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Benson Henderson says B.J. Penn is lightweight GOAT.

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by Karl_Hungus, Oct 13, 2021.

  1. campbecc Gold Belt

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    In general Benson's level of competition was way higher, Khabib fought a bunch of low level fighters and a few really high level fighters.
     
  2. campbecc Gold Belt

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    Which is irrelevant in talking about how Benson would fair against Khabib because Pettis is the polar opposite of Khabib.
     
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    I thought you were talking about their reigns during their prime. Yeah for career Benson def fought better comp since Khabib has a lot of cans from Russia there
     
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    Benson lost to RDA who got embarrassed by Khabib for 3 rounds. Low level fighters, my ass.
     
  5. NoSmilez Silver Belt

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    This is probably highly unpopular but Benson and Frankie aren't easy fights for Khabib due to the stylistic matchup. They are also Pre USADA that happen to decline after USADA. Age is probably a bigger factor.
     
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    Whoa! I didn’t know RDA destroyed Benson via knockout in the first round!
     
  7. campbecc Gold Belt

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    Khabib has 4 high level opponents: RDA, Conor, Poirier and Gaethje, but aside from those 4 very impressive fights his competition is really low for a guy that people are talking about as an all time great.
     
  8. campbecc Gold Belt

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    I never said RDA was low level, he's one of the 4 high level fighters Khabib fought.
     
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    Benson is a tough fight for Khabib but Frankie is too small IMO. I just can't imagine someone who can cut to 135 beating with or dealing with Khabibs grappling. We never really saw Frankie get grapplefucked or laid on since the first Gray fight tho so it'd be something to see.
     
  10. Madeline Chelsea Blue Belt

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    And Benson got smoked by RDA so your point about Khabib fighting 16 low level fighters is irrelevant.
     
  11. campbecc Gold Belt

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    I guess you think MMAmath works?
     
  12. Madeline Chelsea Blue Belt

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    I honestly didn’t know RDA was such a savage!
     
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    I prefer Sean Sherk over Shish-kabob.
     
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    Dude he was drunk... How many dumb drunks act like that? I could ko him too. Wow does that me better?
     
  15. campbecc Gold Belt

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    If Ngannou was drunk enough anyone could beat him in a fight, losing a fight while drunk doesn't say anything about how the person can fight normally.
     
  16. Madeline Chelsea Blue Belt

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    Penn had no business on the streets with that fat untrained guy.
     
  17. kenetics Gold Belt

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    That what I'm saying.. anyone pro fighter who is drunk will get their a$$ handed to them .
     
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  18. kenetics Gold Belt

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    Not sure if serious... Have you been to Hawaii? People are at bars and outside all around the clubs and bars lol. Again, any fighter you like would get beat up to if their drunk.
     
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    this guy got 10 losses haha

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  20. Madeline Chelsea Blue Belt

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    Imagine just casually walk off KOing a former UFC champ with a short left hook.
     

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