Javier Mendez on the greatest threats to Khabib at 155: "Number one contender for me is still Conor"

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  1. Soul On Ice

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    “Talking about four potential rivals for Khabib I can give my assessment from the [least] dangerous to the most dangerous,” Mendez said of Nurmagomedov (via MMA News). “Max Holloway [would] be the easiest for Khabib. Max has good boxing but it lacks the power to the lightweight division. Next on the list is Dustin Poirier. He’s got stamina and versatility. Tony Ferguson is my second choice. His elbows are very dangerous. And finally [the] number one contender for me is still Conor. His boxing is special, that’s his chance.”
     
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    People love to hate, but Conor is a special talent
     
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    When Conor isn't injured and he's light as a feather on the feet we'll see what happens to Khabib's Russian boxing skills.

    Conor & Poirier are the top dogs to erase that 0, haters will say otherwise. Conor has the fire back. Hands up-Conor will get in there and get the win
     
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    They say he's never lost a rematch

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    Of course he wants the fight that both pays him the most and is a great style matchup for his fighter.
     
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    Conor has a special eye for mistakes he makes. He went into the Khabib fight too careless. When he's calculated and focused like he was against Eddie, it'll be hard to stop him
     
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    The guy with the worst cardio and wrestling out of the four is the greatest threat?
     
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    people forget conor beat khabib for a round
    king conor undefeated in rematches, baby
     
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    No, Khabib still mauls him 100 times out of 100. I'll actually give Conor 1 out of the 100 though in case of a lucky punch. It's obvious why Javier says though as that's what's going to make AKA the most money lol.

    Khabib beats everyone at LW, but Gaethje is probably his hardest matchup.
     
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    I agree from the stand point that Mcgregor is most likely to stop him... punchers chance. But out of mentioned, he is the worst on the ground...
     
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    They also say he’s NEVER been able to lose by any other method than QUITTING.


    FACT: 100% of losses come via quitting
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    He use to be. It's not 2016 anymore though.
     
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    People have started underrating conor's skill because of all the other shit he does.

    He is a great MMA fighter, but Khabib is just better.
     
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    Javier should just stick to training injured fighters in his facility.
     
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