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Poll: Who is the best light heavyweight in the UFC? (40 member(s) have cast votes)

Who is the best light heavyweight in the UFC?

  1. Jon Jones (15 votes [37.50%])

    Percentage of vote: 37.50%

  2. Alexander Gustafsson (7 votes [17.50%])

    Percentage of vote: 17.50%

  3. Daniel Cormier (4 votes [10.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 10.00%

  4. Rashad Evans (3 votes [7.50%])

    Percentage of vote: 7.50%

  5. Glover Teixeira (1 votes [2.50%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.50%

  6. Anthony Johnson (5 votes [12.50%])

    Percentage of vote: 12.50%

  7. Phil Davis (1 votes [2.50%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.50%

  8. Dan Henderson (1 votes [2.50%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.50%

  9. Ryan Bader (1 votes [2.50%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.50%

  10. Mauricio Rua (1 votes [2.50%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.50%

  11. Other (1 votes [2.50%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.50%

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#1 StocktonOverrated

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Posted 09 August 2014 - 11:57 AM

All this talk about Jones, DC, and Johnson.  Who is the best light heavyweight?



#2 waikru

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Posted 09 August 2014 - 12:00 PM

The answer is Jon mutha **** Jones 


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Posted 09 August 2014 - 12:09 PM

Jon is the best. He's the most complete mentally, physically and skillset wise, He's consistent and high level in more areas than the rest. 

 

I still think Rumble can smash him and could be a bad match-up for Jon as long as he's not put on his back early. I think DC can smoother him and give him problems. Gus can out strike him at distance and Glover can catch him inside if he creates chaos in clinches. 


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Posted 09 August 2014 - 02:49 PM

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Posted 09 August 2014 - 03:05 PM

 Gus the modern day barbarian.


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Posted 09 August 2014 - 03:49 PM

is this a troll thread?


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Posted 09 August 2014 - 03:53 PM

We'll find out in Sept
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Posted 09 August 2014 - 03:55 PM

We'll find out in Sept

Sober did you see Iron Mike on Jim Norton's show flirting with Bailey. lol

 



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Posted 09 August 2014 - 04:01 PM

Sober did you see Iron Mike on Jim Norton's show flirting with Bailey. lol


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Posted 09 August 2014 - 10:03 PM

is this a troll thread?

 

What constitutes a "troll thread?"



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Posted 09 August 2014 - 10:29 PM

Easiest poll option of my life

 

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Posted 09 August 2014 - 11:24 PM

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Posted 09 August 2014 - 11:53 PM

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Posted 10 August 2014 - 12:14 AM

Easiest poll option of my life

 

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Rashad Evans isn't among my favourite fighters, but I also choose him. He is the best, the most talented LHW, with the best skillset.

I recently rewatched the Jones vs Evans fight, which pretty much was a HW vs MW freakshow... well, it would be one if not for the ridiculous skillset superiority of Evans, which made it into an even fight. Which is unbelievable when you think about it.

If the 1 foot reach difference between went in Rashad's favour, there are few reasons to think Jones wouldn't have been killed in the octagon.

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Posted 10 August 2014 - 01:37 AM

Rashad Evans isn't among my favourite fighters, but I also choose him. He is the best, the most talented LHW, with the best skillset.

I recently rewatched the Jones vs Evans fight, which pretty much was a HW vs MW freakshow... well, it would be one if not for the ridiculous skillset superiority of Evans, which made it into an even fight. Which is unbelievable when you think about it.

If the 1 foot reach difference between went in Rashad's favour, there are few reasons to think Jones wouldn't have been killed in the octagon.

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najma pls :(


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Posted 10 August 2014 - 01:43 AM

Lol, your "facts" are so false. 5 inches? Do you see 5 inches on the picture above? Yeah - in a single arm length difference.

 

 

Jones - 85", Evans - 75", and to that you add the height difference, because Jones' extended arms are on Evans' face height.


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Posted 10 August 2014 - 01:49 AM

Nevermind. Wrong stat. Too late at night...

 

Evans still isn't the best. He needs to go down a weight class.


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Posted 10 August 2014 - 02:01 AM

Nevermind. Wrong stat. Too late at night...

What's the time where you live? It's 12 here in Europe.


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Posted 10 August 2014 - 02:04 AM

5 in the morning. lol


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Posted 10 August 2014 - 02:28 AM

Dude, you are one hard-core forumer :-)


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Posted 10 August 2014 - 02:34 AM

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#22 StocktonOverrated

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Posted 10 August 2014 - 01:06 PM

GSP

 

He could certainly weight up if he ever remembers that he is a fighter again.


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Posted 10 August 2014 - 02:19 PM

All Jones has is long arms and legs. Rumble is the complete LHW package.

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Posted 11 August 2014 - 10:57 PM

DC is the new chocolate mutha ****a round these parts


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Posted 12 August 2014 - 06:52 AM

If were talking overall skill set - Rashad.

 

If were talking "wins", obviously JJ


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Posted 12 August 2014 - 12:28 PM

jones or gus, everyone else is on a far lower level


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Posted 15 August 2014 - 03:29 AM

Did you see Jones, face when Gustafsson was done with him? speaks for itself.



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