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  1. The Maniac Green Belt

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    Don't know if you guys read the post claiming that Oliviera shouldn't be considered the no.1 LW in the world.
    Do you agree ? Believe that Oliviera has the best claim to the stake than anybody else in the division.
     
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  2. drbolony -El Styles-

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    Better claim than Dustin Poirier?

    Quality of opponents > winning streaks
     
  3. MCS Duck down pause right

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    It's not that bad of a take. Arguably has no real top 5 wins. Tony's shot, Lee loses to every top guy he faces, Chandler has no top 5 wins. Poirier is the current #1 LW because of beating Gaethje and Conor. Both of them.
     
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    Beating Chandler by TKO and manhandling Ferguson on the ground yes. (+plus having an 9 fight win streak of which 8 finishes also helps )
     
  5. LetThemBleed Silver Belt

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    I'd give it to him at the moment but it's a tenuous hold, should Dustin beat Conor again, and I'm expecting him to, I'd have him as a favourite over Oliviera.
     
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    None of that matters if he can't do that to top guys. Poirier could rack up a nice highlight fighting the guys Oliveira was finishing. Poirier on the other hand is out there KO'ing Conor and Gaethje.
     
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  7. The Witcher відродитися

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    Poirier is number one in the world. He just chose money over the belt.
     
  8. bjjHERRERA Silver Belt

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    if you think porier beats chuck right now then theres your answer. i dont. and ive always liked dustin-
     
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    So you just stared a whole new thread just to reply to him?
     
  10. lsa Maître d' at The Pussy Lounge

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    There isen't even a user named @getty
     
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    Dustin's win over Conor isn't anywhere near as good as Oli beating Chandler, Lee, or Tony. Just because Conor got gifted a TS with no wins in the division and beat 1 single guy doesn't make him some top LW lol.
     
  12. BushLeague666 Bullet Belt Banned

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    Oliveira is without a doubt the #1 in the world.
    Y'all are acting like a win over Conor is some huge win. (hurrrr quality of opposition).

    It's not 2015 anymore.
     
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    Both of them. Gaethje and Conor combined is better than beating this version of Tony or Kevin Lee. Chandler is very good, but also has just 1 win over the current LW top 10. He's not a top ranked guy based on results, but more based on ability or what he could do.
     
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  14. drbolony -El Styles-

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    Those are just the two most popular names sport.

    Don't forget: Max Holloway, Eddie Alvarez, Dan Hooker, Pettis

    Charles is barely starting to fight ranked guys and he's already Champion thanks to circumstance. It's OK though champ, you keep at it. Keep watching more fights you'll get it son.
     
  15. jimmy dakine Green Belt

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    Well, he isn't considered #1 because some committee got together and decided. He's not number 1 because sherbros got together and decided he was number 1......the ufc matchmaker and Dana White got together and decided that 2 guys would fight for the vacant title and the winner would be champ.....anything other than that is a waste of energy. There is no GOAT there is no "real" number 1...those are abstract concepts...reality, which is the opposite of abstract says Oliveira certainly is champ, he won the belt, and that makes him number 1. Live with it.
     
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    Honestly the title doesn't mean too much to me, it's more who they've beaten, but I'm not really going to try and argue a UFC champ in any division isn't the #1 in the world in that division, that's silly
     
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    Khabib was just on another level
     
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    Are you kidding me like 75% of sherdog was claiming that Chandler was the best lw in the world lol.
     
  19. sonhow Silver Belt

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    Peahead n.1
    Charlie n.2
    Gaycheese n.3
    Dariush n.4
    Mike n.5

    Mike did beat Hooker and he should have been ranked pretty high. Ferg drops out of top 5 but who else is ahead of him? Rda with 1 lw win in 4 years? Conor with 1 lw win in 5 years? Felder coming of two losses? Hooker coming of two losses?
     
  20. Greyscale Brown Belt

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    Beating Conor means nothing in 2021. His last and only win at 155 in UFC came in 2016. But somehow beating him in 2021 propels you to top5, according to some posters. How's that?
     

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