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Michael Chiesa vs. Top 10 Welterweights

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by ReadWrite, Jan 26, 2020.

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Who does Chiesa beat?

  1. Kamaru Usman

    3.6%
  2. Tyron Woodley

    9.0%
  3. Colby Covington

    9.9%
  4. Jorge Masvidal

    10.8%
  5. Leon Edwards

    7.2%
  6. Demian Maia

    18.0%
  7. Stephen Thompson

    8.1%
  8. Nate Diaz

    46.8%
  9. Robbie Lawler

    45.9%
  10. None of the above

    32.4%
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  1. ReadWrite Banned Banned

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    “I believe I have the tools to finish RDA. I’m going to have to go through hell. I’m going to have to walk through fire, but I’ve proven I’m gritty enough to get that done. If I go out there and do it better than those guys, I can take his spot in the top five and I could be gunning for a title by the end of the year.”





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    1. Kamaru Usman
    2. Tyron Woodley
    3. Colby Covington*
    4. Jorge Masvidal
    5. Leon Edwards
    6. Rafael Dos Anjos
    7. Demian Maia
    8. Stephen Thompson
    9. Nate Diaz
    10. Robbie Lawler

    *called out
     
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    He unironically needs 8 fight winning streak to sniff title shot, his can status is still not revoked
     
  3. BooBoyMan Black Belt

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    he COULD beat lawler if the fight was 3 rounds, other than that, he beats nobody on that list.
     
  4. Jojomojo Brown Belt

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    I think he comfortably loses against Usman, Woodley,Edwards, Maia and WB. Colby im not so sure. In a three rounder he might have a shot. Masvidal actually subbed him in 2013 which propablye wont Happen again, but im pretty sure He can keep the fight standing.
    He beats Nate If He doesnt gas and Robbie if he keeps his guard together.
     
  5. deman Green Belt

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    Who cares. If everybody fought like him there'd be nobody watching
     
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    I guess he has a chance at Nate and shadow of Robbie. Everyone else should not have any problems with Chiesa
     
  7. ReadWrite Banned Banned

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    Chiesa is a decent fight for Colby. He won't have to worry about his chin getting cracked again. But it could play out like Maia vs. Askren.
     
  8. Lord Grey Purple Belt

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    I'd pick Chiesa over Lawler, but I'm not sure how he'd do against the others on that list.

    A match vs Maia would be interesting.

    Could he get hold of guys like Thompson, Masvidal, and Edwards and hold them down like he did to RDA? I'd give him a decent chance at it.

    Would he be able to out grapple Diaz, Maia, Covington, Usman, Woodley? I don't think he would, but I'd enjoy seeing any of these.
     
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    Nate and maybe Lawler. His style is unbearable to watch though
     
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    Now NOW, Masvidal, Diaz and Lawler.
     
  11. 90pctwmmasucks White Belt

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    He laid on top another man for 3 rounds and didint do anything with it at any point in time... one of the most boring fighters in the UFC.
     
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    I have a feeling he will lose his next couple fights and be sent packing.
     
  14. michi972 Purple Belt

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    Probably only Lawler
     
  15. fortheo Titanium Belt

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    He already ducked Maia.
     
  16. michi972 Purple Belt

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    Chiesa ducked Maia for a reason
     
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    Its pretty lame he gets to jump up to number 5 spot for beating RDA a guy anyone in the welterweight rankings would beat
     
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    Lol you wut.

    Colby would lit him up on the feet. Although Chiesa showed great wrestling and top control against RDA, his standup still looked extremely bad.
     
  19. fortheo Titanium Belt

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    RDA was ranked too highly. He had three losses yet maintained a number 5 or 6 ranking all because of one win over a fading Lawler a while back.

    For comparison, Maia, a guy who put far more work in at WW, suffered 3 losses to just as good or better competition, yet he was pushed back to 8th, and then after Maia won twice he was pushed back even more to 10th or 11th.
     
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    Where's Conor?
     

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