I think heâ€™s got a lot of potential. His stand up is really kinda nonexistent, but heâ€™s obviously a big powerful guy. And his ground game…I know, heâ€™s a D-1 national champ but I think heâ€™s pretty rusty as far as his ground game. I was able to pass guard on him, mount him, do whatever I wanted with him on the ground really. And he really didnâ€™t feel that strong to me, granted I donâ€™t grapple with anyone that feels strong to me.
But, I think that one of his strengths when he was in college was that he was much stronger than everyone he went up against; and heavyweights, no matter what the sport . . . it is hard to find good ones. So, I think if he sticks with it heâ€™ll be great. I just think it was a mistake going to the UFC so quick. And I say that from someone who knows.
Imes is rumored to be fighting Fedor Emilianenko in M-1, but Imes has confirmed, nothing has been signed.
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