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Is RDA the by far the best lightweight ever?

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by s1fys, Feb 7, 2016.

  1. s1fys abc

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    He finished Cerrone and Hendo in less than a round combined and made Pettis look unimpressive both standing and on the group. Of course I don't mean that he is the most accomplished but would he be the favorite against any fighter in LW history?
     
  2. bringitoncomeon Blue Belt

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    No, Khabib made him look silly
     
  3. Dragon Punch Black Belt

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    I wouldn't say "by far". These two were pretty good..

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  4. FreeFace White Belt

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    saying "best lightweight ever" is already a stretch and then you add "by far" which makes it just ridiculous
     
  5. Baba Ghanoush Black Belt

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    Best LW outside of Nevada maybe?
     
  6. Ryoto Machida Brown Belt

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    FFS.

    The LW title gets passed around like a blunt, and this sort of talk happens every time it changes hands.
     
  7. DaffodilMcWoozy Brown Belt

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    The RDA of today would murk Frankie and Penn in their prime imo
     
  8. Agnawedbone Red Belt

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    I would have said the same thing about Pettis after his first defense.
     
  9. KazaamBR Orange Belt

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    He is already up there because of his run but not quite there yet, LW champions usually don't hold the gold for much longer and the division is always stracked. Let's see how he does. Winning a rematch against Khabib will help a lot.
     
  10. KazaamBR Orange Belt

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    Honestly it was a silly thing to say even then.
     
  11. dragonsfly ----------------------------

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    Hard to disagree with this statement
     
  12. Blayt7hh Steel Belt

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    Maybe he will be, but don't be an idiot. He has one defense right now and a loss to one of the contenders
     
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    Still got Khabib. And I think Frankie would beat him as well. He may beat everyone else though. Aldo is a bad match up for him as well.
     
  14. Khabib Khanate Hashashiyan Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    So are we just supposed to pretend this didn't happen?
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    He's great and I'm a fan but let the guy rack up a few defenses before we get ahead of ourselves.
     
  15. Nelly Red Belt

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    If he gets 3 more title defenses then maybe he is the best LW ever but still not by far.
     
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  17. scorpipede ring piece

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    haha! agreed! Much like a blunt.

    I still say Bendo is better even though RDA got the finish. I thought it was a bad stoppage. Wanted to see much more of that fight. RDA is good and he's been through the fire but it's too soon to say he's the best, nevermind by far.
     
  18. Mammothman Gold Belt

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    How about "so far"? also If he beats both Connor and Khabib I think he will be the best lightweight champ to this date
     
  19. Bend NvR Break Order to Chaos. Chaos to Order.

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    I'd throw Sherk in there too.
     
  20. gotBooched maximus entertainus

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    i think he's the best lightweight right now. does that help?
     

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