If Benson was never champ and Frankie fought Nate, who'd win?

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  1. CheyMongaloid**

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    title, am curious if Frankie would play into nates games, etc
     
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    Arkridge Senior Moderator Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    I don't think they were interested in fighting eachother because of Gracie relations.
     
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    0vary hugger** Banned Banned

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    Frankie would take Nate down at will.He has excellent MMA wrestling.
     
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    Frankie would have done pretty much the same thing bendo did to him with more takedowns and less knockdowns.
     
  5. Augustus Caesar

    Augustus Caesar Put Up Your Dukes Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    I think Frankie would be able to mix his striking with take downs and win a decision.
     
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    I've said before as a Nate Diaz fan I'll rather him fight Edgar instead of Bendo leading up to their rematch because I think Nate matches up well against Edgar
     
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    Actually its the opposite... the Diaz brothers cant outstrike guys with good footwork plus Frankie is amazing at getting inside and out pretty quickly, Nate wouldve been outclassed everywhere.
     
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    Frankie cause nate is shit
     
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    Frankie would easily get a UD, but with less violence.
     
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    Am I the only one that finds it ironic that someobody would say one fighter has a zero power pitter patter punching style while defending a Diaz brother? Anyway, this kid is clearly ill-informed and yet another nut hugger
     
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    It be hard for Frankie to get inside. Nate is so much taller and longer. Frankie, was the smallest 155er on roster. Nate prob gets the UD if to fight.
     
  12. Drake

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    Benson is champ. This thread is full of illogic.

    Lewl.
     
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    Same fight, less one-sided domination, and no attacks to the legs (which were brilliant by Benson).
     
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    Guida, bendo and Stevenson were all able to get inside on Nate.

    Edgar by UD
     
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    That's what Nate's nuthuggers thought on fighting Bendo.... lol just sayin
     
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    The biggest difference would be the leg kicks which really helped Bendo get the win. Nate got some skinny ass legs and still gets swept to the ground when he checks the kicks. Edgar vs. Diaz would be a more competitive fight in my opinion.
     
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    Frankie would win via UD
     
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    that'd work out nicely for nate, but yeah they are friends and now diff weights
     
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    Frankie by UD. The Diaz's will always struggle against high level MMA wrestlers, especially ones that can effectively mix up their takedowns with their striking, which Frankie does very well.
     

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