Is RDA the by far the best lightweight ever?

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  1. s1fys

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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

    bringitoncomeon Blue Belt

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    No, Khabib made him look silly
     
  3. Dragon Punch

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

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  4. FreeFace

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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

    Baba Ghanoush Black Belt

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    Best LW outside of Nevada maybe?
     
  6. Ryoto Machida

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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

    DaffodilMcWoozy Brown Belt

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    The RDA of today would murk Frankie and Penn in their prime imo
     
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    I would have said the same thing about Pettis after his first defense.
     
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  9. KazaamBR

    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

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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
     
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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.
     
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  14. Kafir-kun

    Kafir-kun not-so-grand mufti of Sherdog

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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

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    If he gets 3 more title defenses then maybe he is the best LW ever but still not by far.
     
  16. zephid

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    No.
     
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  17. scorpipede

    scorpipede you do yo thang Baby Smurf

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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.
     
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  18. Mammothman

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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

    Bend NvR Break Standing still is actually moving back

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

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

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