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Some won't understand but Gall got exposed last night

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by The Accuser, Dec 18, 2016.

  1. The Accuser Brown Belt

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    Sage made a critical error due to lack of experience and ducked for a takedown when he should have straightened up knowing he has nothing for Gall on the ground. But before that costly mistake he clipped Gall a few times and might have got the finish later in the round. In short: Gall's striking got exposed badly.

    Other mistake by Sage, he was dancing around too much, taunting, when he was in no position to do so. Hopefully not low fight iq but just lack of experience.
     
  2. Curly Peibce Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    Yeah, I see that. Gall might be super one dimensional.
     
  3. leto1776 Sherdog Wet Shaver Platinum Member

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    Well, it's his fourth professional fight. Weaknesses are to be expected. He still dropped a striker.
     
  4. Pierced7681 Black Belt

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    Gall hit sage right above the ear and dropped him. Sage was rocked, panicked and went for a takedown. Then Gall took the back and finished him quick, no problem.

    Gall looked great, he's got a bright future, especially if he can make 155.
     
  5. machidafan99 Silver Belt

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    yes he got cracked
     
  6. surgeyou1 Welcome to the Machida Era...Part Deux

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    It was his first fight against someone with a career win.
     
  7. Rvd Slmr Silver Belt

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    His striking was exposed? It was never supposed to be any kind of good. This fight just showed us who was worst, not who should even belong in the UFC.
     
  8. bjpenngoat Silver Belt

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    lol wtf ts, Gall is a fucking stud. hes making it look easy albeit against low comp, hes ready for a jump in competition. Dude is exciting and his transitions are phenominal.
     
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    I wasn't impressed. Slow, hitable and how good is his ground game really? Difficult to tell considering I've only seen him against the two worst ground fighters not named James Toney in UFC history
     
  10. Chain Saw Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    That punch was pretty lucky by Gall, he swung for the fences and wasn't even looking at Sage.
     
  11. The Accuser Brown Belt

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    He is pretty skinny at 170, I very much doubt he can make 155 consistently at 6'2.
     
  12. CountOfSoCal Black Belt

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    "His striking got exposed!"

    You mean the BJJ purple belt who's RNC'd every opponent, and who just recently got an actual striking coach, needs work on his striking? How shocking.
     
  13. Kneeuinthenutz Steel Belt

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    You don't get "exposed" 4 fights into your career.
     
  14. MayhemMonkey Is it just me, or is it getting crazier out there?

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    exposed? he's a novice..... you cant expose a novice

    he is nothing but potential at present, but last night showed his inexperience more than it "exposed" him
     
  15. Methodan Orange Belt

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    I don't know what you mean by exposed. It's common knowledge that Gall is mostly BJJ guy. He only got 2 fights under his belt.
     
  16. iwhoopedbatman Fox Hunter Extraordinaire

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    It was his first time facing someone capable of fighting back. Of course he still has a lot to work on.
     
  17. lalaland Brown Belt

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    He looks slightly more well-rounded than a Gracie.
     
  18. Zefram Cochrane Follow me on Pictogram

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    Sage grappling got exposed badly. See what I did there?
     
  19. Cold Front Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    Gall did well. He fought a guy with decent standup and speed, took some expected hits, and still won the fight.

    Clearly he needs work on his feet, but he's pretty damn good on the ground and he's got decent and (most importantly) improvable standup.

    There are many fighters in the UFC who have worst standup than Mickey Gall.
     
  20. Abazzdeboom Legend in the making

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    Sage should stop using his uneffective sidekicks
     

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