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Alves vs. Sanchez back on for UFC 90!!

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Posted by jiujitsufreak74

Diego's fight with Luigi proved that he is extremely vulnerable to anyone with a sprawl. if Luigi could give Diego problems and even win a round (which i thought he did) i am 100% sure that Thiago will be able to win this fight. if Luigi can keep it standing and land punches, then Thiago can too. Diego has been exposed and Thiago will capitalize. i just feel that Diego has fallen in love with boxing and that he will test himself on the feet. when he starts to realize he is outmatched on the feet, he will go to his bull-rush shot which Thiago should be able to easily avoid and land the winning strike in the second round.

Thiago R2 KO



Good post. It's sad to see how the sprawl is owning the double leg these days.

Post #31   7/27/08 9:06:36PM   

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Pitbull is going to destroy Sanchez. I never saw anyone beat down Hughes like that other then GPS. Sanchez can't match the power of the pitbull.

Alves by KO 3rd

Post #32   7/27/08 9:37:32PM   

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I agree Alves sprawl & power are to much for Sanchez . With Koscheck, GSP, Fitch, Hughes & maybe BJ Penn, I can't see him getting the title anytim e soon.
Alves... KO/TKO in 3........or Alves by majority in 3

Post #33   7/28/08 12:59:07PM   

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I don't think that Luigi kept it standing though, I think that Diego did so voluntarily to practice standup. I can't remember him taking more than 3 shots in the whole fight. That being said it still showed us that a good standup fighter will most likely be too much for him if he can't take them down. I think Diego chose to stand in that fight though, I don't think it was that he was unable to take Luigi down. I do think he'll be unable to take thiago down though.

Post #34   7/29/08 12:44:40PM   

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This is gonna be a crazy fight but I gotta give it to Thiago here. It's gonna be really competetive though.

Post #35   7/29/08 2:39:53PM   
 
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