Khabib - Tony, the greatest LW matchup?

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  1. cyrusthevyrus

    cyrusthevyrus Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    Is Khabib - Tony the greatest LW matchup in the MMA history?

    I say LW, because for MMA overall is Fedor - Cro Cop.
     
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    The bar isn't very high at LW tbh.

    Conor VS Khabib was probably the greatest before....

    Penn Vs Gomi ?
    Edgar Vs Maynard #2 ?
    Benson Vs Glibert ?
     
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    Fedor Cro Cop were both in their prime
     
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    To me it is, and it's probably my most anticipated UFC fight ever.
     
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    Schaub You'd be surprised

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    It's my most anticipated match since I started watching 17 years ago.

    I was also hyped for Fedor vs Reem but, ya know.
     
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    Yes and there's no other fight close to it.
     
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    Does Jon vs DC counts? Was eaqually hype for for their second bout. Second fight was highlevel as long as it lasted.
     
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  8. cyrusthevyrus

    cyrusthevyrus Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    maybe thats the greatest at LHW.......... though Wanderlei - Rampage is there as well
     
  9. GraciesFrontKick

    GraciesFrontKick Banned Banned

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    For the real fans.

    Conor vs Khabib was for the casuals who didn't mind see him getting his shit pushed in
     
  10. Murder_KickHC

    Murder_KickHC Blue Belt

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    Khabib vs Conor II is Best possible LW match you can have and the fight everyone wants to see
     
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    to be honest this fight is way over due and Tony isn't getting any younger..

     
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    Lol at Connor being highest level anything at LW. He had 2 fights there in the ufc and is 1-1

    Tony and Khabib are probably 2 of the best LWs ever and will be the LW goats before it's all over
     
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    It seems so right now. But if either one steam rolls the other, hindsight could rewrite the picture.
     
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    The biggest previous one to this was Penn/Gomi, but this fight eclipses it by a sizable margin. Khabib/Tony will determine the LW GOAT. Twelve fight win streak against twelve fight win streak, 12-0 in the UFC against 15-1 in the UFC. The perfect clash of styles to make for a wild and unpredictable fight. General consensus favoring the champion, but the challenger not counted out by any stretch of the imagination.

    Big fight feels personified.
     
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    yeah, for people that only started following the sport after their first fight.
     

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