Thread: GDT: UFC 156: Aldo vs Edgar
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02-04-2013, 06:42 PM
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Originally Posted by Live in the Now View Post
Roller tagged him good but definitely did not outstrike him, I seem to remember that fight being pretty even. Roller's an All-American wrestler to boot and was taken down on each attempt Pettis had. He can take Aldo down, who knows if he actually will, but calling that potential fight a mismatch is hyperbole.
The best you can say is that Pettis edged him in striking, and I even think that's a stretch.

Part of why people don't take Aldo down is because he does so well in positioning to prevent that. The only guys who have been able to have been mostly wrestlers, and Hominick in the 5th round when Aldo was gassed.

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