How would Stipe have done against Fedor's competition in PRIDE?

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  1. george14

    george14 Green Belt

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    Outside of 3-4 names, funny. Here are some names:

    - Big Nog
    - Coleman
    - Arlovski
    - Randleman
    - Cro Cop
    - Arona
    - Babalu
    - Hunt
    - Sylvia
    - Herring

    Those guys are all "second tier" American promotion caliber fighters huh? All of those guys fought in the UFC aside from Arona.
     
  2. Shadowthrone

    Shadowthrone PIECE OF SHIT Belt

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    TST Vitamin Enhanced Stipe would destroy Pride and would have his face chiseled in Mt Rushmore
     
  3. Typrune Goatley

    Typrune Goatley Black Belt

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    Rothwell lost to Sylvia and Arlovski while Fedor was on top of the division
     
  4. superpunch

    superpunch Silver Belt

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    Fedor smoked Herring.

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    smoked herring

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  5. C-eltic

    C-eltic Yellow Belt

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    Comon dude. Fedor beat like 7 UFC champs if I'm not wrong.

    Big Nog had a chin of granite and good boxing and deadly guard. He would be the hardest fight for Stipe

    I think Stipe beats CroCop.
    Juiced Mark Coleman would be also a hard fight
    Randleman was very dangerous, people don't give him much credit but he was very fast and powerful.

    Sami, a kickboxing champ.

    Would love to see how stipe handles Hong man Choi. I find it really interesting.
     
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  6. capable1

    capable1 White Belt

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    Had Stipe fought in Pride he would not be the same fighter he is today,Its a known fact that the game has moved on,Stipe himself is not the same fighter he was when he lost to Struve.
    These comparisons of fighters at their peak 10 years apart are really just stupid,
    Mark Coleman gets spoken about like he was some can but do they put cans into the UFC hall of fame?
    Just the same is how much flack fedor gets for fighting Zulu yet Big Nog the number 2 in the world at the time fought Zulu after Fedor yet i never hear anyone giving Nog stick for that.
     
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  7. C-eltic

    C-eltic Yellow Belt

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    Young Fedor wouldn't have problems with glass chin A.Ovreem.
    A.Arlovski- we already know
    Francis Nganou- "meeeeh" 1 round on the ground and Francis gas tank finishes.
    JDS would be competitive for some amount of time. But he would probably get submitted on destroyed under Fedors pressure.

    Werdum pretty much like bigNog

    Who else from Stipes opponents left?
     
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  8. HHJ

    HHJ Plutonium Belt

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    When? Hes been a one handed fighter for this whole ufc run. He was better when fedor beat him.
     
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  9. TheAmericanGazelle

    TheAmericanGazelle Purple Belt

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    The inability of some MMA fans to understand era-related competition, aging effects in fighting, growth of a sport, etc...never ceases to amaze me.

    Other than Randy Couture and Frank Mir (UFC), where all these great HWs of the PRIDE era that he didn't fight or at least sign a contract/put himself in position to fight?
     
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    TS needs to quit trying so hard to be a hater.
    its not working
    he looks foolish
     
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  11. 3sumrock

    3sumrock Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card Yellow Card Banned

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    Arlovski technical striking is better than ever,he got more footwork,more patient.mma continue to evolve And even though arlovski didn’t evolve that much but he’s still able to change his game a little bit
     
  12. Stevanchez

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    If it's so easy to do what Fedor did and anyone can do it, why didn't they?

    Fedor was in PRIDE for 4.5 years, he went 14-0.
    Nogueira was in PRIDE for 5.5 years, he went 17-3.
    Overeem was in PRIDE for 4.5 years, he went 7-7.
    Hunt was in PRIDE for 2.5 years, he went 5-3.
    Werdum was in PRIDE for 2 years, he went 5-2.
    Barnett was in PRIDE for 2 years,he went 5-4.

    If anyone can do it, why didn't any of these all-time great HWs do it?
     
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  13. HHJ

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    Arlovskimir.gif

    He didnt look technical or patient in the browne fight either.

    His fight with barnett was pretty good but i dont really see any marked evolution there,nor do i expect any at his age.
     
  14. george14

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    Anderson went 3-2 in PRIDE
    Hendo went 13-5 in PRIDE
    Mousasi 2-1 in PRIDE
    Randleman 4-7 in PRIDE
     
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    I would take Nog, Crocop, Coleman, and maybe Arona over Stipe. I don't see Stipe as that highly-skilled, he doesn't even train full time.
     
  16. thobra

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    Stipe is great, so he could beat many of them, but he would prob lose to Mirko, Nog, Semmy, Coleman and Choi. Arlovski could be a fun fight.
     
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    Because Struve and Brown are not top HWs.
     
  18. TrueFightFan

    TrueFightFan Fight Purist

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    Where do you rank Struve in all of your guesstimations?
     
  19. TrueFightFan

    TrueFightFan Fight Purist

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    But Struve beat Miocic and Browne beat Overeem who has been in the top 3 since he entered the UFC... what gives?
     
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  20. HHJ

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    Ok then. Tell me when the evolution happened. How many submissions off their back do cain and jds have? What is so technical about werdums striking that is so much better than anyone what came before? How come overeem cant go 10 yrs undefeated?
     

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