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What are some aspects of your favorite fighters that no one else does better?

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by Destino2018, Aug 28, 2018.

  1. Destino2018 Purple Belt

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    Watching Dominick Cruz’s older matches and seeing his unorthodox style being so damn effective got me thinking about some aspects of guys that they seem to better than anyone else? What’s you guys favorite aspects about your favorite fighters?
     
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    Mousasi used to have a really clean boxing but nowadays he got sloppier and became a grappler. Nobody seems to realize because his striking is still good.
     
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    Anderson Silva, Highlights.
     
  4. SomniumRabidum Blue Belt

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    Kazushi Sakuraba's single leg takedowns!
     
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    My man Gegard:
    His plethora of jabs and his titanium chin...
    Also becoming one of those guys that YOU DON'T want on top of you.
     
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    Cruz footwork
     
  8. Eli1015 Martial Artist

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    Conors Shot Selection and timing is the best
     
  9. faustian BRUTAL 5-4 Platinum Member

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    Shogun was the GOAT at soccer kicks and stomps. Shame the biggest weapons in his arsenal got taken away by beta unified rules
     
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    Fedor for attacking people at their strengths.
     
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    Rampage Jackson had honestly some of the best slams in mma before the rise of DC it was incredible
     
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    Of course he's since regressed significantly, but no one chained strikes into takedowns like The Last Emperor!

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    Wanderlei Silva Aggression!!!
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    cruz is the king of split decisions...him and benson henderson.
     
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    the fedor haters always say that fedor wasn't good at taking guys down...ummmm, go watch some of his fights in pride...fedor was an animal..his striking was mainly used to set up his takedowns and then ground and pound...that's what he was most known for, back in the day. I think people forget how he used to fight...they think the guy that fought henderson is the same guy that fought in pride...not even close.
     
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    No one chained their overhand + throws better than the GOAT
     
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    I always like to compare the way he fought Nogueira the first and second times, with how he fought the third time. In the second fight it seemed like Nog had made some adjustments on the ground, and was much more successful threatening Fedor before the the NC. In the third fight, Fedor completely abandoned his original gameplan and picked him apart with speed on the feet, into occasional takedowns, while never following Nog to the ground. It was a brilliant tactical shift, and Nog had no response to it. This, and the Cro Cop fight really displayed how Fedor was one of the most intelligent and cerebral fighters of his day, up until he abandoned all semblance of gameplanning when he apparently left everything that happened in the ring/cage to "God's will".
     
  18. fortheo Titanium Belt

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    There's a few things maia does better than anyone in MMA:

    tripoding

    leg weave mount

    deep half sweep

    and taking the back
     
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    GSP

    GOAT at coming up with a gameplan and executing it to perfection in the cage. Smartest fighter to step into the octagon.
     
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