He also began throwing an inside kick as soon as Kattar tried circling and jabbing to disrupt Kattar’s stance. This weekend, Shane Burgos will face Josh Emmett. Kattar is quick to exit the pocket and not allow Burgos to build momentum if he gets any. You can read more of Dan’s work on his personal blog. Also, he chooses to fake the cross counter as he does an inside or outside slip (sometimes a dip) by attacking with a right hook to the body instead of a cross counter upstairs. The second and more prevalent issue was actually hitting Kattar. Many years after this fight, I’ve found myself coming to the opinion that Kattar and Burgos differ as technicians, but even moreso as tacticians. Kattar, a man whose nickname betrayed his record, was a sound, gifted boxer and outfighter by the standards of the sport. Ultimately, the answer was easy enough considering it was a Shane Burgos specialty: Target the body while the arms are protecting the head. Specifically, the cornerstone to Kattar’s success on the outside would be his jab. If you have seen the full fight video you can rate it. Privacy. Greatest Featherweight MMA Fight of All Time. We are sorry, but since we have been contacted by “UFC – Zuffa”, we post only video highlights of the fight (as soon as we find it). Posted on 2018/01/21 ATBF full fight video. But, what ultimately this fight was about was Kattar introducing problems and Burgos finding solutions respectively. Over the course of a few minutes, Shane Burgos had effectively found ways to curtail Kattar’s main tools to create an infight and was actively controlling where the fight occurred. Eventually, Burgos figured out a way to kill two birds with one stone. For someone as vulnerable on entrances and exits of an exchange as “The Hurricane,” that could prove to be a problem. Hate ads? #12. Shane Burgos vs Calvin Kattar The undefeated Shane Burgos entered this fight with a perfect mma record of 10-0-0 ( 80% finishing rate) and he is … Armed with one of the most versatile jabs in the business and a solid box of fundamentals, Kattar had a preference for being able to beat opponents in an area - striking, primarily the pocket - whereupon his ability surpassed the vast majority in MMA. In one of the finest two-way technical battles in recent memory, Kattar had weathered the storm and had won, even if there was no shame in defeat for Burgos - whose tactical demonstrations promised just as much as Kattar’s proficiency had. If you have enjoyed this website for the past 10 years, today we ask you for a little help: Since 2011, more than 20,000 fights rated and more than 99,000 votes collected!! What I’m getting at is that Kattar will look to fight his fight in strict conformist terms, whereas Burgos is perfectly comfortable creating his off of what the fight offers.