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So...is Gus the fighter most known for his losses?

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  1. Threetrees

    Threetrees HIGH ENERGY BELT

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    Seriously,

    All due respect, but based on wins Gus might be the most overrated fighter on the roster right now

    Is there another fighter with so few high quality wins over guys in their prime who is held in such high regard?
    Not to mention the inactivity, I mean Jon Jones has been a more active fighter than Gus over the past few years

    And everytime he stepped up to the plate, he left with an L
    Jones out hearted him
    DC literally had him running Kalib Starnes style
    Rumble took his soul

    name another
     
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    BC Eez normal

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    Gus is the Buffalo Bills of the UFC
     
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    This. Good analogy.
     
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    Bisping lost his fair share of big fights
     
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    Threetrees HIGH ENERGY BELT

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    Bisping legitimately held gold
     
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    He did but he had a shit load of losses in the big fights up until that point - you did ask who holds few wins over top guys and Bisping is pretty much that guy. Then again, you also said 'still on the roster' which he isn't so there is an argument that I haven't read your post properly
     
  8. puppybird

    puppybird the wasteland champ

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    Gus is the Newcastle United of the UFC
     
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    Hmm, he entertains, imo. As for achievements and fighting in the big fights - I'd agree on most of that.

    Just to go off topic - his team mate is telling Cormier to 'defend or vacate' as his other team mate was saying. All 3 are in the same weight class and won't fight one another. If Jones doesn't come back or gets a longer suspension and Cormier vacates or retires, them 3 are going to be somewhere in the mix. Bit of TAM drama is needed to sort that mess out.
     
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    *Kevin Keegan era
     
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    Threetrees HIGH ENERGY BELT

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    Speaking of Faber
    a lot of new fans didn't watch the WEC days
    but even in the latter part of his run there he was pretty much defined by losing title fights

    though he's not on the roster anymore
     
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    Literally watched Faber vs Aldo last night and I was thinking about how many title fight L’s he had.

    Shouts Kenny Florian too (Ken-Flo is Dana White’s answer btw)
     
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    I was just about to bring his name up. Florian had numerous title eliminator fights that he lost.

    I think getting sparked out by Rumble and then getting a title shot kind of says a lot about the depth of the LHW division now and in recent times.
     
  14. Vergilius

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    Well, if the judges had scored things a little differently, he would be known as the only fighter with wins over both DC and Jones. Those fights were basically draws, except for the fact that the fans were winners. Don't hate on fighters who bring it.
     
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    Threetrees HIGH ENERGY BELT

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    Who is hating
    fact is he took the L in both fights
    and that's really what he's known for
    it doesn't even have to be a bad thing, except for Gus it seems to be the only thing he's known for
     
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    puppybird the wasteland champ

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    think we are showing our age here lol
     
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    Aye. Not LOVING it one bit.
     
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    He went life and death with two of the goats, yet you call him the most overrated fighter on the roster. If that's not hating, what is?

    If you can fight two goats to what were basically draws, then you cannot be overrated. If he can get healthy, he's got a clear line at that championship now. His book is still being written.
     
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    orca P4P #1 Machida fan

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    Kenny florian of the lhw div
     
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    orca P4P #1 Machida fan

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    He lost to dc and jones
    Kinda like mcgregor losing to mayweather
     
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