Originally Posted by joshua7789
Has anyone else started to lose faith that this kid will ever start to live up to his hype? I was really excited when he first came to Bellator, but he hasnt seemed to make any progress on his offensive or defensive striking. He clearly has a ton of bjj talent, but he needs to train at a camp that can help him develop his stand up game.
He is what he is. Guys who are regularly willing to sacrifice position in favor of a submission attempt are exciting to watch, but they aren't likely to string together meaningful win streaks at the higher levels. If he ever had any real hype it was misplaced.