How lucky did Max Holloway get?

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  1. Druken_Vovchanchyn Brown Belt

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    I like max but just imagine lol..

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    im glad he was able to avoid a career altering beat down. He is tough, he would have taken some serious punishment.
     
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  2. this is my new account Blue Belt

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    Max is a nightmare matchup. Saying that he would get wrecked
     
  3. Hearse Lightning Not an Uber

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    Would have been a fun fight.
     
  4. Reign009 Not sure if serious.

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    Sherdog over Khabib right now.


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  5. Garnet_StrongerThanYou Purple Belt

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    How do you know he wouldn’t have stuffed the takedowns and outpointed him.

    Khabib back in the day was not the demon he is now.

    Tibau fought him to a stand still.
     
  6. BROWNPRIDE Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    Max would of got smashed easy.
     
  7. TFK20 Orange Belt

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    Holloway has better takedown defense than any of Khabib's opponents minus Tibau

    Would've been interesting
     
  8. Tomas Black Belt

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    I think he would have taken less damage in the fight with Khabib than his rematch with Poirier

    Poirier was hitting with insane power that night. Khabib's damage would have been with GnP, and a submission was more likely to happen due to short notice fatigue

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  9. richardjohnson Purple Belt

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    "Back the in day" ??? This was like 2 and a half years ago lol. For reference the Tibau fight was 6 years before this.
     
  10. beephin Red Belt

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    Max outgrapples Khabib to a easy sub then jumps out the cage and attacks Mendez
     
  11. Pault1989 White Belt

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    Not that lucky really, Khabib would have likely subbed him. Having then lost to Khabib the Poirier fight most likely wouldn't have happened, thus saving Max from the beating he took from Dustin.
     
  12. Martialarts123 Brown Belt

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    Truthfully, I’m veryyyyy intrigued by this fight. Khabib definitely started to feel the effects in that Gaethje fight, even if it was a little bit and he kicked it immediately into second gear. But fuck, Max is so game and his output is insane. If he could last long enough to see Khabib tire just a little, it definitely gets interesting
     
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  13. Herwald Black Belt

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    He definitely gets taken down, but who knows what his ground game would've been like. Doostin got a good grab on Khabib, maybe Max could, too. Add in Max's cardio and overall durability, he might've done about as good as anybody. At east better on the ground than MJ and Gaethje.

    That said, if they fight 10 times, I don't think Max wins one. I'd give Volk and Aldo more of a shot against Khabib than Max.
     
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    Dustin beat the piss out of him for 3 rounds so I'm not sure how he was any better off. Khabib was gonna sub him quick which would've avoided a lot of head trauma.
     
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    Tibau is a very good defensive wrestler and was probably juiced to the gills.
     
  16. fortheo Titanium Belt

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    I would have rather have seen Max vs. Khabib, or Max vs. Tony.

    Max vs Dustin II was a great fight, but the fact that Max's only fight at LW was a rematch against a guy he faced at FW sucks. I really wanted to see a fresh fight with him at LW. Max vs. Tony was a dream fight for me at that time. I'm still gutted that we didn't get that match up.
     
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  17. Mattola Yellow Belt

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    It is crazy how biased people have become for Khabib after his last fight. Sure he probably would win, but if a real estate agent can do fairly well over five rounds against Khabib, then so can Max.
     
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    Could he do any better than how Dustin did in that fight? Which aside from some shots that landed, didn't really amount to much since Dustin ended up in all sorts of trouble when it got to the ground and his takedown defense was nowhere near enough to prevent any of those takedowns from Khabib.

    Not sure if Max would fare any better on the ground either because it's almost a guarantee that the fight is going there at some point.
     
  19. mmadeewana Purple Belt

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    50-43 is doing well?its blown off that Raging Al did well.
     
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    Max ain’t no Tibau
     

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