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post #40 of (permalink) Old 12-11-2012, 10:03 AM
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Originally Posted by Finnsidious View Post
Strikers don't suddenly land a 'lucky' takedown against a great wrestler, it's practically unheard of, and even if they did, a superior ground guy would just get back up.
That's not everyday news, indeed, but surprise is a factor that eventually pays off when a striker do the unthinkable against a wrestler, like JDS taking Carwin down or Machida taking Tito down.

To a wrestler to forseen to be taken down by a striker would be the same as a striker to forseen a wrestler going for a spinning back fist, aside Anderson's clairevoyance, of course.

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