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Old 01-31-2018, 08:57 AM
 
Location: Central Florida
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Oh ffs. Ronda fought the best available at the time. Is her striking coach a fraud? Yes. If she'd gone with a proper camp she'd at least have had serviceable striking and not been humiliated as she was. But her grappling skills are still lightyears ahead of any of the other women in the game, with the possible exception of Mackenzie Dern.
Serviceable striking skills against a K1 kick-boxer would render the same results.
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Old 01-31-2018, 10:42 AM
 
Location: London, U.K.
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Serviceable striking skills against a K1 kick-boxer would render the same results.
Not necessarily. Serviceable striking skills would allow sufficient defence to safely get into grappling range. You only have to watch grappling orientated fighters (e.g. Maia, Nurmagomedov, even Tate) to see thats the case.
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