So if Woodley beats till..

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  1. hunt12

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    Where does that put him all time in WW.. I think that puts him past lawler and Hughes. Or are we racist to think otherwise
     
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    Past Lawler, not past Hughes.
     
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    I have to see him get past CCC before I make my final judgement.
     
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    He would be up there with Hughes imo.

    GSP is way ahead though.

    Also Woodley needs some really impressive showings. Recently he has been doing the minimum to win.
     
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    Hes already past Lawler.
     
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    Hughes has accomplished far more then Woodley at this point. 7 title defences and was as dominant as they come against verry good competition.

    Since winning his title Woodley looked mediocre at best. yes he won 2 of his titledefences ( one draw which says enough ) but you surely cant claim he looked like a dominant champion.

    Hughes was the best ww of his time. Currently not so sure about Woodley tho. I consider Rory the better fighter.
     
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    He's still a few defenses away from catching Hughes in my opinion. Hughes dominated welterweight for five years with 7 defenses and notched up wins against 5 UFC champs. Woodley has ruled welterweight for 2 years with only 3 defences and only 1 former champ.
    That's quite a stark difference in resumes.
     
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    He needs to be more active to catch Hughes
     
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    Has to fight Rory again somehow.
     
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    7 title defenses including one of the greatest fights ever having victory over the GOAT GSP(Even though he won the vacant title there) > 3 title defenses including a draw and having some of the worst fight ever
     
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    beating Till shouldnt elevate his status imo
     
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    He absolutely looked like a dominant champion against Maia and was clearly the better fighter in both of the Thompson matches. They were boring matches, but it's not pretend they stood a chance of beating him.

    Problem is that WW is no longer the division it used to be, and there is no more Rory/Hendricks for Woodley to beat. Till, Colby and Usman are potatoes in comparison. So unless he moves to MW and beats Whittaker I am not sure Woodley can do anything to top his win vs Lawler.
     
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    This.

    But I will be impressed if he KTFO of Till. I hope I’m going to be impressed.
     
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    he looked like sh*t against Maia just like Maia looked like sh*t against Woodley. Against Thompson he looked hesitant to pull the trigger aswell hence the first fight being a draw and the second fight him not showing us a dominant performance. Every time he did pull the trigger however Wonderboy was on his butt.

    I think every sane mma fan sees the potentional in Woodley. he just has to show it and untill then Hughes was and still is the better champion in my books.
     
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    Till shouldn't even be a title challenger. He is completely unproven and has had favorable matchmaking while missing weight and getting gifted his last fight.

    Till will be the Dan Hardy on Woodley's title reign.
     
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    Hughes got finished by Dennis Hallman twice lol

    If Woodley beats Till, then he's definitely past Hughes. Hughes is 1-2 against Penn and 1-2 against GSP and was a one-dimensional fighter.

    Currently it's

    1. GSP
    2. Hughes
    3. Shields
    4. Woodley

    Woodley jumps two spots if he beats Till decisively
     
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    It would be impressive to finish him, but in reality who is Till? Given his performances against Wonderboy I don't really see him near the top 5 all time to be honest.
     

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