Valentina Shevchenko is not all that. It was Holly that made her look awesome.

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  1. The Big Bang

    The Big Bang Black Belt

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    I'm not bashing, I'm just pointing out the obvious.

    Holly GAVE Valentina that fight on a silver fucking platter.

    Valentina is a straight up striker...and Holly just hopped around with a billion worthless feints atop of worthless spammy kicks...never wanting to engage...which made it EASY for Valentina to time everything.

    Holly acted as if Valentina was a prime Mike Tyson or something...what was sad in light of how much BIGGER Holly is compared to Valentiny.

    That said, I LIKE Valentina, but she is VERY limited in MMA...as opposed to strict stand-up fighting.

    Also, it should be noted that I admire and respect Holly, (she is a TRUE warrior) but last night her game was totally OFF.
     
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  2. Bonesy1116

    Bonesy1116 Orange Belt

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    Agreed. I need to see a lot more from Shevchenko before I jump on that bandwagon.
     
  3. Furious77

    Furious77 Tell dat bitch to be cool.

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    How is she limited? She seems more well rounded than we all thought. She seems competent on the ground and isn't afraid to take it there.
     
  4. 13Seconds

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    The most surprising thing about the fight was when Valentina started speaking Spanish in the post fight interview.
     
  5. FeloniousMonk

    FeloniousMonk Red Belt

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    Outside of the ronda fight...
    Holly has looked far from
    stellar in the UFC. I still think
    Rocky fought her to a draw
     
  6. Loiosh

    Loiosh Detective Platinum Member

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    You are, actually. You're doing exactly that.

    There's nothing wrong with it, but own it.
     
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  7. The Big Bang

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    I will not own it sir.

    Valentina is cute, charming, really good at striking, but...the UFC is more than stand up fighting, and for the weight class, she is diminutive.
     
  8. ArtemV

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    Well, she has lived in Peru for a long time now (well, at least I think it has been a long time).
     
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  9. Drake

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    Watch this & get back to me... Also go watch the Nunes fight & tell me she wouldn't have won if it were five rounds or had a full camp.

     
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    I can't wait to see Nunes gas and Shevchenko will finish her this time.
     
  11. TheCryingElite

    TheCryingElite Fiercest Poster since the taut one Dufresne used.

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    I can't disagree with that assessment. Super frustrating to watch.
     
  12. 13Seconds

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    Valentina's timing looked masterful last night
     
  13. knock_you_out

    knock_you_out Red Belt

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    Just like Holly is not all that, it was just Ronda rushing in that made Holly look awesome.
     
  14. The Big Bang

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    I've seen that, but thanks for posting it.

    I'll reiterate, Val is a good striker, but.......

    Ok, imagine if Borg came to 135 and fought Val................................ O_O

    Night night Val.
     
  15. maddog7

    maddog7 Green Belt

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    Shevy is all that and her judo is decent. Took Holm down and held her there.
    Ronda would wreck her easily though.
     
  16. TheCryingElite

    TheCryingElite Fiercest Poster since the taut one Dufresne used.

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    She's definitely limited on the ground. She's good with her Muay Thai trips and what not. But she literally laid in half guard doing absolutely nothing until the final seconds of the round.
     
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  17. Drake

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    Sure did. The right hand was there aaaallll night. Like a magnet to Holly's head.


    [​IMG]

    You can say that about anyone at 135 vs Cyborg :p
     
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    Holly reminded me of UFC Cro Cop last night, way to gun shy and when she did swing it was a mile off the mark.
     
  19. HaikenEdge

    HaikenEdge Rationality will win the day.

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    The same way Rousey made Holm look awesome?
     
  20. kashmir

    kashmir #1 bullshit belt

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    lol vintage sherdog.
     

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