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Who is the better fighter now Dustin or Justin?

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  1. true_fan Silver Belt

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    If u were a betting man who would bet on today?
     
  2. Herwald Red Belt

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    Overall, Doostin, but if they kept it on the feet in the rematch, I might slightly lean Gaethje.

    But, yeah, Doostin. I think he's better right now.
     
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  3. BigGing Brown Belt

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    I'm always going to pick Dustin...he's just so in the grind right now. My biggest fear is that it's going to catch up to him soon
     
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  4. Jackonfire BMF Mod Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Hard to say. Beating Conor in 2021 doesn't mean much. But the way Dustin beat him was impressive. I'd probably say he's better than Justin right now.
     
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  5. Reverse Baratoplata Sweep White Belt

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    I guess we will find out in late spring 2022.
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  6. Siver! Purple Belt

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    I worry that Dustin wasted time on a has-been like Conor and that could affect his ability at the elite level.

    Maybe, maybe not.

    But it concerns me
     
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  7. iwantgsp Orange Belt

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    Hard to say who is the better one, but I'm pretty sure that Justin will defeat Dustin if they fight soon.
     
  8. humdizzle Brown Belt

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    why would anyone pick Justin ? Because he KO'd Michael Johnson? Thats about the only point he has over Poirier.

    he looked like an amateur against khabib.
    Got tko'd by dustin.
    Has been MIA for about a year now...
     
  9. 13Seconds Gold Belt

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    I wouldn’t really put it as Dustin wasting his time. Man got paid and is still in his prime.
     
  10. crodor3 Brown Belt

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    Gaychee been away for a while. Use it or lose it Bub. Dustin would beat him now..
     
  11. textwarrior Brown Belt

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    Dustin seems to get better with constant work so he does not lose what he use to have. I go with Dustin the better fighter.
     
  12. NoBiasJustMMA Steel Belt

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    Dustin is the better overall fighter but he could lose to Justin in a rematch as I don't think his takedowns are good enough to take advantage of Gaethje's poor sub grappling.
     
  13. Paynebringer Titanium Ape Planet Belt... Always Defend ♠♠♠

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    Drop the "J" add the "D" give me Dustin...
     
  14. TARTARA KURZHAAR

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    I like Justin Gaethje,
    i hope we had and others like him !
     
  15. Harlekin Black Belt

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    Poirier outlanded him 179 : 116, outlanded him every round and knocked him out.
    Gaethje was cut after just 70 seconds. He has more scar tissue nowadays.
    Gaethje's hits also consisted of 43% leg kicks, while Poirier scored more to the head.
    Gaethje eyepoked him in the 2nd and 3rd. Second eyepoked was even in both eyes.
    Very fucking dirty from Gaethje.
    Poirier is 2 months younger and with checking the kicks he definately will be the favorite.
     
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  16. TARTARA KURZHAAR

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    Geaghje has Midas touch
    one of his touch and we have gold !
     
  17. TeenageMutantLesnarTurtle Black Belt

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    For now I dont see any reason to believe the result would be different than last time.
     
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    Because stylistically he has advantages over Dustin that he didn't have over Khabib. His standup has improved and he can hit harder than Dustin who struggled to put away Dan Hooker. The only area where Dustin is better is BJJ but he doesn't have the wrestling like Khabib to take him down.
     
  19. youllneverwalkalone Brown Belt

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    I think Poirier is still the better, more complete fighter. Gaethje has improved and become more calculating, but I don't think that will help his chances against Dustin specifically.
     
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  20. PokerandMMA Black Belt

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    Justin is still a BMF I think this fight would be like a coin flip. I lean Dustin 60/40.
     

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