Boo WW division

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  1. bigkick

    bigkick Brown Belt

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    Ummm, so Usman, Covington, Edwards, and Masvidal are too of the heap in WW now? This seems sad...
     
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  2. JabToucher

    JabToucher I don't put anyone on ignore!

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    Usmasn & Covington deserve more hespect.
     
  3. rushbeg

    rushbeg Blue Belt

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    WW has clearly regressed over the years , Imagien what GSP would do to today welterweights.
     
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  4. Joshuaace

    Joshuaace Geezer Belt

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    Division is loaded. It is the match making that sucks. Second longest win streak in the division and not in the top 10, smdh. At least 3 guys outside the top 10 who have won at least 5 straight and 8/9 or better. Colby is only tied for the 4th longest win streak in the division.
     
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    Couch Ninja The Duster King

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    Well if you could just get in there, you'd sure show them. Why aren't you in the UFC anyway?
     
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    OP doesn't like stuff.
     
  7. Hirashin

    Hirashin No for gay Jesus

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    3 piece with a soda beats your chicken!
     
  8. Doctor Lenovo

    Doctor Lenovo Green Belt

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    Hardcore Fans are delusional. Except for Masvidal, we have fighters with 7 or more winning streaks contending for the title. The division is MUCH BETTER than GSP's time.

    Remember, GSP got a title shot after 2 fights in the UFC, and he lost. He fought the same 4 guys like 8 times, he defended against Nick Diaz who was 1-1 in the UFC, he defended against Jake Shields who was 1-0 in the UFC, he defended against Carlos Condit who was 5-1 in the UFC.

    The most legit dudes GSP faced were Johnny Hendricks, Josh Koscheck, Thiago Alves, Jon Fitch, and Matt Hughes.

    The idea that any UFC division is "weak" relative to other organizations or the UFC in the past is not supported by any evidence. Therefore, it is probably not true. Most likely an uninformed belief biased by nostalgia.
     
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  9. CieloLuce

    CieloLuce my casual belt is fine.

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    WW looking nice, it's just hard to have a amazing striker dominate because of all the wrestlers.
     
  10. Captain Tight

    Captain Tight Gettin two birds stoned at once

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    It's always easier to look back in hind sight and say how much better something was than it is now.
     
  11. Thepaintbucket

    Thepaintbucket Silver Belt

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    All these guys are solid fighters, it's just their style that sucks. They are technical yet extremely boring. Well minus Masvidal. He's exciting
     
  12. Fraz

    Fraz The Larry

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    He would easily make all of them tap to strikes.
     
  13. BuddyGuy

    BuddyGuy The less you work the more money you make

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    Ya alot of awesome fighters see just not getting a push at all because they don't fit the new trash talk hype machine contender mold. Wme is all about showing profit to the investors so they don't back many guys with promotional money at all.

    We don't have a owners that genuinely care about the fight game anymore or care about it becoming a sport.

    That said although extremely talented guys are at the top of ww alot of them having boring very safe styles to watch. It's their health so I can't blame them but in the words of the great Hawaiian " it is what it is man"
     
  14. The Half Blood Prince

    The Half Blood Prince Green Belt

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    I don't think so. The overall level of quality has increased. It's just their styles aren't as fan friendly as it is wrestling top position based.

    The level of wrestling and grappling of the top WWs is insane
     
  15. CPH

    CPH Let's party

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    Two elite wrestlers and two elite strikers with excellent grappling. Only a casual would complain.
     

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