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Volkanovski can make a serious title run.

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by Scyther, Jun 11, 2017.

  1. Scyther Banned Banned

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    Based on what I saw tonight the guy seems to be a strong wrestler with really good cardio. On top of that he has pretty good hands and defense. He also had great spinning attacks similar to Jones with his opponent against the cage, he hit Hirota with 3 spinning back elbows off the cage.

    I haven't watched many MMA events as I used to back in the day but that performance was impressive. I think in the long run Volkanovski can make some waves at the 145lb division.
     
  2. Kumason MMA freak!

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    Stopped reading after really good cardio C'MON man lol.Guys a beast,been watching him for idk 3 or 4 years maybe.He needs to work on a few things,especially his cardio.He can make some waves for sure.
     
  3. Fartler Green Belt

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    I think you might be fooled at the level of fighter he was fighting. He has a long way to go.
     
  4. Scyther Banned Banned

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    I'm not too familiar with him did he gas out in a lot of his past fights?
     
  5. KhabibTheBeagle Silver Belt

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    He's not ready for the big boys yet, but he's looking like a solid prospect with an impressive 15-1 record.
     
  6. Scyther Banned Banned

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    Hirota is a solid veteran fighter who's fought a decent amount of veteran fighters.
     
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    I have been keeping an eye on him for a while since seeing him on the Tiger Muay Thai trials where he won a scholarship. I think he can be a good addition to the top 15 but not ready for the elite yet. Perhaps someone like Arnold Allen next.
     
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    A dude who's held gold in almost every promotion he's fought, Hirota is some can though right? :rolleyes:
     
  9. Gloansy Yellow Belt

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    Houston Alexander Volkanovski is Fo Real!!
     
  10. BjPenn2017 Red Belt Platinum Member

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    He looks pretty good but let's not forget his only two fights were Japanese fighters and historically they've pretty much looked like cans in the ufc outside of the odd one here and there
     
  11. Changeisinevitable Deoxyribose

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    Too one dimensional. He's like a poor mans Chad Mendez.... and this is coming from an Aussie who wants any fighter from Aus to do well.

    I rekon he'll give anyone below the elite a tough run but will never be a top 3 fighter.

    Would love to be wrong though.
     
  12. MarloStanfield The Wild Colonial Boy

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    you are spot on mate, im a bit better than you cause i called it when he was fighting in the AFC in OZ, these goofs here are clueless
     
  13. The_Renaissance Sherdog Bunceweight Champion

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    Nah. Not in the slightest. Good performance and a solid win but I don't know what he actually does well - he just seems reasonably well-rounded, that's about it. Not excellent anywhere.
     
  14. Koulatich FS Black Belt

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    Left me wanting to see more for sure
     
  15. Fartler Green Belt

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    Well, when your best win is over a 2016 Cole Miller, you aren't anywhere close to the top. He is a tough guy but.... yeah.
     
  16. DarkneT Khamzat sucks Platinum Member

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    Mhmm Hirota is decent but he's not someone to measure a career against at this point
     
  17. SuperDiazBros the jiggiest

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    per request: feed him the bad boys.
     
  18. EndlessCritic Steel Belt

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    Extremely unlikely. 145 is a shark tank, and volkanovski hasn't proven anything.
     
  19. Ham Socks Professional Fighter

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    Volk is part of the flat earth revolution.


    Respect
     
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    He's good no doubt about it. Looking forward to see if he will crack the top 10
     

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