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BJ Penn 20 30.30%
Georges St.Pierre 4 6.06%
Anderson Silva 17 25.76%
Lyoto Machida 17 25.76%
Brock Lesnar 8 12.12%
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Old 08-26-2009, 05:15 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Which UFC champion is least likely to get KO/TKO'd?

I was not expecting Miguel Torres to get KO'd, but it happened. He strikes quickly with a jab and jumps back. The kid's taken shots before, as he often exchanges. He has good footwork, though he sometimes get stuck on the cage. When he's there, he covers up extremely well and takes little damage. He doesn't use the clinch. He doesn't shoot for takedowns. If he ends up with his back on the ground, he maintains an very tight guard, so his opponents can't land anything. So, how the hell did he get KO'd? Simply put, the kids an emotional fighter. He chased after his pray wildly, left himself open and got caught. Hopefully, he will learn from his experience and improve.

BUT! Now, I have my doubts with the other champions. They are all individuals with strengths and weakness. Each and everyone of them faces the possibility of getting KO/TKO'd. With that, I present to you my question; Which of the following champions is the LEAST likely to get KO/TKO'd? (poll's question)

I would also like to discuss which champion is the most vulnerable to KO/TKO. However, before you blurt out GSP, keep in mind he has resorted to tactical takedowns.

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Old 08-26-2009, 05:33 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I changed the thread title as "Hi, I'm New" has nothing to do with the actual thread.

As far as the thread itself, B.J Penn is the least likely to get rocked out of all of them. He has never been rocked in his entire career, in fact, he's never even been dropped before.

As far as the one who has the best chance, it would be Brock at this point, as he fights at heavyweight with a lot of powerful guys, and his chin isn't quite tested yet.
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Old 08-26-2009, 05:37 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Of the current champs, I think GSP is most likely to be KO'd. No-one in the division looks good enough to do so ATM but he's shown before that he can be caught when put under pressure, (Serra), all the other champs have looked pretty much untouchable.

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Old 08-26-2009, 07:27 AM   #4 (permalink)
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I dont ever see BJ getting knocked out cold, so he got my vote. Though, ironically the person I would love to see get knocked out Is BJ Penn
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I would have said Penn but I think Silva's movement is superior, and he's probably the best p4p in the world...
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Old 08-26-2009, 09:16 AM   #6 (permalink)
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I voted wrong, I meant to say BJ, the mans head is clearly coated in granite, though I wish he would get KO'ed. Most likely is GSP or Lesnar. GSP's been KO'ed before and Lesnar swims with some Big sharks, Lyoto and Anderson are just too tough to hit to be the top of that list.
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Although Penn has shown his ability to avoid damage a lot and deal with it when he does take a shot, I actually chose Machida. The simple fact is, you have to get hit to get knocked out, Machida doesn't. Sure his chin has never been tested, but if you never get hit, your ability to take a punch is irrelevant.

I think Brock is the most likely to get knocked out, he is facing heavyweight punching power with very questionable standup. Bear in mind though, that just because he is the most likely to be knocked out on that list, doesn't mean it is actually likely he will be. All of those guys are going to be extremely difficult to finish, some just more than others.

Edit - I should also mention I would change my pick if Silva changed his mind about fighting Machida, I think Silva would have a very good chance to KO Lyoto.
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I would give Silva credit for this at MW, but given that he's more than likely moving up multiple weight-classes, I'm going with BJ.
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Machida hands down. His fighting style is strictly counterpunching. His stance is weird, and his movement/technique is flawless. He has NEVER in ANY of his fights been hit with a power shot. EVER!

Second goes to Silva for pretty much the same reasons as Machida. His quickness and movement is unreal.

BJ Penn has a head like a fire hydrant and can take shots, but he will eventually get caught. I think it will be against Diego.
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after forrest landing all of 1 shot on silva, and everyone barely hitting him, im taking silva.
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