Khabib v Conor is the Fedor v Crocop of this era

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  1. WASSUPBRO got swag 4 dayz dont @ me

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    who agrees wit me? this fight got me so hype
    gonna see my boy macG come in n his hands gonna be better than ever since he did a boxing camp
    but khabib got that fedor auorora

    take my money dana u sonuva b
     
  2. RampageFaction Black Belt

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    Fedor had hands. Not trying to pick apart your analogy but Khabib ain’t no Fedor.
     
  3. Uncommon Valor Super Fly

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    Hype wise? Maybe. Fighter wise? Not really.
     
  4. Tito vs Chuck

    Ground and pound specialist vs dangerous striker.
     
  5. 180ls1 White Belt

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    Fedor also beat CroCop at his own game (standup), something we wont see from Khabib.
     
  6. RampageFaction Black Belt

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    That’s what I should have said. They hype is real. I’m kinda salty it was announced so late. I usually NEVER watch preflight promotional stuff but I’m watching everything on that fight.
     
  7. bigeastgi43 Banned Banned

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  8. Hespectfully Black Belt Platinum Member

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    The main difference; I had zero concern that Fedor or Crocop might not make it to the ring.
     
  9. Dionysian Silver Belt

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    Yeah this. I don't think TS meant fight-style wise anyway.

    Cool to finally be pumped for a fight this massive.
     
  10. lukeuidswords Black Belt

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    Cro Cop had kicks
    and great TDD
     
  11. bubbleboyjones Belt Purple

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    I'm wondering what percentage of people answering this watched Fedor vs CroCop in 2005.
     
  12. kflo Titanium Belt

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    Fedor won the fight because half the fight he was on top of cro cop. He didn’t just choose to stand all fight. He wore him down in the first by spending over 5 minutes on top of cro cop. But yes fedor held his own with cro cop standing (arguably getting the better), which is unlikely for khabib.
     
  13. kflo Titanium Belt

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    Why?
     
  14. kflo Titanium Belt

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    You got 2 months to go...
     
  15. Final Say So Icey Belt

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    Does it matter?
     
  16. Loiosh Detective Platinum Member

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    Heh, no.

    This fight isn't in the top fifty fights of all time.
     
  17. Brit_Brawler Silver Belt

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    This is the bisping vs dan miller of the new era
     
  18. RampageFaction Black Belt

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    Sorry I meant the fight was made so late not announced.
     
  19. RampageFaction Black Belt

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    I’m more ok with comparing Conor to Mirko. It’s by no means a perfect comparison.
     
  20. kalabula Red Belt

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    I can see the analogy. Not perfect, but not bad.
     

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