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

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  1. Kelman

    Kelman Banned 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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  2. sprucelees

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    Maybe he should aim for LW
     
  3. kiley_sean

    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.
     
  4. heatbag

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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.
     
  5. If he beats bisping it should be gsp vs silva just for shits. Sorry Romero. Then gsp retire win or lose.
     
  6. If he beats bisping it should be gsp vs silva just for shits. Sorry Romero. Then gsp retire win or lose.
     
  7. chinarice

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    Lol roided Silva can barely beat vegan stoner WW Diaz whereas GSP dominated him with ease
     

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