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Old 10-02-2012, 11:00 PM   #34
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Default Re: Rickson vs Sakuraba = Mayweather vs Pacquiao

Originally Posted by Stoo View Post
Yes Oleg could be considered that...but in striking terms Rickson was below Oleg, by the distance of Dana's jaw line from before he started the roid therapy to now... Ruas actually fought rudimentary strikers who's chin allowed them to get away with such in antiquities Who would fair best in such situations, Marco stopping the favoured Rickson pass to side control to armbar, or Rickson slipping a jab or checking a leg kick?
I dont see Ruas preventing a takedown and Im no Rickson fan but his BJJ is some of the most refined ever, I just cant see Ruas not tapping. I wouldnt pick Ruas over Severn for example or even Shamrock.
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