How do you beat Khabib?

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  1. outtieDrake

    outtieDrake Active Member Full Member

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    If you had a fighter against him and you're their coach , what advice would give them?
     
  2. Deew

    Deew Active Member Full Member

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    1.Wear bear spray as deodorant.

    2.Hit him hard.
     
  3. Angler Andrew

    Angler Andrew Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    have a tag team partner,start training with Grizzly bears and get on Allah's good side.
    Joking aside Dustin did have Khabib hurt for a while and not surprisingly it was done whilst standing up.
    Problem is that when you do stun him,he just goes in to beast mode and takes you down.
    Ain't seen anyone who can resist Khabibs takedowns,looks awful as he's talking to you all the while he's mauling you to death.
     
  4. The Funny Man 7

    The Funny Man 7 Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Don't know if anyone here follows the mma analyst Luke Thomas, but he argues that the conventional approach of trying to turn to base and stand up after being taken down by Khabib is a road to failure. He argues that Khabib's familiarity with and command over those steps is too vast for the defending fighter too overcome.

    Thomas believes that people need to try new ideas. How would it go if Tony Ferguson tries to play guard against Khabib; blasting him with those sharp elbows from bottom while shooting triangles and going for ommoplatas. Michael Bisping had a ton of success with elbows from guard against GSP, and even if GSP at that stage wasn't quite the same force as Khabib is now, he was still a world-class black belt with suffocating top control.

    Brian Ortega tweeted that he would have put Khabib to sleep if he'd been the one applying that guillotine, instead of Poirier. I can't disagree. Ortega's boxing is sharp as hell too, although the rest of his striking arsenal is unimaginative. He's a huge featherweight, and another shot at the title there looks far off with Volkanowski, Korean Zombie, and Zabit all in line ahead of him, so why not move to 155 and start a campaign for a new title?

    Justin Gaethje has awesome grappling credentials, although you would never know it from his fighting style. It would be interesting to see Khabib try to take down a D1 All American who is hell bent on staying off the mat. Gaethje has one punch power in both hands, and if he lets loose with leg kicks without fear that could make things interesting.

    All of that said, I'd favor Khabib over all three by various margins.
     
  5. POTUS

    POTUS Esb Commissioner Full Member

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    A-Level talents beat him.

    Sorry but Homer Simpson & Porier are C-Grade. Connor McGregor is no boxer.

    Canelo with six months take down defense KO Khabib
     
  6. mirkofilipovic

    mirkofilipovic ESB Management Full Member

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    Is this a joke?
     
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    UnleashtheFURY Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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