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Is jones the GOAT mma wrestler?

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  1. Bearknuckle Black Belt

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    Wow the way he outwrestled cormier and took him down. The way he defended almost all of DC's takedown attempts.

    Jones has tooled every fighter in mma who supposedly had good wrestling like rashad and DC. Jone's mma wrestling has got to be the best. Maybe GSP is better, but gsp never went clinch to clinch with an elite olympic wrestler.
     
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    Hard to argue against him at this point. DC went never being taken down to being taken down like 3 times in a match, and landing like 1 takedown of his own. Maybe. have to see it again but I think the rules are it has to be ass, back or stomach that touches the ground, and I don't remember if that happened to Jones.

    EDIT: Actually, I dunno the stats but I would think GSP has to at least be in contention. He absolutely clowned so many great wrestlers in a division filled with them. So he probably gets the nod.
     
  5. CerebralKnievel Gold Belt

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    Yes. His maneuvering and control is unparalleled.
     
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    Maybe, but I feel prime GSP had more beautiful MMA wrestling.
     
  7. Sole Sole Calibur

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    He's gotta be.
     
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    Yuh, pretty much.
     
  9. Toxxus The Ancient One

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    JBJ took the #1 guy down 3x who had never been taken down before.

    Also, he's been taken down 1x ever in his entire career.

    Yes, it's safe to assume he's the #1 guy ever in the takedown department.
     
  10. ackileez ANALINGUSing a PAWG

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    SIZE. Thats it.

    GUS, a STRIKER. Took down JONES.
    Jones barely took down a tired GUS who got hit by a hellbow.

    FACT
     
  11. cakemuncher Black Belt

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    Wrong. Both Gus and DC took him down.
     
  12. Senkoy Purple Belt

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    It's particularly amazing because he build is bad for wrestling, despite what people say about leverage. It's a testament to how talented he is.
     
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    He's a very intelligent wrestler with fantastic timing ... Up there with GSP
     

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