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Old 10-17-2008, 10:56 AM   #18 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by IronMan View Post
his wrestling is not of a particularly high caliber and so on.

This is one place where British fighters will have a distinct disadvantage over American fighters, in that we dont wrestle at school/college, and i'm not even sure if there are any recreational wrestling schools. There probably are, but i certainly dont know of any. There are always exceptions to the rule (namely GSP) but British fighters are almost always going to be better at striking and jitz than wrestling.

I think Bispings striking has looked sharp and fast at middleweight. Punches in bunches and combo's kill, that sort of thing. Also if Leben is coming into the fight heavier than usual, which i believe he is, he may lose a little speed, and i think this may be a big factor in this fight.

Nice job though

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