Originally Posted by Captain_Dammitt
Probably have to put him above GSP, he finished his competition that was around the same level of GSP's. I'd put him behind Anderson due to people claiming they could feel his aura in the cage with him.
You think his competition was as good as GSP's?
Lyoto was arguably 1-3 (arguably b/c of Shogun I) in his last 4 before the title shot and his only win was over Couture
Vitor and Sonnen are not proud defences
The Rampage one didn't make sense as he was coming off a loss to Rashad than a split decision win, then a win over Mark Hamill
Gus, Glover and Rashad were good defences. However it's worth noting that Jones went to decision with all of these guys and Glover and Gus were pretty untested as far as top 10 wins go. Technically Gus still only has ever beaten 1 top 10 and that was Shogun