How would have Wanderlei - Igor gone in PRIDE?

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  1. cyrusthevyrus

    cyrusthevyrus Black Belt

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    Its such a pity they never met, Wanderlei vs Vovchancyn
     
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    jojoRed Aint no stress on me, Lord.

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    Violence, the one on more steroids would win.
     
  3. Rampage_Jackson

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    The winner would be the fans.

    I'd actually probably favor Igor believe it or not.
     
  4. BearGrounds

    BearGrounds A great many scalps.

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    Igor would have murdered Wand (he almost killed Enson). I'm not playing.

    Wand's style of brawling would be a free meal to Ice Cold Igor V.
     
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    I agree, plus he's the bigger man. Wanderlei seemed to relish fighting guys who outweighed him. Would be an incredible matchup. Can never count out the axe murderer vs. anyone. ever.
     
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    NicholasJBasile Nor-Cal Fighting Alliance punching bag

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    That would have been a great fight -- I think I'd have favored Wandy since I feel he'd have more ways to win, but Igor did have a superior chin, so it may have been a fight that he wins. What's impressive about Vovchanchyn's career is that he probably could have made the 185 lb weight class if he dieted and he was fighting against monsters and taking them out viciously. Pound for pound, he is one of the most powerful punchers the sport has seen in my opinion,
     
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    faustian THE LOOSE CANNON Platinum Member

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    I get the Igor love but let's be real Wand was in another class of fighter, he demolishes any version of Igor
     
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    treelo //Do something here

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    Igor would have absolutely destroyed Silva, there is a reason they never fought....nobody needs to see people die in the ring
     
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    Guaranteed excitement and someone getting ko'd.
     
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    I think Igor would have banged him out in a fantastic whirlwind of a fight.
     
  13. MrCoffee

    MrCoffee Brotherhood of Shitty Arguments.

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    That would have been amazing. I would go with Igor. Pride Wanderlei was an absolute killer, but wild. Style wise, I think Igor would have had a great opportunity to capitalize on that and send Wanderlei to the night.
     
  14. Vitor CroCop

    Vitor CroCop Right Wing Liberal Banned

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    LMFAOOOO. Igor would have destroyed Wand!
     
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    Igor via axe murder
     
  16. sonhow

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    Wandy would have smahed him badly. Igor never beat a fighter like Wand in his career.
     
  17. KingBeef

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    I made a thread about this a while back. It was a dream match of mine that never came to fruition. I know for a fact that someone would have gotten knocked out in that fight. I favored Igor to be the victor. Dude hit like a Mac truck and was serving up legit HW's
     
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    I don't know about that. Igor had dynamite in both hands
     
  19. KingBeef

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    That's what I was thinking. Wandy would try to stand and bang then get slept in the process. I recall Guy Mezger rocking Wand in a fight. Imagine if Igor would connect on that chin.
     
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    Steve-French What A Rush!!!

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    I would have to go with Wand. It's tough to say though. Both would tend to lose to top guys throughout their fighting careers. Either way it would have been an entertaining fight.
     
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