Israel Adesanya gets knocked out

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  1. Atto

    Atto Khabib got scared after round 3

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    Imagine what Paulo Costa and Romero would do to him.
     
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  2. Splinty

    Splinty Shake 'em off
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    He looks a lot better now though.
    And the winner there was saved by the bell earlier getting his but kicked.

    Israel would still get wrecked by GSP, Romero, or anyone that can threaten a take down to work in some dirty clinch work.
     
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  3. Filthy

    Filthy in an upward motion with purposeful direction

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    he's a world-class striker, but I don't see the 'death touch' power that keeps elite grapplers on the defensive.
     
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  4. WiId

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    Gsp would duck adesanya. But romero would be fun
     
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  5. Liam Neeson's Cosh

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    Thread is just re-hashed and looking for bites but this a serious discussion point.

    It has merit but Israel could also just go the same way as the old man he just beat, and dominate through precision.
     
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  6. conor mcgregor nut hugger

    conor mcgregor nut hugger Interim Lightweight Champion

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    Just under two years ago. Not that far back.

    I testing though that he switched to MMA full time right after this and knocked out Melvin Guillard only 4 months later.
     
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    Rambo John J Smesher of Dream
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    Romero is the best 185 not named Gayguard "crusher of dream" Mousasi
     
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    Filthy in an upward motion with purposeful direction

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    Old Andy is not an elite wrestler.
    Brunson is the best wrestler Israel has ever faced.
     
  9. Liam Neeson's Cosh

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    Brunson took Romero down multiple times, he's not a bad wrestler at all.

    And Israel's performances in K1 or Silva have little to do with how he'd fare vs a wrestler, as you say.

    So simply, the jury is still out at this point. His TD defence looks pretty damn good already and can only get better. You do raise a good point about the power though.
     
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  10. ECC170

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    the guy knocking him out is a world class striker.. nobody in the ufc is close to this fella.
     
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    Isn't he the number 1 in the world, or was anyway, no shame in that loss.
     
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  12. Suicidalforlife

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    I still feel he isn't going to fare well against the best wrestlers in the division, when he can't kick with impunity.

    He doesn't have the power in his hands and is no where near as accurate as Anderson was in his prime.

    Its going to be good watchin finding out though.
     
  13. Haulport

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    LOL, this got recommended to me on YouTube too!
     
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  14. Haulport

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    I bet his chances against wrestlers would be much better if he used soccer kicks and grounded knees! Oh wait.................................
     
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    Royce Gracie could knock out Melvin nowadays
     
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  16. Waaz

    Waaz Colby #1 Fan

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    Imagine what Colby would do to this poor kid.
     
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