One is truly a great fighter if...

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  1. ViD Purple Belt

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    ...winning 50-43 with ease while never being in danger is considered a weak performance showing ‘holes’ in the game.

    Truly, has this been said about anyone else before ?
     
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    Jones against OSP.

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  4. bandresb White Belt

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    Not really, whooping one of the "GOATS" in 13 seconds makes more headlines than not being able to finish a guy who isn't in the top 10. That's just my opinion though.
     
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  6. LouisBolanos Popcorn tastes good

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    If you think about it, a first round finish is basically the equivalent of a 50-5 decision:

    1st round: 10-5 (5 because you actually finished your opponent)

    And since your opponent is already finished at this point, if the ref didn't stop it, from 2nd round onwards you're just beating on a defenseless corpse that offers zero offense, so theoretically the scores for rounds 2-4 will be:

    2nd round: 10-0 (beating on a corpse)
    3rd round: 10-0 (beating on a corpse)
    4th round: 10-0 (beating on a corpse)
    5th round: 10-0 (beating on a corpse)

    Final score tally: 50-5

    So while 50-43 might look dominant, it's nowhere near as dominant as a first round finish, which translates to a 50-5 score.
     
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    Never thought of it that way
     
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    "Jon Jones is a great fighter"
    Wow, really going out on a limb with that claim TS.
     
  9. The Neckbeard Banned Banned

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    13 seconds doesn't say shit other than a possible fluke lol nothing more. The fact he ducked a rematch says a lot.

    Look at the 2nd fight with Cain/JDS for reference after the 1st quick knockout.
     
  10. iwhoopedbatman Fox Hunter Extraordinaire

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    I didn't think Khabib was 'exposed' or anything in that fight. I already knew he had a decent, not great gas tank, but could grind through being tired. I think it's ridiculous that he got a belt off it, but dominating Raging Al is a solid win. Mostly it's just Conor fans trolling on Khabib for winning the belt in that fight.
     
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    This was fantastic.
     
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    lol Al has been submitted in all three of his losses leading up to that fight and yet Khabib, supposedly the greatest grappler and mat-based fighter in the sport, couldn't do the same.
     
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    Khabib was dominant but not dominant enough to finish
     
  14. Ortegoat Banned Banned

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    Overrated
     
  15. Rubberneck76 Alizée Belt Platinum Member

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    Finally a conor load guzzler agrees that Diaz’s finishing Conor was more impressive and doesn’t equal a MD.
     
  16. LouisBolanos Popcorn tastes good

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    Finally? When have I ever claimed Conor tapping like bitch when Nate didn't even have a camp is remotely equal to edging a MD from Nate? Are you dumb?

    An early finish is more impressive than A 50-40 UD, let alone a MD where Conor did the Kalib Starnes.
     
  17. Felsh twitch.tv/uberflesh

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    Yeah but to Conor's defense (and to be fair), he does have a win over Holloway who did rematch Aldo, and, well

    Conor/Max 2 honestly one of the more interesting fights that could be booked
     
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    ...they are named Fedor Emelianenko, Kazushi Sakuraba, BJ Penn, or Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira.
     

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