Who does Robert Whittaker beat at LHW?

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  1. NekMinnit

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    Everyone bar Gus. (Ignoring DC and Jones).
     
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    Crazy to think that a guy that fought at 170 could probably beat up most of the 205’ers
     
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    205 is absolutely awful now. Ronda could beat them... under the right circumstances.
     
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    Volkan and Jimi have a punchers chance, OSP pretty dangerous everywhere. Whitaker isn't a huge 185er so I can see a lot of the 205ers giving him some trouble in the clinch, against the fence, or if they get top position.. He is so fast though, and usually has a good game plan.
     
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    She judo flipped triple h. 205 ain't got a chance.
     
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    Cormier, Gustafsson beat him. One has too good of a wrestling+size, other good striking+mixitup and massive reach advantage.

    Volkan is dangerous , even though inferior in technique. I guess too dangerous for a smaller foe.

    Latifi will be KTFO: Too slow, technique not good enough at all, no significant reach adv.

    Ian will be overwhelmed. Same with Manuwa.

    Corey can win this , if he doesn't get KTFO immediately - he starts to improve massively and is massive wrestler himself.

    OSP is dangerous all the time so Whittaker has to be very composed. Yet 90% he beats him.

    All the others get rekt
     
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    He would struggle against most in the top 15 due to size.
     
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    AimedWithV Wound in the Force

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    Size is one of the last features that matter in MMA. Most of these guys are not even close to Whittaker skill-wise, speed-wise.
     
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    I think he can beat most of the top 15 but I don't think he would necessarily do so handily due to sheer size differential - Whitaker isnt's even a big MW.

    Like @wilKO says, the ones he positively wouldn't beat are DC, Jones and Gus.
     
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    "Rumble"
     
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    Rumble.
     
  18. NekMinnit

    NekMinnit The Reapers Era

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    Just to clarify Whittaker walks around at 220 pounds and competes in the 217 pound division for wrestling
     
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    Add HWs.
     
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    He would beat gus. Gus is so over rated
     
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