We needs some more A Level grapplers in the UFC

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    Well we have Jon Jones and Khabib, the best grapplers in MMA history
     
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    Cejudo as well
     
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    Most takedowns in UFC history
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    Most guard passed in UFC history
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    and flat earthers
     
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    Also a way higher takedown accuracy (74% to 46.5%) than Jones while simultaneously landing way more takedowns per 15 mins as well (4.16 to 1.90).

    Not that Jones isn't a phenomenal wrestler, but if you mention Khabib and Jones you gotta mention St-Pierre as well.
     
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    Jones only needs to pass your guard once. He'll then either submit you or brutalize you with vicious GnP

    This stats actually speaks about GSP inability to finish fights on the ground.

    He may be the best "wrestler" but definetly not the best grappler, and by a large margin
     
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    they have the same number of submission wins.
    + I didn't knew that elbowing fckrs in the face makes you a great grappler....
     
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    GSP > all the betas you mentioned
     
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    Ground and Pound is part of grappling, Jones is the best at it, along with Khabib

    Has GSP ever submitted anyone in his title defenses? I remember the Dan Hardy fiasco

    Jones' grappling is way more effective
     
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    You've also got guys like Ryan Hall that no one wants to fight because they just make you look like a newb.
     
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    If ground and pound is part of grappling,
    GSP is also #1 in UFC history in strikes landed....
    Where do you think thoses strikes came from?

    Karate Kick?

    Stop it, get some help.
     
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    That was freaking dope -- not the biggest fan of international wrestling rule sets for down wrestling but they have their moments. I'd love to see more high level wrestlers in MMA.
     
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    And how many ground and pound finishes does GSP have ?

    Finishes > Meaningless strikes that are akin to point fighting

    This is the truth

    Even Khabib already has more submissions than GSP in title defenses
     
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    Gsp is the goat.
     
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    GSP is nowhere near the best at ground and pound. He's just good at doing enough work to be active and keep the fight from being stood up.
     
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    A-Level like Askren?
     
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    Welcome to the Michael Chiesa Era !
     

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