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Jon Jones is the most complete fighter we have ever seen

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by Hazuki Ryo, Feb 10, 2020.

  1. Hazuki Ryo Purple Belt

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    We could argue GSP and Mighty Mouse are up there too.

    Jon has qualities that make him one of the most dominant champs in the history of UFC.

    - First, he knows how to pace himself. He doesn't rush ala Macgregor or gasses himself out. Just like Nate, he is a volume striker that will attack relentlessly while conserving his energy

    - He has a great gas tank, and can go 5 rounds without fading in the championship rounds. That is, to me, a decisive factor to snap the victory out of the challenger's hands.

    - He's rarely on his heels, and mostly takes control of the center of the octagon. That means he's advancing more, and dictates the pace

    - His wrestling allows him to pressure his opponents and make them anticipate the takedowns

    - His defence is great. You rarely see him rocked or knocked down. Thanks to his crazy reach, he can keep the distance from the power shots (ok, thanks to the eye pokes too)

    - His leg kicks are lethal. His opponents often get out of a Jones fight with traumatized legs... Take for instance Thiago Silva who will be out for a while..

    The decision might be controversial for some, but it's not a robbery and Jones is definitely a skilled champ
     
  2. ConorFacts Banned Banned

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    imagin jon jones with 10 years of Boxing vs Wilder ...

    floyd mayweather of mma
     
  3. MilesAbove Steel Belt

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    Most complete steroid user. He's the Barry Bonds of MMA. Undeniably good, but probably wouldn't be where he is without the constant cheating.
     
  4. Harlekin Black Belt

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    - Can't box with his right hand

    GSP is more complete
     
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    I had it 5-0 for Jones. I don't understand how people can say this is a robbery.
     
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    Aldo in his prime is worth a mention, Frankie too.
     
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    He's got a godly chin, he got hit with big shots for 3 rounds including a clean headkick and he kept coming forward like he wasn't even fazed.
     
  9. Calipwnia Black Belt

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    Jones should retire right now. Or at least pretend to retire while lurking for good HW match ups. Just sit on his goat legacy and see what easy fights pop up available for him.
     
  10. tibba Brown Belt

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    I'd say mighty mouse is the most complete fighter imo.

    But Tj and Jones are probably more complete due to peds.
     
  11. rushbeg Banned Banned

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    Lol

    Like guys like GSP , Cruz and MM never existed.
     
  12. SpiderCrawl Red Belt

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    Probably is, but I can’t stand the new style he has. I miss the old Jones with crazy kicks, big throws and unorthodox attacks. He’s playing it super safe lately, scared to lose.
     
  13. TheWave111 Purple Belt

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    I don't think that's the reason.
    He doesn't use peds now.
    He doesn't have the cardio to do those things anymore.
     
  14. LetThemBleed Silver Belt

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    You forgot to mention his greatest skill the ability to blatantly cheat and get away with it. Fucking remarkable. Guy's on the ol Belichick level of cheating, in a perverse sense you gotta admire it.
     
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    Aldo sure, Frankie nope.
     
  16. in the liver Mo froots

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    Steroids
    Reach
    Eyepokes
     
  17. JoshR86 Black Belt

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    If online Aldo utilized his BJJ more and developed his Wrestling he would've been GOAT. Probably the most explosive fighter ever.

    Sadly he became a 1 dimensional striker.
     
  18. JoshR86 Black Belt

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    Lol how do you know he doesn't?
     
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    Jones is obsolete, conor cheated 20 times against khabib without a single foul, it was masterful
     
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    The most complete fighters blend all styles together. Shoot when you think they strike. Strike when you think they shoot. Clinch when you think they throw a punch.

    GSP and Fedor did that.

    Jones has effective stand-up, is great in the clinch and has good takedowns, but he does one or the other. It's why his TD's often get stuffed.
     

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