Paul Harris -- most overrated fighter of all-time?

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  1. silvasurfer5253

    silvasurfer5253 Purple Belt

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    Sick of threads on this cat, so I'm making one of my own.
    Just to answer a few questions.

    Palhares is not a top fighter. More a singular talent with an ability to detach limbs.

    That ability is balanced out by his inability to deal with adversity. Hence why he crumbles when things don't go his way. I.E -- Marquardt, Belcher, Lombard fights.

    Once and for all, Paul Harris is not an A-level fighter. We wouldn't know his name, if he didn't continually maim his opponents

    He would stand a snowball's chance in hell against Rory, Woodley, Lawler, Shields, Ellen Berger, and this goes on...
     
  2. GrindingANARCHY

    GrindingANARCHY Banned Banned

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    Still more proven than Connor
     
  3. nintey

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    I wish Aoki had a run in the ufc so he would of have gotten the same attention.
     
  4. silvasurfer5253

    silvasurfer5253 Purple Belt

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    True. Connor's just the Irish Dan Hardy. The won't let him near a wrestler for a few years.
     
  5. Concrete

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    Uriah Hall.
     
  6. MuddyFugger

    MuddyFugger Black Belt

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    Doesn't he fight at MW?
     
  7. OtavioMMA

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    I like when he hurts guys and they disappear from the scene.
     
  8. M.V.C.

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    of all time? no.
     
  9. GrindingANARCHY

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    It would never happen but I've always wanted to see Gomi vs Aoki in Japan
     
  10. Megatronlee

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    I didn't know he was in the ufc
     
  11. silvasurfer5253

    silvasurfer5253 Purple Belt

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    Pretty sure Palhares is the WSOF welterweight champ.
     
  12. Left Hook Lacy

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    Youre probably right that hes not a top fighter although I wish we couldve found out in the UFC. But I GUARANTEE you he would catch one of those guys in a leg lock if he fought all of them. Like a lot of people agreed with in the other thread, hes the kind of guy who can also catch you. Doesnt mean hed beat you 9/10, but he is dangerous.

    The Shields result I guess we will get to find out soon at least.
     
  13. silvasurfer5253

    silvasurfer5253 Purple Belt

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    Hard to argue with what you're saying. He's got a Puncher's chance at that submission.
     
  14. Emjay

    Emjay And again and again and again and ag.. zzzzzzzz

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    Bash thread
     
  15. bubkusjones

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    He dropped to WW for the Mike Pierce fight, and then fought Steve Carl for the WSOF WW belt.
     
  16. silvasurfer5253

    silvasurfer5253 Purple Belt

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    Really?

    Bashing or having discourse? Never said this guy didn't have talent, or wasn't a compelling fighter to watch. I'm just saying that his talent seems to have been inaccurately appraised .
     
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    Six or seven years ago that fight would headline a ppv. Now we'd be lucky if it was on the main card. I'd still watch though.
     
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    In Japan it would have to be on the main card.
     
  19. Garnett Silk

    Garnett Silk "I chose violence" - Cersei Lannister

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    Glad this shit thread was moved to wasteland....TS you are a @#$%&. Palhares went out and beat the champion of a MMA organization and took his belt yet he's overrated. You should have been aborted at conception
     
  20. countswagula

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    If anything, I think he's underrated at welterweight. I think he'd make short work of Fitch, probably be very competitive with Shields and murk several of the UFC's top 15.
     

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