Cancelled & Fizzled Bouts
Mendonça vs. Dagvadorj (7), Martin vs. Colquhoun (4), Mauldin vs. Merry (3)
Romero vs. Juusola (6), Miller vs. Carvalho (5), Borshchev vs. Starks (2), Holmes vs. Leininger (1)
12.05.2020 | 12:22 AM ET
12.05.2020 | 11:28 AM ET
Also, I made sure with @greg before I took the editor job that I could still be a spastic in the chats. I’m just ssubject to the same rules and if I get suspended I can’t edit during my suspension I think. I didn’t walk away cause of you or the rules. I just know Ryan doesn’t need me embarrassing him because I forgot to put my pad on. He’ll be back and prove that dedication gets you to the top.
12.05.2020 | 3:29 PM ET
A) Good low/calf kick. One of the best bread and butter skills to have.
B) Very good build/frame for the weight. Great arm/leg reach.
C) Has a lot of potential to develop very good straights/jab.
D) Solid grappling, good top control, effective GNP from the top.
I watched his fights this morning and yeah, it's really his boxing defense/general Boxing IQ that needs work. His back-foot striking is especially bad and indeed virtually non-existent E.G the Ronnie forney fight. The chase samples fight is another good example of it. He was a bee's **** away from getting iced in the opening exchange in that one and the same bad habit that caused him to get wobbled and finished in his most recent fight was present there. Wrestling won him that fight and his Boxing nearly cost him it.
If he wants to be a wrestlboxer--great. Fighters with high level Boxing and wrestling are nigh unbeatable. But he needs to classy-up his hands, learn to counter moving backwards ( ****, someone please teach this kid a back-foot counter cross, he's made for it and Mcgregor has literally made a career off it) better head movement/footwork and to start using that reach. And for the love of god stop leaning into what he throws especially when planted.
Just my two cents.
* Edited at 12.05.2020, 3:31 PM ET *
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