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post #26 of (permalink) Old 05-11-2008, 09:18 PM
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Originally Posted by bbjd7 View Post
I'm not sure with an already injured face if Aoki can take punches from Alvarez who has some heavy hands.

He's also a real big guy.

Aoki's damn good but I think Alvarez will look at the JZ fight and know what to avoid.
I just don't think Alvarez submission defense is as good as Aoki, and I don't think he hits as hard.

Realistically, Aoki won't carry this injury into his next fight, but Alvarez's submission game isn't going to get a whole helluva lot better.

It just seems, stylistically, like a bad matchup to me.

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