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View Poll Results: Which fighter's athleticism separates him from his division the MOST

Melvin Guillard 6 7.32%
Gray Maynard 0 0%
GSP 42 51.22%
Josh Koscheck 0 0%
Vitor Belfort 0 0%
Anderson Silva 4 4.88%
Phil Davis 2 2.44%
Rashad Evans 1 1.22%
Jon Jones 12 14.63%
Lyoto Machida 0 0%
Brock Lesnar 13 15.85%
Cain Valasquez 1 1.22%
Other (specify) 1 1.22%
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Old 01-27-2011, 07:45 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Tough one, very tough, but i gotta stick with Roy Nelson. Such a raw athlete.
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Old 01-27-2011, 07:52 PM   #22 (permalink)
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Old 01-27-2011, 07:59 PM   #23 (permalink)
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GSP's athleticism separates him the most from his division, however I believe that Guillard is more athletic.



Wow dude, you gotta get on that ...
Its not his fault some times its just impossible to get the cards in some countries , literally i see the UFC fine , SF i can see , WEC i can watch on the internet but other that im done.
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Tough one, very tough, but i gotta stick with Roy Nelson. Such a raw athlete.
I don't know, I think Mark Hunt edges him out but I gotta admit it's pretty close.
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Old 01-27-2011, 09:40 PM   #25 (permalink)
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In regards to Nelson, he's gifted on the ground to be honest. Watch some of his stuff with Grapplers Quest.

Also, you can watch Dream, Dynamite, Sengoku or DEEP on the web easily. I rarely do though, just for guys I have an interest in watching. They put on great show but, their fighters are poor compared to the US.
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Its not his fault some times its just impossible to get the cards in some countries , literally i see the UFC fine , SF i can see , WEC i can watch on the internet but other that im done.
That's fair enough and I understand that, but not having seen any MMA other than that in the UFC - is missing out!
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Surprised so many people picked GSP. I don't see what he has as athleticism(sp?) over hi opponents so much as just a lot of skill and an amazing work ethic. The guy is never out of shape. I mean I can see where GSP is a good pick but I was just surprised..
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Old 01-28-2011, 07:31 AM   #28 (permalink)
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A lot of GSp homers, can you explain to me how gsp is so far above his division in athleticism when Bj is extremely athletic. What can GSp do that guys can't in his division? Bj does some crazy things with his leg, can jump out of a 3 foot pool,etc.
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As far as being a natural goes, JBJ. Brock and Overeem have rare size/athletecism as well. Edgar as well (did you see the way he straight up picked up Maynard over his head in the 2nd round) was pretty impressive for a small LW.

Though GSP has them all beat, he comes into every fight with a strength, stamina, conditioning edge over every opponent - though more hard work, less being a natural. Ditto Aldo, he's probably been kicking bamboo since he was a boy - now Aldo's legs are calcified explosive machines of destruction.
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I'd have to go with Jones, Cain and BJ
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