What’s the best and worst matchups for these fighting styles?

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  1. Destino2018

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    • Technical Strikers/Counter Punchers
    • Brawlers
    • Wrestlers
    • Volume Strikers
    Which style counters the other and which one dominates the others etc.
     
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    The answer to all of the above..

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    The GOAT dominates all fighting styles.
     
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    Superior wrestling beats all of these.
     
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    Being more well rounded?Everyone's different,making this thread and listing a fighter to represent each style you're talking about and ask who's the worst stylistic match up for them would be better imo.This is just too wide open,it's not 1997.The evolution of the sport makes the answers pretty meaningless,pretty much all the opposites but generally everyone needs a decent wrestling base obviously.And why no bjj guys,you got 3 strikers and 1 grappler.
     
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    • Technical Strikers/Counter Punchers - wrestlers
    • Brawlers - technical fighters/counter punchers
    • Wrestlers -those with better striking and bjj
    • Volume Strikers -wrestlers
     
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    Technical striking/counterpunching is the best striking style on the feet when applied correctly. The biggest problem for a great counter puncher is another counter puncher. Wrestling's a whole different animal, usually fighters who are wrestling heavy struggle with guys with good takedown defense who are better on the feet, because subbing a wrestler is a lot harder nowadays
     
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    Pressure for the tech counter puncher. Punch to wrestle. Brawlers who come lunging in are the easiest.
    Physically weak fighters for brawlers to overwhelm. Guys with reach who don't know how to use it.
    Strikers with KO power and good TDD are toughest for wrestlers. Easiest are lesser wrestlers who lack power.
    Poor cardio for the volume puncher.
     
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    Wrestling seems to be a universally strong against all of these.
     
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    Punches to the face seem effective imo
     
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    I don't think it's as much about styles as it is about tactics.

    Take away any style of fighter's ability to effectively do what they're good at, and they'll have problems. For example, if a fighter is known for having a great jab, and his opponent is able to catch that jab, or better yet catch, and follow with a straight counter over the top he'll nullify that fighter's ability. He'll cause the fighter to question himself, break them mentally. Identify what makes them good, and keep them from doing it. Your base style may not be the deciding factor but your tactics may be. Military theorists have referred to it as the opponent's Center of Gravity. Identify what that is, and take it away from them.
     
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