Colby On Potential Super Fight With Khabib: "It Would Be A Striking Battle"

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  1. Guard Be Real

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    https://www.essentiallysports.com/u...tential-super-fight-with-khabib-nurmagomedov/

    “That (a fight with Khabib)would be cool. Cause he has been fighting a lot of fighters at lightweight they don’t know how to wrestle. I have always known it would be a good matchup for me. It would be a striking battle. He is not gonna take me down.”


    Covington also made fun of Khabib’s sambo background by saying: “If wrestling were easy it would be called Sambo,”
     
  2. KingBeef Black Belt

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    If Colby had the belt, it MIGHT have been somewhat of a super fight(would watch). But the term super has to get tossed here lol.
     
  3. wilKO Green, White & Gold belt

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    "Striking battle"

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  4. flowoftruth Brown Belt

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    thankfully colby is the master of those

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  5. Buff Trash Belt Degenerate

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    Fights between 2 high quality grapples are often stand up wars.

    I was one of the few people saying before the Usman/Colby fight that I thought it would be a good one, despite thinking that theyre both individually boring fighters.
     
  6. Sweater of AV Gold Belt

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    It would be a very interesting fight. I'd like to see it but I doubt Khabib takes a fight at 170.
     
  7. FrontNakedChoke ____________________

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    Colby 50-43.
     
  8. Last Falconry give your balls a tug

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    never heard of him
     
  9. Deadwing88 Caliph of Dagestan.

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    'He is not gonna take me down'.. if RDA can take down Colby, Khabib sure as hell can..
     
  10. cyrusthevyrus Banned Banned

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    Colby forgot something. Superfight means between two champions. He is not and was not even close.
    Superfight is Khabib - Lima or something.
     
  11. Kung Fu Kowboy The Fight Doctor Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Nothing to gain for Khabib. Maybe the winner of Usman vs Masvidal to become champ champ and lineal BMF champ...
     
  12. egk Gold Belt

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    I expected that too but the thing that surprised me was that neither guy even attempted to take the other down in that fight. I don't count the end when Colby was panic wrestling.
     
  13. skylolow Silver Belt

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    I'd watch Colby vs Khabib.

    It's for sure an intriguing matchup. I'd like to see it if they needed a replacement at some point and one of them available to save a card. I don't need to see any titles on the line. Just do it at a catchweight of 165 or something.
     
  14. Portland8242 Black Belt

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    Is Colby still gonna walk around with that interim belt after getting beat by Kamaru?
     
  15. Willie Brown Belt

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    'He can't take me down" usually said by the guys taken down by lesser wrestlers in the past ....
     
  16. cooks1 No matter where you go-there you are

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    Ummm........That's not really a super-fight. Khabib-Usman would be a superfight. Khabib-Colby would be Khabib keeping himself busy with a snack if there were no viable LW opponents, which is far from the case.
     
  17. Xoleth Brown Belt

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    He is right. The best wrestler Khabib fought is Tibau and Tibau is not close to Colby.
    It would be striking and Colby showed improved striking in his last fight, even though he lost.

    Have you seen Usman vs Colby?
     
  18. Buff Trash Belt Degenerate

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    Matt Hughes beat Renzo with leg kicks... it happens.
     
  19. NoBiasJustMMA Steel Belt

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    Reminds me of Shields vs Maia except it was grappling rather than a striking match.
     
  20. ookii Red Belt

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    Kamaru's striking was as bad (maybe worse) as Khabib till he TKOed Colby
     

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