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Why isn't George Roop dominating his division like Bones?

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  1. mma midwest fan

    mma midwest fan Purple Belt

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    He has a long frame and a good reach advantage? Shouldn't this be the only ingredient to success according to many Jones critics?
     
  2. LikeItIs

    LikeItIs Red Belt

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    This hasn't been discussed to death.

    Solid baiting though, I can tell you're a forum pro.
     
  3. Handawg

    Handawg Brown Belt

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    Jones is far more diverse in his attacks. He can wrestle, strike in various ways, and has shown to have very impressive defensive BJJ.

    Roop keeps his hands tremendously low, and tends to walk into shots consistently (Rivera, Font.) He also has a much weaker gas tank. The win over Bowles was pretty damn impressive though.

    Felt like actually answering a question for once.
     
  4. Lucifer Alpha

    Lucifer Alpha The Catastrophe

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    because he's white.
     
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    RJ43 The Baddy

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  6. CatchOmega

    CatchOmega Hideous Disfigurement

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    For as many actual threads like this that I've seen..... I've very rarely ever seen someone post that Jones has absolutely no skill and solely benefits from height and reach.
     
  7. riitzni

    riitzni Silver Belt

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    You know what DJ posted on his twitter the other day?

    Being the biggest guy doesn't make you the best, not even in training.
     
  8. hasar

    hasar Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    Jones is skilled fighter.
     
  9. nyduccie

    nyduccie Banned Banned

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    Racism...
     
  10. loisestrad

    loisestrad Gold Belt Platinum Member

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    No, I don't.

    You know what guitarist posted on his twitter the other day?


    I didn't think so.

    God, I hate what music has become.
     
  11. Scheme

    Scheme Black Belt

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    Because even with Jones's frame, he still manages to be explosive and athletic, while George Roop is hindered by it.
     
  12. Scuba

    Scuba Brown Belt

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    no wrestling
     
  13. SilvaMoney

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    Once he learns to implement the finger poke effectively, the eyes the limit
     
  14. KR811**

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    It's fair when white fighters have physical "advantages".
     
  15. Tos

    Tos Banned Banned

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    Eye pokes
     
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    chiefwiggum Red Belt

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    Uncoordinated and moves like a zombie?
     
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    JKS 77+&--#rT....

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    Because Jones is actually a top level fighter
     
  18. Cid6000

    Cid6000 White Belt

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    I'm a Jones fan, but I have to respect the solid double entendre you laid out here. If I knew how to imbed gifs, I'd do the one of Shia Lebouf clapping after "The Shia Lebouf Song" (if you haven't seen it, youtube it and has a good time). Well typed, Sir
     
  19. Vegesus44

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    Racist.
     
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    LOL. I'm not sure why but I found this funny. :)
     

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