UFC End-Game

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by CarbonIsotope**, May 25, 2014.

  1. CarbonIsotope**

    CarbonIsotope** Green Belt

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    Comes when Every division has One Amazing olympic level wrestler who's good enough to learn other aspects soon enough into their career.

    They try and strike with everyone but the instant they notice it's not going their way they just take the fight down. And do enough to not get stood up. And win every fight.

    UFC doesn't really have these amazing olympic Gold medalist wrestlers yet (they have some at this level, but their medals are usually 5-10 years back in time, Romero is the highest level currently I think. But his medals are still over a decade ago)

    You see what DC does to everyone. And hes not even at the top level of wrestlers (comparing to olympic Gold medalist) and obviously destroys people with his wrestling. And doesn't have a strike a single second IF he doesn't Want to.

    It's only a matter of time before each division has One of them who dominates everyone. And if they happen to be boring. The division is fucked.
     
  2. VolkHan

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    tbh DC is one of the most aggressive wrestlers ...

    yes he doesn't finish matches when it goes to wall'n'stall like with Mir and Nelson, but he takes risks and go raging when on top position, he isn't only a positional grappler.
     
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    irish0331 Blue Belt

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    Never happen. There have been excellent wrestlers who have graced MMA from the very beginning....and on the flipside there have always been opponents with solid skills in another dimension who come in with a good gameplan and take it to said wrestler..
     
  4. CarbonIsotope**

    CarbonIsotope** Green Belt

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    Great? yes.

    But the Best?

    When you start having the best go into MMA after their olympic gold to earn money (if the pay ever gets decent for beginner) I think its going to change mma.

    Or maybe when olympic champs starts doing some grappling on the side just because its fun during their reign so they have some experience already when they swtich focus.

    I dont know if it needs to be mentioned. But obviously not every gold medalist wrestler is going to be amazing at mma. Thats not exactly what Im saying.
     
  5. CarbonIsotope**

    CarbonIsotope** Green Belt

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    Which is great.

    ...But, if the wanted to. He could be the most boring fighter in the world. And still beat "everyone".

    What if that happends? What if wrestlers of his calibre decides the Only want to make money. Without taking punishment to the head? Could you blame them?

    Cormier could do just that if he wanted to.
     
  6. Taric

    Taric Gold Belt

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    Cormier is essentially an Olympic bronze medalist.

    The Olympics only take place once every 4 years, but those who compete still compete every year at the worlds. Same competitors, same competition. Just less coverage.

    Daniel won bronze at the worlds, which is about as top level as you get.


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  7. CarbonIsotope**

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    I should have said "not the Best" instead of "not even top level."

    How is he a "essentially an Olympic bronze medalist" when he took 4th if im not misstaken?

    Yoel Romeros credentials Crushes Daniels every day of the week.

    What im saying is. Daniel is Not the best in the world. Multiple people are/was above him. And look what he did to the hw's. And now 205's.

    Now imagine the Best in the world. Thats able to adopt decent enough striking and graplling. How could anyone ever defend that? At least in the bigger weightclasses. Where I think the explosions/strenght of fast td's are harder to counter compared to smaller divisions.
     
  8. wu

    wu Green Belt

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    Khabib Nurmagomedov is the end-game of the LW division

    P.S. didn't read lol
    i meant when Nurmagomedov takes the strap the division is dead, pretty much how GSP ended the WW division
     
  9. Taric

    Taric Gold Belt

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    The difference between a bronze medalist and a gold medalist is usually a single point in a single loss in a match. It isn't this huge gap. Cormier was the American Olympic wrestling team captain for a reason.
     

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