hypothetical fight: Prime Igor vs. Prime Wanderlaei

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  1. Th3 Gr38 1

    Th3 Gr38 1 Blue Belt

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    This fight was talked about in 2004-2005ish but never really materialized. I would like to get a general sense of how it would have went down. Would have been a sick fight between two of my all time favorites.
     
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    mma_genius Black Belt

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    Wand is a brawler. Nobody would brawl with Igor. I Pick Igor.
     
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    Who knows, I guess I would pick Igor based on him being thicker, a harder puncher and less hitable. He might also be the one guy from that era who was comfortable wading in on a whirlwind like Wand. Probably a better chin too

    Easy to imagine Wand winning too
     
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    Igor would have probably took 5 years off of Wands career.
     
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    Igor is an under appreciated pioneer.

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    Anyway, I think at the time roidy mcgoo Wandy takes it. However, Wandy is my all time fav so I am biased.

    Not everyone may know but Wanderlei vs. Bas almost happened as well.
     
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  6. Kalmah

    Kalmah Gold Belt

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    Igor would crack that chin so hard.
     
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    Igor during an exchange
     
  8. KhabibTheBeagle

    KhabibTheBeagle Papi de la Sherdog

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    Igor Pokrajac was too inexperienced in 2005, but I don't think he ever beats prime Wand.
     
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    Igor was a kickboxer. he had more tools than Wand. I pick Igor.
     
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    I don't know who'd win, but it'd be a short fight.
     
  11. Le 7th Samurai

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    Igor was not a good kickboxer, he have power but not good technique, was completely outstruck by Tra Telligman, who took the fight on two weeks notice.
     
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    Th3 Gr38 1 Blue Belt

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    IDK man, Wandy packed some serious heat and his clinch was no joke. But Igor may have been p4p the hardest hitter ever.
     
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    Crimson Fury Elijah Modnar

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    It's too bad he ended up fighting Iwasaki instead.
     
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    Yeah, the duke would nuke him !
     
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    I'd love to have seen that fight but I think Igor would've been a bad matchup for Wandy. I think Igor puts Wandy away after a massive brawl.
     
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    Bend NvR Break Order to Chaos. Chaos to Order.

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    Would have been a barn burner. Think Igor would have taken it in the end.
     
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    Sub Raiden White Belt Double Yellow Card

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    Is this serious? Wandy has always been dropped but recovered well.

    Igor would have killed him.
     
  19. dmwalking

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    People forget that Wand can be a bit chinny. Prime Igor had Thor's hammer in both hands. I could only imagine it being a terrible massacre. Wandy would probably never be the same. Just how he's never been the same since that Crocop headkick and catching the H bomb.

    I miss Igor man. He gave us some awesome fights.
     
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    Are you both serious? The thread is clearly about Igor Vovchanchyn. He would have absolutely killed Wand.
     

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