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It's UFC 165 fight night and as fans begin to filter in to the Air Canada Centre, the world is talking about tonight's main event. FOX Sports' very own Kenny Florian took to Twitter with his last minute analysis and keys to victory for Jones vs. Gustafsson. Here's what he had to tweet:
#UFC165 tonight! I'll be giving predictions & breaking things down a bit later today. Fantastic card tonight.
-- Kenny Florian (@kennyflorian) September 21, 2013 Although I believe Jones' best attribute is his mind, his size/reach is a major advtg in fights. Doesn't have this advantage 2night. #ufc165
-- Kenny Florian (@kennyflorian) September 21, 2013 Variety & takedowns (or threat of td's) will be key for Jones' who is a true triple threat. This will be key to slowing down AG. #ufc165
-- Kenny Florian (@kennyflorian) September 21, 2013 Jones & his "pick your poison" style of #mma must be proactive & move forward against AG (Alexander Gustaffson). #ufc165
-- Kenny Florian (@kennyflorian) September 21, 2013 So far, Jones doesn't counter well going backward so AG must pressure Jones! He must do this w/out getting taken down. No easy task. #ufc165
-- Kenny Florian (@kennyflorian) September 21, 2013 AG has excellent footwork getting in/out & uses lateral movement & rhythm changes. Allows him to find angles & score unseen blows. #ufc165
-- Kenny Florian (@kennyflorian) September 21, 2013 Final OFFICIAL measurement for Alexander Gustafsson's reach was 79" (measured yesterday). So, 5" reach advtg for Jones. #ufc165
-- Kenny Florian (@kennyflorian) September 21, 2013 AG's success depends on his ability to stop takedowns of Jon Jones. A good start will help as well. He has KO power & speed to win. #ufc165
-- Kenny Florian (@kennyflorian) September 21, 2013
He also had a few thoughts on tonight's co-main event.
Wineland needs to fight Barao in a boxing range & do it without getting taken down. Wineland = great head movement, power & volume. #ufc165
-- Kenny Florian (@kennyflorian) September 21, 2013 Barao's arsenal is DANGER. Big 135er that walks close to Aldo's size & has ton of experience. Makes great fighters look decent #ufc165
-- Kenny Florian (@kennyflorian) September 21, 2013
The championship fights tonight are going to be amazing but the time has ended for analysis. It's time to watch some fights.
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