Stats Prove GSP is a lethal finisher outside of Title Defenses

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  1. Garnet_StrongerThanYou

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    GSP finished 13/17 opponents outside of title defences. that’s 76 percent of the time. Much higher than most UFC contenders nowadays.

    Furthermore when GSP was a title challenger fighting for UFC titles, he finished Matt Hughes and Matt Serra and Michael Bisping.

    so 100 percent of title wins were by finish.

    Long and short of it is. Without the pressure of defending a title, GSP can put ANYONE away. When he is coming for you and the aggression is on his side. You’re toast.

    GSP for Prime Minister of Canada. He has my vote.
     
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  2. ButtNeedle

    ButtNeedle The weather outside is weatherrr

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    Well that's great, but he's been defending a title since like 2007. So basically you're saying it's been over a decade since GSP could finish
     
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    Nobody is saying otherwise, we all know he played it safe during his epic WW title run.

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  4. Megatronlee

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    Lol oh you still believe I gsp huh? upload_2019-11-12_10-11-58.png upload_2019-11-12_10-11-58.jpeg
     
  5. RiotWyatt

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    Who would have thought that it is hard to finish the people who are hardest to finish.
     
  6. Lawrence

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    So according to this, GSP as Prime minister will "Finish" Canada.
     
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    He just got married....I hope he can finish
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  8. Bend NvR Break

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    Dude was a lethal finisher up until just after the Serra rematch
     
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    The legendary greatness he avoided by safety-dancing his entire title defense run will haunt MMA fandom for years to come. This will always be a polarized debate.
     
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  10. Reach4theSky

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    Pre-Serra 1 GSP was a monster. Exciting striker always going for the finish. After the Serra loss he changed his game and started fighting more strategic..
     
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    Bend NvR Break Order to Chaos. Chaos to Order.

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    How he couldn't finish Hardy or Koscheck is boggling. Koscheck's face was literally in pieces and Hardy was asking to be subbed.
     
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    I didn’t realize the Bisping fight was so long ago. Wow how time flies.
     
  13. Garnet_StrongerThanYou

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    it’s a double edged sword. Anderson took risks and finished opponents and has been brutally finished himself
     
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    ButtNeedle The weather outside is weatherrr

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    Yea.. one fight. Whoaaaa
     
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  15. FlyingDeathKick

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    It's normal, most fighters go from fighting a lot and hardly ever (sometimes never) pulling out to pulling out of every other fight and fighting very safe once they become champ. Guys like Whittaker and DC had never pulled out before they became champs.
     
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    didn't DC pull out of the olympics?
     
  17. ultra321

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    "Stats Prove GSP is a lethal finisher outside of Title Defenses"

    There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics
    -Mark Twain
     
  18. 20falarVerdades

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    Stats prove Anderson Silva is a lethal finisher inside title defenses, making him better than someone who is only a finisher against low level opponents
     
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    GSP is the decision king.. no stats will make me chance my mind
     
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  20. TheJohnnyWalkerEra

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    I think everyone already knows that he became careful after the first Serra fight
     
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