Best individual skills in the UFC.....

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  1. FTP

    FTP Blue Belt

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    Who do you guys think have the best skills in the following disciplines in the UFC? I initially wanted to fill one in based on my own opinions but I found it really difficult so I thought I'd see what everyone else thinks...

    Wrestling:
    Boxing:
    Cardio:
    Jiu-Jitsu:
    Stand-up:
    Grappling:
     
  2. QTdd**

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    GSP
    Dos Santos
    Velasquez
    Magalhaes
    Aldo or Silva
    Weidman? Maybe GSP?
     
  3. SCIRCA

    SCIRCA King of Kings

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    Wrestling: GSP
    Boxing: Alexander Gustafsson
    Cardio: Nick Diaz
    Stand-up: Anderson Silva
    Jiu-Jitsu: Demian Maia
    Grappling: GSP
     
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    Noraa 666 Red Belt

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    Wrestling:GSP
    Boxing:JDS
    Cardio:Nick Diaz
    Jiu-Jitsu:Maia
    Stand-up:Silva
    Grappling: GSP
     
  5. wwedanawhite

    wwedanawhite Black Belt

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    Wrestling: GSP
    Boxing: JDS and AS
    Cardio: after ufc on fox 5 Benson
    Jiu-Jitsu: Maia
    Stand-up:AS
    Grappling: GSP and Weidmans seems amazing as well
     
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    Wrestling: Phil Davis
    Boxing: Nick Diaz
    Cardio: Bisping
    Jiu-Jitsu: Demian Maia
    Stand-up: Anderson
    Grappling: Fitch

    expecto patronum
     
  7. NGute87

    NGute87 Purple Belt

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    nice call with fitch, but davis??? im not so sure. hes a better grappler than wrestler IMO.
     
  8. JoseAldoKillaBe

    JoseAldoKillaBe Black Belt

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    Wrestling: Georges St Pierre
    Boxing: Junior dos Santos
    Cardio: Frankie Edgar
    Jiu-Jitsu: Demian Maian
    Stand-up: Anderson Silva
    Grappling: Georges St Pierre
     
  9. JoseAldoKillaBe

    JoseAldoKillaBe Black Belt

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    He was outwrestled by Weidman in the college.
    He was outwrestled by Rashad Evans in the ufc.

    Kinda hard to name him #1...
     
  10. models&bottles

    models&bottles Orange Belt

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    lol you are all delusional if you think that JDS has top boxing skills...

    he is nowhere near top 10%

    best goes to AS or Edgar
     
  11. unoshowtenuno

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    Wrestling: GSP
    Boxing: JDS
    Cardio: GSP
    Jiu-Jitsu: Demian Maia
    Stand-up: Anderson Silva
    Grappling: Kim Dong Hyun
     
  12. gatsby121

    gatsby121 Orange Belt

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    Wrestling:Sonnen
    Boxing:JDS
    Cardio:Edgar
    Jiu-Jitsu:Maia
    Stand-up:A.Silva
    Grappling: GSP
     
  13. machine85

    machine85 Orange Belt

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    Wrestling: Frank Mir
    Boxing: Jake Shields
    Cardio: Cung Le
    Jiu-Jitsu: Mark Hunt
    Stand-up: Matt Hughes
    Grappling: Mark Hunt
     
  14. flikerstance

    flikerstance floridaman

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    wrestling: Chael Sonnen
    Boxing: Jr Dos
    cardio: Ben henderson
    jiu Jitsu: Vinny or Werdum
    Stand up: Anderson
    grappling: Jake Shields
     
  15. TeamSpaceMonkey

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    C'mon now... I wouldn't say delusional.
     
  16. mightymike86

    mightymike86 Purple Belt

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    I agree. In pure boxing? AS, Edgar, Evans, Bisping, Diaz brothers. JDS doesn't quite have the movement and defense.....he has good technique, speend, power, and a solid chin as a heavyweight to offset that though.
     
  17. Bringin'TheHeat

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    Wrestling: Chael Sonnen
    Boxing: JDS
    Cardio: Guida
    Jiu jitsu: Maia
    Stand up: A Silva
    Grappling: GSP
     
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    Maia is getting to much love here theres other guys in ufc today that have accomplished what maia has maia gives up a ton of space during his fights his jiu jitsu doesnt really translate over to mma well as vinny or werdum have in my opinion granted he did win his last fight by sub
     
  19. Bringin'TheHeat

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    Maia has 50% of his fights as submission wins with his best being against Chael, Story, Jason Macdonald, and Ed Herman who are all very skilled on the ground. Werdum has close to 50% of his wins as subs with his best being the Emelienko brothers (sambo practitioners), and Overeem (kick boxer w/ decent ground). Then you have Vinny with over 50% of his wins being subs w/most notable over Mike Nickels (as he's the best bjj guy he's faced in MMA). You can argue about Maia vs Werdum but I wouldn't say Maia gets "too much love " for his jitz in and out of MMA cause it's well deserved.
     
  20. JoseAldoKillaBe

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    The guy who almost got KO'd twice by Gray Maynard may be your best boxer? Okay, every one is entitled to their opinion.

    ?? JDS is all about the movement.. Footwork, in and out, angles, different combinations, body, head. He may have not the head movement of Anderson Silva or Jose Aldo, but his offensive (boxing only) varied attacks are much better than the other two.

    Silva is great everywhere, but he fights smart and usually kicks the shit out of guys with good hands, like Belfort. Silva would probably outbox him but chooses not to.

    Bisping is a good boxer, Diaz bros are great boxers, but their value goes down because they don't have so much fist power. Even a John Dodson can and will KO more fighters than these guys... And i don't need to place a H-bomb gif here, do i?

    Rashad's striking defense has been exploited by Machida and Jones too, i don't think Rashad is a top 20 boxer in the UFC, a lot of the lighter guys have much crispier stand-up technique....

    Just my opinion anyway, take care
     

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