whos the worst matchup for werdum?

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  1. Ashi Barai

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    not saying anyone right now would beat him..
    but who would at least give him the toughest fight and the worst stylistic matchup?
     
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    barnett
     
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    Potentially Overeem. He has a longer reach and is still a better striker. I think he can stay out of submissions on the ground as well
     
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    JDS obviously.
     
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    JDS.

    Excellent TDD, better striking, more power, and doesn't need to get Werdum to the mat to implement his gameplan.
     
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    I think strikers with KO power and TDD are his biggest threats. JDS, Arlovski, Overeem. I think Overeem is the best striker of those three, with the biggest reach. Werdum has really improved his striking obviously, but he generally still isn't a 1-punch knockout artist, which is where Overeem's weakness lies (his chin). Overeem has a good chance to win by just outstriking him. Cigano also could win if he fights aggressively, going straight for the KO.
     
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    Jds
    Reem
    Mir/Barnett
     
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    JDS or possibly even Barnett (although he hasn't faced elite competition in nearly a decade and is likely a shell of his former self). Reem is also tough because Werdum is not much of a 1 hit KO type of guy and it's very tough to flat out outpoint Reem in a standup fight. You either KO him or you likely lose
     
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    Hanz_Blitz BJJ all day

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    I'd give it to Junior but Barnett as stated matches up very well with Werdum
     
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    JDS or Stipe. I'd put Reem up there as well, but I don't trust his chin enough at this point.
     
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    HW Jones.
     
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    Mark hunt. He was tapping that ass until the flying knee.
     
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    JDS and Overeem.
     
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    I'm gna go out on a limb here and say JDS may not heat him in a rematch. He looked considerably slower in his fight with Stipe after two brutal fight with Cain and Werdums striking has improved immensely. I think it's a very close fight
     

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