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Sports MMA General |OT| We just wanna bang GAF

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Looking forward to this one, if Zabit wins convincingly he can't be more than 1 fight away from a belt shot. Volkov if smart will hopefully beat Hardy.

It's in Moscow so the times are good for Europe, Check the link up there for times.

Last month or so I've had a lot of nonsense to deal with, so activity here will be sporadic.
 
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Zabit is going to have problems against top 5 guys in a 5 rounder. Im not saying he’ll get outclassed or exposed, cause I’m not. He’s good. But his output slows down the third round and on.
 
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Just caught main & co-main. Hardy ls improving, his blitz offense might work against less experienced fighters, but Volkov stayed disciplined and hopefully this'll get his confidence back.

Zabits cardio does need major improvement, a staph infection apparently hindered his preparation and thus led to the 3 round main.

Technique was great as usual and the lack of stamina was readily apparent. A fight with Max or volkanovski needs to happen. Zabit will need cardio up the ying yang as max is volume heavy, anyone else he can handle.

KZ hopefully smashes Ortega and we can get some entertaining matchups. I don't understand why Ortega is still #2 in the rankings, I've said it before & I'll keep saying it, inactivity when you're not injured should be penalised. KZ is legit though, and if it stays on the feet it could be similar to what happened against Max.


 

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Zabit needs one or two more before taking on Holloway or Volkanovskik, if we don't see him improve his cardio in his next one or two matches hes got no chance IMO. I think Zabit gets winner of zombie vs Ortega or Aldo vs Moraes, then maybe a shot at the belt. Good to hear the cardio issue could've been due to staph. Otherwise he would really need to get his shit together if wants a title.
 

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Just watched Ariels interview with Nick Diaz. The comments are flooded with people saying he needs help. I’m in 2 minds. It would be easy to think that about a Nick Diaz that actually wants to talk, but he seems much the same as 10-15 years ago to me. Im also watching knowing he has bad anxiety issues and smokes a lot to deal with it.

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Zabit needs one or two more before taking on Holloway or Volkanovskik, if we don't see him improve his cardio in his next one or two matches hes got no chance IMO. I think Zabit gets winner of zombie vs Ortega or Aldo vs Moraes, then maybe a shot at the belt. Good to hear the cardio issue could've been due to staph. Otherwise he would really need to get his shit together if wants a title.
Agreed. He's very active, switching stances 10 times a minute and mixing countless disciplines. I really liked his technique in this for the first couple of rounds, he got into the pocket, countered well and has a tenancy to try to outshine his opposition in their chosen discipline. That arrogance is good for now, but the tank needs work and I think he'll get there