This training was a little different because he switches back and forth. He's fought as a right-hander and a left-hander although I think he's naturally right-handed. Against Renzo, he fought southpaw the whole fight.
They looked more like slapping kicks. Half of the guys I train with are left-handed and half are right-handed so I think I'm pretty prepared no matter which way he comes out. He's a little flashy which I tend to not do too much of. I don't have a big game plan as far as keeping him on his feet or taking it to the ground.
I don't think I've had any easy ones. My first fight in RINGS was fairly easy. It was actually against a Greco-Roman wrestler who weighed 230 or so. I kneed him to the ribs and he fell down and tapped out.
Do you think your fight with Oyama will rank up there with that?
That's a tough question. I think that probably once you talk smack, you have to try to back it up. I tend to just go out there and fight. Maybe it could be that they talk smack because they are trying to pump themselves up and make them think they are better than they really are rather than just going out and doing it.
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