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Old 11-15-2012, 06:19 PM   #65
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Default Re: When will people realize Wlad was not in his prime when he lost 3 times?

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Originally Posted by SuzieQ49 View Post
Wlad's prime started post 2006 when his training with Manny Steward finally started to pay dividends, and he began to understand the system. Wladimir has improved A TON since 2004. I think to any non bias observer, it should be clear that Wladimir is a much better fighter now than 10 years ago.


So, my question is, when will people stop bringing up losses that happened 9-14 years ago to a completely different fighter?
Wlad was in his prime for all at least 2 of his 3 losses. He was fully developed physically and had experience and a winning record over world class opposition. What you're descibing is peak, and I would agree he wasn't peak yet.
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