Josh Thomson did in 8 minutes what Conor couldn't do in 30. | Page 5

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  1. NotoriousMillions The New King of Vegas

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    Thanks for telling us all you didnt watch the fight.
     
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    Feed Diaz to this guy. He has the pedigree that Diaz can't handle. Look at all the disgusting looking goofs on both corners of any Conor fight.

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    Conor doesn't have powerful kicks.
     
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  4. Significance Deficit It never ends.

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    Head kicks are no joke. Even guys without power can wreck your shit if they land one. Look at what just happened with DC/Jones, one of the most durable fighters we've ever seen got put down by a guy who was on a decision run.

    Thomson was setting those up the whole fight. Nick told Nate not to chase him and to watch out for the head kicks. Nate didn't listen and paid for it. He's still one of the hardest LWs to finish of all time.
     
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  5. Jballer Black Belt

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    I watched it. I'd ask for your opinion on the fight but your tag indicates you have a biased outlook so I'm not going to waste everyone's time asking for it. I'm sure you understand.
     
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    Josh the Punk Thomson was firing on all cylinders that day in what was one of the best performances I've ever seen in the Octagon and surely the best of his career. Nobody has ever stopped Diaz in the UFC, which is why I feel Josh had the potential to be the best LW in the world. His worst enemy was himself
     
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    Do you have the video of Fabio vs maldonado
     
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    Why would I be biased when Conor wasn't in the fight dumb ass?
     
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    First fight
     
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  10. Jballer Black Belt

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    Because the context of this thread has implications on what is being discussed in this thread. So go ahead and reread everything in this thread with this new knowledge I have appointed on you and then maybe, just maybe, you will ge able to add to the discussion.
     
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    "Thomson, who isn't known for his power"

    Comparing Thomsons flush headkick with Conors punches....This thread is beyond retarded.

    Thomson is a GREAT fighter, but why are you comparing Thomsons performance against Nate with Conor's? It is so meaningless...Worst example of MMA math Ive seen in a while.
     
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  12. Jballer Black Belt

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    Because both fighters were looking for a way to KO Nate. One guy accomplished it. Josh rocked him with punches enough to allow an opening to KO him, while Conor could not. Both guys threw head kicks but only one had the power strikes to set it up.
     
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    the punk don´t give a fuck about mental games
     
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    He does now but it's all about money. He gets it and he is exciting as a way of marketing.
     
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    No but it shouldn't be hard to find. He literally beat Fabio down so bad Fabio was using the cage to stay upright, the doctor stopped it in the second round because he wss being beaten so bad. Probably the most savage beating I've ever seen.
     
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  16. Darwinambrosius Thought you had a friend, boy?

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    Prime Yves was a treat to watch.
     
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    I don't see it this way at all. A headkick opportunity doesn't just present itself. You don't see an opening and go 'oh, I should throw a headkick there.' Fighting is too reactionary and fast twitch for that.
     
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    Matt hughes gsp 2 was same finish as jones cormier
     
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    Thompson was one of my favourite fighters, that might have been the worse release from the UFC ever aside from shields. and i think your example is utterly stupid. Thompson never knocked out many people, even in the thick of his prime. Your logic doesn't make much sense when you cherry pick the one fight he does vs a couple of the few where Conor didn't KO his opponent.
     
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  20. Jballer Black Belt

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    I disagree. Thomson was landing enough body shots and TD attempts to have Nate leaning forward with his hands down. Which presented a good head kick opportunity.
     
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