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Gsp arguably has the greatest boxing in MMA history

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  1. Askren’s chin Banned Banned

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    Good boxing is built on a good jab and gsp had the best jab

    his left hook was great

    his athleticism was elite

    thoughts?
     
  2. Jesus H. Sherdog My likes died for your sins Platinum Member

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    I think GSP is clearly a GOAT candidate (although not mine) and he did have an excellent jab.

    But there’s more to boxing than just jabbing and distance and I disagree that he’s the GOAT boxer in MMA.
     
  3. Blanqa Blanqua Sherdog God Belt

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    Then why his face look like this

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    or this



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    Anyone remember those terrible overhands he threw against shields? I will say that his boxing did look pretty solid in the first Serra fight and vs Hendricks
     
  5. AminoAcid Brown Belt

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    Nah.

    that’s my boy Moose
     
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    Knocked out by serra
    Butchered by Hendricks
    Panick wrestled against real boxers like diaz

    GSP is a goat and effective striker, but calm down a bit
     
  7. Bubba32 Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    Great striking for a Duck.
     
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  8. Blanqa Blanqua Sherdog God Belt

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    Or did you mean beat boxing??
     
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    Hell no. Def had a few techniques down to a T but his effectiveness was heavily dependant on the Td threat.
     
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    God no. No hate. His TD's, fight IQ and athleticism made him a HOF. His boxing was average at best.
     
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    {<jordan}
     
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  13. beef-fire keep pushing on

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    I think his striking was underrated. People like to discredit his striking by saying that the only reason his opponents would get hit is because of the threat of a takedown.
     
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    I have never heard anyone, legitimate or otherwise make this argument. You’ll get kicked out of a boxing gym for throwing a superman punch. This is without any uncertainty the worst post i have seen on here in a very long time. Everyone in this thread is more stupid for having read this. May god have mercy on your soul.
     
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    Go to the hospital kid, you’re experiencing a stroke <45>
     
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  16. Ajax41 Orange Belt

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    I spend all day defending this sport to boxers who don’t respect it then i gotta come home to this crap. I deserve better. We all do.
     
  17. Askren’s chin Banned Banned

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    Listen here wannabe floyd, gsp has the best boxing adapted to MMA ever! No contest.
     
  18. mattemate Brown Belt

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    Good lord no. If he had that level of boxing, with his TD defense, he'd have gotten a LOT of standing KOs.

    Who did he ever just put away with punches standing?

    Sure, he jabbed Koscheck's eye to death, he dropped Bisping and some good guys, but he wasn't really fluid with his hands, didn't throw 4,5,6,7 punch combos, didn't have great boxing footwork. He didn't really slip or bob and weave much.

    His boxing was adapted to his overall MMA game.
     
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    Against Josh Koscheck, I believe we saw his Jab used at its best breaking his orbital. However, as far as boxing, I seen better hands IMO. I would says GSP was able to use his hands more so because of his takedown threat.I like GSP cross punch. I think he is built in that way where he throws effective cross punches.
     
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    Sure am, your mother is strokin it for me

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