Just watched 32 random fights of elite grapplers and here are my conclusions.

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  1. migeru29

    migeru29 Purple Belt

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    And no I'm not kidding. I was about to write this in detail but I'm to lazy to do that, overall here are the conclusions when elite grapplers/wrestlers usually lose:

    1. Against another elite grappler/wrestler (maia vs shields, maia vs colby, penn vs gsp, etc)
    2. Stupid enough to try his striking against a very good or elite striker opponent (from the very beginning).
    3. A very good/elite striker (or just a better striker) with excellent TD defense. Stuff lots of TD attempts until the grappler/wrestler gets tired and then the striker finish him or totally dominate him.
    4. The elite grappler/wrestler is successful with multiple TDs but doesn't inflict much damage to his opponent and eventually gets tired. The striker then takes advantage and finish him or dominate him.

    And the unusual way of an elite grappler/wrestler losing is via getting caught when attempting the takedown (e.g. silva vs newton).

    I'm not asking for your approval, this are conclusions from observation so I know this points are facts. What I want to know is from those who think that Conor will win. I want them to answer how they think Conor will win (using objective thinking) as I did.
     
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    Conor has a punchers chance.

    His stand-up is miles ahead of Khabibs.

    From clinch range and beyond, Khabib rag-dolls him to Bolivian.
     
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  4. Nightgunner05

    Nightgunner05 Orange Belt

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    Based on your own observations TS, Conor will win using either method 2, 3, or 4.
     
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    Conor have a chance..but I've never seen khabib fall from a punch.
    The same argument can be made before the Jose Aldo/Conor fight though but Khabib has that immigrant gangster mentality, I don't think he wants to strike with Conor so..I'm going to lean heavily with Khabib on this one.
     
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    I believe he wins just as one of the examples you is describe. I believe khabib will have early success but per usual will inflict Minimal damage/ won’t be able to stop Conor with strikes.It will be a gruelling match for a few rounds but Conor will eventually catch him and put him away.
     
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    He wins via 3 or 7
     
  9. saltyNaCl__salt

    saltyNaCl__salt Blue Belt

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    I'm curious what are your examples of number 4 and how many times the grappler won against the striker. Also, how many of the strikers were pure strikers and how many were striker/wrestlers.
     
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    How does this random info help with predicting Conor x Khabib in any way?
     
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    Because TS said these are "facts" he came upon while watching "32 random fights". Which fights and what elite grapplers/strikers he watched...we haven't a clue.
     
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    lsa Maître d' at The Pussy Lounge

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    I got some facts for you in my PANTS
     
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  13. Jortk

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    Did anyone see a Khabib fight? You know mma starts standing? Rewatch the mj and ai fights, he is very hittable on the feet, and within 2 minutes he gets ko-Ed againt Mcgoat
     
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    I got bus by UD.

    Wait what are we blathering about again?
     
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    Conors best chance is to get cisal pimple and that goofy broad for judges. The way cunner will be running they'll think it's a race.
     
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    I am betting that many of the people you don't think are grapplers wrestled in college such as Jones.
     
  18. Pakman

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    Jose was put on his butt by Mendes in their rematch.

    Khabib has never been outstruck. It'll remain the same in this fight.

    #FloydBless
     
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    In regards to point 1 - if an elite grappler fights another elite grappler....of course one of them will lose , no ?
     
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    I could of told you that.
     

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