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Is GSP vs Khabib the greatest fight the UFC could have ever made?

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  1. FastSmith7 Yellow Belt

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    I mean think about it, two men who both beat everyone they faced in the Octagon, Khabib who almost never lost a round and GSP who almost never lost a round. Khabib who is the best fence wrestler the UFC has ever seen and GSP who is the best center of the Octagon wrestler the UFC has ever seen, there are so many variables that would be at play...

    Could GSP take Khabib down? We know Khabib loves to chase people around the Octagon, applying relentless pressure, this would offer plenty of opportunities for reactive takedowns that GSP could land on Khabib. On the other hand, if the fight was against the fence, would GSP be able to resist Khabib?

    This is such an incredible matchup and it makes me so sad that we will never see it, it just dawned on me that it could have been the biggest fight in MMA history and the most intriguing one. It really is sad that it didn't happen just because UFC had different plans for Khabib...

    Anyway I think GSP would have won the fight 49-46, giving up one round where Khabib manages to take him down next to the fence.
     
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    Anderson vs GSP would have been imo
     
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  3. yekmurat Gold Belt

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    Right now usman vs khabib is bigger
     
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  4. bjpenngoat Silver Belt

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    Lol wut?

    No one gives a shit about this fight. Although im certain geroges would have ducked this one too.bThe fight that the world wanted to see and had the potential for being the biggest fight of all time was Anderson vs Georges and we all know how Georges ducked that fight for a decade. The same people who praise Georges for not taking a mw fight in 2009 are the same ones that shit on Anderson for losing to cormier on a days notice at lhw. You gsp fans are truly the worst.
     
  5. Huligani Number One Bullshit

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    Not even close because it's a WW (past his prime at that) vs LW therefore a freakshow mismatch. Khabib was far from the biggest LW.
     
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    Khabib can't weight bully GSP and his striking is so sloppy. I don't see any path to victory for Khabib
     
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  7. Thepaintbucket Gold Belt

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    Silva vs GSP. Both guys were in their prime and champions.

    Liddell vs wandy

    GSP was already out the door when he wanted to fight khabib. It's a good thing it was never made
     
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    No because GSP is too old. GSP vs. Silva circa 2010 would have been a big fucking deal at the time. That’s truly the one that got away in my eyes.
     
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    Fedor vs. Lesnar or Randy for the title would have been bigger
     
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    GSP tapped to strikes

    @Ares Black
     
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    GSP/Silva - prime VS prime.
     
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  12. FastSmith7 Yellow Belt

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    Who do you have in that fight? I'd pick GSP to outwrestle Silva, however Silva could make it very very boring and outpoint GSP.
     
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    Around 2009 this was it.. Would have been epic.
     
  14. FastSmith7 Yellow Belt

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    And then he smashed Matt Serra without any problems, GSP was smart to do that, he was done for and taking uneccesary damage is never good, especially when you're really wobbled.
     
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    Fedor-Randy
    Anderson-GSP

    It's a shame Uncle Goof allows his ego to take precedence over everything else.
     
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    Jones Ngannou may be up there too
     
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    The Goat of MMA
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  20. Orochimaru 大蛇丸 Red Belt Platinum Member

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    GSP was too old

    GSP vs Anderson would have been the best
     
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