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Old 02-21-2013, 01:06 PM   #21 (permalink)
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I haven't seen anything that would suggest Weidman is any better of a fighter than someone like Marquardt.
Try watching his fights, that might help. If you can't see the difference between Weidman and Nate then you don't need to be posting in a Weidman thread.


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Try watching his fights, that might help. If you can't see the difference between Weidman and Nate then you don't need to be posting in a Weidman thread.


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I have seen his fights and I would favor roided up prime Nate over him.
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I have seen his fights and I would favor roided up prime Nate over him.
I would respectfully disagree. Weidman has 100x better takedowns. He is also bigger, stronger and has 4 inches of reach on Nate. Reach and takedowns are big when fighting Anderson IMO.
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I would respectfully disagree. Weidman has 100x better takedowns. He is also bigger, stronger and has 4 inches of reach on Nate. Reach and takedowns are big when fighting Anderson IMO.
Nate is the better striker and I think his wrestling and bjj are good enough to stop many takedowns and survive on the ground when it goes there. I don't think it would be a lock by any means I am just saying I view them as being fairly similar in quality.

Do you guys really think he is on the same level as guys like Vitor or Chael who Andy has already dispatched because I think both of them would dominate Weidman and that Andy will put him away within 3.
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Stop comparing chris and nate two different weight classes
I am comparing him to prime nate at MW...
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Nate is the better striker and I think his wrestling and bjj are good enough to stop many takedowns and survive on the ground when it goes there. I don't think it would be a lock by any means I am just saying I view them as being fairly similar in quality.

Do you guys really think he is on the same level as guys like Vitor or Chael who Andy has already dispatched because I think both of them would dominate Weidman and that Andy will put him away within 3.
I think Weidman would destroy Chael Sonnen. Destroy him in a completely uncompetitive fight. Seriously, absolute destruction. He would likely submit Chael since he is more then capable of putting him on his back and doing so.
I think Weidman's MMA wrestling better then Chael's and that means he would put Nate down at will. You are right Nate is the better striker but that wouldn't mean much when he is on his back.
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Stop comparing chris and nate two different weight classes
Nobodys complaining. They're debating. And Nate has spent alot of time at MW.
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I think Weidman would destroy Chael Sonnen. Destroy him in a completely uncompetitive fight. Seriously, absolute destruction. He would likely submit Chael since he is more then capable of putting him on his back and doing so.
I think Weidman's MMA wrestling better then Chael's and that means he would put Nate down at will. You are right Nate is the better striker but that wouldn't mean much when he is on his back.
I just completely disagree with that assessment Chael's takedowns and positioning are elite in the sport. Chael does have somewhat suspect takedown defense though but I think we have to remember how easily Maia got up against Weidman the two times he was taken down. I favor Chael while they are striking as well his boxing is superior and he is a southpaw which will prove difficult for someone with limited experience striking.
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I just completely disagree with that assessment Chael's takedowns and positioning are elite in the sport. Chael does have somewhat suspect takedown defense though but I think we have to remember how easily Maia got up against Weidman the two times he was taken down. I favor Chael while they are striking as well his boxing is superior and he is a southpaw which will prove difficult for someone with limited experience striking.
I disagree about the striking as well. I think Chael has pretty poor standup and Weidman has the speed and reach(4 inch) advantage as well as the more diverse strikes. I think Chris is also a southpaw?
I'm curious to who would have the strength advantage, they are both very strong. Chris is a big guy. I have no doubt he would at some point put Chael down and tap him out. Just an amazing mix of wrestling, strength and BJJ.
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