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Why can't people accept Ronda is the GOAT?

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by Break Brick, Aug 2, 2015.

  1. Break Brick Black Belt

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    I notice that a large portion of sherdog posters (and MMA fans in general) seem to have a hard time admitting how good Ronda actually is. People seem to refuse to admit she has transcended the sport in terms of mainstream appeal and is the most dominant fighter of any weightclass at any time of the sports history.

    Is it just because she's a woman? Is it a form of male insecurity from the fans because she has excelled far greater than any guy in MMA has? Why do so many people seem to have a hard tim with accepting this?

    Enough with the excuses about her competition, she's destroying everyone they put in front of her. If everyone else can't even make it competitive that's on them.
     
  2. mihailovich Brown Belt

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    I don't think anyone disagrees on a fact that she is the GOAT female MMA fighter. Is that what you are asking?
     
  3. Taric Gold Belt

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    There's 26 fighters in the division and half of them nearly have 1:1 win/loss ratios.
     
  4. BonesNose** Banned Banned

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    I'm not effeminate enough to see Ronda being the GOAT, sorry.
     
  5. WhitebeltXL Black Belt

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    Exactly, piss poor division. Ronda is brilliant, but no one at 135 anywhere near her level.
     
  6. Kos Fan Brown Belt

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    Can you even put her in the goat discussion with men.
     
  7. jrams Red Belt

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    Shows how low quality the sport is if she is the best ever.
     
  8. Jackonflame Gold Belt

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    Well TS it looks like

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    The quality of her competition isn't an excuse. It's just the facts.
     
  9. BonesNose** Banned Banned

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    Ronda isn't brilliant. She's an ex-Olympian in Judo and that's pretty much the reason behind her success, it's not her piss-poor striking or her subpar grappling skills, it's her armbars.
     
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    Because she has only beaten cans
     
  11. WalterBoBo White Belt

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    Ronda has been in the GOAT debate for awhile now and at this point she may not only be the greatest in this sport, but possibly the greatest athlete in the world. Not even superstars like C.Ronaldo, Messi, Federer, LeBron, Bolt etc. displays the level of dominance over the rest of the field as Rousey, it's truely remarkable.
    I can't really think of any other athlete that has been this dominant, so it's possible that Rousey's not only the greatest athlete currently, but perhaps in the entire history of the world.
     
  12. KillerElite Carlos Condit knees people in the face

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    Maybe it has to due with she has not been tested and the top 5 goats have been tested. They all have been tested Jose Aldo: chad mendes/frankie edgar/ and the looming threat of conrad. Fedor: Cro Cop/randleman/Big Nog
    Jon Jones Machida/Gus/Belfort GSP Condit/Serra/Hendricks/Hughes
    Anderson Silva Sonnen/Belfort.
     
  13. BonesNose** Banned Banned

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    Or it's possible that her success is made-up and that she's just a paper champ, like many before.
     
  14. WhitebeltXL Black Belt

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    I should note, I meant for a female MMA fighter, she's brilliant. Her skill set wouldn't cut it in the men's game.
     
  15. lorenzofertatta Purple Belt

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    Karelin respects the goatness of Ronda rousey
     
  16. Actualized174 Black Belt

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    Its hard to find appreciation or praise on a "hardcore" forum. Talk to casuals in real life and you will quickly realize the impact that the girl has. Im a "hardcore" fan but i can definitely appreciate and thoroughly enjoy what Ronda brings to the table. Is she the best fighter in the world? No. But as an individual fighter she definitely stands out.
     
  17. Break Brick Black Belt

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    Exhibit a - insecure male mma fan.
     
  18. Taric Gold Belt

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    Ronda is the equivalent of Hector Lombard in Bellator.

    Is Hector a great fighter? Absolutely. Is he the best to ever do it? Hell no. And endlessly curb-stomping journeymen, can crushers, and cans wasn't helping his cause.
     
  19. liljoe Brown Belt

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    This is Ronda's world! We're just living in it.
     
  20. BonesNose** Banned Banned

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    I'd rather be insecure (which im not) than an effeminate wimp. As they say, to each his own.
     

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