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Aljo and Matt Serra now have something in common

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  1. welcometohavoc Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    Aljo and his coach Matt Serra now have something in common. Both became champions yet neither will be considered #1 in their division
     
  2. shertardinho more pix plz

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    not really, Matt won it and it was not a gift
     
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  3. TheMessiah Brown Belt

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    Serra outclassed GSP on the feet while Aljo took an illegal knee after being dominated. Not really comparable situations
     
  4. Slatersan Black Belt

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    Matt Serra beat gsp’s ass. That was as legit as it gets.

    “Everyone of Ngannous kos dont count bro because they went out before they could fight.”
     
  5. Reign009 Not sure if serious.

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    Shitting on Matt's win is weak.
     
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  6. NoBiasJustMMA Steel Belt

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    Matt Serra came into that fight to KO GSP and he did. GSP had the wrong gameplan, Serra wasn't known for his punching power at the time, he was known for his BJJ. GSP thought he should strike with Serra and he was wrong.
     
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  7. Wreckless Purple Belt

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    What does winning legitimately via finishing your opponent and winning via your opponent getting DQ'd have in common?
     
  8. TRUS8888 Purple Belt

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    Serra earnt his title aljo didnt

    There are plenty of fighters that touched the belt without being considered #1 of their division (mcgregor..bisping etc)
     
  9. PatrickBatemanVHS Blue Belt

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    No they don’t. Serra actually won his belt...
     
  10. ussf18e Blue Belt

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    Sterling was gifted the belt for a humiliating acting job. He embarrassed himself. Serra won the fight.
     
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    Good, fuck 'em.
     
  12. welcometohavoc Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    Some people in this thread either can't read or don't have the cognitive capability to comprehend statements.

    I never said Matt Serra's win was illegitimate. I said he was never considered #1 even as champ
     
  13. Apollo33 Brown Belt

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    Matt Serra made GSP tap to strikes lol how is this even comparable
     
  14. welcometohavoc Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    The way they won is not the issue of comparison. The legitimacy of their wins is not the issue of comparison.

    The only issue of comparison I made is the fact that both will not be consider #1 in their division despite being champion. That's it. Nothing else. Everything else you people are bringing up is irrelevant to this conversation
     
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    TS's actual point is correct. He isn't saying Matt Serra's win wasn't legit. He's saying no one favoured him over GSP in a rematch at any point, just as no one now would favour Sterling in a rematch with Yan
     
  16. SeattleFightFan Steel Belt

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    I remember those debates.

    Add Bisping to that list.
     
  17. ryun253 Black Belt

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    Matt actually won the belt by making his opponent tap to strikes.
     
  18. ryun253 Black Belt

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    Add every UFC Heavyweight champ to that list during the Pride era.
     
  19. EndlessCritic Steel Belt

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    GSP wasn't even winning the Serra fight before the KO. Serra won every second of that fight.

    Serra was the better fighter that night.
     

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