So the way to beat cruz is...

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  1. migeru29

    migeru29 Purple Belt

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    Stay on the center of the octagon, don't move, be patient and fire counterattacks?

    How come nobody figure it out ? That was a piece of cake strategy
     
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  2. Bah McGreGOAT

    Bah McGreGOAT Yellow Belt

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    nah, the answer is t-rex arms and head movement
     
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    Well helps that he's old now and his reflexes are fading
     
  4. n.diazismylife1999

    n.diazismylife1999 Black Belt

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    Way to beat Cruz: have decent boxing.

    Cruz has his chin in the air, hands down, shitty head movement. Really, really bad boxing.
     
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    cruz fooywork overrated
     
  6. DelanoRunnymede

    DelanoRunnymede Green Belt

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    50-44 anybody?
     
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    Just have good boxing. Honestly, Garbrandt is just a really good boxer with takedown defense.
     
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    Speed, youth, good boxing skills and footwork
     
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    Supatune P R I D E

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    Cruz fought the same as always but Cody's hands were way too fast for him and Cody's footwork was on point too
     
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  10. skullmaskkid

    skullmaskkid Banned Banned

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    just be taller than 5ft5
     
  11. strikezone

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    Youth is the only answer.
    An MMA fighter can only remain on top for so long.
     
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    Great fundamental boxing. Very solid footwork, but also important is punching power. This guy can seriously hit hard for his size.
     
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    In that case Lineker would kill him
     
  14. ZuffaExecutive

    ZuffaExecutive Red Belt

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    Because none of them had the skills to do it.
     
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    skullmaskkid Banned Banned

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    Linekar is a midget, another easy fight for Dom
     
  16. Pwent

    Pwent Guest

    cruz depends on speed of his head movement

    codys hands are great and caught him in situations where cruz can normally dodge
     
  17. jluc

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    Just decent? I thought it was awesome and fantastic. I'm a Cody fan now.
     
  18. Krimzon

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    be taller than 5 6

    be able to rock him when you hit him
     
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    I am Everywhere Sherdog Millionaire

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    The key is to taunt Cruz. He will engage like a rabid animal if you taunt him it was insanity
     
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    Yukarin Banned Banned

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    Cruz couldn't adjust and Cody took his movement and offense from him. How? I don't exactly know. Cruz was walking, standing still, not taking him down; essentially not doing any Cruz things. Now I'm a Cruz nuthugger so I'm going to throw this out there: Cruz was looking slow and plodding from the very start, which does not bode well when you've got little finishing ability and traditional boxing skills. Cody managed to convince Cruz that the TD wasn't an option, and since Cruz wasn't moving like a pendulum either he had nothing to go for.

    My diagnosis is very fucking solid footwork by Cody coupled with legit cardio and power that puts the fear of god into lesser men. He faced a worn out Cruz who was saved only by his goat chin.
     
  21. BigMuffler

    BigMuffler Loli is love loli is life!

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    Being tall with T-rex arms is a deceptive advantage, just ask Holloway lol.
     

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