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Real champions vs. "official" champions

Discussion in 'The Lightweights' started by johncola, Jan 23, 2020.

  1. johncola Banned Banned

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    I thought it'd be interesting to look at how the list of real champions compares to the list of "official" champions (i.e. the ones that get listed as champions on websites, etc.).

    Heavyweight
    Champion: Jon Jones or Francis Ngannou
    Website: Stipe Miocic

    Light Heavyweight
    Champion: Jon Jones
    Website: Jon Jones

    Middleweight
    Champion: Israel Adesanya
    Website: Israel Adesanya

    Welterweight
    Champion: Conor McGregor
    Website: Kamaru Usman

    Lightweight
    Champion: Conor McGregor
    Website: Khabib Nurmagomedov

    Featherweight
    Champion: Conor McGregor
    Website: Alex Volkanovski

    Bantamweight
    Champion: Petr Yan
    Website: Henry Cejudo

    Flyweight
    Champion: Henry Cejudo
    Website: vacant

    W.Featherweight
    Champion: Amanda Nunes
    Website: Amanda Nunes

    W.Bantamweight
    Champion: Amanda Nunes
    Website: Amanda Nunes

    W.Flyweight
    Champion: Valentina Shevchenko
    Website: Valentina Shevchenko

    W.Strawweight
    Champion: Zhang Weili
    Website: Zhang Weili


    So, the websites etc. have 6 out of the 12 champions correct. 50% is pretty low. When do you think they'll be updated to reflect reality?
     
  2. The Fat Mexican Mis testículos están hinchados de amor

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    To be the man you have to beat the man
     
  3. johncola Banned Banned

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    Not necessarily, as the OP proves.
     
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    Oh, this fucking guy again.

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  6. johncola Banned Banned

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    I'm preparing to. I expect many of them to be in here making their jokes. But we can ignore them and keep this discussion serious.
     
  7. old school 2 Black Belt

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    Why not just put Conor as champion of every weight class in the Woman’s divisions you can call him Connie MacGregor.
     
  8. WHITE ANDERSON Banned Banned

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    well tbh the real champion of LW, WW, and MW is GSP
    because georges beat Penn when he had he LW belt
    he never lost the WW belt
    and he never lost the MW belt

    so you are a conor casual who doesn't know the REAL champions
     
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  10. johncola Banned Banned

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    @Death By Samson this is what I'm saying.

    Haha Connie!!! Did you come up with that yourself? Omg do I also see an extra "a" in his surname? You cheeky lil guy...
     
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    Look, at Lightweight at least I would agree. Khabib can't refuse a rematch for years and still hope to be considered a champion.
     
  12. johncola Banned Banned

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    Nah, I think you're just trying to talk lineal champions. GSP looked bad against Bisping. No way he's either MW or WW champ. And I'm not convinced he can make LW. And even if he could, how would his old chin make it past Conor's left hand?
     
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    "real" champions source is a complete and total imbecile
     
  14. Death By Samson Silver Belt

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    You must be very starved for attention.
     
  15. dildos Titanium Belt

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    Gsp would take conor down, land a bit of gnp and conor would roll over like a bitch and tap before gsp even went for the rnc. We saw in the khabib fight conor taps when a arm is anywhere near his neck.
     
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  17. johncola Banned Banned

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    All the evidence points to that complete and total imbecile being right though. The only thing we have to the contrary is ad hominem arguments and angry, hateful fans calling people names.
     
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  19. johncola Banned Banned

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    Starved for some quality MMA discussion, for sure.
     
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    GSP isn't Khabib. We haven't seen vicious GNP from him in years. And he's only getting older, less durable, and less athletic. If Conor beats Khabib in a rematch, then GSP has very little shot. Especially at LW, where he'd either be smaller or dehydrated as fuck.
     

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