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Khabib or Aldo - Who do you rank higher on the GOAT list?

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by MXZT, Sep 16, 2021.

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Who do you rank higher on the GOAT list?

  1. Khabib

    26.6%
  2. Aldo

    73.4%
  1. MXZT Silver Belt Platinum Member

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  2. Moro Brown Belt

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    I’d say Aldo due to longevity but Khabib takes the cake anyways because higher weight class.
     
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  3. The-AxeMurderer Gold Belt

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    Jose is 35 years old, still fighting killers and doing pretty good.

    It would have been cool to see Khabib stick around for a while longer but I guess his head or heart werent in the game anymore.

    Gotta give the nod to the long time FW champ.
     
  4. SirKratos Gold Belt

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    Do you rank Derrick Lewis over GSP in GOAT list?
     
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  5. Cindynice420 Brown Belt Platinum Member

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    For sure aldo <mma3>
     
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    It's like comparing Lionel Messi with Lukas Podolski or Muhammad Ali with Anthony Joshua or Novak Djokovic with Marat Safin.

    Good/Above average vs. Greatest of greatest.
     
  7. SirKratos Gold Belt

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    Aldo was on a like 9x title fight win streak at the age Khabib retired at. I'm not even sure how this is up for debate.

    Fight long enough and every fighter will eventually go on a decline. Oh and if you don't fight long enough, pardon us for not ranking you anywhere near the top
     
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    That's one stupid logic right here.

    Dave Menne > Demetrious Johnson
     
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  9. Moro Brown Belt

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    No being as GSP was a long reigning champ, but Derek Lewis would surely KHTFO.
     
  10. SmoothPies Purple Belt

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    Resume and accomplishment-wise: Aldo by a long shot.

    Khabib is probably the most dominant MMA fighter of all time, but he retired just as he was starting to rack up high-quality wins/title defenses.

    I'd probably put Aldo at #5 GOAT, and Khabib at #7 (after Mighty Mouse)
     
  11. SirKratos Gold Belt

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    More like comparing Lionel Messi with Mbappe on GOAT list

    (Khabib being Mbappe, great achievements but no longetivity)
     
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    The guy who actually stayed and competed at the highest level for years and years vs the guy who didn't want to risk it and left? Aldo.
     
  13. GreatSaintGuillotine You may not like what I say but it's the truth.

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    They're around the for me. Aldo had some very hard losses. Khabib didn't have as long of a title run. Great in different ways
     
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  14. SirKratos Gold Belt

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    And Aldo wasn't a long reigning champ?
     
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    Aldo certainly, it could have been Khabib if he had kept fighting for 5-7 more years and kept winning and defending the belt and weight class change as well, but sadly it was all cut very short, shame.
     
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  16. GreatSaintGuillotine You may not like what I say but it's the truth.

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    Oh and BTW that image is objectively false.
     
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    Aldo without hesitation.
     
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  18. SpiderFan187 Blue Belt

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    Both GOATs but personally would put Khabib in front of Aldo.

    Hard to compare GOATS unless we are living in a perfect world. Aldo had more defenses but Khabib was denied a earlier title shot when Conor jumped the line to get to Eddie.

    Aldo fought in a weaker division, has lost rounds, has lost fights and has been dominated where Khabib hasn't. Lets say Khabib fought another 5 times, lets be real who in the current was going to beat him? But lets say he lost 2 fight out of his next 5 then his record would be 32 - 2.
     
  19. GreatSaintGuillotine You may not like what I say but it's the truth.

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    Lol 7 more year? He could only be 0ass Aldo if he fought until he was 40? That's just dumb
     
  20. TheWave111 Purple Belt

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    They are both great.
     
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