I thought Nate Diaz wasnt elite

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  1. Ortegoat

    Ortegoat Banned Banned

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    Sherdog told me this. why all of a sudden hyped he is fighting? I thought it was a humiliation Conor lost to him. Weird dynamics on this board

    and why are people giving him a chance against the #1 contender Porier?
     
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    19-11 is not elite.


























    Then again you know this and are trying to stir up shit.
     
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    He's not.

    Bad Stylistic match-up for Dustin imo.

    WME matchmaking again...

    Dustin Vs Ferg was a better fight tbh.
     
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    He isn't. He's gonna get finished by Poirier.
     
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    Hespectfully Black Belt Platinum Member

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    Depends on who you ask. If you’re a Conor fan- Nate is elite because you need to feel better about Conor’s loss.

    For the rest of us, he’a a 50-50 fighter with good hands, great submissions, and greater gas tank. A tough night out for anyone, but not champ material.
     
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    Something relative since the LW div is the most stacked... The way I see it, in other div, top 5 is elite, in the LW, I would go as far as top7.
     
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    Nate isn't really elite....he's just a style match-up nightmare for a handful of guys.
     
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    They said he was a bum when Conor beat him and that Poirier would batter Conor in a rematch.
    Yet in the latest poll they have Nate beating Dustin.
    They make it up as they go along.
     
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    He will get destroyed.

    Hasn’t fought at lw since 2015 and is 2-3 in his last five.

    He was always a fringe top 10 guy. Beating Conor made him a permanent staple of the top 10 just for wolf tickets if there was a rematch. He would have lost two more times by now if he had stayed active fighting top guys.
     
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    He's an unstoppable giant.
     
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    If that's the case, I remember him being ranked 4/5 just a few years ago.
     
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    He’s a tough durable gatekeeper with great stamina. Elite fighters should beat him.
     
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    Nate is good, but Poirier is clearly the better fighter.
    He should fight Khabib, not Nate.
     
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    I you don't have good takedowns or Leg Kicks or Cardio, Nate will be a tough fight lol.
     
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    Ortegoat Banned Banned

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    You mean nate is a better boxer/stand up fighter than him with cardio?
     
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    I thought RDA gave the blue-print to how you beat Nate. I just don't think Dustin has the wrestling to duplicate it.
     
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    Google: styles make fights.
    Nate have a chance against any non pinpoint striker without wrestling and decent leg kicks.
     
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    RDA is four times larger than Conor.
     

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