Will McGregor beat Masvidal in WW?

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  1. Cpt Migraine

    Cpt Migraine Brown Belt

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    Pretty much this..

    I'd like to build on this..

    Nates' boxing is on a similar level as conors'.. just very different.. for 8 minutes conor can wipe his ass with most people.. those who has the skills to survive that will most likely do the same to conor after 8 minutes..

    I'm not gonna argue one being better than the other.. it just is.. looking at the records something like 7 out of 10 proffesional fighters won't get through 8 minutes.. those who can will finish him..
     
  2. Jerry48044

    Jerry48044 Blue Belt

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    Won't matter, after Usman beats Jorge he'll never get a fight with Conor. More likely Jorge will receive his beat down from Leon Edwards.
     
  3. SeattleFightFan

    SeattleFightFan Steel Belt

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    Good point about Nate. Nate has good range, combo's and chin. Is that good enough to beat Conor's "good boxing"? Well, it was once and almost twice.

    This is why terms like "better" and "worse" are inappropriate for quality conversations about skillsets like this, and I hope TS gets what I mean.
     
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  4. Cpt Migraine

    Cpt Migraine Brown Belt

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    Yeah.. it's dishonest to rate one over the other.. all these factors will weave into eachother in different matchups and result in different outcomes..

    But then again you could just opt to like one fighter and dislike another fighter and go from there.. yeah.. i'll just do that.. elkins bless.. fw/lw champ 2020..
     
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  5. Local Plata

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    I don't think so. He'd have a better chance in a 3 rounder than a 5 rounder IMO.
     
  6. fightfan70

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    i don't think they will fight.

    I watched mas on ariels show yesterday and it seems he is moving along

    and is going to take his beating from the owl like a man.

    then will be forgotten.

    mas is starting to sound like a needy girlfriend in regards to a conor fight.
     
  7. JustAkidFrom209

    JustAkidFrom209 Yellow Belt

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    Yes, only guy that beats him is Douglas Lima.
     
  8. ijngf

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    Usman would take him down whenever he wants.
     
  9. BFoe

    BFoe Western States Heritage Champion Platinum Member

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    Absolutely not. Not under any circumstances. Masvidal would beat Conor silly.
     
  10. DoopidyDawesome

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    Conor would get destroyed. People forget that when Masvidal starts losing on the feet, he has really good grappling to fall back on. No way he lets a chump midget like Conor beat him. He's not Cowboy ffs.
     
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  11. Cylence

    Cylence Flying Arlovski Belt

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    There's a lot of guys at lightweight, and even some at welterweight, that Conor would look spectacular against. Masvidal is not one of them.

    All the credit in the world to Conor if he takes the fight though, regardless of if he wins or loses.
     
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  12. ostlerrage

    ostlerrage Black Belt

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    Im a conrad fan but i dont think he wins. He's a superior striker but i dont think he has the power to tko masvidal. Noone does. He could avoid the ko strikers from masvidal and win via dec but its a bad fight for connor all round as it gets him nowhere.
     
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  13. ijngf

    ijngf Blue Belt

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    How would he deal with McGregor's boxing?
     
  14. BFoe

    BFoe Western States Heritage Champion Platinum Member

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    I don’t think Conor is the better boxer. Nate handled Conor’s boxing just fine, and Mas would do the same. Also, like @DoopidyDawesome said, Masvidal has better wrestling and grappling to fall back on. Conor isn’t going to treat Masvidal like he did Eddie Alvarez.
     
  15. GreatSaintGuillotine

    GreatSaintGuillotine You may not like what I say but it's the truth.

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    He has a good chance. I think that is a fairly even fight. Would like to see it soon.
     
  16. hottentot

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    Who do you think has the speed advantage? I would think Masvidal by far, no?
     
  17. ThoseAreMyShoes

    ThoseAreMyShoes Green Belt

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    Masvidal is the most insecure guy in MMA.

    I reckon Conor can wind him up so much in the build up that he Mas will do something ridiculous and get KO'ed or disqualified.
     
  18. vladimirvlad

    vladimirvlad MMA is my life

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    Jorge is the greatest mismatch for left-handed fighters, but he should attack with his left hand all the time because Jorge rarely ducks to the right.
     

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