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Which is the more impressive win after moving up a weightclass?

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  1. GrayArea

    GrayArea Green Belt

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    Anderson Silva’s win when he matrix KO’d Forrest Griffin in round 1.

    Forrest’s last three fights before this
    1. KO loss to Rashad losing the belt in competitive fight
    2. UD close win over Rampage to win belt
    3. RNC win over Shogun after he just came from a legendary PRIDE run.

    Or

    GSP’s win when RNC’d Bisping in a competitive 3 round fight

    Bispings last three fights before this
    1. 48-47 UD over 46 year old Hendo to defend belt
    2. Huge upset 1st round KO to win belt from Rockhold (finished by rockhold first time, +500 underdog this fight I believe)
    3. 48-47 UD over 40 year old washed up Anderson Silva in London (both fighters scored one knockdown)

    Both are impressive wins at higher weightclasses. Which do you find more impressive?
     
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  2. Thenewguysnm1

    Thenewguysnm1 Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    The one that had both eyes and was juiced to the gills
     
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    GSP because he's clean
     
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    Cerrone's welterweight run was pretty impressive until running into masvidal
     
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    Mahkor Drunkmaster Flex Yellow Card

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    Whittaker and BJ becoming champs.
     
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    Boom
     
  8. ThunderStruck

    ThunderStruck Geodor GemeSianenPo

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    GSP's and it's not close

    Also about Forrest you should add:

    Knocked out brutally twice during training camp for that fight.
    High on XANAX on fight time.
     
  9. PurpleDrank

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    Gsps because of the long layoff. And bisping was a better fighter
     
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  11. GrayArea

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    How do you know he was KO’d in training or high on Xanax? Were you there with him?
     
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  12. ThunderStruck

    ThunderStruck Geodor GemeSianenPo

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    Known facts. I know you don't like facts though.
     
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  13. Franklin U.

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    Forrest was a tad overrated but Anderson didn't know that and moved up with no reservations and would ve fought whoever.

    Gsp ,like a vulture, waited for easy prey who happened to hold 185 title to attain some,lol, legacy fight. He vacated immediately and went back on his word.
    Don't get me wrong- Gsp a goat but nothing to do with that disgrace. I mean people barely acknowledge the Bisping fight which is just.

    apples and oranges anyways (as far as timelines in careers)
     
  14. ThunderStruck

    ThunderStruck Geodor GemeSianenPo

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    Bolded for hilarity.
     
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    JPM1223 FEDOR GOAT 15-0 Pride HW CHAMP

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    NEITHER......HENDO KOing Babalu after he lost to Shields, then KO'd Feijo fir the tile then Ko'd the GOAT FEDOR EMELIANENKO...HENDO is the most UNDERATED FIGHTER OF ALLL TIME
    he beat, vitor PED Vitor in Pride, Wanderlai, Shogun*2,
    Bisping, Franklin, Lombard, Palhares, Babalu*2, Feijo, Bustamant*2,
     
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    DC when he KO’d Stipe in the first round.
     
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  18. Bend NvR Break

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    1. DC over Stipe
    2. AS over Forrest
    3. GSP over Bisping (this should have been expected)

    Really Serra vs GSP should be added. Serra was a LW fighting at WW.
     
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    Bend NvR Break Order to Chaos. Chaos to Order.

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    Should also add got married the next day.
     
  20. MusterX

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    DC not so much, he was a HW to begin with and its his natural weight class.
     
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