wiman v tavares-how impressed were u w/his grappling against tavares

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  1. devante Silver Belt

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    after seeing how wiman was able to neutralize and counter a guy over tavares pedigree and skills, how impressed were u by matt wimans overall improvement on the ground.

    anything that stood out to you, etc
     
  2. Goat Meal Shhh Belt

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    Yeah, he looked awesome.
     
  3. Deloitte Blue Belt

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    Impressive.
     
  4. ThinkGreen Der Übermensch

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    The first roll to a leg lock was cool when Tavares took his back while they were standing
     
  5. Trickster*** Banned Banned

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    Wiman rolled exactly like I hope I would in an MMA match....perfectly!

    Great control in the guard, nuetralized the GnP. Nice sub attempts, the roll to knee bar was pretty sick. Just an all around good showing!
     
  6. Dick #TeamGaethje Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    He attempted one of my favourite moves that i always go for in the gym, The rolling kneebar! So he gets mad props from me.
     
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    +Matt Wiman seems like a cool dude.

    So props.
     
  8. txfighter13 Purple Belt

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    It was a big improvement from what we normally see in MMA.
     
  9. devante Silver Belt

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    who does he train w/cus he just looks lightyears better, tech//strategically and athletically; he was dynamic, smooth, fluid and explosive.

    tavares isn't the best, but from what i seen he has a very well rounded tech and smooth game; an wiman hasn't shown the wherewithal or skill to compete w/someone of that caliber...

    he loooks totally diff
     
  10. alphamale Purple Belt

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    yep he looked like a different fighter. interested to know whos responsibile for his improved ground
     
  11. ThinkGreen Der Übermensch

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    I thought they said he was training under a Machado... I thought he trains somewhere in Cali
     
  12. Shooto Panama Gold Belt

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    Carlos Machado if I recall correctly.

    His guard game was very good. Nice mix between how to neutralize your opponent`s strikes and look for submissions. Overall, I was very impress with his perfomance and chin!!
     
  13. Bill_Carson Brown Belt

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    I was impressed and surprised.

    Great BJJ in MMA.
     
  14. codemonkey76 Black Belt

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    light years ahead of previous outings... he is gonna go far if he keeps this up.
     
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    i thought i heard rogan say he was in dallas training w/ carlos machado....i live like 2o minutes from his academy but have never gone there.....carlos machado is pretty much the grandfather of bjj in texas.....150+ bb's running around texas w/ (maybe) 75% of them having trained under him at some point over the last 15+ years or however long hes been here...i train under one of his bb's......

    wiman's bjj was very impressive from what i've seen him before.....nice right hook too i think it was that ko'd tavares
     
  16. dareseven Yellow Belt

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    I was thouroughly impressed with Wiman's fight. Couldn't believe his ground game was that good.
     
  17. randomg1t EVERYTIME CHAMPION

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    he did very good, was very active.

    i think the key to having a good guard in mma is using heels on hips and high guard alot, which is what he did all the time. he kept going for subs too, which made tavares' gnp rather ineffective. overall great performance by wiman, he sure shocked me.
     
  18. silverline122 Brown Belt

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    What impressed me most was his huge jump in BJJ skills from recent fights
     
  19. stu3ufc** Yoshihiro Akiyama

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    wiman looked good

    but rogan gave thiago t no credit at all --he was escaping and held position--getting the back --passing the guard
     
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    didn't u see who was in his corner?? it was Chuck baby.
     

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