Zabit vs Max. How you see this fight (stylistically)

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  1. migeru29

    migeru29 Purple Belt

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    Not really asking who would win now since I know that zabit needs to prove himself, but assuming that he keeps winning in dominant fashion with hthis interesting fighting style... How you see this fight going stylistically speaking.
     
  2. FriskyRandy

    FriskyRandy White Belt

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    It's hard to foresee how Zabit would perform in such a huge fight. With Max, you know what he's bringing. I think he out classes him with volume, keeps it on the feet.
     
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  3. TRVITMVNZ

    TRVITMVNZ White Belt

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    Zabit is very polished with his striking but his gas tank was iffy his last fight and Max will turn on the ovderdrive and overwhelm him
     
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    flyingoctoplata Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    Jeremy Stephens will give us more insight
     
  5. Mixfight

    Mixfight Black Belt

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    Zabit is worthy of that fight but he will need to improve his endurance greatly to not break under the pressure of Mex Bless.
     
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    False
     
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  7. Stormtrooper85

    Stormtrooper85 Brown Belt

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    Max would melt Zabit. Totally ruin him.
     
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  8. Dontfight

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    Zabit gasses and Max takes him out in 4-5th
     
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  9. FreddieRoachsVoice

    FreddieRoachsVoice Blue Belt

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    I see it being a fantasy fight because I don't think Zabit ever reaches title contendership. Sorry but a few wins over legitimate cans and a "foreign mystique" don't wow me. Maybe I'll be wrong but that is my opinion
     
  10. YouKnowWhat?

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    Zabit is like the roided Jones, you know he's special before he fights top 5 guys
     
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    I really need to see Zabit fight someone worth a damn before I can make .predictio p on how he'll do vs. Max.
     
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    What do you mean he's worthy of that fight? He's barely top 15.
     
  13. chaos_36

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    I think Zabit is the more skilled mixed martial artist but he doesn't have the pop in his strikes to worry someone as durable as Max. I think Max would walk him down and end his night within 3 rounds.
     
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    Unless Magomedsharipov’s take downs and top control are much better than I’ve seen, he’d get wrecked. As has been mentioned several times, his gas tank is suspect, possibly due to all of the flashy strikes he throws. Against Holloway, that’s bad news.
     
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    He is very talented but he hasn't fought enough of the top competition. He probably gives fits to FE, Alvarez, Moraes and Barboza(left) in training. There are also a few unknown eastern bloc fellows on their team that are coming up.
     
  16. humdizzle

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    hard to tell.. Zabit has walked through all the scrubs with ease so far. Even with a broken hand.

    I think he outclasses max in the standup and possibly on the ground too. Only question is the cardio.
     
  17. ImNotSurpisedDonks!

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    This is true. The trade off for being so tall is that you lose power. Short little tank like guys with wide trunks, like Lineker, have tons of power, but taller guys, like Gus, just do not have the ability to generate tons of power. Habit is super fun to watch but I see limitations when dealing with guys that have great cardio, boxing and volume.
     
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    Same was max beats everyone nowadays, overwhelm them with volume until they wilt in the 3rd/4th
     
  19. ViD

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    Zabit gas tank was perfect last fight. Are you talking about Bochniak fight ?
     
  20. DarkneT

    DarkneT Bones is GOAT, change my mind Platinum Member

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    Honestly with my Russian trolling aside?

    Max literally walks at him with his hands down and ends him inside a round

    And with my Russian trolling switched on

    Max literally walks at him with his hands down and ends him inside a round
     

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