Is chad mendes the best fighter with the best combination of wrestling and boxing in ufc??

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    Is chad mendes the best wrestler-boxer in ufc?hes a great wrestler.the hardest hitter/most explosive in his division,had one of the fastest hand in ufc today.
    Power/explosiveness:
    Chad mendes is one of if not the hardest hitter in featherweight division.
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    Speed :
    Most explosive in the division,and had one of if not the fastest hand in ufc.
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    So fast and explosive that not even mcgregor can react to his strikes
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    Wrestling/boxing skills:
    two-time All-American wrestler
    outboxed conor(90% head strikes landed vs 67 %(conor))
     
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    A lot of good it did him
     
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    From a consistent stand point, him and Frankie Edgar are the best. That being said, from an inconsistent stand point, it would have been Joe "Diesel" Riggs. On his good days, Riggs had an amazing ability of throwing boxing combos, followed up with take down and some epic ground and pound.
     
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    He's one of them...

    Other than TJ, Chad benefited most from Duane's training at TAM. His striking and footwork improved a ton since Duane.

    It's a shame what happened to Chad after the McGregor fight though. He could've been the champ.
     
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    King Conor said Mendes hits like a strawweight.

    Conor bless.
     
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    T-Wood since he' actually became champion with the box/wrestle style while Chad hasn't
     
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    Chad's boxing wasn't that good. He's very fast and explosive, but when it came to actual technique? Nahh.

    He landed succesfully on strikers like Conor and Aldo because he's great at faking the takedown and come over the top with a heavy punch.
     
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    Man, I don't see Woodley as being better than Chad... even if he is the champ.

    DC is better than both though.
     
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    Chad is very good.

    But I think Frankie is #1

    Followed by Woodley .... He has foiled the best strikers and wrestlers... (Rory is exception and arguably right with Woodley)
     
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    Chad Mendes has the best anti-acne medication

    Frankie is a better wrestle-boxer.
     
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    Dc is better Wrestler than both but not boxing.
     
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    Frankie = Chad

    Chad is stronger and more explosive but his cardio is worse. Frankie got better skillset in my opinion. I could be wrong though.
     
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    The Floyd-Conor fight made it hard to call anything done in MMA "good boxing".

    He's a "boxer-wrestler", a type of fighter that appeared and over-populated MMA in the past 10 years or so....
     
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    Frankie, Cody, Stipe, Cain, MM are all better.

    Mendes top game was awful which is why the only UFC fights he ever used his wrestling in was Nik Lentz where he gassed and looked like shit and Conor where he gassed and got KOd.
     
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    Chad was winning till he lost, should get a rematch with a full camp.
     
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    frankie.

    also, gsp via jab.
     
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