Silva vs St-Pierre the greatest fight that never was

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Who would have won?

  1. Anderson Silva

    45.9%
  2. Georges St-Pierre

    54.1%
  1. cheesus

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    I think CC vs Fedor was about the highest level of two fighters we've seen, even more so when you consider they were heavyweights.

    I have faith in GSP beating Anderson though, I don't see a huge size difference between the two at an openweight, I see GSP frustrating Anderson with takedowns.
     
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    The pre-fight hype, and post fight gloating and tears on here would have been amazing. Then throw in the actual fight itself
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    Silva vs jones would've been better
     
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    Anderson Silva would’ve dummied him. Hendo & Sonnen are great wrestlers that are bigger than GSP and got finished. GSP would take Silva down, but it’s a 5 round fight, would just be a matter of time before GSP got rocked. Silva was active and dangerous from his back too; GSP bleeds easily while Silva has thick Skin, Silva would deliver more damage from guard than GSP would from on top. Silva’s striking was absolutely lethal, add to that a size and reach advantage, it would be a massacre! It’s just a horrible matchup for GSP anyway you slice it.

    Silva absolutely murdered opponents in his prime and made it look easy. He made prime Dan Henderson look like an amateur, the same Hendo that nearly killed Bisping. Prime Silva was on a whole different level. GSP literally had no chance of winning, props to GSP’s intelligence for recognizing this, he absolutely knew what would happen. Prime vs Prime there was no one better than Anderson.
     
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    Weidman and Sonnen were willing to get hit to get in close enough to get the TD. GSP would be shooting for TDs from halfway across the cage.

    In 2010, Silva would've finished GSP. There's a reason that fight didn't happen, and we all know who didn't want it.
     
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    Except the whole catch weight thing
     
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    No he wasn't. You only remember like two moments where Sonnen landed strikes, Anderson won every other standing exchange and actually dropped Chael with an elbow. Watch the fight again.
     
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    I was just being contrarian, I admitted I wasn't actually serious somewhere later in the thread.
     
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    Bumping quality post. MMA at its finest.
    Would have given the nod to Silva.

    All I could remember was Silva matrixing all competition and that GSP wouldn’t have be able to control distance with jabs for long.

    On the flip side, if GSP were able to take him down, control him, and GNP in back-to-back frames, who knows.
     
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    And Dana wouldn't lay down the money for it to happen.
     
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    what a load of horseshit , thats not facts, thats just your one eyed bullshit
     
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    Sonnen landed plenty of strikes on the feet and dropped Anderson twice
     
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    The best Silva fight that didn't happen would have been Shogun IMHO, say Rua gets the decision against Machida first time as he should have and then Anderson steps up to fight him still on that form before the further ACL injury.
     
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    Gsp ducked Silva in their primes and then shamelessly cherrypicked a battleworn Ping and ran from Whittaker
     
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    He's actually speaking facts. GSP did not want the Silva fight.
     
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    Anderson ducked GSP when he intentionally put on a stinker with GSP cageside in Abu Dhabi.

    Battleworn Ping beat Anderoid
     
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    Because in insight 20/20, we saw how Silva reacted to good wrestlers, and GSP was the best in the World at the time. GSP would have put Silva on his ass all night, and wouldn't have been caught by a triangle choke.
     
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    Nah. Past prime post leg break 40 year old Silva and 46 year old Hendo made Ping battleworn, which is why he was ripe for the picking for georges.

    Prime Anderson murks Georges and then Ping in the same 25 minutes.
     
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