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Since when was Cain known as a kicker

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  1. Chuck Bass** Banned Banned

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    Everybody talks about how Cain has great kicks. JDS had a full sided boxing stance and Cain through like 2 Condit-style kicks that did nothing and missed most of the highkicks.
    Only in the last round he connected high a kick to the head in the last minute of the fight when JDS was already worn.

    People keep talking about Cain being more well-rounded standup fighter with good kicks but I havent seen any
     
  2. Flexwave2003 International Playboy

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    Cain does just fine how he fights now, nothing but respect!

    Is he a great kicker? Lets not get carried away now.
     
  3. lionp White Belt

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    Mediocre kicks, but just having them in his arsenal increases the threat of everything else. The threat of the head kick forces opponents to keep their hands a little higher which makes takedowns easier.

     
  4. darthbotox** Blue Belt

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    since he became the goat? fucking obviously dude
     
  5. Dannyb271 Blue Belt

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    Probably since last night but hey I'm no rocket scientist...
     
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    probably because he comes out of American Kickboxing Academy and they probably just assume everybody there knows how to kick.
     
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    Cain has always thrown leg kicks. Watch his early fights in the UFC, I believe against Denis Stojnic he destroyed him with kicks and punches.
     
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    Cain's high kicks in the beginning of the fight were probably the worst part of his gameplan. But JDS could not even counter them.
     
  9. STARSCREAM Brown Belt

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    He landed a couple good leg kicks. The head kick looked good but it was all foot that's not a good headkick. Don't act like he didn't land a few good leg kicks though.

    I don't think cains the greatest striker in the world but he flows nicely the way he mixes kicks in with his punches.
    His kickboxing is coming along just fine. Especially for a wrassler

    He's no Reem but he's better than plenty of people I can think of.
     
  10. Omni** Brown Belt

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    watch their first fight maybe? or some of his early fights? You just started watching him or some shit when he fought Brock or what?
     
  11. Highflyer Brown Belt

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    His high kicks in actual fights, at least in the JDS bout, are not good. But his mid-lows are OK. His legs are just too short/stocky for elevated kicks I think.

    They showed him kicking pads (like a few years ago) and his form did look fine. I think he even did a scissor switch kick as well... But like Bruce Lee says, "boards don't fight back" or something like that.
     
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    OMG!!!!! Stop hating on him and just give him his fuckin props!! He just but raped Jds for 5 faaacckkiinn rounds!! Jeeezz!
     
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    Damn! Beautiful form on that kick !
     
  15. BOW DOWN 13 Yellow Belt

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    He is a good kicker and a good puncher and a great.wrestler a well rounded mix m martial artidt his striking and wrestling was to much combined.for jds to handle props to both warriors this was the fight we needed Brown Pride Velasquez props. To junior too
     
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    hey man, Why do you have someones penis size in your sig?
     
  17. MMA4Twenty Yellow Belt

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    Cain has always mixed in kicks nicely with his strikes, mostly leg kicks. Where have you been?
     
  18. BOW DOWN 13 Yellow Belt

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    Sick pic
    They should have one were he is kickin him and showing thar BP yeah

    VELASQUEZ
    NUMBER ONE AGAIN
     
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    after he kicked jds in the face
     
  20. LordStanleysCup Purple Belt

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    He's actually pretty terrible at kicks as a whole.

    He likes to stand upright when he throws them for some reason.
     

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