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Do any UFC fighters have a better ground game than Paul Harris?

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  1. BigMuffler Loli is love loli is life!

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    Now that Palhares is making headlines again :icon_neut, where do you think Palhares would rank as a ground fighter if he was still in the UFC? Seeing as he recently submitted two guys who were considered among the best MMA grapplers in Shields (eye gouges aside) and Fitch, would you consider any of the following list to be better than him in terms of ground game? Or is the most controversial grappler in MMA (in ring actions wise) also the best?

    Werdum
    Barnett
    Mir
    Jones
    Cormier
    Weidman
    Jacare
    Rockhold
    Maia
    Gunni
    Khabib
    RDA
    Aldo
    Oliveira
    Cruz
    Faber
    Mouse
    Rousey
    insert anyone else who might rival him
     
  2. linvillegorge Silver Belt

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    Well, that depends. Is he going to be able to eye rake at will? Gonna be tough to beat that man on the ground if he's allowed to gouge your eyeballs out.

    But, to answer your question, I expect that Jacare and Weidman would handle him.
     
  3. JayElectra Paper Belt Banned

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    Well, I really don't think he'd have too much of a shot at beating Jacare in a ground battle whether it be in MMA, submission wrestling, or BJJ.
     
  4. cityofevil Orange Belt

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    Jacare, Maia, Rockhold. I'm sure Weidman could handle him on the ground if need be, not that the fight would go there.
     
  5. SingerAuto Purple Belt

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    Werdum and Jacare would handle Paul Harris on the ground.
     
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    I guess I'm gonna fade into Bolivian
    is he the dirtiest fighter to be in a major org
    maybe gilbert yvel
     
  8. Arrrrgh Black Belt

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    This guy has mental problems.
     
  9. SRTtoZ Brown Belt

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    I'm not saying Belcher does but he made Palhares look foolish and beat him at his own game.
     
  10. VonHalen Green Belt

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    Maia
    Jacare
    Werdum

    Maybe Teh Chris and Rockhard

    Belcher on the account of already having done it
     
  11. Fatal Catro Red Belt

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    Jacare and Maia can hang with him at the very least.
    But he is a beast.
     
  12. godexile Orange Belt

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    Jacare verdum maia
     
  13. Lafwanda Purple Belt

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    Belcher shut him down and made Palhares look clueless on the ground.

    EDIT

    Image because I really liked that fight.

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    Maia, Jacare, Weidman, and Werdum.
     
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    "Pole Hair Is" seems kinda good at those leg/ankle locks
     
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    I came here to say this. Belcher took him to school.
     
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    "Hang with him" - LOL - they would both outclass him on the ground.
     
  20. BBMN Pancakes?!

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    Jacare or Barnett spring to mind. Not many do. If you are free to ground and pound as well as grapple, Maia won't be as threatening.
     

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