True or false? The Chris beats Anderson everytime

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  1. ortizgnp

    ortizgnp Original Vince Belt

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    Alright, so it's common knowledge that Anderson Silva didn't win a single minute against The Chris Weidman in both their fights combined.
    The Chris just had his number in those fights, it's not debatable.

    Lets take USADA out of the picture. Would the outcome be any different if Anderson was still in his prime and/or motivated?
    Or is The Chris just the superior fighter and a nightmare matchup for Anderson?
    How would a third fight go today when both fighters have declined a bit?



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  2. ThatGuy7698

    ThatGuy7698 Even when I'm wrong, I'm right.

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    This.

    The Chris wins every time.
     
  3. BigMuffler

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    Not every time, maybe 8/10 times. Maybe more now that Andy is 60 years old.
     
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  4. TheWalrusNo9

    TheWalrusNo9 Brown Belt

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    Prime vs Prime Anderson beats him 9/10 times.
     
  5. Tamriel Terror

    Tamriel Terror Silver Belt

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    I completely disagree.

    Anderson was extremely vulnerable to wrestling and the Chris has great mma wrestling. Hes like a Chael Sonnen 2.0, not to mention he had zero trouble at all with Silva in two separate fights.

    I think Weidman beats Silva the majority of the time if they fight, not to mention Silva's ufc career has a permanent asterisks next to it.
     
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    its fun to make fun of anderoid but in his prime he would've embarrassed chris
     
  7. Breaking

    Breaking One shall stand, and one shall fall.

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    No way Anderson could have ever pulled off something like this...

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  8. Koro_11

    Koro_11 Silver Belt

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    I don’t know but Anderson will always be in GOAT conversations and Chris is almost forgotten already.

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    I think that Chris just happened to be "that guy" to beat Silva. We often see fighters who for some reason or another, just have another fighters number. He'd beat Silva if they fought again.
     
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    ortizgnp Original Vince Belt

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    True. Anderson managed his career better and was more careful with the matchups. The Chris should have done the same.
     
  11. Alphaboy

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    This is a tough one. The way The Chris dominated AS in the 2 fights makes it difficult to think AS would stand a chance against him even in his prime. But when I look at a young Silva's speed, agility, relaxness, etc. in his early fights, I can't imagine a well-rounded, but lackluster Weidman beating him.

    I can imagine Anderson striking Chris and dancing circles around him while doing his signature hand-on-hips taunt, while Weidman tries to charge at AS, frustrated.
     
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  12. RockyLockridge

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    no. Chris is too big and too long. He's also a strong grappler He'd get anderson down but i know anderson could not finish him on the bottom
     
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    Do I think Weidman could wrestle a prime Anderson for 5 rounds and win a decision? Yes. Do I think Weidman would KO a prime Anderson standing every time? No.

    I disagree that Anderson lost "every minute of both fights" but agree that Weidman is a bad style match-up. Considering Weidman has struggled to beat anyone around his own age, I think his wins have become somewhat overrated and that he was in a "right place, right time" situation that others could have performed in as well.

    Prime vs Prime: I'd say Anderson wins 6/10 times with Weidman's cardio over 5 rounds being the swaying point
     
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    dunno if this post is sarcasm or not but i'm gonna post this anyway.

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  15. The Professional

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    lol @ the triple knee...
    never noticed it before but Chris got hit with the flying knee, hit himself in the face with his own knee on the way down, then got kneed in the back of the head
     
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    Prime for Prime, no cheating I would say anderson beats him 2/10 times at the most.
     
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  19. Koro_11

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    Ya, cause it’s not like Chris built his career on aging legends at the decline of their careers.
     
  20. Breaking

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    Definitely sarcasm.
     

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