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Who was the last striker that Aldo faced?

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  1. Lawblaw Black Belt

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    Aldo has been beating wrestler because he's just a really bad match up for wrestlers, he has legendary take down defense and great MT.

    Conor will expose this! Conor will become your new champion.
     
  2. yookfarb Red Belt

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    Well he looked really great against KZ... oh w8
     
  3. DrDangles Purple Belt

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    KZ, edgar, Hominick....
     
  4. VictorCosta Brown Belt

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    zombie and clearly won that fight until the finish with a broken foot, since the first round.
     
  5. jptmma Green Belt

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    Who was the last striker that Connie faced...
     
  6. KAZSoliloquy Look at the state of his face

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    Hominick was one of the most polished kickboxers in MMA and Aldo handled him very well on the feet.
     
  7. gavetz Blue Belt

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    he aint ready to get a piece of Aldo, yet.

    If he does well, maybe on a rematch.
     
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    last time I checked this is MMA and every fighter Aldo faced lately is elite in every area.

    But hey, if you think a one dimensional fighter is the guy to take Aldo out, whatever floats your boat...
     
  9. Steve08 American Fedor Belt

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    He has fought plenty of elite level MMA fighters with good striking, even if it is not their base, notably KZ, UFC 179 Super Mendes, and Frankie Edgar (dominated him standing, wasn't a close fight, don't believe the lies).
    He had those mule kicks yeah, but Hominick noticeably outjabbed him at pretty much every turn. Had some good body shots too. That was when Aldo's striking was raw and unpolished though, his jab was pretty crappy in those days.
     
  10. Handawg Brown Belt

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    Mendes is a more dangerous striker than Poirier and Siver

    just stop
     
  11. capnlarge Silver Belt

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    Max Holloway is a better striker than any of them.
     
  12. Steve08 American Fedor Belt

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    you really believe this shit? lol. He is not better than a guy who dropped Aldo..

    He's good, but you're Jake Shieldsing him, i.e. overrating his ability because he fought Conor McGregor (this is why people bring up Akiyama, Mike Pyle or Paul Daley in Shields's resume as if it actually means anything). Nobody would care if, say, Poirier turned in the same performance against Holloway, as opposed to submitting him in the first round (which he did). But when Conor does throws a bunch of flashy kicks that don't actually land, and takes him down off a caught kick, he's some sort of prodigy..
     
  13. Big Tuppy Hole Gold Belt

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    He broke his foot
     

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