What fighters truly dedicate their life to the sport? | Page 3

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    I don't care whether he smokes marijuana or not. But it is also a lifestyle for a certain subset that includes Nick, and he clearly expressed a greater commitment to that lifestyle than to MMA.

    I like watching both Diaz brothers fight. But I don't see them as any kind of MMA paragons.
     
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    He’s been fighting while taking marijuana his entire career. You can’t just assume he suddenly chose marijuana over mma one day just because you don’t understand the medical benefits of marijuana.
     
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    He said it, not me.
     
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    Khabib has been training since he was 6. Basically bred into it. As we're several Russians. Zabit... They went thru some brutal ass childhoods.
     
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    No, it's about being the best you can be. It's about giving your 100% to whoever employs you/patronizes your business. If a person picks cage fighting or dentistry, that's on them. The standard is still the same.
     
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    Actually all of them
    IMO you want to know which fighter is most disciplined rather than who is more dedicated to martial arts
    Mighty Mouse is a good example
    The Machida bros
    I find Edson especially dedicated

    Most indisciplined
    Johnny Hendricks
    Gastelum
     
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    machida, fedor, mark munoz.
     
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    Fook, Shogun knows how to party!
     
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    Travis Fulton (300+ mma fights and more than 60 boxing fights)

    not training 247 but still....that record is something else
     
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    Some dweebs on the internet decide who takes it more seriously then others when they only see the fighters for one week every 3-4 months.
     
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    Clubbing with division rivals
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    Taking his injuries very seriously

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    Is that an ice bath?

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    Yucking it up with celebs

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    Hangin with da boiis. His dealer is on the right btw

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    GSP to me was more a sportsman, when I think truly dedicated to MMA I think the likes of Wanderlei or Nog.
     
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    The best fighters in the sport are guys like McGregor and Jones bro.

    Cormier and Khabib are paper "champions". Especially Cormier.

    Everyone knows who the real top dog is. And it's Jon party boy Jones.

    The try hards like Cormier always come second to natural talent.

    If the ufc and athletic commissions didnt have stupid rules on things like conduct an drug like policies, Jones would be champ champ undefeated + 10 more fights by now. Cormier isn't the best fighter. He's just the best behaved.
     
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    if you blow up in weight between fights, you're not dedicated.
    Or you should be in a higher weight class.

    Johnny Hendricks is a classic example of that.
    Fights at 170, but would blow up to 220 plus after a fight.
    Wtf? his whole camp is basically him cutting weight.
    Even when he went to 185 still couldn't do it.

    If you have to cut that much weight... something is wrong.
     
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    Dominic Cruz seems like a good example.
     
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    How many people just use that as an excuse to get high, even rationalize it to themselves?

    How many peoples' problems are actually just caused by or 99.9% exacerbated by the weed itself, and then they need weed to feel 'normal'?

    How many people are just using weed to counter the effects other drugs, like Homer Simpson taking stimulants to counter depressants, and the problem is actually just drugs?
     
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    Have you not listened to one Nick interview?
     
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