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post #22 of (permalink) Old 11-28-2009, 01:44 AM
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Originally Posted by ZZtigerZZ81 View Post
Not many people make in-fight really is odd too. Such professional athletes and few of them actually adjust their plans throughout the fight.

I never said he would come in with a different gameplan (and I realize you didn't quote me), I just think he will be more focused and prepared to defeat Shogun's. He clearly lost focus either in training or during the fight.
i hear ya, but my thinking is, we've seen him vs strikers(T. Silva, Sok) bjj guys (Penn, T. Silva and Rua all have good/great bjj) wrestlers (rashad, tito) and the game plan always stayed the same and he always won. I think it would be a big mistake to go too far from the gameplan, it's his comfort zone and he is very good at it, if he strays to far i guarantee he will get KO'd.
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