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Author: Danny Martin

Holes in the Armor: An Evaluation of Cody Garbrandt

(Photo by Brandon Magnus/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images) Since Cody Garbrandt’s third consecutive knockout loss to #5 ranked bantamweight Pedro Munhoz, a lot has been made of the Team Alpha Male fighter and his tendency to brawl his way out of trouble (often to no avail). This has been of interest to me, because while Cody Garbrandt certainly has issues with swinging wild, these haven’t been the only times he’s found himself on the wrong end of a beating. In this piece, I will be examining just how deep the problems in Cody Garbrandt’s game go. In my...

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Calvin Kattar vs. Ricardo Lamas: Jab Variations

CHICAGO, IL – JUNE 08: (L-R) Calvin Kattar punches Ricardo Lamas in their featherweight bout during the UFC 238 event at the United Center on June 8, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images) On June 8th, Professor Calvin Kattar delivered another boxing lesson to the masses at UFC 238, utilizing #10 ranked featherweight contender, Ricardo Lamas, as his test subject. Analysts and pundits have been noting Kattar’s outstanding boxing technique for a while, and it seems with every victory the Bostonian picks up, the more he builds a case as a potential...

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