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The little squat stance few fighters do right before the fight

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  1. ElCasca Brown Belt

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    I've always wondered that usually unorthodox guys right start the fight in a squat stance like Jones, Anderson, Michael Johnson, Rashad, McGregor.

    I Wonder if there's any motive behind it, like to copy some idol or idk, for Anderson I may get it because of the Spider image, but for the others I don't know why, specially how Vitor almost fucked that up in the Jones fight.
     
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    I don't know that Big John would have deducted a point from Vitor.

    He told JBJ "well, you wanna play the game" or something to that effect.
     
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    They're trying to hide the bumps on their stomachs.
     
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    Its probably gas
     
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    I remember that, and he kept doing it in later fights
     
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    That's the one thing I love most about Big John. He cranks down hard on opportunists who exploit the rules.
     
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    Nuts stuck to their leg.
     
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    Ape technique
     
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    It would have been so great if Vitor had landed
     
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    they're d-bags
     
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    Thing is, Jones was complaining about Vitor trying to kick him. But had Vitor actually kicked, and hit, Jones, Vitor would have been disqualified.
     
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    Johnson and Jones both got it from training with Rashad.
     
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    It's just something they do b/c they think it's "cool" or just kind of habit. It's like the swimmers who fling their arms around like a helicopter right before they swim. Surely it doesn't really do anything other than look "cool".
     
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    I prefer when they do the jumping:
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    No he wouldn't. Jon brought his hands up to protect his head. By the time the kick would have landed both his hands were off the mat
     
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    I expect resistance to this, but it's just guys trying to act/look like cerebral fighters. It's all about looking "cerebral."
     

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