Found August 01, 2012 on MMA Manifesto:
PLAYERS: Ryan BaderJon Jones
Ryan BaderVitals6'2" 205 lbs (Light Heavyweight)74" reach, OrthodoxJune 7, 1983Record14-2 (UFC: 7-2)Current Streak2 straight winsTrainingTwo-time NCAA D1 All-American in wrestlingChampionships HeldThe Ultimate Fighter 8 champion Strengths- high level wrestler- very physically strong- knockout power in his hands- able to pick up and slam opponents- extremely good at passing guard on the ground- strong ground and pound- one of the best at avoiding strikes in UFC history- good at landing kicks- aggressive fighterWeaknesses- not a very complete fighter (wrestling & power is pretty much it)- very inaccurate striker- surprisingly poor success rate for takedowns & takedown defense- susceptible to submissions- no real submission skills of his own- despite his extensive UFC experience, he's still a work in progress- questionable chinSynopsisRyan Bader was on a rocket to the top of the light heavyweight division before Jon Jones stopped him cold.  Does he still h...
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