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Quote: My point is not about style. The reason I spoke up is as much as I am a fan of MA, and the people who are out there like the Chuck Liddell’s, I get very concerned when people start comparing them to other Pro Athletes, as someone else said MMA is generations behind boxing.
Whoa, whoa, whoa. Stop right there. 'Generations behind' in prize money - not skill. These guys are not boxers, so you cannot compare them to boxers. Boxers are specialists in a narrow feild of combat sports.
Quote: Liddell would most likely beat an untrained Mayweather in the octagon, but what does that prove?
That Chuck has more overall skill - the exact point I was trying to make.
Quote: Chuck Liddell deserves respect his is among the best in the world at what he does, but if you look at him as an athlete, he is at best college caliber and that is a long way from Pro caliber athlete and no where near Floyd Mayweather (even if Floyd is a raging a******)
Sorry, but that is just ridiculous. Again, TOTAL skill level is what I am looking at. Not one specific focus.
Quote: So Mayweather did not need to shoot of his mouth, but we as MA’s need to be realistic about the caliber of athletes in our sport, and I am sorry but I know of no one fighting today that is an elite athlete.
Now you are really being ridiculous. Randy Couture, Genki Sudo, Fedor, etc...are not elite athletes? Come on man.
_________________________ "In case you ever wondered what it's like to be knocked out, it's like waking up from a nightmare only to discover it wasn't a dream." -Forrest Griffin