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THIS is why Adesanya will never be as good as a striker as prime Anderson was

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by alex21cms, Jun 16, 2021.

  1. alex21cms Brown Belt

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    while Adesanya is a kickboxer with a good finishing combo and good tdd

    Anderson in his prime was well versed on Boxing,Muay Thai,BJJ,Taekwondo and Capoeira clearly a once in a life time master his head movement was effortlessly better and had 1 punch, kick, elbow, knee ko power

    EDIT Muay Thai > Kickboxing

    Gane vs Rozenstruik
    Jan vs Izzy
    just a few examples
     
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  3. heavyarms21 Ryozanpaku Belt

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    Adesanya knows the Kamehameha
     
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  4. TheMessiah Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    Anderson was the most special fighter I've ever seen. Knocking out people with jabs, reverse elbows, knees, front kicks etc... The RJJ of MMA
     
  5. 13Seconds Gold Belt

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    Anderson had an easier time pulling the trigger. He just seemed so loose in there while Izzy can be super passive. Both great strikers.
     
  6. WuDi Blue Belt

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    Adesanya has to jump on and off dianabol and gets gyno, while Silva was staying saucy for years. If you juice Adesanya to the same level he will beat Ngannou and Jones (another victim of USADA) up on the same night.
     
  7. Ironnik94 Silver Belt

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    Not saying who's better between the two, but i think variety of finishes is actually not that good of a criteria.
    If someone comes along and goes 20-0 in the UFC's lightweight division and only ever knocks people out with a 1-2 or a right hook he'd be the undisputed MMA GOAT, despite no variety of finishes at all.
     
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    I think there's no comparison.
    Both are great, fast and very unpredictable.
    But Silva was more diverse and got highlight finishes that Adesanya has yet to emulate.
     
  9. alex21cms Brown Belt

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  10. Nobru Purple Belt

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    On the feet, agree. Silva has more power tho.
    Imo Silva also had a better ground game, while Izzy has a better tdd.
    Overall, if this was a video game, Silva should have higher overall stats, both being very very high
     
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  11. Reign009 Not sure if serious.

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    Silva also got some Wing Chun.

    It's part of how he was able to stay in the pocket so comfortably where he can block, evade, and counter rather than being completely out of range.
     
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    mma fans are so damn insecure
    pretty damn sad
    ps: suck a dick, spyder!
     
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    Israel might have a longer career only because he plays it safe, almost annoyingly so. Prime Anderson would have clowned with Romero, maybe have taken a couple of shots but countered eventually for a finish. That or waited for an opening like he did with Vitor. I like how Dana cried when Silva had that one Maia fight but Israel has coasted in a few fights including against Vettori.
     
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    Sounds about right
     
  15. Bowel-forged Stool Manlet belt Platinum Member

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    Are you an mma fan or just a dick sucker?
     
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  16. alex21cms Brown Belt

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    thank you i forget
     
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    dana is a real dick most of the times
     
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    One thing is to train these martial arts (Silva, unknown muay thai record) and the other thing is to prove your worth against the best of the best (Adesanya, 75-5 kickboxing).
     
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  19. alex21cms Brown Belt

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    and there you have jairzinho rozenstruik 76-9 kickboxing been outclassed on the feet by ciryl gane 7-0 Muay Thai
     
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    izzy just point fights while anderson is trying to get his money back from them.
     

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