What would Cain Velasquez have to improve if he wants to beat Werdum

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  1. marvelcomic

    marvelcomic Blue Belt

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    Werdum came and really put a beating on Cain. Werdum really dominated every aspect of the fight. Some blame the conditioning and the sea level. But what do you think are the most important things that need to be improved for Cain to take his belt back? Is it his gameplanning, his striking, jiu jitsu...?
     
  2. Peteyandjia

    Peteyandjia Winter Orchid Staff Member Forum Administrator

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    His conditioning, (+ altitude adjustment if high up again,) and his time between fights.

    Even then it's not an easy match, Werdum is great.
     
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    DetachedOrchid MAYANS M.C.

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    Cardio, Clinch work, wrestling, sub defense
     
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    Dragon Punch Black Belt

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    His altitude cardio
     
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    Aerose91 Brown Belt

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    Prepare for a million "cardiovascular at altitude" responses
     
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    Speckoh Orange Belt

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    sea level cain.. unbeatable...
    on another level

    keke
     
  7. marvelcomic

    marvelcomic Blue Belt

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    So you think that Cain should take Werdum down?
     
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    fightdonttweet Banned Banned

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    Striking defense. He's one of the easiest guys to hit in the UFC.
     
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    NoBiasJustMMA Steel Belt

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    His striking, I don't think he wants to clinch or go to the ground with Werdum.
     
  10. HeadCleanOff

    HeadCleanOff Blue Belt

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    His spanish.
     
  11. TheGrouch

    TheGrouch Sneakerhead

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    I agree with striking defense. Also, stop blowing out tendons in training.
     
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    pjswmkj Green Belt

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    He would probably need to work on not sucking.
     
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    BisexualMMA Don't Put My Name in the Name of Steroids!

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    Needs to fine tune his Joe Son Do and the odds should shift in his favor.
     
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    Cain won round one. People are being stupid since the loss. He is a huge threat.

    Plus we all know mexicans, even fake ones, work hard. He'll come in prepared next time. Not saying he will win but it should be 50/50. He came in after a 2 year layoff at high altitude. Werdum fans will go in confident and be pretty fuckin scared and surprised at least for a round or 2.
     
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    EuRapaz Blue Belt

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    Por supuesto.
     
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    not fight in mex
     
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    Thing is it wasn't cardio which turned the tide in the first round, it was Werdum starting to work the trips. Once he did that he started having more success with his knees, then became more comfortable throwing jabs, then the whole fight came together for Werdum.
     
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    tkotom Fedor belt

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    The altitude, as it was too high for him last time.

    He should train with Vitor.
     
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    randomalias Brown Belt

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    Yeah I agree with this. Cain will be much more competitive in the rematch, but Werdum is still a bad stylistic match up for Cain.

    I think it will be a 5 round war, but Werdum takes it.
     
  20. Jack Reacheround

    Jack Reacheround Never Go Black

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    He needs to work on his sea levelness.
     

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