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Old 04-22-2012, 02:02 AM   #261 (permalink)
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U know who will give Jones a real fight? Chael Sonnen and I'm serious.
Nah I think Jones will pull guard and choke him out.

Henderson is a great counter striker and Jones can fall to a counter strike.

Gustaffsson has reach and those uppercuts are nasty and could land.

Anderson Silva is still an option.

Cain Velasquez is the blueprint of a fighter who could beat Jones with his technical boxing and high quality boxing.

Another guy is Stephan Bonnar(3 fight win streak), who took this insane beating from Jones and unlike Page, Evans, and Ruas he didn't quit in the 2nd or 3rd. I think the way to beat Jon Jones, and I've said this for the last two years is to take the punishment for 2 rounds. Let those legs and arms take damage from getting hit and just unload on him in the fourth or fifth.

What the LHW division needs right now is a 205lb Diego Sanchez.
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Old 04-22-2012, 02:05 AM   #262 (permalink)
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A Muay Thai specialist will have a field day with JJ too. His legs are the only area of physical weakness, hard leg kicks could snap those ****ers in 2!
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Nah I think Jones will pull guard and choke him out.

Henderson is a great counter striker and Jones can fall to a counter strike.


Gustaffsson has reach and those uppercuts are nasty and could land.


Anderson Silva is still an option.

Cain Velasquez is the blueprint of a fighter who could beat Jones with his technical boxing and high quality boxing.

Another guy is Stephan Bonnar(3 fight win streak), who took this insane beating from Jones and unlike Page, Evans, and Ruas he didn't quit in the 2nd or 3rd. I think the way to beat Jon Jones, and I've said this for the last two years is to take the punishment for 2 rounds. Let those legs and arms take damage from getting hit and just unload on him in the fourth or fifth.

What the LHW division needs right now is a 205lb Diego Sanchez.
No he doesn't.

He's an inch taller but only has a 76 inch reach.

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A Muay Thai specialist will have a field day with JJ too. His legs are the only area of physical weakness, hard leg kicks could snap those ****ers in 2!
That muay thai specialist also better have some killer TDD.
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Like I was going to miss this fight live?

Gustaffsson maybe? I have no idea. When Rogan said 'stacked cards with a main event annihilation' I couldn't help but agree.
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Someone check his attic and cut the noose already...
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Like I was going to miss this fight live?

Gustaffsson maybe? I have no idea. When Rogan said 'stacked cards with a main event annihilation' I couldn't help but agree.
Yep, Rogan is the biggest hype beast ever.
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I was hugely let down by Rashad's game plan. He had to get inside and commit to the takedowns and or body/leg kick blows, but he stayed in no mans land, and didn't commit to anything.

Jones came to jab and straight right Rashad and didn't have to adjust his game plan at any point in the fight.
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No he doesn't.

He's an inch taller but only has a 76 inch reach.
We're talking relatively speaking, and he's not punching up which I think hurts a lot of guys.
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Yeah yeah you lot can try and make fun all you want, but it's just not going to happen. I'm sorry, you lot are going to be in for an evening of pure disappointment. John's right about one thing though, I may end up getting kicked off this board because when Rashad wins there are going to be a lot of tensions running high especially when i'm bragging in every thread. Fact is though, I don't really care if I get kicked off the forums for it because Rashad will be the Light Heavyweight Champion AND you 'boners' will be forced to jump ship to the next great hype. Can't fooking wait. Couple more hours, then it's over.
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Ah, leave the poor guy alone, lol. Everyone has their favour fighter.

You lot just wait until the Sonnen/Silva fight gets closer
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