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LW Champ Eddie Alvarez: McGregor can't fight for s**t.

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by KazDibiase, Aug 9, 2016.

  1. KazDibiase "My style is kneeing people in the face."

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    "I don't know him personally, but thank God he's good at talking because he can't fight for shit, Look, in this sport - the good thing about the UFC and MMA in general is a lot of it's based on perception. They're very good at tweaking this perception. If I can put the right guy with the right mouthpiece in front of the right opponents, we can build a champion, but he doesn't really have to beat the best guys; we just have to give him the right match-ups. This is what this guy's been given. Any real fighter, anybody who knows the sport of MMA, sees the style match-ups that he picks and understands this guy is not putting himself in any danger. He's not fighting anyone who he feels he can lose to.

    "Diaz is a great style matchup for him. The reason he originally picked Diaz is he believed that was a great style matchup for him because Diaz only punches, he don't kick, he don't take down - he does everything Conor wants to do. Conor wants to box. He don't want to be involved in the sport of MMA."

    "This is what happens. You win a world title, you beat the best guys in the world, and a lot of these fans are kind of misconstrued about who are the best fighters in the world. They think that because guys are the most popular that means they're the best fighters. So I'll beat a bunch of good guys and then I'll get a ton of fans come up to me and go, 'Do you think you can beat Conor McGregor?' And I'm like, 'Oh my God. You guys are disillusioned.' They think because this man's popular he's good. And neither one of them have anything to do with each other."

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  2. Alltruth IM FAT 399LBS Banned

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    Ooooh look another fighter after that red panty night.


    Also he aint just popular but a damn champion at FW by beating the greatest FW in 13 seconds. We know what you're doing Alvarez. <mma3>
     
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  3. Tamriel Terror Silver Belt

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    as much as i hate mcgregor fans, saying that fighting someone like Jose fucking Aldo is an easy fight with little danger is ridiculous, disagree with Eddie about conor having easy matchups.
     
  4. Hoop Black Belt

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    He's like a Woodley jr.
     
  5. Sonny Qc 86,425 Likes

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    Of course Eddie would like to fight Conor instead of Khabib.
     
  6. Coconutwater Brown Belt

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    Alvarez makes solid points. What Conor didn't bank on was that Nate's chin is as good as it is, that's what he and Dana were counting on.
     
  7. somervillecr THE KING IS BACK

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  9. ReasonableMMAFan Banned Banned

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    Conor would crush this bum even faster than he did Aldo
     
  10. TatooNU Brown Belt

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    Alvarez could one and done. Why so salty
     
  11. BOGS DIAM0ND Banned Double Yellow Card

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    I think Alvarez is talking out of his ass here and Conor is definitely legit, but Alvarez would beat Conor's ass on his worse day.

    By the way...... #YoureStillMyBoy
     
  12. CerebralKnievel Gold Belt

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    None of them are bums. Change your username to Idiot.
     
  13. Mr Wings Black Belt

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    Agreed. Add to that the Chad Mendes matchup (a very good wrestler). That one doesn't seem tailor made for Conor.
     
  14. Organic Damage Vantablack belt

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    I hate to defend Conor here but while he's had some favourable matchmaking he's also made legit guys look like chumps.

    Alvarez talking out of school IMO.
     
  15. ReasonableMMAFan Banned Banned

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    Eddie has sloppy boxing technique while Conor is the king of capitalizing on wide open opponents...
     
  16. egk Gold Belt

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    Alvarez exaggerates a lot to trash talk Conor but he obviously wants the money a matchup with Conor would bring him. Still, he's pretty accurate in what he's saying about matchups and the most famous names not necessarily being the best fighters. Fans buy in to it all the time and it's why so many prefer watching circus fights like Lesnar/Hunt and DC/Silva and Bisping/Hendo over the best fighting the best.

    Conor has proven himself as a very good fighter (at least at FW) but he definitely got preferred matchups along the way. Plus i've always thought he and the UFC hand picked Diaz because they wanted the biggest name available who wasn't training to pad Conor's record. Surprise, motherfuckers!
     
  17. JoshTehV Brown Belt

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    You must be one of the casual fans, eh?
     
  18. ReasonableMMAFan Banned Banned

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    I called Alvarez a bum because he's acting like such a douche bag.
     
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    You think all there is to MMA is boxing? Yuh think Eddie would use only boxing? There's no such thing as a clinch now? And suddenly Conor has a good clinch and ground game? Nah brah.
     
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    He's being unreasonable.
     

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