
     
  4. Local Plata Hitchslap Belt

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    I root for him because he's a hometown kid and I know his family, but he's not really exceptional in any area. I think if he continues to improve he can be a top 10 guy, I don't see him cracking the top 5 though. I def think he needs to try to stay at WW though, he's a big dude, dense, but not 185 big enough with the current monsters at 185.
     
  5. Final Say So Icey Belt

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    A bit slow but he sticks them well. If he could add some snap to the way he extends strong through his punches, he would be very dangerous. He already is but he’s taking his time.

    He has a telephone pole style of punching for sure, just has to throw with a little more snap. He’s good
     
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    Yeah he's a beast
     
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    New version of Matt Brown it looks like.
     
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    He made up for that attempt at trash talking in middle of the fight 2 weeks ago. This one was much better.
     
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    I dont think he'll get back to WW anytime soon. Mentioned he was killing himself to make weight and obviously had a good start in his MW tenure by beating Allen and the short notice regional bum.
     
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    Solid fundamental boxing, as was stated, little more snap would make his punches even more effective. Top 10 or not, he gained a fan tonight.
     
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  11. Mohawk Banditó Black Belt

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    He's basically been a welterweight his whole career. He only moved up to middleweight his last fight, and this was a catchweight ABOVE middleweight, against a good opponent, who I think had hit ranking recently, is definitely just around #15.
     
  12. Arkham's Notorious Geyser Sherdog's Shane Walsh. Not E for Everyone.

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    I don't necessarily disagree but what makes you think he can't be a force? Basic Striking? Power or lack of?
     
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  13. Arm Barbarian Titanium Belt Platinum Member

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    He is hittable in exchanges. He does a lot of the fundamentals well, but the top 5 guys at MW are monsters.
     
  14. Arkham's Notorious Geyser Sherdog's Shane Walsh. Not E for Everyone.

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    ...Yeah I could see that lol, he does have good boxing fundementals, and works his Jab well, but yeah he's definitely hittable that getting hit by anyone with Power would be bad for him.

    I think he's got decent volume, but he definitely needs to sit on a few of his Punches to put that sting in them, as well as tighten up on his defense. I do see him getting beat by some of the Heavy Hitters though. Usman fucking folded him sort of haha.
     
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  15. Arm Barbarian Titanium Belt Platinum Member

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    Yeah, he's a solid fighter that seems to be decent in most areas, but I think the power of the top 5 will be where he has a lot of trouble. Still a really fun guy to watch. He's got some swag, and comes to finish fights and throw.
     
  16. Arkham's Notorious Geyser Sherdog's Shane Walsh. Not E for Everyone.

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    Right on Arm lol, you got it haha.

    He's definitely gonna be someone I tune into to see fight, but I you're right now that I think about it, Cannonier, Costa, and Whittakers power alone spell problems for him. Hell Holland would have been a fun scrap but he looks like he's taking a ...,"nice detour" fighting Jack Hermannson
     
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  17. Arm Barbarian Titanium Belt Platinum Member

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    Yeah, these guys are still so much fun to watch, even though they may never sniff the belt. Always love guys that just come to trade. haha!!
     
  18. BEATDOWNS Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    He's in the mix.

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  19. fortheo Titanium Belt

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    He's always seemed to me like a guy who was very talented, but fought at his opponents level for some reason. Similar to how Masvidal used to be back in the day with allowing fights to be much closer than they should have been. In his last two fights though he's seemed to have much more aggression.
     
  20. Hespectfully Black Belt Platinum Member

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    Anyone have video of him trash talking vs. Marshman? I was gettin my swerve on that night, but I remember him yelling “come on jack!” towards then end of the fight.
     

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