1. Guest, The MS Paint Shoop Thread v5 is up! Red Block» | Blue Block»

Khabib is the most complete grappler to ever compete in MMA

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by migeru29, Aug 21, 2018.

  1. migeru29 Brown Belt

    Joined:
    Dec 14, 2015
    Messages:
    2,914
    Likes Received:
    145
    I find it funny how you guys are now making efforts on finding Khabib holes in his grappling and yet fail to recognize that is very probable that he's the most complete grappler to ever compete in MMA. And this is the reason of his great success in despite his pretty average level of striking.

    Yes GSP and Mendes have better wrestling singles and doubles but Khabib have them plus a much better creativity and variety of other Sambo TD's and throws.

    Yes Maia and Ortega have way better subs but Khabib has that plus overall a much much better stand-up grappling.

    Yes Karo and Akiyama had better Judo throws but Khabib has them plus a much better ground control.

    Yes Cormier and Colby have better clinch control but Khabib has that plus much better subs.

    The list can keep going but you get the point.
     
    Last edited: Dec 10, 2018
  2. cambo78 Silver Belt

    Joined:
    Oct 19, 2006
    Messages:
    11,571
    Likes Received:
    316
    Location:
    Yonkers, New York
    Here's a couple of guys that disagree.

    [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  3. TheRassler ---- L E G E N D A R Y --------- p4p GOAT poster

    Joined:
    May 1, 2010
    Messages:
    17,745
    Likes Received:
    123
    Location:
    #FreeNickDiaz
    He will be a complete grappler once he makes my top boring wrasslers sig...
     
  4. LouisBolanos Popcorn tastes good

    Joined:
    Nov 7, 2014
    Messages:
    28,734
    Likes Received:
    131
    Location:
    Lake Jackson
    If you're below MW you immediately disqualify yourself in any "complete" discussion.

    NEWS FLASH: SIZE AND STRENGTH are vital in grappling. If you're a LW you're way too small to be effective against decent HW grapplers regardless of how P4P skilled you are, which means no, you're not complete.
     
  5. MRT Black Belt

    Joined:
    Jun 8, 2006
    Messages:
    7,409
    Likes Received:
    931
    no.
     
  6. Sonny Qc 86,425 Likes

    Joined:
    Feb 3, 2016
    Messages:
    26,287
    Likes Received:
    6,838
    Location:
    Québec City, CAN
    Yeah maybe
     
  7. Magnum1978 Silver Belt

    Joined:
    Mar 8, 2007
    Messages:
    12,647
    Likes Received:
    55
    Location:
    Melbourne, Australia
    He's up there as the best overall MMA grappler I've ever seen, for sure
     
  8. AndrewGolota48 Silver Belt

    Joined:
    Jun 12, 2007
    Messages:
    13,540
    Likes Received:
    268
    The elephant in the room is that the bear 50-45'd him.
     
  9. Mysterio Banned Banned

    Joined:
    Aug 10, 2018
    Messages:
    2,255
    Likes Received:
    0
    Conor fans are telling me his genius level defensive wrestling and grappling tactics are going to be too much for him
    {<jordan}
     
  10. LiLoMMA Lindsay Lohan's party belt

    Joined:
    Jul 27, 2015
    Messages:
    5,451
    Likes Received:
    3
    Location:
    Denver, CO
    Or maybe his grappling is so dynamic and fluid that even a inbred incel like you can see that it’s not boring
     
  11. migeru29 Brown Belt

    Joined:
    Dec 14, 2015
    Messages:
    2,914
    Likes Received:
    145
    They don't have the incredible arsenal of variety of takedowns and throws that Khabib brings from multiple disciplines (Sambo, judo, and freestyle Dagestan style of wrestling)
     
  12. Sonny Qc 86,425 Likes

    Joined:
    Feb 3, 2016
    Messages:
    26,287
    Likes Received:
    6,838
    Location:
    Québec City, CAN
    Jake Shields maybe ?

    That guys in Underrated AF.
    Can't throw a Power punch to save his life, still won Vs a shit tons of top fighters.

    Including a grappling MMA match with fkcing Damian Maia
     
  13. waldywaldy lol motherfuckers

    Joined:
    Mar 1, 2011
    Messages:
    7,021
    Likes Received:
    546
    Location:
    Bermuda Triangle
    They didnt have to nearly kill themselves every fight just so that they could massively outweigh their opponents though
     
  14. TheRassler ---- L E G E N D A R Y --------- p4p GOAT poster

    Joined:
    May 1, 2010
    Messages:
    17,745
    Likes Received:
    123
    Location:
    #FreeNickDiaz
    Except it is.
     
  15. migeru29 Brown Belt

    Joined:
    Dec 14, 2015
    Messages:
    2,914
    Likes Received:
    145
    Watch his fights against Lombard and GSP and you can see his lacking in standup grappling. He couldn't even take Akiyama down and instead Akiyama threw him beautifully.
     
  16. ANIM4L Brown Belt

    Joined:
    Apr 5, 2018
    Messages:
    4,054
    Likes Received:
    0
    No doubt in my mind he is.
     
  17. LiLoMMA Lindsay Lohan's party belt

    Joined:
    Jul 27, 2015
    Messages:
    5,451
    Likes Received:
    3
    Location:
    Denver, CO
    Why isn’t it in your list then? Seems relevant given today’s mma climate, Khabib’s got the biggest fight coming up out on anyone that is on your list. Either you like Khabib or you are slacking. Seriously, Ben Askren? Did you stop following mma in 2015 but just forgot to stop posting here?
     
  18. JRY82 Brown Belt

    Joined:
    Aug 26, 2007
    Messages:
    3,866
    Likes Received:
    27
    Location:
    Middletown,Ohio
    Have to agree, the guy wins by grappling and is 26 0 in the lw division
     
  19. mallen7272 Shooper

    Joined:
    Jul 28, 2018
    Messages:
    3,144
    Likes Received:
    179
    Location:
    Boston
  20. Sonny Qc 86,425 Likes

    Joined:
    Feb 3, 2016
    Messages:
    26,287
    Likes Received:
    6,838
    Location:
    Québec City, CAN
    Well
    GSP is the best MMA wrestler ever

    And Lombard is one of the best Judokas to compete in mma.

    + Jake was undersized at MW.
     

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.