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Adesanya is one tittie defense away from GOAT MW status

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  1. pankrat Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    Anderson would still be ahead of Israel as P4P GOAT mainly due to top5 wins at WW and LHW (Sakurai and Griffin) but their MW resume will be on par very soon imo

    Anderson
    #1-Belfort
    #2-Henderson
    #3-Franklin
    #4-Sonnen
    #5-Okami
    #6- Marquardt
    #7- Maia
    #8- Horn


    Adesanya
    #1 - Whittaker
    #2 - Romero
    #3 - Costa
    #4 - Vettori
    #5 - Gastelum
    #6 - Silva (washed up)
    #7 - Brunson
    #8 - Tavares

    I'd say Israel is pretty close already
    Does Leites, Newton, Murray, Coté, Lutter, Leben or Rivera add much to Anderson's GOAT MW status over Israel?
     
  2. Vegeta I’ll never give in to you circus freaks!

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    Adesanya is one tittle defense away from a top 20 MW status
     
  3. TempleoftheDog Black Belt

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    GOAT status to me can only be attained by garnering title defences. So he’s not even close in my book (Anderson’s ped busts not withstanding).
     
  4. pankrat Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    Marquardt and Okami gatekeep the top20 status at MW
     
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    people dont respect the present time. in 5-10 years time we would be looking at Izzy in a different way, hes just so unlikeable as a person which causes bias opinion in live time.
     
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    Lol, no.

    Anderson is far far ahead. Just the fact that Silva was extremely dangerous with submissions on top of being an unbelievably talented striker puts him in front. Anderson was so dangerous compared to Israel it’s not even fair to compare them.

    Adesanya’s ground game is dog shit, and he has zero wrestling.

    Prime Anderson > Israel everywhere.
     
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    so much this, truth is powerful tool
     
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  8. pankrat Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    If thats the only criteria Rich Frankin is top5 MW of all-time and it should not be explained why thats ridiculous. Much respect to Rich though
     
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    zero wrestling? How a guy with a 2006 account can be so ignorant about this game?
     
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    He has a long way to go to get to Andersons level. Anderson moved up a few times to fight 205ers and completely dominated them. Didn't work out too well for Adesanya. He's not even close to Andersons level.
     
  11. TempleoftheDog Black Belt

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    You have your criteria, and I have mine. I made it perfectly clear what mine is. Deal with it.
     
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    Weidman beat Uriah, Maia, Anderson, Munoz, Machida, Vitor, Gastelum. Doesn't mean he's the MW Goat or ahead of Anderson
     
  13. pankrat Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    No need of "deal with it" dude.
    By your simpleton/UFC shill criteria, Rich Franklin is a top5 MW of all-time. That's extremely ignorant. Deal with what
     
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    In terms of resume he might be close to Anderson, but Anderson violated the majority of his opponents and looked like he was on a completely different level. I don’t think that was purely down to so and so competition at times. Anderson was just ridiculous and I’d pick him to beat every fighter on Adesanya’s list.
     
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    Because Israel has zero wrestling. What part of your nonsensical post am I missing? Israel cannot wrestle. Anderson had some very effective trips from the Muay Thai clinch. That alone bests anything Adesanya can do in terms of getting the fight to the ground.
     
  16. Chael_Sonnen I'm the reason Waldo is hiding.

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    Oh come on, the troll threads are getting pretty bad now.

    Romero shouldn't count on that list, neither did enough to get a win.
     
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    Israel's 3rd best win is Costa, whose career record looks like this:

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    We don't really know how good he is. Future will reveal.
     
  18. pankrat Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    It means he is #3, right?
    Had he beaten Luke Rockhold, we would be making threads like this about him. But he lost, badly, and kept getting beat badly.
     
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    Anderoid is a ped cheat.

    Not a GOAT, an steroidhead.
     
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