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Will Chandler be considered the best LW in the world if he wins the UFC title?

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  1. TheSpider Black Belt

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  2. charalsias Brown Belt

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    No
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    No I still think most people will think it's Poirier.
     
  5. Kvothe_the_kingkiller Brown Belt

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    In rankings yes

    In reality no

    Everyone knows the fight should have gone to Poirier, and he turned it down. And right now he's the one to beat.
     
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    Patricio > UFC
     
  7. UFCIsNOTRigged Purple Belt

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    Patricio Pitbull would have a very strong claim to 'The Best LW' title if Chandler were to win.

    I view Bellator as a minor league organization, but you can't ignore Patricio flatlined Chandler in two minutes, made it look like it was a walk in the park.

    Probably would also have a very strong P4P claim.
     
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    UFC is better and will always be better than B (mostly C) league bellator.


    another pathetic Toner agenda thread, yawn.
     
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    No one thinks Poirier is the best lightweight in the world.

    100% of the population believes Khabib Nurmagomedov is the best lightweight of the world, because he simply is.

    With Khabib gone, the "next best" is up for grabs.

    FWIW, I think Chandler will KO Poirier if and when they meet.

    I think Chandler will knock out the proven-quitter Olivera and gain the throne.

    I also think Chandler is also the best representative for the division.
     
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    if Conor wins in July - yes
    if Dustin wins - no
     
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    Poirier is the best lightweight in the world. Chandler would have to beat him.
     
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    Probably for marketing.
     
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    nope,but ufc will surely try to push the narrative
     
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    Poirier, and then, IMO, Chandler/Pitbull/JG
     
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    Khabib is retired, so no.
     
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    Not until he defends and baits khabib out of retirement.
     
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    Yes. Gone. You even said, so I didn't have to.

    Don't be obtuse.
     
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    Khabib can't be both the best LW in the world and also not be a MMA fighter anymore and retired.
     
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    How can you claim Chandler is a better LW than the guy who ended his title reign in Bellator by knocking him unconscious in two minutes; most would say he sent Chandler packing from Bellator.

    They were not going to give Chandler a seventh undeserved title shot, they had a champion they were comfortable with and there was no where for Chandler to go but out; as in out of the organization.
     

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