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  1. noonyez is offline

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    Machida is definetly technical but as you guys mentioned he doesn't have alot of KO power. But to me it looks like his opponents are afraid of getting hit by him. We'll see how he does when he faces someone who isn't afraid of being punched in the face.
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    Keep in mind that Machida is elusive.
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    And doesn't have a lot of KO power.
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    He's also got these crazy looping punches that come at you from all sorts of weird angles. No wait, wrong guy.

    He's always creating angles, because when he's backing away it's never straight back (even when it clearly is), it's always to the side and around you.
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    This is also the best [fighter's name] we've ever seen.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Vieux Normand
    I'm not being rhetorical, this is a genuine n00b-question: what distinguishes all "Karate fighters" from other fighters?

    If--just hypothetically--I had a background in full-contact-bareknuckle Karate in the 70s, with Kyokushin and Daido-Juku (Kyokushin plus Judo) added in the 90s, would I fight like the Shotokan guys up the street (none of whom fight like Machida) or the GoJu guys down the steet, who never seem to do anything unless it's in Sanchin or Horse stance?

    We're all supposedly doing Karate. Which--translated--means we aren't carrying anything in our hands while we do most of our training (unless you go for that idiotic 'China-hands' transliteration).

    Other than that, ****-all else in common...which is what you get with a nebulous, generic term like "Karate". Might as well just call it "Pummelling, done more realistically by some than by others."
    My noob reply would be that it's right there in your post. Karate is anything that isn't Muay Thai, Boxing or sloppy grappler punching.
    It is a good point though that it's probably alot better to call Lyoto Shotokan rather than Karate.
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    At least he didn't stand there like a statue, afraid to lose his last fight in the UFC.
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     Style: MMA, BJJ, CMD, TKD, FMA

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    Machida put on a lesson on distance, he controlled it and used angles like it was a clinic. It doesn't make for the most exciting fight, but he used the ranges perfectly.
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    On a scale of 1 to 10, 1 being a blind crippled slowpoke and 10 being super enhanced roadrunner, how elusive would you rate Machida?
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