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Agree or Disagree: Reyes is more of a threat to Jones than Cormier was.

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  1. GoshiShun17 Red Belt

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    Reyes is a tall, crisp striker. Takes and hits you from awkward good angles, throws good combinations, and has power and length. Also the man is young, in his physical prime. Reyes is just relatively unknown and doesn't have big names on his record.

    Cormier is a short wrestler with decent power and striking. Nothing scary. Close to 10 years the senior of Jones. We learned very early in Jon's career that wrestlers were no match for him. What hyped their fights was the bad blood and their respective resumes.

    Guess it all depends on how his defensive wrestling holds up.
     
  2. s1ncity Yellow Belt

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    Agreed

    Cormier is too short to pose any threat to Jones

    Reyes is tall and a better boxer than both
     
  3. Reach4theSky Playin' a riddim

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    Would you pick Reyes to beat DC if they ever fought?...I wouldn't..
     
  4. Murder_KickHC Banned Banned

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    Conor 2.0 would find Jones chin but I doubt Reyes will
     
  5. GoshiShun17 Red Belt

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    That is a completely different question all together. I would not pick Stipe to beat him either but he pulled it off.
     
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    50/50 its hard to tell if he's a bigger threat. He' younger for sure, but Jones is something when he fights a guy with no TDD. Jones by tko on the ground easily.
     
  8. Ube Paralegal of the Year

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    Nope. Have you seen DCs record?
     
  9. Reach4theSky Playin' a riddim

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    Just saying DC is the better fighter between the two. Hence DC being the bigger threat to Jones..

    You'll see after tonight..
     
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    In MMA Style makes fights. Match ups in MMA isn't as straight forward as some liner equation.

    For example take Petits-RDA & Chiesa. RDA crushed Petits couldn't do anything against Chiesa while Petits obliterated Chiesa.

    You can see the same stylistic aspect in match ups in other sports too,

    For example take Football, Where Gegenpress beats Tiki-taka but useless against park the bus. While Tiki taka is the perfect style for breaking up a bus parking defense.,
     
  11. Karuzo Banned Banned

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    Yeah bro, I think Stipe might just be on a different level than Reyes.
     
  12. Reach4theSky Playin' a riddim

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    Agreed. That doesn't change the fact that I think DC is/was the bigger threat to Jon..

    I think a lot of Jon haters are just hoping Reyes can pull it off. It happens every time Jon fights..
     
  13. Kono dio da! Giorno's Father

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    Agreed. Jones still beats his ass though Tbf.
     
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    DC's wrestling was thought to be a bigger threat. Of course a counter KO punch is always a threat, but we're comparing a good left side to arguably the best wrestler in MMA to date.
     
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    On paper DC was more dangerous but Reyes have that Garbrandt/Weidman vibe, he is a young, fresh and undefeated hungry lion against a guy that have been on top for ages.

    Reyes size and striking might be a problem for JJ
     
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  16. SalvadorAllende Steel Belt

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    Yes.

    DC has not one punch KO power at 205 and Reyes does.

    And nobody is outworking Jones except one legged Thiago Santos or prime Gus.
     
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    What a load of nonsense
     
  19. Gregoire1 дезоксерибонулеиновая кислота

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    I would pick DC, but slightly: 60/40%
     
  20. TheScorpionDude Get over here! ~~~~~~~~~~~~==>

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    In these circumstances, yes.

    The circumstances being Jones is older, can't juice as freely and DC is also old.

    But if DC was younger and Jon wasn't juicing as much then I'd go with DC.
     

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