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Old 07-30-2012, 07:58 AM   #40
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Default Re: Nick Diaz wants Anderson Silva

Originally Posted by SugarShane_24 View Post
Honestly Rob, I think Leben-Diaz is an even fight, with the man who lands first wins.
You're wrong then, because neither man has the single-shot power to knock the other out. Diaz is an accumulation puncher and smaller/lighter man, and Leben isn't as strong a puncher as Paul Daley who couldn't KO Diaz depite landing flush and big on Nick.

Diaz would dominate Leben because he is simply a better, more technical, more skilled, more versatile fighter. On the feet, he puts his punches together far better and (imo) has a better chin. On the ground, Diaz owns Leben with ease.

Two different levels/classes of fighter here.
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