How would Pat Healy fair against the top 10?

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  1. ChitownImport

    ChitownImport Yellow Belt

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    I've watched Pat Healy fight over the last couple years, and he has been on somewhat of a tear. While his opponents skill level is not through the roof, he is on a six fight win streak (nine of his last 10). My question is this: If he fought every top ten lightweight (according to sherdog) once, how many wins would he walk away with?

    My guess would be 2...

    1. BENSON HENDERSON (18-2)
    2. FRANKIE EDGAR (14-3-1)
    3. GILBERT MELENDEZ (21-2)
    4. GRAY MAYNARD (11-1-1, 1 NC)
    5. NATE DIAZ (16-8)
    6. JIM MILLER (22-4)
    7. CLAY GUIDA (29-13)
    8. ANTHONY PETTIS (15-2)
    9. DONALD CERRONE (19-4, 1 NC)
    10. MICHAEL CHANDLER (10-0)
     
  2. SODACKER

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    He could top control Pettis, since Guida did it.
     
  4. melvinj0

    melvinj0 Gold Belt

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    He's scrappy and could probably give anyone a good fight.
     
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    Karelinator Bulgarian pursuittt Platinum Member

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    He would give tough fights, but I don't think he would win too much of those match-ups.

    He's great fighter, but soundly below absolute top IMO.
     
  6. VulcanNervPinch

    VulcanNervPinch Gold Belt

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    Probably keep most competitive, but not win very many.

    0-2
     
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    Grappling Magic SAKU BELT

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    He wouldn't.
     
  8. m0353

    m0353 Purple Belt

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    He's not likely to get any really
    But then again it wasn't likely for him to beat Ford twice (controversially albeit), Condit, Daley, Hardy and go 5-1 in Strikeforce. So really, who knows


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    Not likely, but he's has some pretty unexpected wins against some pretty big name opponents
     
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    He lost 2 fights ago to hirota
     
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    He'd go 0-10 against the top 10.
     
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  12. bicpup269

    bicpup269 Banned Banned

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    I love seeing the top ten LW. Damn that's a good division.
     
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    Guida is the only one I think he beats.
     
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    He would lose to all of them.
     
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    He's basically a lesser version of Miller. He's a great fighter that relies a little too much on grit to get the job done. His striking is okay, but best used to drag the fight to the ground where he can work strikes and submissions.
     
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    I see you are a Clay Guida fan...also if someone gave me a thousand dollars and said "The only thing you can do with this 1000 dollars is bet it against someone in that top 10 list and they are fighting Pat Healy" I would say "Put a 1000 on Healy to beat Pettis." but be expecting to never see that money again.
     
  18. beastman

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    Well, he'd go 10-0 vs. the 15-25 ranked guys.
     
  19. Mikeyz

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    He would lose and lose horribly to everyone on that list
     
  20. PAPERCLIP30

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    I don't think he'd beat any, but they'd be good fights
     

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