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Old 02-06-2012, 04:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I was just wondering whether anyone else was impressed with him. I mean despite the submission loss. I have to admit he looked good. Good hands, Power, good wrestling. However I do think he needs a step down in competition at the moment.
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Old 02-06-2012, 04:31 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I was surprised how Herman just walked through some of those punches. Those were f'n hard and clean shots to the chin!
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Reasonably. But Herman's stand up is laughably bad, any half decent striker will take him apart.
Starks has the athletic ability to do ok in the UFC but I wasn't blown away.
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To an extent... I wouldn't say i was impressed with his performace, just impressed with how he looked in relation to my opinion of him before the fight. I thought Herman would walk straight through him, thought he was a pretty poor fighter tbh but the first round he put up a helluva fight. Still don't think he'll be around in the UFC in 12 months though.
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Starks has a bright future maybe not at MW bt if he cuts down to WW his strength and wrestling could make a huge impact.

Match Starks up with Simpson on the prelims and see how good his wrestling is.
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To soon for me to say, he looked ok I guess, Hard to tell with just that fight..
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I was thinking about making a thread for other fighter on the card, but he looked so bad that i don't really think he deserves one.

Talking about Dan Stittgen here. Was he brought as a trampoline for Thomson or what?
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I was thinking about making a thread for other fighter on the card, but he looked so bad that i don't really think he deserves one.

Talking about Dan Stittgen here. Was he brought as a trampoline for Thomson or what?
True , he looked way out of his element.
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