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Khabib Vs Barboza

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  1. Sonny Qc 86,425 Likes

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    If Nate win again they might do Eddie Vs Nate.

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    Would khabib Vs Edson be the best fight to make?

    who would win?

    Thought?
     
  2. legkicktko Only the Strong Survive

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    Khabib fans will come in fellating him any minute. Im not saying Edson would win for sure, but he's the worse matchup for Khabib at this point. Footwork is key. He moves very well and knows how to stay out of range altogether.

    Did you see that Gilbert said his game plan was to clinch but he couldn't get close enough? Barbozas footwork forced Gil to shoot from 10 feet out and with every leg kick you eat, the takedowns are more difficult to come by.

    It's one thing to have good TDD when someone gets you against the cage (like Masvidal). But Barboza seldom gets clinched at all. That's the scary part because khabibs footwork and striking is far inferior.

    But prepare for:

    "He gets Rag dolled all day."

    "No one can stop the takedown."

    Just like no one can take Conors left hand.
     
  3. Cowboy Cerroliveira Porra Caralho! Saddle up!

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    If Barboza's TDD isn't flawless on fight night, he's fucksville.

    Otherwise, Barboza by leg liquification.
     
  4. Tamriel Terror Silver Belt

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    would be interesting. Edson clearly has better stand up, but it would be interesting to see how Khabib would handle him and if he could hold him down
     
  5. GrewUpSlapBoxin Purple Belt

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    I'm going with Khabib.

    I'm a fan of Edson. I'd def buy that fight.
     
  6. chitoortiz Gold Belt

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    Basically this.
     
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    I made a poll about this. Khabib slightly edged it out. I believe Barboza would win though.
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  9. ElCasca Brown Belt

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    In a 3 rounder I'd favor Khabib
    In a 5 rounder I'd favor Barboza
     
  10. shaffmeister GRACIE BARRA

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    I love both fighters. I don't think barboza will be able to stop khabibs takedowns
     
  11. Dreaming Dead Red Belt

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    Edson gets awarded the unanimous decision due to takedown defense, distance control, and counters.
     
  12. bambammccoy Silver Belt

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    Im a huge Khabib fan and IMO this and Cerrone were probably his toughest fights at 155.

    Great, fast strikers, better strikers with great TDD and tricky counters to TD attempts, along with good footwork, good cardio, and lots of tools.

    I dont think i could pick against Khabib vs Barboza though.
     
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    I have this weird feeling Barboza is going to end up being a nightmare for Khabib. and Barboza's hands have gotten so much better too. He may very well clip Khabib with a punch.

    Also, love the name and avatar. I enjoy watching both of the cowboys fight, so this certainly suited my fancy.
     
  14. changospank Green Belt

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    The Khabibs would get smoked by all of them. his time has come and gone. sorry folks.
     
  15. Rhood Gold Belt

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    I've said it before and I'll say it again, Barboza would smash Khabib.
     
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    I'd have to go with Khabib in that one, it would be a interesting style fight.. Striker in Barboza against a guy who has 0% interest is standing. Barboza kicks so much which would be a terrible idea against Khabib. he would have to focus much more on punches
     
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    Khabib bless
     

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