Best mmartist of all time who had terrible boxing?

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    Freddy Roach has vouched for his skills.
     
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    Matt Hughes, welterweight champ of his era but he never had any boxing/striking skills that made a difference.
     
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    I got Hughes in my top 10 all-time and he's easily the worst boxer/striker of the bunch. Jones doesn't have good boxing either, but it's still way above Hughes'.
     
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    Im gonna say Brock Lesnar for a laugh. His striking was truly woeful.
     
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    How many Pride:UFC belts or contender fights did he have... 1?
     
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    He's got great foot work and angles. He is not shit at boxing.
     
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    Laughable offense
     
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    Cruz is a strange one he has really bad striking in general that works.
     
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    Yeah, people keep wanting to compare MMA boxing to pure boxing. It's like GSP. He has a good jab, superman punches, pretty good movement, a long reach and a very big TD threat (which makes other fighters less aggressive). That makes his MMA boxing quite good, even if he has very little KO power.
     
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    He had decent GnP.
    Pounded out Joe Charles and Oleg Taktarov.
     
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    I don't see how you can possibly argue that Shields is not a WW top 5 of all time.
     
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    The man who said that "A KO is an accident" is a no-brainer...

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    The man has to sell his product. What was the "statistic" back in the day that they spouted? I think it was something like 95% of fights end up on the ground or something like that.
     
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    Yeah mma striking wise he has good boxing also he had the threat of the takedown so a lot of people were hestitant to open up their striking against him
     
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    what is a punch - robin black
     
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    Fedor
     
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    Purists wouldnt like that...

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