Liddel vs henderson: who would have won?

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  1. RockyLockridge Silver Belt

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    Saw a post on an mma based instagram asking the question. I didnt tune into this sport until i was about 18 around the time of the champion ship jones era so i never really saw chucks title run with context.

    Henderson was around for a while after so i was able to witness his destructive power.

    In their primes, who wins?
     
  2. dildos Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    Hendo.
     
  3. D'z Brown Belt

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    Hendo.
     
  4. Fesaine Brown Belt

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    Hendo, chuck always use his chin as his main defense and it only take one clean hbomb from hendo to put chuck out
     
  5. chitoortiz Gold Belt

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    I'll say Chuck .

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  6. Ever Watchful There is evil there that does not sleep Platinum Member

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    Hendo, probably.
     
  7. KingKali Green Belt

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    Hendo.
     
  8. Sonny Qc 86,425 Likes

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    I'll Say Chuck

    More Versatile striker
    Good tdd
    (Anyway, Hendo isn't really a good MMA wrestler)

    But hey, H-Bomb Can Win Any fight
     
  9. Grijswaarde Black Belt

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    50/50 to me tbh. Sorry.
     
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  11. Superman Elbow Green Belt

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    It would have been a good fight, chucks chin was a lot stranger and hendo hadn't developed the hbomb quite a much at that point in his career.
     
  12. revoltub Gold Card

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    Close but I'd go chuck. He's a little quicker on the draw.
     
  13. Sweater of AV Gold Belt

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    Prime Hendo takes it imho. Indestructible chin + iron will + serious KO power isn't the best match-up for Chuck. Would be a great fight.
     
  14. binny I'll beat your ass if you jump on my couch.

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    Hendo. But really i could see either guy catching the other. My money's just on Hendo to do it first.
     
  15. DOMMA Brown Belt

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    Chuck - easy. Bigger, longer, power in both hands. Incredible TD defense. He smokes Hendo in 2. Hendo was a smaller version of Couture......
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  16. surrealworlds <-----Alexa Vega? Captain?

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    How come this fight never happened? I'm going with Chuck on this one. It could go either way but Chuck was the master at TDD and counter striking. Hendo has the HBomb but his striking over all is not spectacular. He just has crazy power. Chuck had crazy power also but i think his striking was better.
     
  17. quadrunner Brown Belt

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    Chuck.

    He was one of the best strikers at countering opponents back then, he would have seen that h bomb coming a mile away and planned for it.

    He also had faster hands, better puncher with his weak hand, and better kicks.
     
  18. Typrune Goatley Red Belt

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    The only way we will ever know is if a qualified Sherdog psychoanalyst could please come in here and determine who was actually more shook in this encounter:


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  19. dudefacemcghee Purple Belt

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    in the decision dan era chuck. post rampage 2 fight dan.
     

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