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Is Velasquez overrated?

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  1. aorozco90 Orange Belt

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    I wouldn't stretch it as far as overrated, but IMO the UFC coddles or at least coddled him. JDS is a tested death machine. What say you?
     
  2. Emjay And again and again and again and ag.. zzzzzzzz

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    The UFC really wants Mexicans to watch the UFC
     
  3. aleksv Purple Belt

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    i dont think he is. he would still be champ if there wasnt this guy called JDS
     
  4. KoreanZawmbie Black Belt

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    people forget he only has 1 loss.

    He decimated Brock, Big Foot Silva, and Big Nog.
     
  5. Happiness Silver Belt

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    Not in the least. Can is a certified killer.
     
  6. Wayne Brady *neck belt*

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    He is the best! Right Breen?

    Countdown to me being banned...
     
  7. Kaffe Brown Belt

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    Cain is at worst a top 5 heavyweight, so no.
     
  8. DrRodentia Brown Belt

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    If you think so, I hope you don't mention his name when listing Junior's high quality wins.
     
  9. Break Brick Black Belt

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    Depends on who's doing the rating. I think those who think he is overall a more rounded or more effective mixed martial artist than Junior-despite their previous outing- overrate him. Other than that he's given appropriate praise for being the #2(possibly #3 depending on who you're talking to) HW in the world.
     
  10. 0vary hugger** Banned Banned

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    No it's just JDS thats the true king,but we will have to wait till 30th.
     
  11. Sirwastealot Red Belt

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    Like you said, overrated is a stretch. Maybe he has been a little more hyped than he should be. I've been one of the guys hyping him, because he just looked so good against Nog and Brock. I thought he'd beat JDS. But if you really look at what hes done its not nearly as impressive as JDS. Big Foot is his best win imo, Brock and Nog are also good. In those moments he looks unstoppable, but at other times he shows weaknesses on the feet. He isn't consistently dominant the way JDS have been.

    I still have it almost even in the rematch, maybe 55-45 for JDS.
     
  12. Kaffe Brown Belt

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    I do think JDS will win, but beating Cain so hard that he transcends 10-point round scoring is perhaps a bit strong? ;)
     
  13. Anthony7 Brown Belt

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    Big Nog is his really only great win. Beating up a rookie while he had a life threatening illness and a fighter who was coming off a brutal ko loss in a minor league organization isn't that impressive to me, granted the Lesnar fight is slightly more impressive than Bigfoot since the way Cain was able to deal with Lesnar's strength and takedowns. Cain is really good, but to me a little overrated. Was confident Junior would ko him quickly after I seen him fight Carwin.
     
  14. lockon Black Belt

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    nope. definitely 2nd to JDS
     
  15. BEBRAVE White Belt

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    No, the only overrated fighter is Pat HD BARRY.
     
  16. Wayne Brady *neck belt*

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    :eek:

    To who? Do you have imaginary friends?

    Sarcasm?
     
  17. MMAEXP3RT Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    He only destroyed 10% of them?
     
  18. Happiness Silver Belt

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    I know a lot of fans enjoy pat Barry's personality and fight style.

    I don't think I've ever seen anybody claim he's some sort of world beater.
     
  19. jonnee White Belt

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    EXactly- because Brazilians already watch it so dont or cant convert because they are already there?
     
  20. Sanda Sanshou Purple Belt

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    Nope, he is a beast.
     

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