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Struve vs Jones at LHW

Postby thestephenbuitron » Feb 14. 2012, 12:42

Struve isnt that heavy of a heavyweight, what if he dropped down and took on jones? it would take away his reach advantage

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Re: Struve vs Jones at LHW

Postby REAGANSMASH! » Feb 14. 2012, 13:24

the most pointless KO in history.

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Re: Struve vs Jones at LHW

Postby wilbearrr » Feb 14. 2012, 14:34

i dont think struve can make the cut. he doesnt carry around any extra fat so i dont c him getting any leaner. but if he did, jones would still pick him apart. weve already seen too many holes in his game to be able to compete with someone like jones. and thats coming from some one that hates jones
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Re: Struve vs Jones at LHW

Postby axelstoner » Feb 14. 2012, 15:14

why wud anyone wanna see that fight
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Re: Struve vs Jones at LHW

Postby PrideFCfan » Feb 14. 2012, 16:07

Struve is around 260 dude. He is that heavy of a fighter. You only think he's not because he is tall.
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Re: Struve vs Jones at LHW

Postby Cardinal Ximenez » Feb 14. 2012, 16:09

I think that even if Struve made the cut, he would be far too stiff and slow with that much muscle mass and all that height. He would get killed by Jones. He's kinda slow now with 250-ish, imagine him at 205.

However, it's as good a match-up as any other in Serious fantasy match-ups, don't hate folks...

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Re: Struve vs Jones at LHW

Postby Predator225 » Feb 14. 2012, 16:11

PrideFCfan wrote:Struve is around 260 dude. He is that heavy of a fighter. You only think he's not because he is tall.


yeah, the dude bulked up like crazy over the last years, there's no way in hell he could make 205.
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Re: Struve vs Jones at LHW

Postby ELD » Feb 14. 2012, 16:22

If Struve is weighting in at 205, that means we went back in a time machine to his 6th grade graduation. If they fight at heavy weight, after Jones bulks up a bit, I'd still take Jones via being better all around.
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Re: Struve vs Jones at LHW

Postby mmayhem » Feb 14. 2012, 21:03

Seriously ?
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Re: Struve vs Jones at LHW

Postby esofty8 » Feb 14. 2012, 21:05

Jones because Struve would die before weigh ins

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Re: Struve vs Jones at LHW

Postby Arevir » Feb 15. 2012, 00:23

No way in hell struve could ever make LHW. The dude is 6'11. But Struves is no Schilt. He gets KO'd
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Re: Struve vs Jones at LHW

Postby Koney » Feb 15. 2012, 03:59

srsly...?
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Re: Struve vs Jones at LHW

Postby jboneous » Feb 15. 2012, 22:53

Jones would beat Struve at any weight....
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Re: Struve vs Jones at LHW

Postby TheOlWopty » Feb 16. 2012, 19:49

I think your main reason for posting this fantasy match-up was because Struve's reach is greater than Jones', and a lot of people attribute a large share of Jones' success to his significant reach advantages over his opponents, but this fight being proposed at 205 is ridiculous. Struve is 6'11'' and weighs around 260 without being heavily muscled. If this was to happen, this fight would have to take place at HW.

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