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post #44 of (permalink) Old 10-13-2012, 12:18 PM
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Originally Posted by dsmjrv View Post
but JBJ doesnt have the accuracy or the power that silva has
Yeah, Jones isn't even close to the same level as Anderson in terms of striking. Anderson is the most accurate striker in the UFC, Jones wins with his reach, his size and his wrestling. If he wasn't so big he'd be mediocre, meanwhile Andy could beat up most anyone bigger than him that isn't good at wrestling. He'd probably win a K-1 match against everyone but Reem and JDS. Bonnar's only chance is to do what GSP did to BJ in the first round, shove him against the cage and wear him down. Anderson's got a pretty solid chin so even if they stand in the pocket Bonnar will get Okami'd.

There's a huge difference between a big guy landing a punch at random and Anderson's laser guided jabs straight to the jaw, the only guy that can take accurate punches and walk through them is Roy Nelson. Forrest was known for his ability to take a beating and he got rocked by a light jab. I see Bonnar taking a similar fate to Forrest unless he manages to just weigh Andy down for 3 rounds. People are touting Bonnar's ripped physique, but that has meant nothing in countless fights in the UFC. If physique was everything Houston Alenxander would be the champ.

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