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Leon Edwards is the most skilled welterweight out here

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  1. TFK20 Orange Belt

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    His raw ability in each of the various disciplines are good, but what makes him special is how smoothly and cohesively his ancillary skills work to complement his true strengths.

    He is as well-rounded as they come; elite striker, fantastic MMA wrestler and top control, nasty in the clinch (some of the best elbows in the sport). Also a flawless gameplanner and makes adjustments quickly on the fly.

    Usman may edge him again because he could be a bad stylistic matchup and a superior physical specimen, but Leon would beat Burns and Colby easier than Usman did.

    And yes, he spanks Khamzat next month.
     
  2. Beherit Banned Banned

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    I agree, yet Khamzat is going to beat him inside 2 rounds.

    Dont @ me.

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  3. TFK20 Orange Belt

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    @Beherit

    Your boy's gonna get his ass beat
     
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  6. Ares Black Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    Chimaev >>>>>>>>>>>> Edwards
     
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  7. TFK20 Orange Belt

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    Jun Yong Park >>>>>>>>>> Hazmat
     
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    He's out there trying to put the audience to sleep, rather than trying to put his opponent to sleep.

    War Chimaev.
     
  9. Ares Black Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    How so? Park didn't finish Phillips. Chimaev did.

    I mean, I like Park, but let's be serious for a minute.
     
  10. Ladder Master Silver Belt

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    How can you be the best at your job if you don't show up for work.

    Oh this guys awesome at his job but yo we havent seen him for a year and
    a half. LOL
     
  11. TFK20 Orange Belt

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    GOATyong Park took it easy on him
     
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    Yet no one wants to watch him fight
     
  13. TFK20 Orange Belt

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    I do
     
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    Did you watch his fight with Gunnar? He didn't look so great, especially in the 3rd round.
     
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    Shit happens

    Gunnar is one of the best grapplers in the division and Leon didnt takr any dmg from bottom mount

    He easily won the other two rds and outgrappled Gunnar, outstruck him, and dropped him
     
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    I would agree, guy is truly a mixed martial artist. I don't see anything especially bad in his game, even would go as far as to say that everything is easily above average or great. And everything is fluid all the time.
     
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    I want to watch his next fight.
     
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    Leon couldnt finish Cerrone (washed up lightweight) and split decision against Gunar (who has turned out to be a big disappointment in UFC). Imagine what an active Chimaev would do to any of those guys. Look at Chimaev's previous fights against some really good fighters.

    Edit: against cerrone chimaev would be -2000 and against gunar -1000
     
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    He even eats 3 piece meals with a soda on the side.
     
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    He's really good, elite even. But he's not the most skilled welterweight out (t)here.
     

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