Brock Lesnar versus Shane Carwin is an extremely interesting matchup between two powerhouse heavyweights. This fight has been talked about for some time now and it is finally going to happen this weekend at UFC 116. This fight is sure to be a crowd pleaser, and it is a very dangerous mathcup for either fighter.
Shane Carwin is going to be a very tough opponent for Lesnar to face, and to defeat. Carwin is an undefeated fighter who has finished every fight that he has been in. He has shown in his fights that he is ready and that he is a legitimate opponent for Lesnar. Carwin proved a lot in his bout with Frank Mir after scoring a TKO victory in the very first round. Carwin also showed in his fight with Gabriel Gonzaga, that he is extremely dangerous, and that he can finish the fight at any second.
Brock Lesnar is an amazing athlete. He has very good speed for someone his size, and he is extremely strong. Although many think that Lesnar's striking is underrated, Lesnar needs to get this fight to the ground to take away Carwin's strength which is his powerful striking. Lesnar showed in his second fight with Mir that he has worked on his ground game, and is not going to be out of his element when the fight hits the ground anymore.
This fight is going to come down to a few key things. Is Lesnar going to be able to take Carwin down consistently? Will Lesnar be able to keep Carwin on the ground? Will Carwin stop the takedowns? Can Carwin catch Lesnar while they are standing? How will Lesnar's layoff affect him come fight time?
All of these questions are sure to be answered this weekend when these two fighters enter the octagon to finally face off.