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Why Andserson Silva is not the goat

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  1. ehxsur Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    - He was more spectacular than dominant (don't get me wrong, he was dominant, very dominant, but what you remember about Silva is more his flawless style than his winstreak/title defense who is lower than Jones or GSP anyways)

    My main point is:

    - The mediocre fighter Chael Sonnen was his biggest rival and he almost beat Silva twice, he struggled twice against him (40+ Fedor toyed Chael, PED Jones murdered Sonnen)

    Jones had Cormier, GSP had BJ or PED hendricks, Fedor had Crocop, Aldo had Conor or Mendes

    Silva had Sonnen...


    - Like Jones he is not totally clean about dopping unlike GSP, Khabib, Fedor, Cormier, etc (His fall was too sudden, it's too suspicious, or obvious)

    - surely other things but i let people who agree with me to add them

    Like everybody here, i love Silva he was one of the most if not the most satisfying fighter to watch/admire fighting in a cage. A fucking legend.

    If there is one fighter at his prime i can bring back and keep him at his prime forever it would be him (or fedor)

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  2. Arm Barbarian Titanium Belt Platinum Member

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    More than one PED fail disqualifies him, just like Juicehead Jones.
     
  3. mb23100 Steel Belt

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    Did you see the second Sonnen fight?
     
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  4. HydraCap3 #Brady Banned

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    PEDs. Has 1 win and 7 losses in the last 7 years. Got KOd by one-hit wonder Weidman.
     
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    firstly how fucking dare you call chael "mediocre"

    <DisgustingHHH>

    secondly no one thinks anderson is the goat anymore.
     
  6. Snake Master Purple Belt

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    Who cares about PEDS. He’s 4th behind Jones-GSP-Fedor and Aldo
     
  7. fuct. Gold Belt

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    Sonnen had a higher t level reading than a silverback when challenging the goat.
     
  8. Black Blood Purple Belt

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    He's easily the greatest middleweight the sport has yet seen.
     
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  9. Kdup Black Belt

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    Third GSP was on roids.
     
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    Lol.
     
  11. hohner Titanium Belt

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    I'm not sure why so many people here feel the need to constantly try to discredit the sport's biggest figures.
     
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  12. Scurvydawg Purple Belt

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    If he would have retired 10 years ago, he could have been the GOAT I guess. Before the fall from grace. He has had a great career though. Hall of famer for sure and will always be known as a guy who set the bar. Quite high to. I always enjoyed watching his scraps.

    Goat is a overblown hyperbowl expression anyways. They always change depending on the time and who ya ask. In my 20 years of being a fan my personal opinion of the Goat went from Gracie to Fedor To Silva To Mightymouse To GSP and Jones. As the times change so do the goats. It should be renamed to Greatest of their time. GOTT
     
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  13. michaelmichaelmichael90 ShizzleMaDizzle

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    Yeah couldn't make it past that.
     
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  14. Achilles00 Cleveland's Finest

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    Silva was incredible, and he didn't pop for PEDs until AFTER that horrific injury. He's easily top 5 all-time.
     
  15. HelloJapan Talking loud and saying nothing. Platinum Member

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    Oh, this thread, again...

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  16. michaelmichaelmichael90 ShizzleMaDizzle

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    OMG then so was Fedor, or Shogun, or ANY OTHER FIGHTER THAT U CONSIDER GREAT!!! Give the whole "everyone is on juice" or the "Look at his physique, he's gotta be on juice". Never failed a drug test and there's alot of guys that have really good bodies that aren't on juice. He was jacked, but nowhere near unachievable. Ur probably just fat and lazy and can't understand how someone can be in good shape
     
  17. kflo Titanium Belt

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    sonnen was his biggest rival because he so easily beat dan henderson. aldo didn't have conor.....conor has aldo....

    And
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  18. JKS 77+&--#rT....

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    About your main point. There is no debate that Chael pretty much had him beat in the first fight till the hailbmary sub. But how did he struggle and almost lose to him in the rematch? Anderson TKO'd him not even 2 mins into the 2nd round.
     
  19. nately Green Belt

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    Chael threw the fight and was fighting at HW when he's a natural MW at best. Fedor fans are desperate. I'd actually pick prime Anderson at 185 to beat prime Fedor at 230.
     
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  20. Kdup Black Belt

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    No your fat and stupid. You don’t understand anything about working out because your a fat slob. Go watch him vs sherk. Sherk is a juicer big time. Was totally juiced vs GSP. GSP totally rag dolls him. Did not use technique against a more credentialed wrestler, just overpowered him. Sherk and literally no answer. Go tell me that GSP wasn’t on juice homie.
     

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