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Top 5 MMA grapplers ever

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  1. Askren’s chin Banned Banned

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    In this we will look at both the wrestling and grappling of these fighters.

    1) Gsp: a man with a karate background would go on to have the greatest takedowns ever seen in combat sports. He used his explosiveness and timing to put anyone on the mat. He out wrestled the best wrestlers of his time so I think he is an obvious choice. He is also arguably the best submission artist and top player OAT.
    2) DC: Olympic wrestler, great gnp and control and his takedowns are phenomenal. He, at his peak, was quick powerful and efficient. His strength allowed him to submit and tko many men on the ground.
    3) Maia: goat bjj guy
    4) cejudo: gold medal, what else can you say?
    5) werdum: ATG bjj player who also possess one of the best resumes in the sport submitting legends like fedor or cain.

    Agree? Disagree? What is your list?
     
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  2. wrestlefan Purple Belt

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    Brock Lesnar.
     
  3. TimeToTrain Brown Belt

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    For sure the #1 scariest grappler is Paul Harris
     
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    Gsp has no argument for best submission artist ever. Agreed that hes probably the best grappler ever though
     
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    1. Paul "BearJew" Craig.
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    The rest don't matter.
     
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    He subbed all time great Hughes
     
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    Stop trolling
     
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    One performance doesn't make a career, and bj also subbed hugues while being much smaller
     
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    If you're not putting Khabib in the top 5, then you're probably trolling.

    I have it:

    1. GSP
    2. Khabib
    3. Maia
    4. Werdum
    5. Can't decide on a definitive #5... DC's certainly in the running, along with Jones, Jacare, Big Nog and others
     
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    I'm not even a Khabib guy, but a top 5 grapplers list without him is crazy. Any list you could put Maia on, you have to put Khabib on
     
  13. Fesaine Black Belt

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    We get it, you want to sleep with gsp. But you don't have to make 10 threads a day saying how much you love him.
     
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    GSP
    Jones
    Khabib
    Maia
    Werdum
     
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    Blocked troll
     
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    Laying and praying on guys isn't enough for #1
     
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    I can’t justify Khabib top 5
     
  18. Fesaine Black Belt

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    Khabib grappling >> GSP.

    George isn't nearly as good as khabib on the ground. And most of his takedown are well timed double leg. He doesn't have the variety of takedowns and chain wrestling like khabib.
     
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    No one tapped The Natural
     
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    God wish UFC didnt protect Khabib or Khabib had guts to move up to his original weight class.

    GSP would have made Khabib look so bad.
     

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