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post #8 of (permalink) Old 11-30-2007, 07:55 AM
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Originally Posted by Where'stheCrow?
He hasn't learned that killer instinct yet, but that has been said about many other fighters on past seasons of TUF. Luke Cummo comes to mind from season 2. If he continues to work hard, sooner or later he will develop the mindset to finish the fights.
I don't think you can learn instinct. He just needs to get over it and unleash. He seems to have the power when he's against a bag, but we see zero striking skill from him. If he wants to take a guy down he needs to let go, and what better time than while hovering over his opponent? He probably didn't want to stand and strike with a guy who has a 7.5 inch reach advantage on him, but he did nothing on the ground. At least pass guard. Jeez.
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