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Who's the all-time greatest MMA Wrestler?

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by MXZT, May 15, 2021.

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Who's the all-time greatest MMA Wrestler?

  1. Randy Couture

    2.4%
  2. Matt Hughes

    0.5%
  3. Daniel Cormier

    4.9%
  4. Jon Jones

    2.9%
  5. Cain Velasquez

    2.0%
  6. George St. Pierre

    35.1%
  7. Mark Coleman

    0.5%
  8. Ben Askren

    1.0%
  9. Khabib Nurmagomedov

    42.9%
  10. Kevin Randleman

    1.0%
  11. Demitrious Johnson

    0.5%
  12. Brock Lesnar

    1.0%
  13. Josh Koscheck

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  14. Frankie Edgar

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  15. Dan Severyn

    1.5%
  16. Chris Weidman

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  17. Tito Ortiz

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  18. Johnny Hendricks

    1.0%
  19. Kamaru Usman

    1.0%
  20. Other (Specify)

    2.0%
  1. MXZT Silver Belt Platinum Member

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    My top 5 are:

    1. Khabib Nurmagomedov
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    2. George St. Pierre
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    3. Jon Jones
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    4. Kamaru Usman
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    5. Cain Velasquez
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  2. jeff7b9 Silver Belt

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    Just make it “who is the second best.”

    That is a more interesting discussion with room for nuanced debate as to effectiveness, era, competition, how they utilized wrestling along with other skills, etc.


    Khabib is in a class by himself.
     
  3. Goat St Pierre Blue Belt

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    GSP and its not even close
     
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    Khabib... But shout out the OG Mark Coleman... Nobody could smash a face with his face like this guy!!!
     
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    Ramzan Kadyrov
     
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    I’d have to say the guy with zero wrestling background.

    GSP.
     
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    Khabib has better fence wrestling

    GSP has better shoot boxing
     
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    In before the sherdogger that wrestled in high school says khabib isnt a real wrestler.

    my pick is Khabib or Cain as the best mma wrestlers.
     
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    The only wrestler Khabib ever faced was Tibau and he couldn't take him down while Tibau did. GSP outwrestled Hughes, Kos, Fitch etc.
     
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    Damn Brunson has only been taken down once in his entire ufc career and he doesn’t even get a mention on this list.
     
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    Coleman is the innovator, for sure.

    The Godfather of Ground and Pound.



    He forged the path for the rest of the MMA community to follow.
     
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  14. MXZT Silver Belt Platinum Member

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    Looks like it's going to be a close race between GSP and Khabib.
     
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    Bringing up Khabib's fight against Tibau is the same as GSP haters bringing up the Serra fight

    Both were early in their runs, and are totally irrelevant to how good they were at their peak
     
  16. MXZT Silver Belt Platinum Member

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    Who would you remove for Brunson?
     
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    Im assuming you mean MMA wrestling as in the application of wrestling techniques to their overall mma style and not whos the best at just wrestling...

    If i understand you right...then the answer is GSP
     
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    Yeah but there were a bunch of people he couldn't take down lol

    Most people aren't trying to take down Brunson who cares about his TDD
     
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    GSP was outwrestled vs Hughes 1 and Hendricks

    Khabib is the GOAT MMA wrestler and it’s not close
     
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    Basically how they implement their wrestling with their overall game and how effective they are with that wrestling.
     

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