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What are some examples of fighter not having a traditional fighter mindset?

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  1. Istryker Brown Belt

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    I’ve noticed how there’s guys like Khabib,GSP,Zabit,Jiri and others who are super successful fighters but not really rah rah types. They look at fighting as more of an athletic competition than some blood sport meathead nonsense. Especially GSP who was open about things like anxiety which is amazing and super unconventional for a fighter.


    It’s really refreshing and I wonder if there’s other guys who are like that.
     
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    Frank Mir says he's a victim of his own intelligence so him.
     
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    Not sure if Jiri fits that list. That dude goes to war and has close to zero regard for his own health
     
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    I’m talking about mindset out of the ring though, he doesn’t like a typical rah rah type fighter but I may be wrong
     
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    Ryan Hall, Forrest Griffin.
     
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    Forrest griffin wasn’t a rah rah type?
     
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    Any champ who doesn't consistently fight top competition. Any fighter who ducks another fighter. Any fighter who would rather take a money fight than a title shot. Any fighter who refuses to test themselves at the next highest weight class once they've cleaned out their division.

    Oh, and any fighter who taps to strikes.
     
  9. Sir Punchalot Silver Belt

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    To be honest, I replied more to the headline than the post. He just didn't seem to have a typical fighter mindset. Not your ordinary type of guy.
     
  10. The Chosen Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    So GSP, Dustin Poirier, Jon Jones, Anderson Silva?
     
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    Wtf is rah rah type?
     
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    TS invents rah rah

    Sherdog group thinkers go along with it despite having zero clue wtf he/she is talking about
     
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    Pettis fights like a trickster not a martial artist
     
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    smilin' sam alvey
     
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    I recall nick Diaz saying he hates fighting but does it becyase its all he knows how to do
     
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    Anyone, anytime vs. cherry picker?
     
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    Stipe has consistently quipped throughout his career that he's "a lover not a fighter."
     
  19. Sir Punchalot Silver Belt

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    How can anyone really know if that was what Stipe was trying to say, though.
     
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    Ryan Hall. seriously good insights and very well-spoken thinker.



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    you beat me to it, sherbro. Hall is amazing.
     
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