Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: City of Champions
Maybe somebody needs to sit Hardy down and let him know that he's overrated. The guy is horrible on the ground, knows it and will try and avoid any fight where the guy could possibly take him down and dominate him.
He needs to fight anybody, and often at this point. If he wants to become relevant again he needs to put his ego aside, work his ass off on his ground game and be as active fighting as possible. Realistically, he was gifted his title shot, has complained everytime somebody takes him down and has been knocked out by strikers when he stands with them.
He has beat guys like Ludwig, Swick, Davis, Markham, Gono. Where in the division are/were those guys?
Above him in the division are a bunch of dudes that are top tier wrestlers and top tier strikers. How does he think he'd fare against Fitch, Koscheck, Ellenberger, Diaz, Condit (oops lol), Rory, Hendricks? He needs to fight guys like Riddle and dominate them if he's going to even be considered for a fight with any of those guys. Or maybe he can fight Siyar and see how his chin holds up. Or maybe he wants Maia....
Anyways my point is that fighting Amir Sadollah and maybe beating him will not move him up any quicker then a fight with Riddle. If he's not careful Amir might actually keep his chin tucked in and he'll be in over his head with a more technical striker.
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