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how would pat Barry have done as a LHW?

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  1. smellmyfarts Banned Banned

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    Obviously the guy could have competed as a LHW if he really wanted to, but would he have done better against guys like Shogun, Machida, or rampage?

    Most would agree that his weakest aspect was his grappling. Would he have been better off fighting smaller men?
     
  2. pointfighter Blue Belt

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    it would play out the same.

    pat was a glass cannon
     
  3. goldentoe Banned Banned

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    he would have made a great chef.
     
  4. trane Red Belt

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    this, dude that just ko'd him in kickboxing wasn't that big and his ground game isn't up to par

    He could put on fun fights but you're still looking at a very limited ceiling
     
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    Something like that against most wrestlers in the division.

    Matchups against Shogun, Hendo, Maldonado, Manuwa, Rampage, Glover(if he decided to stand), etc could have been fun fights though.
     
  6. Cro Cop Is Back Red Belt

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    He can't grapple to save his life. And his chin is suspect.
     
  7. CorkscrewPunch Brown Belt

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    Outwrestled and submitted by most of the top 20.
     
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    With the right training, wrestling of DC, striking of Fedor, watch out. :icon_chee
     
  9. McGrubie Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    Would have gotten knocked the fuck out. Always was a guy to root for but he just never had the chin to compete. I always rooted for him but the outcome was pretty predictable when he fought.
     
  10. Lucifer Alpha The Catastrophe Banned

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    He would have done extremely bad.
     
  11. Ever Watchful There is evil there that does not sleep Platinum Member

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    With favorable matchmaking he possibly could have gotten a small win streak going.
     
  12. Sturm 151 Belt Platinum Member

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    I love the shit out of pat berry but he was way too slow for LHW
     
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    Probably would have realistically not done much better
     
  14. saugeye killah No need rope hold up pants.

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    I think about the same, maybe a little better. Loved watching him fight, his fights were always bonkers, win or lose. Kind of like a HW Wand.
     
  15. Fiddlesticks Purple Belt

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    I think the weight cut would hinder his performance.
     
  16. neverwas bondage belt

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    pat came to late to mma to really be anything other than a stepping stone,unfortunately.
     
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    yup
     
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    He wouldn't have dinner much better. Pat Barry has no real ground game and after maybe his second win he wouldn't soon again.
     
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    Bad with all the wrestlers in the division. Especially given his preference to kicking.

    I mean, he could probably starch anyone in the first minute if he lands. But you can rely on that.
     

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