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What did jones proved last night?

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  1. Moneymma Brown Belt

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    -That he has best mma wrestling
    -That you need to be taller and have bigger reach to beat him
    -he beats guys at their game
    Is he p4p best?How do you see rematch with gus going?
     
  2. TheOneWhoKnows Blue Belt

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    I think he proved a few things

    1- That having better wrestling credentials doesn't mean you can outwrestle Jon Jones

    2- That staying at range with Jones is deadly

    3- That trying to out clinch Jones is almost as bad

    4- That Jones will probably only be beat by time, random KO, or submission at LHW
     
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  3. FallonFoxGOAT Banned Banned

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    Pretty much this.

    Respect to Cormier, though. He did better in the clinch with Jones than I expected, though he still lost the clinch fight.
     
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    His body shots were excellent, he landed some brutal knees And punches, I think it was a left hook to the body that looked like it really hurt.
     
  5. MeatheadFighter Green Belt

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    We knew this long before the Cormier fight though.
     
  6. TheOneWhoKnows Blue Belt

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    True but a lot of people still believed that he could not match DC's wrestling because he was an Olympian as opposed a division 1 All-American or NCAA champion. Now short of some other Olympian coming along that won a medal no one will ever doubt that Jones will match or outwrestle his opponents at LHW.
     
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    Well ive always said he would run thru the HW division and only have trouble with the very best. So i guess he proved that.
     
  8. djacobox372 Gold Belt

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    He proved that he could squeak out a decision against a guy who's in his mid 30's with only 15 fights.
     
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    You didn't see the Gustafsson fight? I don't think you can make that assertion with that in mind.
     
  10. whynotme Orange Belt

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    Jones will keep the distance. A counter striker may do better than keeping the constant pressure
     
  11. FallonFoxGOAT Banned Banned

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    Jones also proved that Steven Seagal is irrelevant.:icon_evil
     
  12. DyinHawaiian #FEELTHEBERN

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    Where you at Georges? Where you at motherfucker?!
    More than half the current champs have less than 15 fights, what's your point.
     
  13. Moneymma Brown Belt

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    what was that guy thinking? DC lost,so now he sucks lol
     
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    Ben Asskren disagrees with you.
     
  15. djacobox372 Gold Belt

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    Give me a break, Gus won a couple of close uneventful rounds and then got his ass beat in the last two.

    The fact that jones hurt his leg kicking the crap out of gus, and got a fat lip (something my 3yo has done to me), doesn't prove anything.
     
  16. Moneymma Brown Belt

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    I bet cormier didnt do the moves he learned from seagal. machida and andy disagree:)
     
  17. TheOneWhoKnows Blue Belt

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    Yeah I saw the fight and it was very close but I felt Jones won. However, in a rematch I don't think it will be close again. Jones said he took Gus lightly the first time and I also think Jones is better now than he was when he fought Gus. Certainly there's always the chance Gus could get a random KO, but I expect if they fight again Jones will dominate him maybe even finish him.
     
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    This is what Machida looked like after training with Seagal for Jones:

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  19. maxfedor White Belt

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    Yes winning 4rnds to 1 on all judges score cards is squeaking out a Decision. I know being partial or unbiased has never squeaked out of you
     
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    The only way Jones gets beat at this point is if Cain or JDS drops to LHW. Going out on a limb with JDS.
     

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