Lesnar’s coach comments on leading contenders

Saturday, August 21, 2010

Lesnar’s BJJ coach Rodrigo ‘Comprido’ Medeiros on Cain Velasquez

“Of course I will not be able to anticipate what the strategy used by (Cain) Velasquez will be, but I see Cain trying to use his physical attributes, because he has a very good gas and I believe will be fighting the whole time, will punch, will move, kick, doing it all … Maybe he will try a single leg on the outside, I suppose that is the strategy of Velasquez.”

    “It is obvious that he can come with a surprise and so can we. He’s a more complete fighter than Carwin.”

Lesnar’s BJJ coach Rodrigo ‘Comprido’ Medeiros on Junior Dos Santos

    “I think we have to take one step at a time. I saw the fights of the Gypsy  and I think he is a good athlete, he will no way be bad on the floor because he does jiu-jitsu for some time and trains with the Nogueira brothers and Demian [Maia], he is certainly not a fool on the floor,” was his assessment.

    “Gypsy has heavy hands, is very strong, and in time we will review it thoroughly. The UFC has the best heavyweights in the world and Brock knows that… The level is very high and whoever is coming in brings pressure. Everybody wants to beat Brock, who is the champion.”

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