The new Gegard Mousasi vs Jon Jones
Gegard Mousasi we know he is one the best strikers in MMA, has a great ground game and has great killer instinct with many first round wins. He has held the Strikeforce and Dream titles, Fought K1 bouts being a huge underdog and won decisively. Mousasi and Overeem single handedly made ignorant kickboxing fans recognise that top MMA strikers are world class. I just read on Wiki that he is also going to try out for the 2012 Olympics for Holland in boxing.
He then ran into King Mo Lawal who defeated him with wrestling. If you watch the fight Mousasi actually put a beating on King Mo off his back. He has a very active guard like Pettis.
Mousasi recently fought Ovince st preux where pundits backed Ovince because of his excellent wrestling and stated that is a weakness for Mousasi. When the fight came Mousasi put a wrestling clinic on Ovince just after training with Romanian olympic wrestlers for one training camp, cant remember where I heard this.
He has recently stated for the first time he is getting modern coaches for MMA for conditioning, weight cutting etc. I expect big improvements considering his previous MMA training is very outdated, maybe similiar to Rich Franklin back in Ufc 50/60s. MMA training has evolved leaps from that time.
I ask because on the LHW challengers, I can only see Mousasi having the tools to defeat Jones.
Rashad and Hendo only have a very small chance for me.
The main question is one year from now if Jon Jones is still champion how would the fight play out?
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