TUF Alum Clint Hester Moves to LHW & Joins The Blackzilians

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  1. Arkridge

    Arkridge Senior Moderator Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2016/2/6...ians-will-fight-at-light-heavyweight-mma-news

    Good move on both ends if you ask me. Clint has all the physical ability in the world and diverse, powerful striking. A camp like the Blackzilians with quality training partners and a striking coach like Henri Hooft will help him grow. He wasn't going to get anywhere being the big fish in a small pond at x3 Sports. Any other Hester fans like this move?
     
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    Yep, wise move.
     
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    Like the move. Excited to see him go up. Hope he can shore up the grappling.
     
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    Clint Hester, one of the few TUF fighters that season that actually interested me. I wish him the best at Blackzillians. I hope to see him fight soon.
     
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    Wise move, dude's looked like absolute shit in his last 3 fights. Hopefully this improves his cardio and his ground game.
     
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    Excited for this. Excellent move to a new camp and I'm very interested to see how he does at LHW.
     
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    Oh, now he can lose every worse now ahah, I can't believe how quick he gasses. Even Miranda had little trouble with him, same with Whittaker.
     
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    Good for him. Can't wait to see the payoff.
     
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    It's a good move overall but Blackzilians isn't the ideal place to go to shore up ground game issues.

    LHW can use all the young talent that they can get tbh.
     
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    Whittaker is a top 10 fight and Miranda is on a 3 fight streak and is an accomplished Muy Thai guy. Clint's best bet at winning is landing those heavy strikes. He can't do that to a guy as good a striker as Miranda is. He'll get better.
     
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    good, had high hopes for clint so it sucked to see him get finished twice.

    i guess losing to whittaker wasn't so bad with how he's been looking, hopefully this helps his cardio.

    plus dude has a superman elbow KO so thats fuckin sick.
     
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    A move in the right direction, I think.

    Good luck Clint.
     
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    Really? Hm. Don't know why I thought 3. Nonetheless, he's a very good striker. A lot better than Clint.
     
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    Good move. His striking technique is horrific. He has a lot of power though and is pretty athletic so he's got some potential.
     
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    They have a pretty amazing wrestling coach and too many BB's walking around.
     
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    Good, he was big for MW. Blackzilians are not going to help him with grappling though... If anything, they will encourage his brawling tendencies.
     
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    I thought Blackzilians were closing down.
     
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    Hester had his moments in both those fights.
     
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    Yeah, tbf alot of the notable Blackzillians' poor performances on the ground have been against elite competition.
     

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