Body language says it all really

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  1. MescalineDreams

    MescalineDreams Silver Belt

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    I suppose hindsight is 20/20. Conor definitely didn't seem like his usual confident self. Just his body language and energy seemed off, even walking to the cage you seen It. Khabib obviously played a big factor in that, knowing the sort of opponent he's facing. I'd bet a lot of money shifted to Khabib upon seeing Conor's entrances as much of gambling is determined on body language

    thing is, he didn't seem lacking in confidence against Floyd, even though he almost certainly knew he was going in there to take a beating. Or for any previous opponent. Obviously Khabib is a different animal entirely but still

    Something definitely seemed off with his energy, reminded me of an unmotivated bj penn entrance at times. Many who were watching felt the same way prior to the fight starting. Certainly a stark contrast to what were used to seeing from him. I suppose we can only speculate.

    Khabib seemed to be more fired up for this than any other opponent and it showed. This was personal, he wanted to truly put a beating on him. That was a scary Khabib

    Wouldn't be surprised to see a rematch, especially after the brawl. I'd imagine they'd create some justification of Conor not being at his best, ringrusted or w/e

    If by some miracle they hit a trilogy, god DAMN, the numbers they'd do.





     
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    Hitto Be careful. I gonna smash your boy.

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    Khabib is the superior fighter. Just come to terms with it and get over it.
     
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    I don't know, I think Khabib just might be THAT good. Def sucks, makes MMA less interesting. Especially considering the dude is gonna retire after maybe one fight against Conor, MAYBE 2 if he gets GSP.
     
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    MescalineDreams Silver Belt

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    indeed he was

    not really the point tho, nor is there anything to get over.
     
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    It felt weird, he wasnt his confident self. There wasnt the fire in his eyes that he's had in every fight except Diaz 1 (another 1 that he lost), even the billie walk he did was way off, the walk to the middle was disastrously off, he couldnt even look khabib in the eyes when he did the walk like he usually does.

    It was done when he couldnt look Khabib in the eyes and averted his gaze when they were face to face. When has he ever averted his gaze.
     
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    Stop with these excuses. Khabib is the far superior mma fighter and will beat his ass everytime they fight, that's that.
     
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    MescalineDreams Silver Belt

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    Khabib is definitely that good, i just find the differences in body language to be fascinating

    suppose that's the gambler in me
     
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    Conor banked everything on khabib not making weight. Once he did he knew he was fooked and the fear kicked in.
     
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    They all say that, but wave enough cash under his nose and he will take whatever fight they offer even if it was Lesnar.
     
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    I WILL CUT YOU Calamity from the Heavens

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    How could he be confident? He remembered what Chad did. He had to fight a bigger, better version of Chad who had a full camp.
     
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    there's zero excuses here

    just a few interesting observations worth noting
     
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    he got really worried when Khabib didn't even need to sit down during breaks.
    its on tape, he shook lol.

    but he lasted longer than i expected, even with all the fouling and illegal moves not deducting points.
    the good thing is his cardio is getting better. Or is it the cheating?
     
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    You can have all the confidence in the world but as soon as you are put on your ass, that confidence vanishes.
     
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    He looked shooked honestly even if he is a clown he knows that Khabib is the superior fighter...looking back at the weight in Khabib is very calm while conor looks worried.

     
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    Conor is a smart guy. Just as he knows when it's his time (Aldo), he knows when it's not (Khabib). The Diaz fight was one where he had no idea who he was facing.
     
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    MescalineDreams Silver Belt

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    he seemed fine then

    it was all on the night itself

    would be interesting watching a more sophisticated breakdown on the night in question
     
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    The walkout,both men looked serious as a heart attack. All the marbles were on the line for this one.
     
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    maybe, maybe not.
     
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