Why do people think Tony vs. Khabib will be competitive?

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  1. brian

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    So a guy with one of the longest winning streaks and have beaten former champs while looking impressive has a 0% chance against khabib, especially when he's a good wrestler and gr8 bjj guy, ok buddy.
     
  2. Fight Professor

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    They had said something similar about Ronda.
     
  3. phantomlord

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    did you just compare Khabib and his world class grappling to women's mma?

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  4. Muppettoker

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    Dear god! Khabib fans are unbareable.
     
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  6. BJpencil

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    Did you see Khabib fight Gleison Teibau? Many including me thought Khabib lost that fight. Why do people think Khabib is unbeatable?
     
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  7. Fight Professor

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    Ronda is an Olympic Judo medalist. If that is not world class, I am not sure what is.
     
  8. phantomlord

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    I dunno what I find more hilarious in this situation:

    a. you think women are comparable with men
    b. your tag is the Fight “Professor”
     
  9. Fight Professor

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    I am not comparing Ronda with men but rather saying Tony may very well be "Holly" of the division.
     
  10. phantomlord

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    Ronda was a one trick pony. Khabib is not. He's faced and beaten champions like RDA. You're comparing bums and cans with 3 or 4 fights who Ronda beat to UFC champions and contenders. You see how stupid that sounds?

    Yes he's a grappler but it's not like he's Maia pulling guard and octagon crawling. Your comparison is as ridiculous as your tag.
     
  11. Fight Professor

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    Obviously Khabib and the entire division is at a much higher level. But Khabib's gameplan is similar to Ronda's - close the distance, clinch, go to the ground. Tibau was able to avoid most takedowns and should have won the fight. If Tony can do that or threaten Khabib with submissions, he will not have a plan B.
     
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    I'm a big fan of both for different reasons and seeing two great fighters tested against each other is a win for all of us. I truly don't understand this nutswingrr mentality that you can only be a fan of one or the other in any matchup. I like Tony because he has a plan A, B, C, D ,E, F which I think could cause problems for Khabib. Meanwhile Khabib has insane take downs and top control. Tony has interesting JJ, which may or may not be a problem for Khabib, as he's destroyed other respectable JJ guys. Its a great matchup of two guys with pretty clear advanatages and interesting questions that could be answered by seeing these two fight.
     
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    Sometimes we just want to see people get smashed, like Jones. v. Shogun.
     
  14. PlayTheGame

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    Some people are sleeping on Tony big time.

    It's kinda confusing. He's easily Khabib's toughest matchup in the division.
     
  15. phantomlord

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    what? we're going in circles here. this all started off by you saying Tony will expose him. it's now shifted to you explaining a tactical game plan for Tony to win a UD.

    even if that happens -- like i already said -- that's a victory for Tony of the highest kind because of how good Khabib is. the headlines won't read "Khabib exposed as one trick pony by Tony".
     
  16. kalabula

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    I agree for the most part. Tony is as game as they come but IMO has a steep uphill battle here. Also, about 60% of sherdogs picking khabib.
     
  17. WheatThicks

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    You don't earn anybodies attention though. You're a dumb fuck with a dumbass opinion that hero-worships fighters. Picture of a fighter as your AV like it's a girl on your locker. You embarrassing fuck.
     
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  18. 007

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    Tony off his back is dangerous and Tony on his back for 20 minutes is where I expect him to be
     
  19. MCS

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    Match-up wise it's another Khabib mauling, but Tony has a tremendous will to win. The dude won't give up and doesn't look like he's about to lose when he's taking a beating or when out-positioned. "You better finish him now" is what came to mind when Lando was styling on him. Same with Lee in mount.

    Cardio and toughness were big factors in Forrest beating Shogun & Rampage, even though he's skill wise the lesser man. I do think this is Khabib's fight to lose, but the 5 rounds and Tony's fighting spirit makes it one of the best LW fights to date.
     
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  20. Fantasy

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    Kevin Lee was basically on his death bed and he gave tony all he could handle. I’m expecting Khabib to wrestle fuck him for the win. Dunno why anyone wouldn’t expect that sort of fight.
     

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