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post #10 of (permalink) Old 07-20-2012, 09:28 PM
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Its ironic for me that Cormier would always beat Sylvia using MMA and would probably dominate Sylvia. If Cormier fought a pure striking match with Sylvia then it would be a close fight.
Cormier has shown great striking which is still raw but he shows discipline in his technique which is rare. Sylvia as a MMA fighter is a good fighter but not great. Sylvia as a striker is dangerous to any HW apart from the elite.
If Cormier can beat Sylvia striking then he will definetly be a elite HW threat for me as we know his amazing grappling.

We may look down on Sylvia for being boring, I still cant forgive the Arlovski/Sylvia 3 fight.
He is still a great striker when using his physical attributes and we have to respect that.

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