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Media BJ Penn proclaims to be the "greatest of all ****** time"

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  1. JJCc Banned Banned

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    BJ makes a decent claim, as far as Khabib goes, BJ should definitely rank above him. Khabib retired way too early to be anything significant and he was far too scared to go up to 170lb, unlike BJ or McGregor.

    The only thing is, I think McGregor did it better than BJ, McGregor fought in 3 weight classes, defeated arguably the GOAT of featherweight for the belt, then went and classed on the 155 champion, and then took fights at 170.

    Do you think McGregor did it better?

     
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    BJ is still a GOAT no matter what
     
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    Most delusional of all time maybe.
     
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  5. Sweater of AV Gold Belt

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    He's right.

    GOAT

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    He's right though...
     
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    In terms of natural talent, he'd be up there.
     
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    Prime BJ was pure sex. Now, old BJ is sloppy and not so great.

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    Record aside, he won titles in two divisions, had one of the most fan friendly styles we've ever seen, and fought everywhere from FW to MW, and even at OW. Whether or not he is the greatest to anyone else is irrelevant, for me he is absolutely one of the greatest fighters the sport has seen.

    That said, he has nothing to prove, so he should just let it go.
     
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    Mcgregor fought Nate at 170 which was basically a fight between two lws that didn't cut weight. BJ fought Machida at heavy weight and yet Conor did it better?
     
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    He's got a point there. Khabib was killing himself to stay in lightweight, when BJ Penn fough puffy Machida at heavy-weight. Takes huge balls for sure.
    Is he a GOAT though...
     
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    BJ stepped up a weight class to win the WW strap. That’s far better than starving himself to fight manlets.
     
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    Diaz is Derrick Lewis meanwhile Conor is Henry Cejudo
     
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    Canner never defended. It is a lot easier to study people on a perch than to be up there and studied by others.
     
  16. The Chosen Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    BJ really needs to stop making these long posts about his legacy, it’s getting cringe and kind of sad at this point
     
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    Heck ya it takes balls to fight upper weight with skillful fighters. Could Khabib and Conner not get finished by Machida at HW....?
     
  18. The Chosen Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    Well Conor actually beat Nate unlike BJ who did nothing in that fight against Lyoto
     
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  19. The Chosen Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    Khabib beats Machida
     
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    Prime BJ vs Prime Conor would be interesting.
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