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Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by cburm, Jun 15, 2021.

  1. cburm Purple Belt

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    Can we please stop thr competition talk
    They both faught the top ranked guys in there divisions and in the ufc ..

    If you want to discredit competition with youre opinion then blame dana dont blame the fighters.

    Silva has 10 title defences (9 by finish)

    Adesanya has 3 title defences hes not even close to being the new goat mw.. Or beating silvas win streak (16) seeing as hes already lost

    Glad i can clear this up with facts..

    To be the goat in youre division is determined by title defences alone.
     
  2. Blanqa Blanqua Sherdog God Belt

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    Correct … Silva was better for sure - his finishes don’t lie


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  3. Get To Da Choppa Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    Uh oh, you are gonna get some Khabib fan boys attacking your position soon!
     
  4. 13Seconds Gold Belt

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    Who says Izzy is the MW goat lol? You're just trying to stir up the pot TS
     
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  5. cburm Purple Belt

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    I see threads on it and that izzys about to pass him up
     
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  6. Kos Fan Brown Belt

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    A lot of people overreacted after the Paulo domination and called him the goat.
     
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  7. JKS 77+&--#rT....

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    DONE!
     
  8. IndyCovaHart Steel Belt

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    Wow is this the talk of the town now. Lol
     
  9. 13Seconds Gold Belt

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    I hope they show themselves in here then
     
  10. BobblyStruggles 1-2 head kick combo Banned

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    As of right now he could potentially be the the MW goat, that being said he still has a long road to go.

    Beating Silva's record of 10 title defenses is going to be very difficult. Only DJ was able to get pass 10 and he holds the record for the most title defenses in UFC history(11).
     
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  11. Brutus....... Orange Belt

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    Silva fans are an awfully insecure bunch, aren’t they.
     
  12. drbolony -El Styles-

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    Nah, level of competition. You can't be the GOAT striker if your legacy is built off the backs of guys like Cote, Leites, Connen, Bonnar, and Griffin. Anderson's skills are so overblown that his close fight with Connen convinced everyone that Chael is a good fighter.

    Anderson gets handled by Romero, Vetorri, and Whittaker. Shit we already saw him rob Brunson. Anderson was an amazing athlete and I'm a fan of him, I just think his skills on here are overrated by people who don't understand striking.

    Anderson's athleticism has failed him (father time and what not), which is exactly the phase in a fighters career when skills shine through (think Bernard Hopkins). Now that Anderson is older we can see the flaws in his tactics more easily, like closing distance against Uriah Hall with wide sloppy hooks. Looked like desperation moves to me.
     
  13. Ironnik94 Silver Belt

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    Most of the newer champs (including Izzy) don't need the exact same number of title defenses, since their competition is better.
     
  14. drbolony -El Styles-

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  15. mkt Gold Belt

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    Izzy hasn't fought a really good wrestler like prime Chael or Weidman. No, Brunson doesn't count, and Yoel almost never wrestles. Yoel is basically Hendo 2.0. Speaking of that, Anderson destroyed prime Hendo (a very good fighter) in 2 rounds. Izzy barely beat Yoel.
     
  16. COBRA03 Black Belt

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    A Silva, best MW ever, nor even close Isn't it weird how people love Spider despite his use of PED, yet people dispise Jones for the same reason.
     
  17. r-harper-1 Gold Belt

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    You don’t make the criteria....quality of opposition is what’s most important regardless If a belt is at stake
     
  18. mkt Gold Belt

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    Incredibly biased post by someone with a comfortable room temperature IQ. Forrest had recent beaten Shogun and Rampage and was the #4 LHW at the time. Prime Hendo was as good as Yoel and Anderson destroyed him while Izzy just stood around vs. Romero. Belfort had just destroyed Rich Franklin (another very good fighter Anderson destroyed twice) and was as dangerous as anyone Izzy has fought. Guys like Vettori, Costa and Gastelum are way overrated on here. Besides, Israel fought a post-leg destruction, 43-year old Anderson and didn't even beat him very decisively.
     
  19. Bowel-forged Stool Manlet belt Platinum Member

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    Yes sir. Izzy is not Silva
     
  20. laleggenda27 Brown Belt

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    It's pretty obvious that Anderson was better than Izzy. Without going into career accomplishments, the Kelvin and Jan fights tell me all I need to know. Izzy had a life-and-death striking battle against Kelvin; I imagine every rational person agrees that prime Anderson would have demolished a short, stocky wrestler like Kelvin. And a big, slow striker like Jan is the exact kind of fighter Anderson would go full Matrix against.

    Izzy is a great fighter. And he's almost certainly a more technical striker than Anderson. But Anderson had kill shot power and striking diversity that made him a slightly better overall striker than Izzy. And Anderson's ground game was clearly better, as well.
     

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