What if Barao had used leg kicks?

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  1. Maladroit

    Maladroit Purple Belt

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    Just like he did against Faber. Was that the way to stop TJ's good footwork?
     
  2. AP_RESURRECTION

    AP_RESURRECTION Gold Belt

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    i thought the display of striking knowledge a few days ago, where the main message was circle and strike, was great knowledge for me - this was from a sherdogger and usually they arent the kind you get behind

    angles were key in that fight, was spectacular
     
  3. oldschoolmmafan

    oldschoolmmafan PEOPLE=SHIT

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    Barao never really recovered after the first rnd i think, I was surpised he survived it but maybe less kicks to possibly avoid being taken down off of them.
     
  4. jmd69

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    What if a bullfrog had wings? But seriously, what AP says about angles says it all. Let's see what Barao has for TJ in the rematch eh?
     
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    Considering the fact that one of the most effective ways to stop a fighter who uses a lot of lateral movement is to kick away at his legs, I wondered this as well
     
  6. Eldorian

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    Leg kicks are overrated as a means of slowing guys down. They work best against guys who plant their feet, not against out fighters who move a lot. They stop in fighters from coming in, not out fighters from staying out.
     

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