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Whittaker or Izzy, who fought better against common opponents

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by ExitLUPin, Apr 18, 2021.

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  1. Whittaker against Tavares

    71.7%
  2. Izzy against Tavares

    16.2%
  3. Whittaker against Brunson

    36.4%
  4. Izzy against Brunson

    52.5%
  5. Whittaker against Yoel 1

    86.9%
  6. Izzy against Yoel

    7.1%
  7. Whittaker against Gastelum

    86.9%
  8. Izzy against Gastelum

    6.1%
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  1. ExitLUPin K

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    Since Bobby fought Yoel twice we're just using their first matchup for this thread since Izzy only fought him once

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  2. JonJonesNeedle Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    Whittaker for all of them. Izzy just happens to be the worst stylistic nightmare matchup for Whittaker
     
  3. Rajon Rondo MMA Analyst Yellow Card

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    Paulo Costa smashes both
     
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  4. sdpdude9 Red Belt

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    Been a while since I’ve seen most of them but I’d say Whittaker in all except maybe Brunson.
     
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  5. Reydereyes Purple Belt

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    Ftfy
     
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  6. Ice Hotel Blue Belt

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    Imagine being so delusional you vote for Izzy in any of these

    Whittaker > Adesanya
     
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  7. Chael_Sonnen I'm the reason Waldo is hiding. Platinum Member

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    This, this, this, all day.

    Whittaker has a better resume than Izzy, he is a better fighter in general, but Izzy is a nightmare matchup for him.
     
  8. sssleeper Green Belt

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    I went with Whittaker for all of them. The only reason why I chose Whittaker/Brunson was because Brunson was on a 5-fight win streak going into that fight with the last 4 being a 1st rd KO streak. He came into Whittaker fight with confidence through the roof. Brunson fought a bit timid coming into the Izzy fight and was coming off a KO loss to Jacare.

    Izzy is a better striker. Rob is the better Mixed Martial Artist.
     
  9. fortheo Titanium Belt

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    The only one I can see an argument for Izzy performing better against would be Brunson, but even then I might edge it to Whittaker.
     
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  10. Linelo Black Belt

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    Whittaker walked through Tavares.
    Izzy beat Brunson cleaner in technique and strikes absorbed iirc.
    Whittaker brought the fight to Romero and won clearly.
    Whittaker took much less damage against Gastelum while going 50-45.

    Whittaker 3, Izzy 1
     
  11. Iroh The Dragon of the West Platinum Member

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    I see I am the only one going with Izzy vs Gastelum. Gastelum's confidence was so much higher going into the Izzy fight, than it was against Bobby. Izzy did get hurt more than Bobby, but he also hurt Kelvin more.
     
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  12. Dreyga2000 STOP TREATING SPECULATION AS FACT!!!

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    This ridiculous.

    Izzy did way better against Romero. He took ZERO damage while Robert came out a broken man.
     
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  13. JPhenomenal Blue Belt

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    Whittaker got fucked up in that second Yoel fight.
     
  14. Nightwish Brown Belt

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    Booby K probably destroys the whole mw division back to back but Israel is just better than him.
     
  15. LetThemBleed Silver Belt

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    Not from the first fight which OP was using as a comparison. Second fight did much more damage to him long term. Rob said as much himself.
     
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  16. jk7707 Red Belt

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    Well they do have the common opponent of each other. And I'm pretty sure Adesanya won that.
     
  17. SeaChad Orange Belt

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    Here's the question: What happened when THEY fought? Izzy or Whittaker?
     
  18. mst-dot Brown Belt

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    Rob was rocked Brunson..
     
  19. Hellowhosthat Gold Belt

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    In the first fight? Rob won pretty clearly and there's no controversy on the cards. Now I personally think Izzy won the fight against Yoel but there's a decent amount of people that don't.
     
  20. ejazahmednit Brown Belt

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    FTFY
     

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