Something ive noticed the past couple of years..

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  1. SemtexandHardy

    SemtexandHardy White Belt

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    In every division pretty much there is now 2-3 guys at the championship level that have granite for chins.

    Aldo/frankie/mendes
    Hendricks/lawler/Rory/condit
    The chris/machida
    Jones/gus/dc

    Its insane how clean these guys are hitting each other without KO's. Never seen it like this in all my time.
     
  2. Reach4theSky

    Reach4theSky Playin' a riddim

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    A granite chin is a tool you have to have in order to be a champion or top contender.
     
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    jmd69 Brown Belt

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    I would disagree with you on Lawler (KO'd by Diaz), Machida (KO'd brutally by Rua)....the other fighters you mention are noteworthy indeed
     
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    Mr. Fresca Thanks for playing

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    Fedor and GSP were the only GOATs with average chins.

    They avoided getting hit very well.
     
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    MarloStanfield The Wild Colonial Boy

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    i dont think DC has the technical ability to land a hard flush ko punch on an elite opponent
     
  6. Truebeliever

    Truebeliever Brown Belt

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    I disagree completely they both have very good chins. Machida ate some bombs from Weidman, and Lawler's was more a TKO from accumulation. He also ate some hard shots from Hendricks.

    Maybe not on the level of Jones and Weidman true, but very good chins none the less.
     
  7. SemtexandHardy

    SemtexandHardy White Belt

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    Whilst not disagreeing with any of you I think we have entered into a period where there is a gap between the elite and the rest even 'chin' wise.

    Its frightening really, begins to explain why GSP had so many decisions I guess.
     

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