Who is more skilled: Edgar or RDA?

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  1. fortheo

    fortheo Steel Belt

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    I wanted to make a poll, but I didn't know how to. I want to know who you guys think is the more skilled fighter. I think when you compare them skill for skill that Edgar has the edge. His boxing, his footwork, his striking defence, his wrestling, his work in transitions are all better than RDA's, his top game and BJJ are just as good as RDA's. I think that RDA's only advantage is his kicking game and his power.
     
  2. DaffodilMcWoozy

    DaffodilMcWoozy Brown Belt

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    If conor beats rda it's frankie amiright
     
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    Edgar is much more skilled (top 5 p4p ever for me), but compared to RDA and Conor, he's tiny. RDA is probably the harder fight of the 2 considering he's a natural LW and Edgar is smaller than some BWs
     
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    Jay philips Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    It's hard to compare somebody against Frankie as far as being well rounded and expect them to win
     
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    Hard to say...

    I DO think Frankie has the better resume, though.
     
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    Probably Edgar. I would give him the edge technically in striking and wrestling. RDA would take Ju-Jitsu. RDA is much more powerful, however, and I would certainly favor him in a fight with Edgar.
     
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    C0NCH3TO Gold Belt

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    Edgar maybe, but Rda would smash him. Too big, too strong. Edgar gets hit a lot and those pitter patter punches wont do shit to a savage like Rda.
     
  10. Ez Eric

    Ez Eric Amateur Fighter

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    Hard to say who is better. Both are extremely skilled but in different areas.

    Frankie Edgar - wrestling/boxing

    Rafael Dos Anjos - BJJ/muay Thai

    Two great fighters. Completely different skills and styles of expertise
     
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    GearSolidMetal I'm here to chew bubblegum and bang your mom. Platinum Member

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    They're both close in skillset, but if you add heart and toughness, it's Edgar by a mile.
     
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    Edgar would wreck RDA
     
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    WalterSobchak You're a bunch of fucking amateurs.

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    Edgar. He is in the top p4p.
     
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    I wanna echo the statements for Edgar, even tho I believe RDA wins a fight. Edgar is the technical fighter, but RDA has more power in all of his techniques.
     
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    Edgar has better MMA boxing, but RDA has a more lethal overall striking arsenal. Edgar is probably a better p4p wrestler, but RDA is much bigger and stronger so that even it out in that department. And Id give RDA a slight edge in MMA Bjj.
     
  16. DyinHawaiian

    DyinHawaiian #FEELTHEBERN

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    Where you at Georges? Where you at motherfucker?!
    And if Conor beats both, it's Khabib. And it goes on, and on, and on....
     
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  17. fortheo

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    No, but good job in making this about Conor.
     
  18. fortheo

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    Are you stuck in 2010-2011? Edgar hasn't been hit hard for years. His defense stats are some of the best in the UFC.
     
  19. mmaelitefan000

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    are u guys serious bout frankie having more skills? rda has great boxing,muay thai, bjj, and has displayed some pretty good wrestling lately. all frankie has is boxing and wrestling. c'mon now.
     
  20. Furious77

    Furious77 Tell dat bitch to be cool.

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    Based on what? I'm an Edgar fan but what makes you think he has more heart or is tougher?
     

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