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Old 12-01-2008, 02:06 AM   #21 (permalink)
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tyson has some of the best striking at lw in the ufc...
No he doesn't.

B.J., Sherk, Florian, Guillard, and Mac would all outstrike him.

I think Frankie Edgar did a good job of one upping him on the feet as well.
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Old 12-01-2008, 02:16 AM   #22 (permalink)
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No he doesn't.

B.J., Sherk, Florian, Guillard, and Mac would all outstrike him.

I think Frankie Edgar did a good job of one upping him on the feet as well.
ok, he narrowly lost to sherk in a fight that was almost entirely striking....florian i agree w/...guillard and mac i don't. b.j would obviously oustrike him....and edgar lost the standup to tyson...thats why he was always going for td's towards the end of the fight.

is guillard even a ufc fighter now?
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No he doesn't.

B.J., Sherk, Florian, Guillard, and Mac would all outstrike him.

I think Frankie Edgar did a good job of one upping him on the feet as well.
Too be fair Tyson and Sherk were very close in striking in their fight. I honestly thought it could go either way. Sherk's wrestling earned him the narrow victory imo.
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is guillard even a ufc fighter now?
I think Mac would smoke him. We'll have to sig if that one ever happens.

IDK about Guillard, did he get cut or something? I know he was just on the undercard of the Liddell-Evans card, or one around that time.
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I think Mac would smoke him. We'll have to sig if that one ever happens.

IDK about Guillard, did he get cut or something? I know he was just on the undercard of the Liddell-Evans card, or one around that time.
he was, then he got busted for violating his parole w/ possession (i think?)

i doubt we'll ever seen mac vs. tyson...they're both couture groupies
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Nate is very skilled however he IMO won't be a top LW.

He's a great guy from his guard but I don't see him beating any of the top wrestler/grappler/boxers hybrids. Griffin, Edgar, and Sherk IMO will be too much for him.

Florian IMO is better as well and BJ obviously.

However he is very good.
This sums it up very well. I don't think Diaz will be anywhere near title contention with today's top LWs.
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he was, then he got busted for violating his parole w/ possession (i think?)

i doubt we'll ever seen mac vs. tyson...they're both couture groupies
Possession of what? Was it cocaine again?
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The 25-year-old New Orleans native is in custody at the Harris County jail in Houston, the deputy said last Thursday, and will be released to a drug treatment facility as soon as space becomes available per the terms of his recently amended probation.
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I'd say that if he can beat a guy like Maynard of Griffin, then he could get a #1 contender fight.
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Mac Danzig isn't a better striker then Tyson are you joking? Mac Danzig isn't that good of a striker at all.
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