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10 minutes ago, flyingcement said:

Crazy how much better David Carr was than Massa, and Nolf than Carr, and Dake than Nolf.  And tomorrow Burroughs will make Dake look silly

Keep dreaming bro. As I said earlier, Dake is the best that the US has to offer at this moment. JB is in a world of trouble, though I expect Dake will be conservative and try to win matches that are close but not too close. 

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12 minutes ago, flyingcement said:

Crazy how much better David Carr was than Massa, and Nolf than Carr, and Dake than Nolf.  And tomorrow Burroughs will make Dake look silly

No way.  Burroughs very much could win, but make Dake looks silly?  Doubtful.

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Burroughs vs. Dake should be a hell of a contest. I think it is thisclose. Thing is I think Dake may have the better chance at a gold medal this time around, but getting by JB in a best of three is not an easy assignment.

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1 minute ago, iha said:

Burroughs vs. Dake should be a hell of a contest. I think it is thisclose. Thing is I think Dake may have the better chance at a gold medal this time around, but getting by JB in a best of three is not an easy assignment.

This is exactly how I feel. Maybe JB wins or this version of Dake is too much. My brain tells me it's the latter but history is impossible to ignore. But I have little doubt I'd rather have Dake in the Olympics for the best shot at gold. No American has been as studied as JB since John Smith, and Dake is just harder to prepare for. And recent history suggests JB's best days are behind him. 

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Serious question and no conjecture: has JB ever been 4'd or 5'd at the senior level?

I thought Bekzod got him a 4 in 2016 but he just got him with 5x TDs and a failed challenge.


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Zain not wearing the NLWC singlet. Wonder if he'd consider moving to Ohio RTC to train under Stieber?

He’s been wearing his own “brand” for a long time now. Just trying to monetize while he has name recognition.


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25 minutes ago, bnwtwg said:

Serious question and no conjecture: has JB ever been 4'd or 5'd at the senior level?

Dake chest wrap throw for 4. Then Chamizo double for 4 out of bounds. I can't remember if Dake threw JB in their first encounter ever during the 2nd of best of 3 to make the World team or if that was just 2. The throw ended off the mat.

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