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Houston Alexander Interview: “My Ground Game Is Just As Good As Anyone In the UFC.”

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I had the opportunity to sit down and chat with overnight UFC sensation, Houston Alexander yesterday. Just talking to Houston, you get the feeling that he feels blessed just to be in the situation that he’s in right now with the UFC.


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"To me the records were just a starting point," recalls John Paul Jones, "The most important thing was always the stage show. So many great nights. At our worst we were still better than most. At our best we could just wipe the floor with the lot of them. It was just a very good live band."

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Dean Listers coffee just exited his mouth i think

Post #2   9/29/07 12:42:04PM   

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they need to give this guy a real fight.. hes not getting any younger!

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Put him up against Thiago Silva....Thats a fight i'd like to see!

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Posted by CornishMMA

Dean Listers coffee just exited his mouth i think




I thought the same thing. If he hit the ground with the Boogyman he would be submitted in under 2 minutes

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"To me the records were just a starting point," recalls John Paul Jones, "The most important thing was always the stage show. So many great nights. At our worst we were still better than most. At our best we could just wipe the floor with the lot of them. It was just a very good live band."

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Great Link, the guy who did the interview is a member of this site!

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The UFC should sign Arona and throw him in there with houston. That'd test his ground game lol.

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Great interview homie....

Anywho, I'm thinking Houston should fight at UFC 78, which is in desperate need of Nice match-ups. If Tito and Rashad match up, they should throw Houston against Dan Henderson, and if the Dan and TIto rumors are True, Throw Houston against Rashad. Either of those match-ups will REALLY Test Houston against a legit contender, and if he could pull off either of thos ematch ups, He'd be ready for a title shot IMO.

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I can't wait to see Houston fight again. I hope whoever it is can last more than 2 minutes. I would love to see his ground game that he is selling!

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I think the UFC should test that, give him a good ground guy to fight.

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Posted by cmill21

The UFC should sign Arona and throw him in there with houston. That'd test his ground game lol.



I absolutely 100 percent agree with that statement. I would love to see that match-up. another good fight to see houston in would be griffin, a re-match with jardine or even throw lister in there if houston drops to MW or lister goes up.

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i like houston alot hes legit but sayin his ground game is as good as anyone in the ufc ha please bj would wreck him and florian would too

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Cool interview, thanks for the link.

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Posted by TMIL316

i like houston alot hes legit but sayin his ground game is as good as anyone in the ufc ha please bj would wreck him and florian would too



i dont think so, being that there is a 50 lbs difference...alexander is a LHW while bj and florian are LW

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well i guess we can say he has no ground game tell we see it, you never no maybe he is 1 of the best

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