UFC 261 Kamaru Usman vs Jorge Masvidal KO highlight - Setting up the pendulum right hand

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  1. mark ant

    mark ant Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Does Masvidal have a huge defensive flaw? He made this same mistake which led to the same KO many years ago.
     
  2. Somali Sanil

    Somali Sanil Wild Buffalo Man Full Member

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    If Masvidal was a true pro, strict with himself years ago, he would’ve been extra special
     
  3. Malph

    Malph Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Masvidal said he thought Usman was going for a takedown. He says he misread the situation and gave Usman full credit for the way he set up the punch.
     
  4. Babality

    Babality KTFO!!!!!!! Full Member

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    Usman was catching him before that too.
     
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  5. Odins beard

    Odins beard Fentanyl is one hell of a drug.... Full Member

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    Masvidal is a borderline lower top 10 type guy, he never deserved the rematch.

    THE ONLY fight that makes sense is the Covington rematch, it was a close fight up until the bull**** stoppage, I thought Covington was winning it and yet all I’m hearing is Usman talk Masvidal (prior to the rematch), Wonder-boy and Nick ****ing Diaz.

    Get the Covington rematch made.
     
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  6. Terry94

    Terry94 15-05-20 Full Member

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    Usman Vs Covington 2 would be brilliant. If Usman wins, I can't see anyone in that division beating him.
     
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  7. Cross of Iron

    Cross of Iron Active Member Full Member

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    Covington is lucky to be getting a rematch , I see the fight ending by TKO again but sooner . Usman will win .

    Then later in the year Usman takes on Edwards or Thompson .
     
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  8. shanemfr

    shanemfr Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Let's be serious why is Colby lucky to get a rematch? If the ref didn't save Usman when he was gonna get finished after the Colby legit body kick yet calling it a nut shot, this thread wouldn't even exist
     
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  9. mark ant

    mark ant Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Usman is far better than Colby.
     
  10. Odins beard

    Odins beard Fentanyl is one hell of a drug.... Full Member

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    Far better that he had to feign eye pokes and nut shots when hurt.

    Colby was winning the fight, with a broken jaw up until the premature stoppage.

    The reason Usman doesn’t want the rematch is because he knows Covington will give him fits in there.
     
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  11. mark ant

    mark ant Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Colby`s fundamentas are not that good, Usman looked good v Masvidal.
     
  12. Odins beard

    Odins beard Fentanyl is one hell of a drug.... Full Member

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    They was good enough to give Usman his toughest fight and imo be winning at the time of the stoppage.

    Their fight was far better than the first Usman/Masvidal fight and warranted a rematch far more than Masvidal.

    His dominant stoppage over BurnLootMurder loser Woodley (something Usman couldn’t do) is better than that BMF journeyman title bull**** that Masvidal and Diaz did.
     
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  13. Malph

    Malph Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Once again, I think it's the fact that Usman is so good on the ground that opens up striking opportunities for him.

    You can't just box him or kickbox him. You have to be cognizant of him being very capable of taking you off your feet and mangling you on the ground.

    This is why the dude is becoming so effective. He's developed to the point where he can hurt you badly with both.
     
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  14. Malph

    Malph Well-Known Member Full Member

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    At risk of boring the heck of your guys, I'll expand on this a little

    This seems often glossed over when looking at a Usman's or even a Khabib's striking skills.

    Usman has more striking skill than Khabib but the point stands.

    In a pure boxing match, a Khabib probably is not going to do well. But in a game that allows grappling, suddenly opponents have to be so concerned about being taken down that it makes them vulnerable to getting hit.

    We saw it in Khabib McGregor and in Usman Masvidol.

    I do think Usman has more natural explosive punching power than Khabib but my point stands.

    These guys are so good on the ground that opponents must take that into consideration. They cannot focus on only strikes so they are not as good at defending either.
     
  15. mark ant

    mark ant Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Most MMA fighters wouldn`t do well in a pure boxing match.