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What Happened To Cat Zingano In Juliana Pena Fight?

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  1. MikeHolmes Green Belt

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    I notice Juliana Pena is talking a lot of crap like she's special and championship material, but it appeared like Cat Zingano was dominating and then sort of fizzled out in that fight. It wasn't like Pena was good; it was more like Zingano was bad. I don't rate Pena at all since she struggled with Jessica Eye, so I don't truly believe she is any good. That Zingano fight was just very weird. Zingano was tossing her around and having it easy, then sort of just couldn't do anything in Round 2 and 3.
     
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    Likely Cat just gassed. She has been out a long time. But why she didn't just make it a striking match after all those prefight pics of her from Thailand I'll never understand.
     
  3. TheCryingElite Fiercest Poster since the taut one Dufresne used.

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    Cat's Fight IQ probably sums it up pretty good.
     
  4. Fincher7 Brown Belt

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    Cat seems like her own worst enemy to me. She finds a way to lose.
     
  5. MayhemMonkey Is it just me, or is it getting crazier out there?

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    Pena blanketed her
     
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    That fight pissed me off. I was hoping she would beat up that man-beater.
     
  7. MikeHolmes Green Belt

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    But like Zingano tossed her around like nothing to start that fight. It was bizarre how someone that was bad enough to be on her back against Jessica Eye and was getting manhandled could somehow win the next 2 grappling rounds so easily. It was like something happened to Zingano. I'd believe she tore every muscle in her body before I believe Pena is good.
     
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    Pena has a ginormous head. It's oddly disproportionate to the rest of her body.
     
  9. Zarra Red Belt

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    She lost.
     
  10. bigconan Banned Banned

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    Zigano won the 1st round. Then Pena dominated her. Pena has great cardio and is non stop. She simply adapted to what Cat was doing. simple. Cat didn't fizzle. Pena just adapted and made adjustments between rounds. simple. She's the better more determined fighter...
     
  11. TheCryingElite Fiercest Poster since the taut one Dufresne used.

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    Honestly, and this may sound a bit crass(and I could be totally wrong) but I think her boobs make it harder for her to grapple out of bad positions. Something I diligently noticed during this fight.
     
  12. TheCryingElite Fiercest Poster since the taut one Dufresne used.

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    She's got big feet as well.
     
  13. The MM Analyst Blue Belt

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    Cat is just really awful off her back.
     
  14. marwash Booty Warrior

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    Cat got smothered.

    Juliana Pena is the (less skilled) Khabib Nurmagomedov of the Women's Bantamweight division.
     
  15. gmr7494 Red Belt

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    Poor Cat gassed. Couldn't keep up that pace, and Julianna capitalized.
     
  16. BoosieBoo Banned Banned

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    Even putting less skilled in the post still greatly insults Khabib.
     
  17. marwash Booty Warrior

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    same style. relentless pressure.
     
  18. Lyoto Jackson Purple Belt

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    I think they are both equally talented wrestlers, but with different strengths from the feet and in the scramble. Both are better on top and good at holding people down. I think they would likely split rounds 50/50 forever. Pena won the coin toss two times out of three.
     
  19. Eater of Souls Guardian of the Gate

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    Well, this is something that needs to be examined at length.
     
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    Pena sucks, she's probably the easiest return fight possible for Rousey.
     

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