Do you guys think GSP has what it takes to become a dominant 185 champion? | Page 4

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  1. Kelman Banned

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    GSP is one of the two or three greatest fighters to ever lace on MMA gloves, but no, he would not be a dominant champ there. He wouldnt even do well there really. The size difference is so vast. Guys like Romero & Jacare & Rockhold & Mousasi & even Weidman would all eat GSP alive.
     
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    Maybe he should aim for LW
     
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  3. kiley_sean It's all in the reflexes

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    No.

    He's largely enjoyed a strength, wingspan (76") advantage over his opponents at 170. At 185, he'd be running into guys that are bigger and have just as long reach or longer.

    Also, his speed/explosive advantage over every single opponent in the past was also a part of his success and you have to wonder if he's slowed down a bit.

    Could GSP beat some MW's? Yes. Just as Conor could beat certain WW's, but beating guys in the top-5 would be hard to do when you don't have all of the advantages you had at the lower weight class.
     
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    Jacare, Romero, Rockhold and Weidman should be too much to overcome for GSP to dominate MW. I fear he would die if gnp by Yoel.
     
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    If he beats bisping it should be gsp vs silva just for shits. Sorry Romero. Then gsp retire win or lose.
     
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    If he beats bisping it should be gsp vs silva just for shits. Sorry Romero. Then gsp retire win or lose.
     
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    Lol roided Silva can barely beat vegan stoner WW Diaz whereas GSP dominated him with ease
     
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