The new breed

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  1. SideKickPro24

    SideKickPro24 Blue Belt

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    Because modern fighters are bigger/better than their predecessors thouht it'd be cool to make a list of the guys who are the reincarnation (stylistically) of a former fighter.

    Cain ------------------------ fedor
    Jones --------------------- Anderson
    Johnson------------------- rampage
    DC ------------------------ rashad
    Gus------------------------ machida
    Davis---------------------- Tito
    Weidman------------------- chuck

    Can't think of a gsp, I would say rockhold but he doesn't have the belt.
     
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    come back when youve watched mma for more more than a year
     
  3. SideKickPro24

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    Probably been watching longer than you.... But really Cain doesn't remind you of fedor?
     
  4. scottthehero

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    I honestly disagree with the weidman being a new chuck if anything id compare weidman to tito

    I also like how horiguchi is gonna become the second coming of kid
     
  5. BigGucciSosa

    BigGucciSosa Red Belt

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    Fedors fought more people in 1 night than Cain has the past year so no
     
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    On first looks cain does seem similar to fedor. But sylistically they are quite different. Fedors clinch game and submissions for instance was amazing
     
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    Cain------------------doesn't have Fedor's submission skills
    Jones----------------------doesn't have Anderson's head movement/boxing skills. I agree he has some great unorthodox striking, but it's no where on the same level as Anderson.
    Johnson-------------------more divers attack than Rampage, thought I think this is one of the more close comparisons.
    DC--------------------way better wrestling than Rashad, boxing probably equal
    Gus--------------------Relies more on boxing, no where near as accurate as Machida
    Davis------------------Probably a better grappler than Tito, and has beaten higher quality opponents
    Weidman--------------------Way better submission skills than chuck, way better offensive wrestling, more well rounded imo
     
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    Cain - no. Has a poor ground game compared to prime Fedor. Different style.
    Jones is a stylistical reincarnation of Anderson - lolwut?
    Rumble = Rampage. OK.
    DC - Rashad. Maybe.
    Gus - Machida. Different technique-wise, but both are strikers with good footwork. OK.
    Davis - Tito. Fiine.
    Weidman - Chuck. No. Chris doesn't take one to land one, and his striking is based off a threat of a takedown, not merely superior TDD.
    GSP-Rockhold. No. Luke doesn't have the best wresting in modern MMA. And he takes more chances being much more aggressive than GSP.
     
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    ofcourse you can't. gsp is the new breed. he's the gold standard for the new breed of mma fighters
     
  10. JKS

    JKS 77+&--#rT....

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    I don't get this....most of those guys are still relevant today. And a few are from the same era of mma
     
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    Vitor........ Vitor

    Behold the spectacle of pure scientific enhancement.
     
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    Wait wait... what? Cain's clinch game is better if anything.
     
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    Weidman....... Chuck...

    Le what?
     
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    I disagree with the list.
     
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    I dont want to just rip into this. Let me ask what do you mean by these comparisons?
    Cain is the Derrick Rose of MMA. Futhermore, he has had 2 opponents in 5 fights. I know Fedor and Nog fought 3 times, but the set up was entire different than the UFC's match making.

    JBJ does not fight anything like Anderson. They are just dominate in their divisions.
    Gus doesn't fight like Machida. Really, Conor has more of a forward moving Machida style than Gus.

    Evans-DC is an OK comparison. Rumble/Rampage is too but to a lesser extent.

    I feel that Tito and Chuck are really 2-3 generations behind. Rampage was the new Chuck to UFC fans that did not watch Pride.
     
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    Lol this is true, sad and funny.
     
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    Five out of seven of those 'former' fighters are still active..
     
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    It's fallacious to assert that every new generation is necessarily better than the previous.
     

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