Could a prime Mike Tyson have beaten Ngannou in an MMA fight?

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  1. Somali Sanil

    Somali Sanil Active Member Full Member

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    Being strict about it, he might have more knowledge than Tyson on the ground or he should have anyway lol, but ****, imagine him prime getting in the cage with anyone :scared1
     
  2. mark ant

    mark ant Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Tyson wouldn`t be able to take leg kicks.
     
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  3. Somali Sanil

    Somali Sanil Active Member Full Member

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    I don't think anyone would risk kicking Tyson, the chance of you catching a stray knock out punch is extremely high. Anyone with a brain circles him at a distance, wait for the right angle and go for a shoot, take him down and night night Mike Tyson, everyone gets knocked out in seconds standing with him, within 20 seconds unless they are sprinting, MMA fighters are in a danger zone they'll never ever come across right from the start, Fedor wouldn't fight him standing, hed destroy him brutally on the floor, or apply any number of submissions, but stand with him ??? even kicking ??? even Cro Cop kicking ??? **** that
     
  4. young_wolverine

    young_wolverine New Member Full Member

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    Tyson wins unless Francis uses toe stomps
     
  5. mirkofilipovic

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    youre overrating Tyson. A boxer is out of the comfort zone when you start to apply Muay Thai kickboxing elements in to the match.
     
  6. mark ant

    mark ant Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    No you can land kicks before punches land because legs are longer.
     
  7. Somali Sanil

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    Why didn't Couture do it with Toney ?? A fighter way less dangerous with his hands, because mma strikers cant stand and risk it, work their advantage and its a sure fire win. You get close enough with Muay Thai and its risky
     
  8. Somali Sanil

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    I know a fella near me that has arms as long as his legs, imagine the dilemma/confusion he would have..He doesn't even fight but if he did he be ****ed with the choice
     
  9. mark ant

    mark ant Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    All a Mauy Thai fighter has to do is kick Tyson`s legs, boxers haven`t been taught to defend against leg kicks and they have to get into punching range while Mauy Thai fighters can just stay at long range and kick the hell out of boxers.
     
  10. mark ant

    mark ant Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    It`s not about overrating Tyson because his punching prowess is far better than any MMA fighter, it`s just that he was never trained in kicking or grappling, it takes years to learn to be so rounded, Tyson was very good at what he did, he is not overrated at all.
     
  11. Somali Sanil

    Somali Sanil Active Member Full Member

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    MMA though is what we were talking really, I do think Muay Thai might have the better chance tbf
     
  12. mirkofilipovic

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    Couture is a grappler, of course he didnt use Muay Thai.
     
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  13. Somali Sanil

    Somali Sanil Active Member Full Member

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    Randy was much more than that :nono:
     
  14. mark ant

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    Jon Jones at light heavy kcks better than any Mauy Thai fighter and would destroy a prime Mike in the cage.
     
  15. Somali Sanil

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    Impossible, Mike will punch his legs off
     
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