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Who had a better career? Nick or Ruthless

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by Bend NvR Break, Sep 26, 2021.

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Who's had a better career?

  1. Robbie Lawler

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  2. Nick Diaz

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  1. Bend NvR Break Order to Chaos. Chaos to Order.

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    Simple question.

    I believe Nick will always be remembered for nostalgic purposes but Robbie unquestionably had the better career. Especially after his resurgence.

    Am I in the majority or does Sherdog think I'm wrong?
     
  2. Portland8242 Black Belt

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    Robbie no doubt. But not taking anything away from Diaz's career, I know the competition was wonky in Strikeforce but Nick still got some great wins.
     
  3. kenetics Gold Belt

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    Robbie, he won a UFC title.
     
  4. Johnny_Knuckles Brown Belt

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    Why had, indeed
     
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  5. Fesaine Black Belt

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    Lawler by far. He was the UFC champ and has wins over Hendricks, Rory 2x, Condit(controversial), Ellenberger, Koscheck, Brown, And Manhoef.
     
  6. tdluxon Red Belt

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    Diaz’s career will always have sorta a “what if?” vibe to it because he’s such a weird guy
     
  7. Glove Black Belt

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    There was a good percentage of people on here who once thought Lawler was finished after Strikeforce and his loss to Lorenzo Larkin. His second half of his UFC career was nothing short of remarkable.
     
  8. vinnie245 Blue Belt

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    Nick will always be more popular but in terms of accomplishments its easily Robbie, UFC champ, 3 Fight of the Years and a better resume overall.
     
  9. CRuck1980 Gold Belt

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    I disagree. He got everything out of his career he could get according to his talent level. It's actually impressive that a guy with his record was able to get the standing he got
     
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    Clearly Robbie but I think it was PED assisted
     
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    Why? Because, that's why.
     
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    Robbie Lawler just keeps evolving and now has an excellent level despite being past his prime, with top tier strength & conditioning.
    Lawler just takes/took his career more seriously and has a more solid team.
    Diaz made many terrible decisions in his private life and was not serious about his fighting career. In contrast, Nate Diaz is the more serious brother who was beaten/retired more because of his limited skillset than lack of training.
     
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  13. 613 Gold Belt

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    Robbie by far. They both were up and down, but Robbie peaked way higher
     
  14. OmegaRugal Red Belt

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    Serious question ... if he did take roids ... how is he still in great shape at age 39 while being drug tested?

    I always heard if u take roids, it fucks up ur natural production of T.
     
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    Robbie def had a better career, hopefully he gets the recognition he deserves soon or later.
     
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    He should get at least 2 HOF inductions, one for his rematch with Rory and one for his overall career.
     
  17. Taric Gold Belt

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    Obviously it's Lawler
     
  18. Hypetrainofthemonth Barbara Palvin

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    Anyone who says Nick obviously don't understand resumés & accomplishments.

    Nick is still a badass & always will be though.
     
  19. Joonyer Purple Belt

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    Does anyone read what the fuck they type anymore?
     
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    Robbie was better prime for prime and has a far better resume. Robbie is a top 5 WW of all-time while Nick is more in the 10-12 range

    Ppl also forget Robbie was a top 10 MW for a while before returning to WW.

    He beat Vitale, Ninja, Scott, Manhoef, Lindland, Amogov and dropped and almost KOd prime Jacare too
     

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