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Re: UFC 236 - Max vs Dustin P

Posted: Mon Apr 15, 2019 11:56 pm
by cowboyronnie
The reason I was wrong about Dustin, I think, is because he's completely bucked the trend of the last 5 years, where you have to be either, 1) a legit wrestler w/ pace or 2) a striker with crazy advantage in terms of length and proportion. There really aren't too many recent fighters who haven't been 1 of those 2. And Dustin has neither. He has an average build, has no distant background in wrestling or a TMA, he's just a really tough guy who has developed into a well-rounded fighter. It's all the more credit to him, really. He wasn't wrestling bears or an Olympian, he doesn't exploit a reach advantage or some crazy bladed stance. He's just somehow hangs in there and advances.

Re: UFC 236 - Max vs Dustin P

Posted: Tue Apr 16, 2019 6:27 pm
by AirCanadaMouse
That knee that cut Max costed him the fight, Poirer stole that round and otherwise Max would have out-pointed him imo.