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Prime Fedor would Zulu #2 HW Derrick Lewis and that says a lot

Discussion in 'Worldwide MMA Discussion' started by Danis_champ, Oct 10, 2018.

  1. Danis_champ

    Danis_champ Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    Yeah and he would do that in a spectacular fashion.

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    Let's leave the Cormier vs. Fedor/Stipe discussion out for now. Although Fedor would easily beat Stipe as well.

    I think we can all agree that prime Fedor would sleep Derrick without breaking a sweat and Derrick is ranked #2 right now. Derrick being so highly ranked shows how shallow, thin and non talented is today's HW division. And you all have seen Volkov.. There were absolute killers back then when Fedor was in his prime. Right now there is only one fighter you could make an argument against prime Fedor - DC.

    We should appreciate more and more how good Fedor was.

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    Prime Fedor is the greatest fighter in history and HW division is one of the only divisions to actually get worse in the last 15 years.
     
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    So something that is completely opinion based and hypothetical says a lot about Fedor's greatness?
     
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    I love Derrick Lewis, but the fact that he's fighting for the belt says a lot about the HW division's level compared to the Fedor, Nog, Crocop era.
     
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    Danis_champ Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    Not an opinion but a FACT.
     
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    Speculations aren’t facts...
     
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    Guys who would have been HWs in Pride are just cutting to LHW or MW. Cutting has fucked up the talent distribution from the top down. Bellator is doing it right IMO. UFC needs a tourney too.
     
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    No shame in losing to the GOAT Fedor.
     
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    Also USADA. All of a sudden there aren't so many jacked 265lb men anymore.
     
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    UFC HW has some good prospects now though, which were missing for a while. BB at #2 doesn't describe the current div well, as those prospects will likely all be better than him soon.
     
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    Yup ... nature generally doesn't let you have it all, lol. Hard as fuck to be big and jacked and natty.
     
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    Black Beast is 10x better than Zulu. Zulu sucks
     
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    If a MW like Dan Henderson stretched Fedor.
    Today's HWs would destroy him
     
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    You're telling me that if Lewis was on the ground and Fedor was going for an armbar that Lewis would offer much resistance?
     
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    Brett Rogers a better comparison. An he gave Fedor problems before the KO
     

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