MM vs 100th ranked LW

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  1. IloveTHIS

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    Simple question. We all know at a certain point size overcomes superior skill. If Mighty Mouse was to the fight the 100th ranked LW in the world, who would you bet on?
     
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    lw easily

    no only is the lw bigger, but lw is a way more stacked division

    pfp 100 at lw is like 20-25 at flw
     
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    Who is the 100th ranked LW?

    I'd imagine MM.

    MM vs the 1000th ranked HW would be cool.
     
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  5. cheesus

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    I'd pick MM tbh
     
  6. DatSamboKid

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    What is the point of these types of threads..seriously.
     
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    Mighty Mouse Vs Anthony Joshua, no punches allowed
     
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    Might Mouse Vs. Popeye in a starring contest !!
     
  9. Pitier of Fools

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    If it weren't for these types of threads, the Wasteland would be completely empty.
     
  10. bambammccoy

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    Tapology's 100th ranked LW is Takanori Gomi.
     
  11. IloveTHIS

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    Fun. Strange concept I know
     
  12. FATM

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    At what point does size overwhelm skill?

    It's not any worse than your typical thread that a Conor nuthugger will make about his latest instagram or twitter post.
     
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    Mm beats gomi lmao.

    Might lose to that callen dude though.
     
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    Yeah I agree. I was hoping it would land on a young prospect who cuts alot to 155.

    Instead we got what's left of Gomi lol
     
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    noobs will be noobs wowww
     
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    MM vs Cyborg is the only fight to make. Make it happen Dana.
     
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    It's a tough choice, honestly I could see it going either way. It'd be interesting to hear from guys who train. I've never trained MMA, but from my training (mostly from watching the actually good guys), I'd say a 30lb weight disparity requires a significant skill advantage for the smaller guy to compete. In pure BJJ, it's very doable. In most striking arts, it's far more difficult and more rare because it demands a much more unique athletic skill.

    Compared to pure striking or grappling, however, MMA isn't as "hands on." Since speed and movement is so important, I think that plays more in favor of a smaller guy's only path to victory against a bigger guy. He would have to outmove his opponent and rely on his quickness and technique to do it. That's Mighty Mouse's game.

    The question comes down to what the 100th ranked guy's skillset is like. First of all, I think if he's a specialist at anything, he's more likely to win. If he's an all-arounder, MM absolutely WILL be much better than him, but is that going to be enough?

    All I can say is guys seem to perform similarly as they move up in weight. If not better, really. And that's 15 pounds. So the question is whether one more weightclass is just insurmountable. I would guess no, but the fuck do I know.
     
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    Hahaha Cyborg would look like the women she beats on. I could watch it lol
     
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    Mm wins.
     

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