Timing Beats Speed, Precision Beats Power.

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  1. Yung Dilla

    Yung Dilla Red Belt

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    That screams Nate Diaz in this fight, he's obviously slower than Conor but once he gets comfortable his timing and precision is always on point he even broke a record for it in the cerrone, gomi, and I believe the Mj fight. Hope Nate pulls it off.
     
  2. Gabe

    Gabe Saturdays are for the Boys

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    If Nate out boxes Conor that would just be hilarious
     
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    Arm Barbarian Titanium Belt Platinum Member

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    If he had even a few weeks to prepare, rather than a few days, I think he would give McG hell.

    But with zero training time, this is going to be a tough fight for him to win imo.

    That being said, I will be rooting for Nate all the way.
     
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    i will be rooting for nate

    nothing better than a good underdog story
     
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    Conor isn't the best boxer, I think Nate has a great chance to outbox him. I'm curious to see how Conor holds up in the later rounds in a high paced fight. He definitely not stopping Nate early so it's going to go rounds.
     
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    Conor is still faster than Nate! Accuracy or precision depends on how well he adopts Nates long reach!
    It's gonna be an awesome fight! Many are overlooking Nate, which are pathetic! If you can't smell a good fight before it begins, then you are not a true fan of MMA!
     
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    dickcheney Gold Belt

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    The problem though is that Conor has the timing, speed, precision , and power too, and Nate is hitable
     
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    Conor isn't the most elusive guy himself. Everyone has been able to hit him.
     
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    dickcheney Gold Belt

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    Yeah, my point really is, even if all that other stuff was equal, Conor still has the power that Nate doesn't
     
  10. Toxxus

    Toxxus The Ancient One

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    True, but his counter-left is putting UFC fighters to sleep with alarming regularity. It's not like he's landed a lucky punch or two. He's knocked out everyone not named Max Holloway and with a weapon everyone knows he's going to use.
     
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    He one punched ONE guy. The others were TKO's. He's usually more a accumulation finisher not a one punch KO artist.
     
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    He didn't say one punch! Learn how to read! He said counter-left! Which is true that almost all his knock downs are with his left bombs
     
  13. Jbulldog1x

    Jbulldog1x Purple Belt

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    Nate will probably be flipping off Conor while he's getting his lead leg kicked to shit. The shertards will love it... Maybe he'll even let down at one point.
     
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    He said putting fighters to sleep. Maybe you should learn to read. A TKO isn't putting anyone to sleep.
     
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    I wonder what approach nate is gonna take with the little preparation he has. Probably a big focus on just getting his cardio up.
     
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    berimBOWLoh Silver Belt

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    too bad Connor has the speed, timing, precision and power advantage in this one tho. If he can keep most of his speed and add some power with the weight gain..... could be a short night.
     
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    Facing fighters with absolutely no ring generalship
     
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    Nate still has the chin Conor doesn't. Nate can turn up the power when he wants, but he's more comfortable throwing an accurate barrage of blows than to gas out throwing hard shots hoping for a home run. If the Nate (amazing shape, best Nate I've ever seen) shows up at UFC 196, I feel bad for Conor, and I'm a huge Conor fan.
     
  19. The Beast Within

    The Beast Within Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    conor chin > nate chin.
     
  20. Toxxus

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    If you took that as literally went completely unconscious from a single blow - that is not exactly what I meant. I meant that he hits people with the big left and the fight is as good as over. They go down and are finished before they recover.

    You're correct in that most people don't go completely out ala Jose Aldo from that shot though he had similar KOs prior to the UFC that were also done with the left-hand counter.
     

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