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If they fought today Phil Davis would still beat Gustaffson

Discussion in 'The Lightweights' started by explodingbunny, Jan 22, 2015.

  1. explodingbunny Banned Banned

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    Straight up

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  2. VictorCosta Brown Belt

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    Gus won't make the same mistake and will pick Phil apart.
     
  3. Huligani Number One Bullshit

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    Nah Gus would pick Phil apart. Even Jones was barely able to take Gustafsson 2.0 down.
     
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    I wouldn't favor Phil. Gus has evolved much more than Davis has in their respective weaknesses at that time since that fight, hell I'd go as far as to say Gus is one of the better grapplers right now in the 205 lbs division while Davis remains one of the worst strikers(it's improving but not at the rate of Gus' grappling)
     
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    Ronda at HW?




    (preparing to face Cain under the right circumstances)
     
  7. Diggem Black Belt

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    I would heavily favor Phil beating Gus for the second time also. There is no reason not to favor him in that fight.
     
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    It's possible, my vCash would be on Gus though.
     
  9. Cooliox Steel Belt Platinum Member

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    Phil has 0 fans, he is like Big Tim, nobody likes him, but nobody hates him enought to pay to watch him get beat up. He is just floating around there in that space that nobody wants to be in.
     
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    Jones couldn't take Gus down, so Phil surely wouldn't be able to do it.

    Gus 30-27
     
  12. Diggem Black Belt

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    Not only did Phil take Gus down but held him there and choked him out.
     
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    Do you know how many of Davis' takedowns Gus stuffed?
    No, you don't, because you probably didn't even watch the fight. Gus would coast to a decision in a rematch
     
  14. Diggem Black Belt

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    Phil just has Gus number and is better. Styles make fights.
     
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    I'd take Gus by either a dominant UD or TKO.
     
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    If Johnson loses to Gus I think people are going to be surprised when Jones handles Gus pretty easily the second time.
     
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    Gus would likely win by TKO, his takedown defense has improved greatly since that fight
     
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    Easy win for Gus these days. It would be a repeat of the rumble-davis fight
     
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    I agree. And Johnson will beat him faster.
     

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