UFC 167    November 16, 2013
Josh Koscheck
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Tyron Woodley needs to get mad. Try a Clay Guida thing where somebody slaps him in the mouth before he gets in the cage. Let's go. He's got the tools. In his entire career, Woodley has been taken down twice. He's basically impossible to take down. The hand speed and power are there, but sometimes he just ... stands there. Conserving energy? Maybe. Against Jake Shields, he sort of accepted being held against the fence. Where is the explosion we know this guy has? Josh Koscheck is going to make him work. Close and grapple. Sort of what he tried to do against Robbie Lawler. Standing, Woodley doesn't have a lot of tricks or feints, but he has speed and the constant threat of a takedown.
-- Brett Okamoto


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