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Best striking defense in mma history?

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  1. The Legendary Scarface Shadow Belt

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    According to the numbers isn't it Islam?
     
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    The guy who put people in the matrix and turned their lives upside down until he was almost 40.

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    It is mostly because Islam will get you down = you can't really hit him from the bottom.

    Though he is a good counterstriker imo

    Prolly Jones and Khabib, both have GOAT chin too if they do get hit
     
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    Dustin porier has a wide margin of defensive options due to his stone wall guard and philly shell.
     
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    Khabib
     
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  7. Darius0995 I'd rather be a blind moth.

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    Izzy or Jones.
     
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    Not saying that Rampage was superior in the striking defense art, but that was beautiful. First thing that popped up when I read the title.
     
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  11. Darius0995 I'd rather be a blind moth.

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    Cool.

    Doesn’t make him any less a brilliant defensive striker when he needs to be.
     
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    The best defense is a good offense.
    #demianmaia
     
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    Jan showed a good striking defense, parrying Izzy in their last fight.
     
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    Flashiest is Silva. Most unique is Cruz. simply best at not getting hit clean is Khabib and GSP.
     
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    Mousasi has a 68% striking defense.

    Jon Jones 64%
    Khabib 65%
    GSP 72%
    Cruz 72%
    Silva 60%
     
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    Cruz deserves a mention. He was super slick before the Cody fight
     
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    Its gotta be Khabib. Incredible guy.
     
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    Cruz and GSP probs.
     
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    Cruz and Fedor are the first that come to mind in terms of ability to slip punchs.
     
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    Poirier is very underrated, he even nullified Justin dirty kicks.

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