Who is more well-rounded, Khabib or McGOAT?

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  1. Touch of Death Free @Soul On Ice

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    Simple question.

    And why?
     
  2. hot carl Gold Belt

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    Conor and it’s not close.
     
  3. The Witcher відродитися

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    Conor and its not close.
     
  4. FrontNakedChoke ____________________

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    Conor is a better grappler than Khabib is a striker.
     
  5. DarkneT Khamzat sucks Platinum Member

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    Equally one dimensional
     
  6. Fatback96 Brown Belt

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    Khabib outstruck Iaquinta and Barboza when he wasn't mauling them.

    Conor isn't on the ground much, but from what we've seen, it's been pretty basic and usually on the losing side.
     
  7. screaminleeman Red Belt

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    A square is more rounded than a triangle. Does it really matter. Well rounded is not the question of these two fighters. The question is which fighter is less dimensional.
    The casual fans of MMA favor the striking aspect of the sport over the grappling aspect. Even the majority of hardcore fans favor submission grappling over top control GnP style grappling.

    Given this, most would say McGregor is "better" rounded than Khabib.
     
  8. fortheo Steel Belt

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    That's why conor has been submitted numerous times whereas Khabib has some of the best striking defense stats in the entire UFC. khabib outstruck Al, Barboza, and RDA on the feet. Conor 's biggest achievement on the ground is...what? tearing his knee while passing 20 year old max holloway's guard?
     
  9. GreatSaintGuillotine You may not like what I say but it's the truth.

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    Conor by a small margin imo. Haven't seen much of his ground game but what we've aeen has been solid overall. Mostly defensive, nothing dangerous, but still good.

    Khabib's striking is getting better and he has been adding to his bag of tricks slowly but he is still more specialized imo. He is on his way to becoming more well rounded tho.
     
  10. Shaddows Steel Belt

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    Conor is good standing. Bad on the ground.
    Khabib is bad standing. Good on the ground.
     
  11. HNIC215 Semper Fidelis...

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    Khabib...
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    Conor...
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  12. FrontNakedChoke ____________________

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    Sweeping black belt Nate Diaz.

    Sweeping Mendes as well.

    Khabib's striking sucks bruh. His only advantage standing is the threat of the takedown.

    Khabib is an amateur on the feet. Conor sweeps black belts on the ground.
     
  13. Shammon Brown Belt

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    I guess Conor, but being "well rounded" doesn't mean that you're better. Joe Lauzon is pretty well rounded but he always gets his ass kicked lol.

    It's more about being able to implement your game plan. Khabib killing everyone on the ground and never losing means he's better able to implement his plan than Conor getting finished three times all in the same way.
     
  14. fortheo Steel Belt

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    Conor was submitted multiple times. Khabib has barely been hit.
     
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    khabib imho
     
  16. Kertol Brown Belt

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    About even. Khabib has underrated standup. He has knocked people out on the feet. In the UFC too.
     
  17. Fight Professor Gold Belt

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    Conor is more well rounded. Khabib is really good at forcing his game plan though.
     
  18. WHITE ANDERSON Black Belt

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    mcgregor swept nathan diaz who is a bjj gracie legend and three times bigger than mcgoat

    khabib coulnd't even finish a one legged real estate agent fighting on one day's notice

    i think that answers your question
     
  19. Sean Long Master black belt of Majitney fufu

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    Conors only advantage is his left hand.

    Conor is striking.................Khabib has never been knocked out.
    Khabib is ground game......Conor has been submitted 3 times.
     
  20. fedoriswar37 Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    Conors got great striking and good grappling. Khabib has great grappling. So conor. Still think Khabib beats him though
     

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