I haven't viewed him as being that strong, do you think he really gets a win against Perry? Storley? I just haven't viewed him as being able to get that kind of win. Oddly, I am leaving out Brown in that list even though he made the final. He's kind of an unusual case in wrestling style for an elite level guy (but we'll see how that evolves with another year).
In a pecking order I'd have Ethen behind Howe, Storley, Perry and probably Brown, but I think he can beat any of those guys in the same way he beat Steinhaus. He may not be as good as those guys but hes tactical and holds position well enough to steal one from any of those guys. I've always thought that Ethen was technically superior to Evans, though that may not be a popular statement.
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