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The case of Nate reminds me of the baseball machine..

Discussion in 'The Lightweights' started by true_fan, Jun 13, 2021.

  1. true_fan Silver Belt

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    Have u seen those automatic pitchers machines that throws the ball at u for practice, sometimes if ur not careful they could hit u in the face. Ladies and gentlemen, that’s exactly the case with Nate Diaz, he became a practice machine that’s a little dangerous sometimes, nothing more and nothing less; you just have to be a little careful where u stand in front of it because it might hit u in the face. Do u agree?

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  2. heelhookguy White Belt

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    Funny enough, he's still the best Diaz
     
  3. Lawrence Black Belt

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  4. FIghtxIQ Brown Belt

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    He just needs to add more tools and work on his speed and movement more. Add on to his punching combinations, people realize he throws 1-2's mostly. It's his timing/feints/taunts that gets him landing the 1-2 but if he added more to his combinations it would be harder to read. He ate a bunch of leg kicks and still kept coming so unless the fighters are capable of ending fights with leg kicks, the same thing will happen in other fights.

    It's his toughness and pressure that gets him wins, not everyone will be able to exploit the holes in his game and that's why he has as many wins as he does. He added the body jab but he should add on to it. Maybe a cross to the face afer or cross to the body, or jab face first then cross body, or jab face, then jab body, etc. Work on his right hook and uppercuts as well. Start finishing all his 1-2 combos with right hook to the head or body or replace it with an uppercut. His toughness will still get him wins and through tough fights, if he adds on more to his game he would have a better chance at winning more fights.
     
  5. true_fan Silver Belt

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    His biggest problem is he is just too slow and predictable
     
  6. FIghtxIQ Brown Belt

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    Yeah his speed was too slow for Edwards for most of the fight and he got too worried about Edwards counters that he wasn't throwing and was throwing too far away. Plus the leg kicks was keeping him away and constantly moving back and switching stances. Still if he adds more to his game he wouldn't be as predictable, he needs to work on his movement more though, it's very slow compared to the faster fighters with good movement.
     
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