GSP vs DC. Who is GOATer?

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  1. wilKO

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    Read an interesting opinion that GSP shouldn't be ranked ahead of DC on the greatest GOAT of all time list and it got me thinking.

    Both guys are incredible. Both have won UFC belts in 2 weight classes. Both have very few flaws. Let me try and break it down.

    GSP: 9 title defences
    DC: 3 title defences

    GSP has a lot more title defences.

    Best wins for GSP:
    BJ x2 (split decision and tko)
    Hughes x2 (TKO and sub)
    Bisping (sub)
    Shields (decision)
    Condit (decision)
    Diaz (decision)
    Fitch (decision)
    Alves (decision)

    Best wins for DC:
    Stipe (1st round KO)
    Rumble x2 (sub)
    Gus (split decision)
    Bigfoot (KO)
    Barnett (decision)
    Mir (decision)
    Anderson (decision)
    Hendo (submission)

    DC has the higher finish rate. The only person who has ever beaten him is a proven multiple time cheater (including failing a test when they fought).

    Is DC greater than GSP?

    <DCWhoa>
    Yes

    Or

    <36>
    No
     
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    Yes,

    Rumble, Gus, Barnett, Mir, Anderson and Hendo are legends of the sport.

    Sure GSP 'beat' BJ but BJ wasn't even trying.

    DC also started MMA super late and moved up to fight the most sucessful UFC HW champ ever and beat him like he was nothing.
     
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    Gsp is greater. Not even close
     
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  5. wilKO

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    It's definitely close. DC has arguably no legit losses ever and he has beaten some incredible fighters.
     
  6. Dark Individual

    Dark Individual GOAT of all GOATS Yellow Card

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    GSP is ahead for sure
    DC is great too but until he beats Jones he can never be GOAT no matter how much we pretend that Jones losses didn't happen
     
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    DC.

    He [legit] Dared-2-Be-Great.
     
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    Tough one. DC lost to the best guy he fought twice and never avenged his losses.
    Both were two division champs, but GSP ducked prime Silva and then cherry picked old man Ping, AND then ducked Whittaker.

    DC actually beat the most accomplished UFC hw champ, although his LHW belt is widely considered a paper belt.

    I’ll go with DC, I have him ranked above GSP. Too much ducking from GSP (Prime Silva, Hendricks rematch, Whittaker).

    Both are less GOAT than Jones/Silva though.
     
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    GSP all day, every day.

    Cormier got thrashed twice by the true GOAT, Jon Cokes Jones.

    <JonesDXSuckIt>
     
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    I'd have to say D.C, but I'd prefer to keep my reasons private.
     
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    GSP. DC needed that Jones win.
     
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    Is this some sort of joke/troll thread?
     
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    When DC gets 10 defences, then we can start comparing.

    A lot of those fighters DC beat were out of their primes and/or smaller.


    Mir out of his prime.
    Hendo and Silva, well past their primes and smaller fighters.
    Bigfoot, not a top HW.
    Gus, not a top LHW.

    So Rumble, Stipe and Barnett are his only great wins. Totals to three, four if you're being generous with Gus, whereas GSP has multiple wins against top fighters in their primes.
    Even if he wins against Brock it doesn't mean much as Brock hasn't won a fight since 2010.
     
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    {<huh}
    I'm intrigued now.
     
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    Gus isn't a great LHW??? And GSP beat numerous smaller guys. BJ twice, fought Serra twice, Sherk.
     
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    GSP by a mile.
     
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    Jon is the ultimate GOAT, but this is between the greece monkey and poppin fresh.
     
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    DC went up and took the belt off the best UFC HW of all time. GSP gave Whittaker the belt while shaking.
     
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    GSP fought midgets and a broken, blind Bisping.

    DC fought guys almost a foot taller than him.
     
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    Gus was 4th-5th best in the division, good fighter but never championship material. DC also beat him when he was coming of a KO loss from months earlier and was 1-2 coming into that fight.

    Hendo and Silva were 5+ years past their primes when DC beat them. One of them had a few days notice to prepare. Shouldn't count those as notable wins just because of their name.
     

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