Strikers with no ground game

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  1. Kaiokenrye24

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    After Matt Brown mauled Wonderboy on the ground, Wonderboy turned to Chris Weidman, who is a bigger, stronger wrestler with a black belt in bjj. Thompson wins 7 in a row and gets a title shot.
    That is how a champion recover from a bad defeat and that is what Sage should do, he can be great with a good ground game and smart people seek out good people to learn from,
     
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    He did, but his dad keeps getting in the way
     
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    K-1 Huges or K-1 Maia.

    Oh, sorry - we still talking about Sage around here?
     
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    sage has an ripped body and looks like one of those b4 4 fags... thats great for marketability

    his skillset is not top level

    his athleticism is not impressive at the UFC level

    and most importantly he has no heart

    he will never be a champion
     
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    Yes, this 20 year old who is also taking classes in school and is trained by his fucking dad has no chance to improve. It's over because he's 8-2.
     
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    apparently we have a b44 fan in the house....

    i didn't say he cant improve, i said he doesnt have what it takes to be a champion

    and fyi it seems the most help he received from daddy is outsmarting usada
     
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    Wonderboy has like 70 kickboxing bouts. He only needed to add wrestling.
    Sage is a complete novice. there is no magic potion, he needs bouts against cans...lots of cans.
     
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    That's not really fair sir. He's always done his very best to be a clean fighter and heck knows he gets tested all the time. Mom doesn't even..err I mean Sage's mom doesn't even let me...I mean Sage even eat anything with artificial ingredients in it. Sage is a decent guy sir I think you should try to be a bit nicer to him but it's alright. Smell ya later buddy
     
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    McTapper

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    #GUERNICAbless
     
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    ^^/end thread.
     
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    He is actually athletic as fuck he just has terrible fight IQ and doesn't handle adversity well
     
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    He's young, athletic, has potential to learn and grow. But I doubt he has the heart or the chin to make it to the top...
     
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    remember when the mauler got mauled by phil davis and then went to train with mr wonderful
     
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    You seem to know an awful lot about Sage and his family and talk some mad shit about them. You a stalker bro?
     
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    I wish he gets to roll with Maia ( they might mesh well personality wise). Or roll with jacare to learn some jits
     
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    Wtf? Came here expecting a Conroy McGoatface beatdown. Very disappointing.

    BUT HE DID AN X-GUARD SWEEP ON NATE YOU BAAAAAAASTARDS
     
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    his lack of ground game is less concerning than his lack of composure and seemingly lack of heart.

    He's a young ball of potential but this is the fight game. I think the UFC was trying to guide him through a series of beatable opponents hoping he'd grow legs (get better between fights to translate into the fights) but as of yet it ain't working. He's got time but really needs to drop his dad and go sink or swim mode. Without his dad in his corner, I think he'd toughen up
     
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    Seriously, the fight made perfectly clear what a legit MMA fighter is (Gall) and what not (Nothcutt). I don't want to hate on Sage, I'm just saying how I see it.
     

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