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post #21 of 69 (permalink) Old 10-24-2008, 06:01 PM
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I actually think Kos has the better hands of the 2 fighters. Alves has the advantage with leg kicks and knees and Kos obviously has the wrestling advantage. Alves has pretty good bjj, but it isnt good enough to catch Kos in anything. I think Kos will bang for a little bit, if he starts losing he will take Thiago down and pound on him for 3 rounds.
I'm with this. Koshceck won't be like Hughes out there or Karo. He has hands and will mix it up with his far superior wrestling to take a ud. He's easily the best wrestler and fastest fighter Alves has ever faced

But, it only takes one big knee from Alves to change all that.
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post #22 of 69 (permalink) Old 10-25-2008, 11:57 AM
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I actually don't think this fight will even be that close. Koscheck is a far better wrestler and while Alves TDD is improved it won't be nearly good enough to keep Kos off him. Alves is tough, he won't get finished early, if at all. I expect an easy UD for Kos or 3rd round TKO for him.
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Kos has wrestling but Alves has a blackbelt in BJJ . If it goes to the ground and stays there (which it probably won't) I've got Alves by sub.

really I see Kos trying to shoot hard, taking a knee, and waking up 5 min later getting told what just happened to him.
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post #24 of 69 (permalink) Old 10-25-2008, 08:57 PM
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I hope Kos does a good job on him. Kos is such a good fighter now, I don't think he is going to lose to somebody like Alves.
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post #25 of 69 (permalink) Old 10-25-2008, 10:58 PM
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Alves all the way...

Alves is an animal, I really want to see him going for the title. Although I'm a big GSP fan these two would be all out war!

The only thing Koscheck is better at is running his mouth... It was histerical watching his pre and post fight interviews against GSP... "He thinks he will out wrestle me?" I forsee josh getting a little more of that tonight...

Alves KO second round...
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post #26 of 69 (permalink) Old 10-25-2008, 11:56 PM
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I expect Kos to win but I can picture him getting KTFO by a knee as he shoots in for a takedown.

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I see Kos winning but hell who knows? Hopefully it is a great fight.
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I can't wait for this fight..
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post #29 of 69 (permalink) Old 10-26-2008, 12:27 AM
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i never ever thought id say this.... but i hope Kosckeck wins... i just shudderd and vomited in my mouth a lil....

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