Is a rematch the only way Khabib loses?

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  1. moosaev Brown Belt

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    When you reflect back on the Dustin & Conor fight, its clear that they simply weren't prepared for how Khabib would feel in the octagon. Gaethje also has this dilemma now, he can prepare all he wants it won't be enough because he doesn't know whats about to hit him.

    But what if Khabib were to hang around long enough to do re-matches? One of the big question marks if Khabib retires at 30-0 will be how he would've looked in a rematch. Because i believe once you've had that octagon experience with Khabib the re-match would be more interesting for some of these guys.
     
  2. sampuncher Black Belt

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    Once he gets hold of you, youre done. Whether its your 1st or 10th fight against him.
     
  3. Ares Black Asteroid Belt

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    Gaethje could beat him.
    GSP could beat him.

    McGregor cannot.
     
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    Conor wasn't motivated and the money got into his head. Motivated Conor beats him
     
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  5. Slatersan Brown Belt

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    Losing to khabib then doing bjj for a year isn’t going to help you with anything.

    Does Conor even train anymore besides occasionally hitting the punching bag on camera?
     
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  6. McSpikes Purple Belt

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    Conor and Dustin lose 100/100 times to Khabib. Justin can possibly beat Khabib and Conor can beat Justin. This is what UFC is praying for
     
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  7. Noraaq Brown Belt

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    I think he beats Conor and Dustin even quicker after having felt their punch power
     
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  8. FlyingDeathKick Silver Belt

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    I could see Conor possibly winning the rematch but Poirier would choke again.
     
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    I’ll believe DC when he says no 155-185 lb fighter can stop him from getting the takedown. And we all know he’s sort of an MMA grappling demigod.

    The thing is with Khabib is that he almost doesn’t make mistakes on the ground, and even if he did, the window of opportunity is so short fighters probably won’t be able to capitalize.

    To beat Khabib, you have to knock him out when you’re still fresh. Otherwise he’ll just drain and maul you for 2 rounds, and then ur striking offense danger is gone too.
     
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  10. Michael Wetzel Blue Belt

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    Khabib got a gift of a decision against Tibau (he should have lost that fight). A big, strong enough grappler could stymie him.
     
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  11. Arqueto 'Luminous beings are we...not this crude matter'

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    Conor without the cheating loses even quicker, he doesn't have the ground game to beat Khabib he has a punchers chance and that's it.
     
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  12. Ufcmaster Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    30-27 on all three judges scorecard.
    Tibau lost all 3 rounds :D




    Khabib Bless

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  13. moosaev Brown Belt

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    What about Dustin?
     
  14. JustOnce Always learning

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    I think Covington would beat him at WW. And Usman. And so on.
     
  15. TriangleMonkey Red Belt

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    No, he still rapes Conor
     
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  16. M4rk Blue Belt

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    I think Bibahk can beat him, as he is the mirror image of Khabib.
     
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  17. Slatersan Brown Belt

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    Seems to be training still.
     
  18. sampuncher Black Belt

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    Didnt even need to check your join date.
     
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  19. Luvhawky Brown Belt

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    The Conor you describe sounds too mentally weak to win against Khabib. I feel like the better argument is he was a skill or two away from having a couple more rounds standing...
     
  20. campbecc Gold Belt

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    Gift is a stretch. But Khabib has improved a lot since then.
     

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