After watching the last few cards, one thing has become pretty clear.

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  1. frye666

    frye666 Black Belt

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    GSP's ability to take anyone down and control them was a pretty rare talent. I really don't think you can even lump anyone in there with him. Not even a guy like DC, who was in the damn Olympics.
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    Yeah I am a fan, but damn, no one can do this.
     
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    The current WW champion does literally that exactly. It's boring as all hell, but he does it well.
     
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    dc007 mr. white belt

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    Nope. Not Askren, not DC, even Jones didn't get the TD in his last fight.
     
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    It's almost as if he was fighting in a different era and all the guys he beat wouldn't be top 10 currently.
     
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    Usman is Black GSP
     
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    the last guy he really took down and held down for five rounds was dan hardy in 2010

    the game has evolved since then
    fighters have gotten better at defending takedowns
     
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    You should check on this russian guy with a weird wig.
     
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    You sure about that bro? Be sure to check ranking atm
     
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    Does the OP not know who the current welterweight champ is?
     
  10. 5thDimensionMMA

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    GSP was smart as fuck
     
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    I wouldn't even try to reason with him.
     
  12. Normot

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    Yes. Johnny Hendricks got murdered already by the half the current top 10,Nick Diaz is a joke,Carlos Condit also got murdered by half current the top 10, Dan Hardy is a joke, Who the fuck would Thiago Alves even beat? Mat Hughes? Thats the guy with worse wrestling than Askren and about the same hands.

    UFC Top 10:
    Kamaru Usman - An elite wrestler
    Tyrone Woodley - An elite wrestler who will KO you
    Jorge Masvidal - An elite striker with very high level wrestling
    Colby Covington -An elite wrestler
    Robbie Lawler - A powerful striker with high level wrestling TD
    Ben Askren - An elite wrestler
    RDA -A very skilled and well rounded fighter

    GSP Wins:
    Nick Diaz - Doesnt know what wrestling is
    Carlos Condit - Also doesnt know what wrestling is
    Jake Shields - Never threw a punch that hurt
    Josh Koshchek - A real low level version of Tyrone Woodley
    Dan Hardy - Another striker who doesn't know what wrestling is
    Thiago Alves - Just not good enough compared to current guys
    BJ Penn - Half his size
     
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    At the time those guys were on top
     
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  15. frye666

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    Do you see him doing what GSP did? Not really. Askren and Khabib drag guys down by hanging on them. Usman is a bit different but not by much.

    None of them just go bam across the ring and the next second are on top of the guy with their opponent having no way out. No chance to strike or defend.
     
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  17. Normot

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    Yes. GSP is GOAT. Royce Gracie was GOAT too. Great accomplishments. Time moves on and people get better.
     
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    he was alright
     
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    GSP is a bum.
     
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    Good thread, gsps wrestling ability has never been discussed before
     
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