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Conor vs Khabib is Rocky vs Ivan Drago

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  1. Scheme

    Scheme Black Belt

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    Conor, the fan favourite who came from the streets, always puts on exciting fights, never gives up, always delivers.

    Khabib, the Russian guy who has all the hype in the world behind him. "The next thing", etc. etc. Michael Johnson is the Apollo Creed.

    I see Khabib taking Conor down, much like Ivan initially was beating Rocky.

    But then, Conor comes back, the left, the right, the left, BOOM, the uppercut, "He's hurt" yells Joe Rogan. With another strong left (no one can take it), Khabib (Drago) falls to the ground and Herb Dean (aka the referee from Rocky) steps in and ends the fight. Khabib then fades away, his aura of invincibility tarnished forever.
     
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  2. Wizzlebiz

    Wizzlebiz Wizzlebiz is the Wizziest

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    If rocky was irish and a dipshit id agree with you
     
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    Killashaw Banned Banned

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    No. Alvarez vs Khabib is Rocky vs Drago.

    Alvarez (Rocky) the Philadelphian slugger and former champion against the unbeatable Russian (Drago) that is destroying everyone in his path.
     
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    Loiosh Detective Platinum Member

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    Except Drago is the good guy.
     
  5. Sapp

    Sapp Silver Belt

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    "never gives up"?
    Conor has many great aspects as a fighter, but I don't think he's got some kind of spectacular determination. If anything, he seems to fade, and not just his cardio.
     
  6. King in the North

    King in the North Brown Belt

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    Rocky was a fictional character.
     
  7. accolyte1022

    accolyte1022 Go to the body

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    Pretty sure Khabib was slightly closer to "growing up on the streets".
     
  8. Bmurray

    Bmurray Black Belt

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    Well, its as close as we're going to get
     
  9. strongstylekarate

    strongstylekarate Nokia will beat Apple 2019 Double Yellow Card

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    Rocky was never an asshole, that's for sure.
     
  10. accolyte1022

    accolyte1022 Go to the body

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    ???

    Did you see him chasing that poor chicken around!
     
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  11. Kobra420

    Kobra420 Sweep The Leg.

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    Rocky wasn't a Welfare Bum.
     
  12. JosephTessaro

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    Conor is Drago and Khabib is Rocky.

    I get what you're saying, TS...
     
  13. mmacasualviewer

    mmacasualviewer Hardcores vs Casuals

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    If anyone named Drago had heard of Khabib.
     
  14. wellz6

    wellz6 Black Belt

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    This still gets me fired up!

     
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  15. Soul On Ice

    Soul On Ice Arguably Never Lost

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    Neglected his kid to train Tommy Gunn (where's you kid at?), wouldn't give Apollo the rubbermatch until Apollo basically saved his career

    Oh...And he didn't

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    Rocky was a asshole.
     
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    Human Bass Red Belt

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    He mugged people to collect mafia debts.
     
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    Bill Laimbeer Brown Belt

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    Are you trying to break the record for garbage posts in a day? Take some time off the computer obsessing over your dreamboat pal.
     
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    tehJameson RANCH Yellow Card

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    Frankie Edgar vs Khabib would be the MMA equivalent.

    This matchup is more like Apollo vs Drago.
     
  19. King Joffery

    King Joffery Brown Belt

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    He also a debt collector before he fought Apollo and would regularly break bones of those who were a bit late.
     
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  20. Soul On Ice

    Soul On Ice Arguably Never Lost

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    Scumbag

    Conor is a saint compared.
     

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