Which fighters do you think are naturally...

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  1. true_fan Brown Belt

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    Gifted and which ones just worked very hard to get there? I’ll start: I feel that TF is one of those guys that had to work extremely hard to be tops, while Khabib looks more just gifted due to his environment and gene pool.
     
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    Mixture of both. Virgins wouldn’t understand
     
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    GSP is the GOAT and he is not that talented, I think it's all hard work in his case.
     
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    He looks it so I agree
     
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    Bj is the most naturally gifted fighter ever.
     
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    Had to work hard at it: Kenny Florian
     
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    Environment and gene pool?
    What gene pool? His father being a coach?

    This is clearly something you have no clue about
     
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    Gifted guys: I'd think of penn, vitor, jones
    Guys that worked hard: mcgregor, miocic, lawler
     
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    Indeed, he looks like a mixture of both judging by some of his characteristics.
     
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    Pettis was a talent that maybe could have worked harder.
     
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    Melvin Guillard and Charles Bennett are 2 of the most naturally talented fightiers I've seen
     
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    GSP is not particularly gifted, I would say. Yet he is the best, ever.
     
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    What? He lives in the mountains and is a warrior by blood and sambo in his blood too
     
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    Warrior by blood? Sambo in his blood? Lives in the mountains?

    Are you a really, really little child? Like, kindergarten?
     
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    Colby fans are the new cringe
     
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    GSP actually seems to be one of the few that was naturally gifted AND put in the hard work. That doesn't happen too often. Then there are those that were extremely naturally talented but didn't work as hard. Many always wonder just how great BJ Penn coulda been had he had the work ethic of a GSP.

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    Jon Jones is the most obvious answer.

    Lord Chael is the hardest worker.
     
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    It helps that he got training opportunities that other fighters could not afford
     
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    Surprised that no one mentioned Fedor. Sambo champ for years, his Judo was at a high level where he was competitive with world champions, and he possessed great speed and power as a heavyweight.
     
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    BJ Penn
    Jones
     
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