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Stefan Struve HW champ?

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  1. condoriano Orange Belt

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    I think Struve beats Cain, maybe not right now, but he is still young (in a year or 2). He has great cardio and strong on the ground and what about his reach.
     
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    No one uses their reach more poorly than Struve with the possible exception of George Roop.
     
  3. condoriano Orange Belt

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    but did you see his last fight, he is improving
     
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    The problem with Struve is that he doesn't use his reach. JDS and Nelson walked right through and finished him quick. I'm a fan of Struve but it's frustrating watching every fight and he still isn't using jabs and front kicks to dictate the distance.
     
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    Struve HW Champ. C'mon man that can only happen if his next opponents are payed to lose. If i were you i would bet the farm.
     
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    JDS losing made people think anything is possible. maybe so, but not this. struve heavyweight champion....give me a fukin break man are you serious?
     
  7. UL no more yellows Banned

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    lol

    he still cant even use his reach

    his chin would get shattered fighting top competition.

    for his own safety he should not even think about fighting for the belt/
     
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    I like Struve and want him to get there, but I don't think he even gets close. Could be wrong, and hope I am, but I think he is a gatekeeper. He is a damn entertaining gatekeeper though
     
  9. ngn21 Wipo belt

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    struve not even top 10
     
  10. wlu29 Banned Banned

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    will never ever happen
     
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    Struve would be murdered by Cain...Cain is well rounded and has proven his skills in the cage...idiots still give him no respect....
     
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    Korean zombie disagrees
     
  13. ThiefofSouls Orange Belt

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    I like Struve. But even if he spent 10 years in a Hyperbolic Time Chamber he's not gonna beat Cain lol. 99% of time result would be the Cain vs Bigfoot fight.
     
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    Nope. Not anytime soon anyways. He's getting better, believe you me. I've lost a lot of money betting against Struve and at this point I am can only be impressed. I don't see him beating JDS/Cain/Reem in the next year or two.
     
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    Sorry, Cain would most definitely KO him.
     
  16. Scooba Steve White Belt

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    Struve will be hw champ in another organization where he is the only heavy weight
     
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    never,with all due respect: Struve is a joke
     
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    he blocks superman punches well.
     
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    He's improving, and he's still very young, so it's hard to say. In his current incarnation, he wouldn't beat Velasquez. If he keeps developing his striking and putting on a little more weight, he could be a contender in the next three to five years. Struve is probably my favorite fighter, and I'd love to see him develop into a contender, but it's going to take more time.
     

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