Highly regarded striking analyst Jack Slack of Bloody Elbow did an interesting piece on how Alexander Gustafsson outstruck and picked apart Thiago Silva last spring at the Globen arena in Stockholm.
Mr Slack comments on the beginning of the fight:
“When Silva fought Gustafsson he was immediately thrown off by Gustafsson’s distracting hand movements and refusal to engage in a brawl. Gustafsson succeeded in getting the passionate Brazilian to lunge in head first and met him with a slapping uppercut which dropped the bigger puncher to his knees.”
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