Jones vs Gus or Rory vs Lawler 2,which fight was better...

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  1. danny23

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    Hard to choose for me as they're 2 my fav title fights(along with Edgar/Maynard 2).

    I'll lean towards Jones/Gus(at gunpoint).

    Can mods add a poll on this?
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    Rory vs Lawler 2
     
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    Jones vs Gus was so overrated
     
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    Well, Jones vs Gustafsson had one moment swing and Lawler vs Macdonald 2 had like several (Macdonald started well, then Lawler started to edge, then a big head kick nearly finished him, then Lawler slowly began to rise again and finally finished Macdonald). On the other hand, Gus did so much better than everyone expected, that I can't help but give this fight a nod.
     
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    Jones/Gus

    The first 3 rounds of Rory/Lawler II don't hold up as well on a rewatch for me while Jones/Gus is just as fun the whole way through even now.
     
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    Rory Vs Lawler 2.
     
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    It's a very well paced fight,from the beginning to the end.
    While Lawler vs Rory bursts all of a sudden in the middle rounds to the end after being rather uneventful in the first.
    Both great in their own right.
     
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    Jones vs. Gus I think, because it was so unexpected.
     
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    For me it was Jones vs Gustafsson.
    Wasn't expecting this match would be competitive.

    Round 4 and 5 in Robbie vs Rory match was insane, and very great moments.
     
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    Rory / Lawler wins. Fat lip vs split top lip. Jones / lawler. Forehead cut vs missing face. Gus/ Rory.
     
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    Lawler/Mac.

    not only did it feature better individual moments, it was a long close fight that ended in a finish, and these are the best IMHO
     
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    Not just one moment.
    Gus was the first and the only one to force Jones to dig deep like that for a win.
    Gus took him down.
    Gus hit him with a spinning elbow and out-boxed him.
    We'll probably never see that happen to Jones again while you could've expected MacDonald to beat Lawler.
     
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    Jones-Gustafsson is probably the better fight but it also lacks the stare down after the fourth round in Lawler-MacDonald 2, so. Kind of a wash for me.
     
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    I know, I meant that 3.5 rounds were all controlled by Gus (I still don't understand why people are giving Jones round 2 or 3) and then it all turned around after the spinning elbow at the end of the fourth round and Gus never recovered from that. That's only one momentum swing.
     
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    Lawler/Rory easily in my book..... Jones/Gus was so good only because somebody was actually being competitive with Jones.
     
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    Rory vs Lawler 2.
     
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    Jones v Gus
     
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    The fact that Jones was undefeated and considered the best fighter in the UFC makes this an easy choice. Also, I had no clue how the judges were going to score it at the time.
     
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    People might prefer the more recent match,more fresh in their memories.
    I remember when Jones/Gus was thought to be better than Hendo/Rua 1.
     
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    Poor Gus. Beat the shit out of Jones but didnt get the belt.
     

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