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Gegard Mousasi Scouting Report

Gegard Mousasi Scouting Report

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Gegard Mousasi Scouting Report

Gegard Mousasi Scouting Report

 

Gegard Mousasi Scouting Report

Vitals

6’1″ 185 lbs (Middleweight)
76″ reach, Orthodox
August 1, 1985

Record

42-6-2 (UFC: 9-3)

Current Streak

5 straight wins

Training

Black belt in Judo
Professional kickboxer
Amateur boxer (2001 Netherlands Amateur Boxing National Champion)

Championships Held

Cage Warriors Middleweight Champion: 2006 (no title defenses)
DREAM 2008 Middleweight Grand Prix Champion: 2008
DREAM Middleweight Champion: 2008 (no title defenses)
Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Champion: 2009-2010 (no successful title defenses)
2010 DREAM Light Heavyweight Grand Prix Champion: 2010
DREAM Light Heavyweight Champion: 2010-2011 (one successful title defense)

 

Strengths

– extremely experienced yet still quite young
– incredibly well-rounded
– world class boxer
– great jab
– knockout power in hands & feet
– great kickboxer
– also very good with submissions
– finishes fights
– fantastic chin
– above average reach for his height
– very accurate striker
– very good striking defense
– lands way more strikes than he absorbs
– very successful with his takedown attempts
– great cardio
– very quick hands
– big for a middleweight – used to fight at light heavyweight
– lots of experience being a champion in big organizations
– on a hot streak

 

Weaknesses

– can come across as too passive in fights
– has admitted that his head isn’t always in it during a fight
– history of landing illegal upkicks
– lots of wear and tear – over 40 fights over the past decade
– can be tapped out
– poor takedown defense
– has faced questionable competition in the past
– keeps hands low when striking
– has never been able to break through to the truly elite level of the sport

 

Synopsis

You’d be hard-pressed to find a more well-rounded fighter than The Dreamcatcher.

 

 

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