Robert Whittaker about Khabib/Poirier "Khabib is the best combat grappler in the world"..

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  1. Bumblebeef

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    That's a shit-grin if I've ever seen one.

    War the Reaper!
     
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    Cliffs?
    Robert isn't really an interesting speaker
     
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    Good interview and break down of the fight.
     
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    Timestamped.
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    Real recognize real.
     
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    So many fighters respect Khabib these days.

    While Conor on the other hand gets mocked constantly by everyone.

    No wonder why he doesn’t train with elite fighters, let alone have any in his social circle.
     
  8. Doughie99

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    that 1st video, Whittaker talking about Khabib's grappling is some of the best detailed analysis and appreciation of Khabib's techniques.
    Can't get much better than coming from another really experienced fighter. Also really liked hearing how he compares Romero's key strengths vs Khabib's key strengths.

    Excellent chat, thanks for sharing that.
     
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    faustian I'M NOT A MONSTER Platinum Member

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    What’s not to love about Whittaker. Might be my favorite relevant fighter in the game today
     
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    Whittaker is a classic Aussie -- he just cuts thru all the BS, and says the unvarnished truth, tells it how it is.

    He gives praise where it's due, he gives critique where it's due and is about the most straight-talking decent guy in the UFC today.
     
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    What are you talking about??? Artem and Dillon are on his team!!!
     
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    Sarge3000 "Fighting is like the Stock Market"

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    Bobby Knuckles being polite as F as always.
    Probably my fav fighter atm in the game.
     
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    He's not being polite. He's just being himself and he happens to be a great person.
     
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    Liking knuckles more and more..... I really hope he gets job done early October. Opening line really bothering me.
     
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    I thougt he was a kiwi?
     
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    Born in NZ, but has Australian citizenship and lives in Oz.
     
  18. Tyr XIII

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    gotcha
     
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    Yep! Hes mu favorite fighter and I'm so bummed hes had such injury trouble.
     
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    He says Khabib must have an iron grip and unlimited endurance in his arms. Says he tries to stick to guys like Khabib does in training, and he can't, it's extremely difficult. He praises Khabib's transitions and subtle technical skill.
     
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