The greatest handpick in MMA?

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  1. OzoneX Green Belt

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    Who handpicked the best? I.e. whose victory was most guaranteed?

    GSP - Ping
    Conor - Cowboy
    Fedor - Maldonado

    Or someone else?
     
  2. SeattleFightFan Steel Belt

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    Don’t forget Till v Woodley
     
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    Conor Alvarez or Gall Punk
     
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  5. Source Gold Belt Platinum Member

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    Based on the betting lines most likely outcome of the Conor fight was 1rd TKO. I’m going to pick that one, of the ones listed.
     
  6. balsi 275-Time Mosquitoweight Blue belt Champion

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    It's hard to beat the Conor/Donald fight. It was such a recipe for disaster for Donald. Everything about Donald's weakness fall into Conor's strengths. GSP is just better all around than Bisping and Maldonado can absorb a truck hitting him so that's why Fedor had so much difficulty in that fight. But everybody knows Donald cannot deal with pressure the first round and that is precisely what Conor is a specialist at.
     
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  7. Kumason MMA freak!

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    Bellator hand picking MVP's whole career.
     
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    Maldonado and not HMC or Lindland?
     
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  11. No Skill Gap Brown Belt

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    Wasn't the line relatively close for Conor vs Cowboy though? You guys are hindsighting pretty hard here or just going off a prop bet.

    I could be wrong, but wasn't it within +/- 300ish. That's not horrible and I trust Vegas more than anyone's opinion here generally, especially when it comes to McGregor there seems to be a lot of delusional hate and jerking on both sides of the spectrum.
     
  12. RiotWyatt Black Belt

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    Cowboy was considered a dangerous fighter until the McGregor fight was signed.

    Then, people started calling him a bum to discredit any potential win by Conor or make Conor look worse if he loss.
     
  13. Phill Blue Belt

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    What on Earth are you talking about? The man was 4 and 6 in his last 10 with 4 of those 6 losses coming by way of TKO. Even Conor's most bitter haters knew that this was a shoe in for him.
     
  14. JoshTehV Banned Banned

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    Bisping was on his way to an easy UD, and Maldanado Tko'd Fedor

    and if thats the case Masivdal, Till and Geathje all cherry picked cowboy

    P.S. fuck yo mma math, son
     
  15. Joker Jiujitsu Free toy in my Happy Meal

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    Chuck Liddell vs Jeremy Horn was pretty blatant. Chuck just wanted to avenge a loss from years ago.

    Pride was full of gimme fights, but a lot of them backfired. Anderson vs Takase, Sakuraba vs Schembri, etc
     
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    Yes. Cerrone is a complete bum that loses to other bums like McGregor.
     
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    Royce Gracie vs. Art Jimmerson. It wasn’t a coincidence Gracie was in the opening bracket with the professional boxer. They knew what they were doing
     
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    What part of what I said is incorrect? You're building a strawman and shifting away from what I posted
     
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    The worst would be Kelvin Gastelum vs... Multiple old past their prime dudes coming off of losses lol. Marquardt, Bisping, Vitor, Kennedy and then not quite that old but 3 fight ko loss streak Weidman... He also went after Old Man Silva
     

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