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Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by Grapplingwizard**, Dec 30, 2012.

  1. Grapplingwizard** Banned Banned

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    Is wrestling better than bjj for MMA? Or vice versa?
     
  2. dickcheney Gold Belt

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    yes, it is...and vice versa too
     
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    Well if you've got good BJJ, you'll be a threat on the ground.

    And if you've got good wrestling you can dictate where the fight takes place.

    Wrestling all day, err'day.
     
  4. Grapplingwizard** Banned Banned

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    so are they both equal then?
     
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    a combination of all the grappling arts is the best
     
  6. dickcheney Gold Belt

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    yes and no
     
  7. mraa1 Purple Belt

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    "Leg kicks don't hurt us, we don't give a FUCK about leg kicks, we're WRESTLERS!"

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    wrasslin' > everything
     
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    Imagine if Sonnen had real jitz skillz to go along with his wrestling. Wrestling is the so far ahead of bjj it isn't funny.
     
  9. Nihilism Brown Belt

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    There is a far greater focus on control in wrestling, which is why wrestlers with good submission defense often destroy top notch BJJ players in MMA matches. In a grappling tournament where a fight must end in submission, wrestling doesn't usually prevail.
     
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    That's like asking if cheese or sauce is more important on a pizza.
     
  11. All In The Game Green Belt

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    i dunno man prolly the gym or something
    There is no meaningful difference between BJJ and wrestling in MMA in 2012.
     
  12. Kaffe Brown Belt

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    If a wrestler does not know BJJ he will not win many Pro MMA fights, so...
     
  13. dickcheney Gold Belt

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    trick question...its the dough right?
     
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    Well. Alone BJJ is so much better but a wrestler with BJJ defense is better than a pure BJJ guy
     
  15. Grapplingwizard** Banned Banned

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    Yes, it is the dough. So that means striking> bjj or wrestling.
     
  16. manji Poo belt

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    Thugjitsu > all. Ask Yves Edwards.
     
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    The guys that can do elements on both.
     
  18. willin Black Belt

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    Or at least master Sub Defense if you are relying on the Wrestling.
    It appears that a variety of skills are now necessary to compete at the top.
     
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    A wrestler that knows nothing of BJJ will get tapped like a little girl in seconds.

    A wrestler that has a solid understanding of, and training in BJJ defense will lay on a pure BJJer for a decision fairly easily.
     
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    Or he will fucking destroy the BJJ guy, Ex: Cain vs Bigfoot. That was just brutal.
     

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