McGregor vs Barboza

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  1. nick jacoby Blue Belt

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    Man.. .How da fook would that fight go? Barboza isnt known to be the toughest SOB out there but his striking is phenomenal.


    Head clean off? Or flying knee to Conrads dome?
     
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    Conor is exactly the type of fighter Barboza wants to fight.

    Fights at range, doesn't bull rush in or pressure with grappling/clinching, and has a wide stance so he can chop his legs down. Unless Conor fights like a completely different fighter, Barboza wins pretty handily. He's better everywhere Conor likes to fight.
     
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    I know where you're coming from but.... Dariush was winning that fight (against Barboza) very clearly until he got flying kneed by Barboza. And Dariush is not McGregor
     
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    Conors hands vs Barbozas kicks

    Make it happen

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    McGregor fights nothing like Dariush, though, and he was winning that fight as clearly as McGregor was winning the early rounds in the Mayweather fight - there's a .GIF that shows Barboza timing out every single time Dariush level changed leading up to the knee.

    Dariush winning early doesn't mean he was going to continue to do so - it's likely he wasn't going to be able to maintain that pace while taking the punishment Barboza was returning fire with despite landing less overall. He was breathing heavy near the end of round one and Barboza is a slow starter when guys rush him anyway. Conor would maintain distance.
     
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    Barboza via LEG KICKS FROM HELL
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    Conor hates kicks
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    McGregor vs any top mma contender is like Bigfoot. We all want to see it...but we aint gonna se it.
     
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    Leg kicks are the kryptonite to fighters who adopt a wide stance.

    When's the last time any of Conor's opponents threw a leg kick at him? Who da fook knows if he even checks leg kicks at all?
     
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    Dana believes in smart booking. Mcgregor is going to fight midgets and flat footed bums and you're going to like it.
     
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    Exactly, Conor doesn´t have the same tools.... Dariush has the grappling/submission threat and pressure style to make that dog fight that Barboza hates. The 1st poster MikaIP was right.
     
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    Barboza doesn't like pressure. Watch McGregor-Holloway. I'm not sure it Barboza could handle that :/
     
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    What is it you have Conors legs? Do you want him to walk again?

    Opposite side fighters, Barboza would at least massacre that lead leg with power kicks before getting touched up with mittens
     
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    Did you even watch Barboza's last fight?

    He got smashed for 2 rounds by a Journeyman In dariush.

    His boxing defence Is attrocious.

    This would be a destruction.
     
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    Cowboy knocked him out with a jab.

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    Fight will never happen as Barboza is too dangerous for Conor, kicks are too heavy and have seen Conor willing to take a strike to give one too often.
     
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    He has lost several fights standing to guys half as good as Conor and has been given hell in others like you mention. Somehow Conor is not capable of applying pressure now even though he has done it in some past fights...anything to try to knock Conor down a notch.
     
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  17. GreatSaintGuillotine You may not like what I say but it's the truth.

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    It's like he's swinging a sledgehammer at their legs...the horror.
     
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    That said, there's a low likelihood Barboza even makes It to a title shot. Imo.
     
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    Wasn't Aldo supposed to destroy Conor with kicks?
     
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