Best Olympian?

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  1. TerraRayzing

    TerraRayzing Little eagle soars again

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    Who is the best Olympian in the UFC? I'd say it is a bit close with Henry and DC. Yoel is a beast and I think he beat Whittaker the second time but he is not a champion yet.
    If Henry wins the 135 title do you think it changes?
    Inb4 Ronda.
     
  2. Yacob

    Yacob He texts me "I want Khabib. IN RUSSIA"

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    I don't watch olympics but as far as overall wrestling Yoel.


    His wrestling background is absurdly good. Beat Cael Sanderson multiple times.
     
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    Mr_Hodge Orange Belt

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    DC probably, beast of a wrestler
     
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    So far? Champ Champ...?
     
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  5. WHITE ANDERSON

    WHITE ANDERSON Brown Belt

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    is this a serious question? henry has GOLD MEDAL. he is objectively the best olympian ever in UFC
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    cormier couldn't even make the olympic team because he lacks discipline with the weight cut
     
  6. Sansnom

    Sansnom Silver Belt

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    It's crazy that a former olympic wrestler could turn into such a knockout artist. He's actually more known for his power and finishes than his wrestling these days.
     
  7. Yacob

    Yacob He texts me "I want Khabib. IN RUSSIA"

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    Yeah and it's not just randomly throwing overhands either...it's like Jon Jones type shit with those nasty stomps on Whittaker's knee and his timing on flying knees


    He's crazy good
     
  8. gono btw

    gono btw Rounds...

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    Big deal...

    Kevin Jackson won gold @ OG & WC. Schultz too.
     
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    Sansnom Silver Belt

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    Definitely. He's an animal. Especially at his age.

    Looking forward to the Costa fight. Hopefully he doesn't show any signs of slowing down.
     
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    Whichever UFC athlete ever that has the most medals. The question says best Olympian, not best UFC fighter.
     
  12. Yacob

    Yacob He texts me "I want Khabib. IN RUSSIA"

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    I want Yoel to go up to 205 while he's still in this shape...Jones vs Yoel would be interesting, Jon's length advantage would be a huge problem though


    I just want someone to push Jon and Yoel is the prototype that actually could. And they're a lot alike imo
     
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    Sansnom Silver Belt

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    As good as Yoel is I don't think he stands much of a chance against Jones.

    Whittaker landed some serious kicks and Jones is an even bigger threat in that department especially with his lengh.

    But Yoel would definitely be one of the tougher matchups so I wouldn't count him out either.

    Aside from Jones I think Yoel would do really good at 205.
     
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    Robbie Lawler; he nearly killed Ben Askren with that Olympic Slam
     
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    ? Cormier was the olympic team captain and was very much a part of the team. You know he went to the olympics twice right? 2004 and 2008. It was the 2008 olympics where he had kidney failure.

    Don't talk out your ass if you don't have the facts.
     
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    i wish i could agree with you but lets be real. DC is fat and missed weight. its clearly a discipline issue and i love DC. Even when he did go he still didnt do as well as Henry so IMO Henry is still the proper answer here.
     
  18. AssassinFacedBaby

    AssassinFacedBaby Shitpost Belt Platinum Member

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    The ones who win gold are usually the best
     
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    PAPERCLIP30 Silver Belt

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    I mean I’d say winning a gold medal is a pretty big deal lol
     
  20. gono btw

    gono btw Rounds...

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    Is Cejudo´s medal more 'legit' than Kevin´s or Mark´s?
     

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