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Who in UFC can go BOX and beat top level competition

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  1. Mesos Black Belt

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    Watching Silva do well in Boxing really got me thinking about who else in mma can go to Boxing right now and do well.

    Obviously I am talking about mma guys in there prime competing against prime boxers.

    Henry Cejudo always talks about Boxing Ryan Garcia but I think he just joking. I could see someone like Max Hollaway doing well in boxing
     
  2. Volador Black Belt

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    Petr Yan, Holloway, Adesanya, Masvidal, maybe Poirier, maybe Till, Ngannou. Not saying they would beat top guys in their prime, but they might make it competitive against some low/mid-level guys.
     
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  3. JustOnce Always learning

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    Chavez jr isn't no top level competition. He's as washed up as BJ Penn.
     
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  5. JustOnce Always learning

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    And no one in UFC can go box and beat top level competition. Pretty delusional.

    I bet Anderson Silva wasn't drug tested either. Well, just like pre-usada before he pissed hot I guess.
     
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  6. Ironnik94 Silver Belt

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    Petr Yan is my #1 choice here
     
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    Chavez Jr has seen far better days lol.
     
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  8. Mesos Black Belt

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    So is Silva, it was a fair fight .

    Thats not point of thread though. I am talking about UFC fighters in there prime that can go box right now and do well against top competition
     
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    I highly doubt any MMA fighter can beat high level competition in boxing. None of them can box even as good as old Anderson
     
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    Ben askren
     
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    34 year old Chavez Jr. was coming off a win and took Canelo to a decision 4 years ago. Put some respect on the Spider’s name you known Silva hater

    Also, Anderson > Hendo > Fedor
     
  12. JustOnce Always learning

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    Yeah obviously none. Obviously silly question with clear answer.
     
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    I'd like to see Demian Maia, Ryan Hall, Chase Hooper, and Sean McCorkle box.
     
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    You mean half a decade ago? He's 2-2 since then. "He's coming off a win" Lmfao. Last win against a guy who's right now 0-4 in last four fights, getting finished in three of them. Oh that will show them! lol

    And Chavez jr is 35. Dont make him younger for your argument's sake lol
     
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  15. JustOnce Always learning

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    Like Chavez jr is 35. He's completely washed up people know this. And who knows what Anderson Silva is on right now without USADA, I mean he pissed hot before, like pissed hot TWICE and he hasn't looked good in forever, but without USADA, might as well be using the same stuff Joe Rogan is on.

    I mean, Chavez jr is 2-2 in last four, but he is coming off a win you say....against a guy who looked at least two three weight class below...who's 0-4 in last four...

     
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    No one. You thinking otherwise is stupid as fuck. Anderson in his prime would be the best choice by far though. He's by far the best boxer in ufc history
     
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    About zero. I don't think you quite understand how big the gulf is between middling boxers and absolutely elite boxers. Just on sheer athleticism alone, before we even mention skills.
     
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    Conor would beat andy ruiz

    Same height but Andy ruiz has more fat.
     
  20. XThe GreatestX Silver Belt

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    top level boxing guys?

    zero. and i genuinely mean that.

    mid level? a few i think
     

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