Cro Cop vs Couture

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  1. Thesnake101

    Thesnake101 Think about it, it worth it.

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    If Cro Cop defeated Gonzaga and got the fight against Couture who would have won?

    I would go with Couture because he had the grappling and strenght to neutralize Mirko standing.
     
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    GrindingANARCHY Banned Banned

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    Couture would have controlled him on the fence in the clinch. However if Crocop lands a body kick like Vera did on Couture, Mirko would most likely finish the job.

    I wish they would've made this fight when Mirko joined the UFC, but I blame that on Randy.
     
  3. kashmir

    kashmir #1 bullshit belt

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    Randy via wall and stall.
     
  4. heavyarms21

    heavyarms21 Ryozanpaku Belt

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    Yeah but we would have missed out on one of the most Iconic Head Kick KOs and upsets in the sport
     
  5. melvinj0

    melvinj0 Gold Belt

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    I think it would have been a winnable fight for Cro Cop. A couple body kicks to Couture would have slowed him down in the later rounds giving Cro Cop a chance to finish him with strikes.
     
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    joeyjoejoe Silver Belt

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    Had Crocop not been slain by Gonzaga who knows what could have been. Crocop via KO.
     
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    Trust me, I'm glad Crocop got knocked out, I am, but they still should have made this fight for his debut. It's weird they never even made the fight after Crocop got knocked out.
     
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    Keep in mind Randy would have been 44 years old when they would have met, and imo he still would have won.

    Both guys on there best day?

    Randy would have smashed him.

    Clinch, dirty boxing, and gnp.
     
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    Couture.
     
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    Randy would have won easily due to Cro Cop's inability to get off the cage
     
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  12. surgeyou1

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    Randy in a cage
    Cro Cop in a ring
     
  13. Doomer

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    Both in their best day?

    What Liddell did to Randy, Cro Cop would do even worse.
     
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    Mirko 4 - 6 in the UFC with no wins against a top 10 ranked opponent. Randy a multiple UFC Champion in 2 weight divisions. Mirko has a punchers chance but Randy wins more times than he loses.
     
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    Cro Cop would have wrecked Randy.
     
  16. Daniel_LaRusso

    Daniel_LaRusso Blue Belt

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    Cro Cop > Barnett > Randy

    Randy > Gonzaga > Cro Cop

    TBH, I think Cro Cop had the style to cause Randy a lot of problems, if we look at the people that beat Randy like Chuck and Machida. If Cro Cop could keep it standing, he most likely would have knocked Randy out.
     
  17. UL

    UL no more yellows Double Yellow Card

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    If Cro Cop won against Gonzaga I was confident he would have stopped Randy
     
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  19. Ruv

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    I still never understood why Cro Cop had to fight Gonzaga or Eddie Sanchez, he had already won the Pride Tournament and should have received an automatic title shot.

    Anyway Cro Cop by TKO round 2. It would have been awesome to Mirko as the UFC HW Champion.
     
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    Looking back, Couture would have easily beaten UFC Cro Cop. But from then looking forward, I would have said Cro Cop kills him. Because Pride Cro Cop would have.
     

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