What exactly is/should Cejudo's

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  1. Zabit 145 Goat

    Zabit 145 Goat Who isz nyekst??

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    Path to victory/gameplan be going up against such a skilled and well rounded fighter in TJ be?

    Box to wrestle?

    Wait for counter opportunities?

    Initiate the clinch and maybe over power TJ?

    Mix it up and shoot for doubles after some exchanges?

    What do you guys think?
     
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    Counter for sure and feint take downs early to set them up for later.
     
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    I think he should make TJ second guess throwing a kick. Catch the kicks and then go for the take down.

    In the wrestling scrambles, TJ will defend a few, but Henry should make sure to land shots in those exchanges.

    I think his path to victory is in close
     
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    Cruz laid the blueprint but Cejudo is a very different fighter.

    Hard to say, outside of setting up his entries well and wrastlin' away, maybe catching some kicks, I'm not sure how Cejudo wins.
     
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    Pressure, pressure, pressure. If TJ makes weight I find it extremely possible that his cardio won't be up to par. I know walking forward against TJ can be dangerous, but I think Garbrandt's weak chin made him look more powerful than he is. Cejudo also has a big ass head and can take a punch (outside of MM 1). I think if he pressures TJ with jabs, the occasional combo, and takedown attempts he may be able to wear TJ down.
     
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    Zabit 145 Goat Who isz nyekst??

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    Solid post bro. Agreed - especially about his path to victory needing to be in close. He doesn't want to allow this to turn into a point fighting or technical kickboxing match.
     
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    TJ via anything he wants.
     
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    Not getting hit by TJ would help.
     
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    I don't think he has a blueprint to follow because I don't imagine he can emulate the gameplan of fighters that have defeated TJ. He's going to have use his striking to set up TDs and hope he's able to find some openings on tape to make that happen. But TJ is an excellent wrestler himself that became an excellent striker.

    Henry has improved, but he's no where close to TJ on the feet. Really hard to imagine a path to victory for Henry unless he's able to get TJ down and keep him there. And that is really difficult to envision occurring. The only way I can imagine that is if TJ is absolutely drained from the weight cut, because he normally has some of the best cardio in MMA.
     

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