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Khabib's wresting vs Mendes' wrestling

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  1. Uncommon Valor Super Fly

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    Who has the better wrestling? Who's the better grappler?
     
  2. NotoriousMillions 28-1

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    Chad is objectively the better wrestler. Khabib is much bigger though, and better at countering transitions.
     
  3. Bumblebeef Black Belt

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    u say that because conor barely won against chad right?
     
  4. Jordan3399 Brown Belt

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    Chad is a better wrestler. Khabib is much bigger and a better grappler overall.
     
  5. C0NCH3TO Gold Belt

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    In mma? khabib. Not even close. Plus he is 2x bigger. Mendes is ok but he doesnt have wins against great fighters. He got flattened by Mcgregor, Aldo and Frankie. The only 3 great ones he has fought.
     
  6. Sjb1888 Silver Belt

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    Khabib has better control and gnp, but Chad has better takedowns for me.
     
  7. C0NCH3TO Gold Belt

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    He won, period. There is no such thing as “barely “ when you ko your opponent early. That being said, that win is no indicator at of how good or bad he will do against Khabib.
     
  8. bukofezra Purple Belt

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    Khabib is better than Chad at everything...and I think he will wrestle fuck the shit out of Conor to the point where it is going to be painful to watch.
     
  9. NotoriousMillions 28-1

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    If by barely won you mean leaving him unconscious on the floor, then sure.

    But I don't use emotion to make an analysis like you, I use facts. And the facts are Chad Mendes has better technique in just about every movement in regards to wrestling than Khabib does. Khabib more than anything just overpowers people.
     
  10. Grapplefest Black Belt

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    Mendes is only better at a blast double, Khabib is significantly better at every other aspect of grappling and has 30 pounds on mini Mendes.
     
  11. mirellale Black Belt

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    Khabib doesn't have great wins either.Both Khabib and Mendes' best win is against number 4 ranked fighters.Lamas and Barboza
     
  12. SwiftHennessy Blue Belt

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    To say mini Mendes’ grappling is levels above Khabib is severely underrating his sambo
     
  13. Dbreiden83080 Andle My Riddum

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    They never fought so we don't know. Mendes is very athletic and has that low center of gravity for great MMA wrestling. Khabib has the better grappling on paper..
     
  14. Bend NvR Break Order to Chaos. Chaos to Order.

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    Different type of wrestlers. Khabib isn't shooting double legs, singles, knee taps and ankle picks. Mendes is executing trips and throws from the clinch.

    Khabib's wrestling is much suited for MMA. Not to mention his overall grappling is on a different level than Mendes.
     
  15. Homervanderjaz Purple Belt

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    Can you explain the difference between what you would class as wrestling and what you would class as grappling?
     
  16. SalvadorAllende Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    Chad has a powerfull double leg.

    Khabib has way more trips and tds variations.
     
  17. Dbreiden83080 Andle My Riddum

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  18. Grapplefest Black Belt

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    Pretty sure RDA would destroy mini Mendes...
     
  19. GreatSaintGuillotine You may not like what I say but it's the truth.

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    Chad has better takedown s from the outside and cleaner set ups for those.

    Khabib has the better top game, transitions, limb control, upper body TDs.

    Overall grappling goes to Khabib. Wrestling is debatable, depending on what you value in a wrestler.
     
  20. mirellale Black Belt

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    No shit.Mendes is a natural bantamweight while RDA is a welterweight.
     

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