Dont u guys feel Barboza is a tougher match up for Khabib than Conor?

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  1. CereserBr Double Yellow Card

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    Sick Tdd, great sriking... Khabib may very well lose this bout.

    Conor has that boxing, but his tdd is not on Edsons level.
     
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    Strong pressure wrestlers have usually been Edsons downfall but I think he can beat Khabib. His low kicks are so quick I don't think Khabib could catch a single but more importantly Edsons boxing has looked its best to go along with his high level TDD

    Barboza via TKO
     
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    The Champion is the tougher matchup.
     
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    I could see it. His TDD is top notch. Much more proven than Conor's.

    And he is more explosive and a lot faster and could counter a TD attempt with a knee. Standing Khabib should be lost vs both but Barboza's counter-wrestling is better.

    It's a very interesting match up. If Khabib has no trouble getting Edson down then this spells trouble for Conor.
     
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    Barboza would gas after 4 minutes of Khabib's pressure and clinching,and lose on the ground after.But he has a solid chance.
     
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    conor beats barboza. Barbosa's Achilles heel is forward pressure.
     
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    That wasn't the question
     
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    Ahh the pure striker vs the strong grappler. It would be a good match up. Who wins? Conor ofc.
     
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    Yes, Barboza has the best TDD at 155
     
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  11. GreatSaintGuillotine You may not like what I say but it's the truth.

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    Barboza doesn't deal with forward pressure well and Khabib's takedowns are relentless. I wouldn't count him out but Khabib's defense is solid and he is a monster on the ground.

    Both are tough match ups for similar reasons.
     
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    Yes, actually. Here's why: If he times a takedown, Khabib may very well be able to keep Barboza down, but he absolutely strangles Conor with one takedown.
     
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  13. bigeastgi43 Shut your mouth before I fuck it.

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    They way you idiots talk, you would think Barboza was unbeatable. Smh
     
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    Was this fight announced?
     
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    Not one person in this thread said he's unbeatable.
     
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  16. bigeastgi43 Shut your mouth before I fuck it.

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    No shit
     
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    Great talking to you.
     
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  18. bigeastgi43 Shut your mouth before I fuck it.

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    I can't say the same.
     
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  19. Kumason MMA freak!

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    I can agree with that
     
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    I think Barboza would choke and fail big time if this fight was to happen.
     
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