How would Colby Covington matchup with

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  1. DopeZach

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    Masvidal? I know they're good friends and all. But just fight wise how would you see it going?
     
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    I'd say Colby wins since he's shown he can beat top ww's and Jorge hasn't. I imagine Jorge would spend a lot of time against the cage.
     
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    Well I know they were playing around, but Colby did outwrestle him lol
    But being training partners I'm sure they both know each other's tells and tendencies. Masvidal tends to have a problem with stronger grapplers.
     
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    Masvidal is one of the most overrated fighters in MMA, he's a fun fighter and all, but he'd probably lose to 85% of WW's top 25, and most of the top 10 LW's would smoke him too.
     
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    It would be a razor close split decision arguably a robbery favoring idk who.
     
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    Corny would wrestlehump or wall n stall Masvidal for the decision.
     
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    Covington by decision.
     
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    That goddamn bitch Whore-Hey would be eating canvas all night
     
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    Jorge got taken down repeatedly by Maia. Colby wears the pants in the family.
     
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    CM Punk.
     
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    Masvidal overrated?
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    Grappling... don't see it going any other way. Covington decision..
     
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    I also think Covington by decision.

    I don't know what it means that Masvidal is not overrated; he is ranked and generally considered exactly as he deserves based on his performance: a solid contender a tier below the top WW.

    His buddy Colby is a difference story ofc...
     
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    Yeah, he's ranked highly based on beating Cerrone, who himself was ranked much higher than plenty of guys who'd beat him on name value and a good run beating mid tier fighters.

    I'm not taking a pop at Masvidal, he's entertaining, he's just a guy who I think would lose to most of the top 25 in his division.
     
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    That's quite possiblly the most boring fight that could ever be made. Covington would try non-stop to hug Masvidal and fill his heart with love and affection, while in the few moments they aren't clinching Masvidal would be comfortably coasting to a split decision. That he would lose, as usual.
     
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    That living room drunk wrestling match they did tells me Jorge gets wrestle fucked to oblivion and back.
     
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    Colby will be fine as long as he avoids Khabib. If Khabib moves up.............game over for Colby and Woodley.
     

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