I don't know who'll win, but Conor is definitely Aldo's toughest test.

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  1. thetan Green Belt

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    All McGoat and Aldo fanboys aside, this is going to be Aldo's toughest fight. Anyone who disagrees is just being a hater. I'm not picking either to win yet, I honestly don't know. Conor's movement and striking are insane, his reach and distance re insane, he's a beast. The Aldo that fought KZ and Lamas won't beat Conor, Aldo needs to bring his A game.

    Let's stop saying one or the other is going to win by annihilation, let's be honest and admit these are two insanely talented fighters and it's going to be a war. I say we sit back and enjoy the ride, I haven't been this pumped for a UFC fight in ages.
     
  2. cintoblanco Atomic Hendo Bomb

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    ok ok relax big dog, Aldo isnt phased by the big talk or the tomato crushing conor.
    your right lets see what happens. then lick his arsehole.
     
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    The first Mendes fight was his biggest test. You saw what happened there...
     
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    Fools keep discrediting Mendes. Derps.
     
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    Conor sonnen
     
  6. fightdonttweet Banned Banned

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    He almost got knocked out.
     
  7. effedup Silver Belt

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    Sure.. Because Frankie Edgar and Chad Mendes were scrubs... Let's just pretend that FE wasn't a long term champ in the division above FW.
     
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    Mendes and even Frankie were/are bigger challenges than McGregor.
     
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    This...

    And I would also say Edgar is still more of a threat to Aldo than McGregor as well.
     
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    Aldo makes it look easy when they fight.
     
  11. Mattitude V1 WAR CONDIT

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    Aldo's worst performances were against other strikers. Hominick and KZ both did fine against him, although they lost.

    But OMG, Conor is gonna DIE! He's gonna OBLITERATE him.
     
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    Lol Aldo will beat his ass.
     
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    Aldo will have his moments but it's going to be a short fight. Conor will take him out in the second.
     
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    Nope. Mendes was.
     
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    Maybe Mcgregor could go here but Hominick is close.

    I'm really interested in seeing how many fans actually stay when he loses.
     
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    This scenario reminds me of the time when Dan Hardy was gifted a shot against GSP. Like Hardy, Conner is another fighter that increases potential revenue for the organization by catering to the international fan demographic. He's received an easier route to a title bid by beating good, but not great, competition. I imagine he'll come up short against Aldo and all of the wrestlers he has to face in an attempt to work his way back up the ladder.
     
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    Chad Mendes,Frankie Edgar,Chan Sung Jung,Cub Swanson,Urijah Faber,Mike Thomas Brown and Ricardo Lamas are miles ahead of Connor.
     
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    Only time will tell
     
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    It's not the toughest or most proven but it's certainly the most unique challenge he's faced since Frankie Edgar. I mean the Frankie fight was a true gift for the fans , an absolute mega fight so it's tough to compete with that sort of hype amongst knowledgeable fans but make no qualms conor is for real , he's dangerous, he's athletic , he's smart , and most importantly he's on fire.
     
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    Not even remotely close to Aldo's toughest test. Mendes is Aldo's toughest test and will probably remain so
     

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