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  1. #1 UFC 229: Khabib vs. McGregor October 6, 2018 on the Las Vegas Strip 
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    CONOR MCGREGOR +120 (CONOR MCGREGOR vrs KHABIB NURMAGOMEDOV)

    I taking the plus money with Connor , i can't see any way the public does not reverse the line movement and set up a scalp.
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    I can't imagine Khabib goes to + money. Not sure what makes you think he will.

    Khabib is going to stay a favorite in the -140 to -175 range barring something drastic like an injury.
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    CONOR MCGREGOR +155 (CONOR MCGREGOR vrs KHABIB NURMAGOMEDOV)
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    Speaking to Submission Radio, Canadian legend St-Pierre said that if he was forced to pick a winner, he'd side with the undefeated Russian, who has torn through the competition to amass a record of 26 wins and no losses, with 10 straight wins under the UFC banner.

    “If I had to bet - if I had to put my house on it, the biggest one! - I would have to choose Khabib over Conor," he said.

    "Khabib never lost, and Conor has lost before. He’s lost on the ground. He has a few losses and he lost on the ground. That’s where Khabib is good, that’s where Khabib is more competent.
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    I doubt Conor will be favored ... Sharps will bury Khabib if it goes too low.
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    Khabib will finish this fight........He is one of the most dominating fighters I have ever seen......Conor is 2-2 in his last 4 fights.
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    Khabib wins this fight and perhaps ITD too.
    Welchers are the worst.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike2332 View Post
    Khabib will finish this fight........He is one of the most dominating fighters I have ever seen......Conor is 2-2 in his last 4 fights.
    I think the same argument can be make for Conor. In 2014 I remember Ricardo Lamas saying he believes Conor McGregor's team asked the UFC to protect him from wrestlers. You need to understand in fighting not all belts in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu are not the same, its who that belt came from. Since then McGregor's opponents have been Max Holloway who is a purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Rylan Lizares and Pedro Sauer. Max Holloway has not lost a fight since August 17, 2013 to Coner. Chad Mendes finished his career with an overall record of 64–14 and twice earned NCAA All-American honors. As a senior, Mendes finished the year with a 30–1 record. Chad has superior shooting technique then Khabib Nurmagomedov. José Aldo Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under André Pederneiras. Eddie Alvarez Brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Ricardo Almeida. Nate Diaz 2nd degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Cesar Gracie.

    Look at who Khabib Nurmagomedov was fighting Darrell Horcher, Rafael dos Anjos, Edson Barboza, a broken Pat Healy, Al Iaquinta who Khabib Nurmagomedov said he was going to finish early after the Barboza when the distance. If you go back in the forum you will see i posted for Khabib Nurmagomedov to beat Tony Ferguson. I am huge fan of Khabib Nurmagomedov and his fighting style,he is dominating, but not that most dominating untill he defends the belt.
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    I guess it’s good for Khabib he’s a practitioner of Sambo and not BJJ then...
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    I'll take Conor all day. Everyone keeps doubting him every fight. He KOs Khabib in the 1st or 2nd!
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    Should be fun to watch!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by javdiggler View Post
    I'll take Conor all day. Everyone keeps doubting him every fight. He KOs Khabib in the 1st or 2nd!
    And if Khabib takes him down which should happen pretty easily?
    Welchers are the worst.
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    I don't know how McG will escape from the ground. It's like watching Askren have guys pinned to the ground and they are totally immobilized and helpless... something so weird to see when you have top fighters of the highest caliber going against each other.... and one guy looks trapped like a fish flapping on a seashore.

    One thing is certain, if McG gets in that position then it will be a truly embarrassing loss for him. Absolutely confidence-crushing.


    Conversely, there is no doubt that McG can absolutely pop Khabib and then he's on dizzy street.

    I think the odds are a fair representation and also speak to the fact that this is likely Khabib's day as it will be a hump and pound fest on the ground.


    Rooting for and will be betting on McG... and I think that McG will somehow find a way to skull-tap Khabib..... even though it's unlikely.
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    Also, would like to see Khabib step up and fight guys at 170. So many great fighters at 170.... and it would seem to even the playing field. Can Khabib roll through 170 undefeated against all those top guys? I don't see it.
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    RunMaker .. I'm still undecided on this fight and feel there will be line movement from Conor backers to a even odds by fight time , but what does the total so low and at minus money , u2½-135 say . The majority of Nurmagomedov went the distance , even Darrell Horcher almost went the distance. None of these fighters are close the level of Conors' free-flowing bodily rhythm and merging of the mental and physical aspects of fighting and elite striker power . The Eddie Alvarez fight went almost 3 rounds. Crazy Al Iaquinta who wrestles at a Community College and is only a Purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu still went 5 rounds.
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    I'm just betting it for fun. I don't think there's a man alive who can realistically say how this will finish.... just the two likely scenarios.


    Man, I'd love to see Khabib vs Masvidal at 170...


    Can't wait for it. And can't wait for the Woodley fight. I'm hoping for massive fireworks in that one and to see somebody get finished.
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    Quote Originally Posted by smartmoneyfollower View Post
    RunMaker .. I'm still undecided on this fight and feel there will be line movement from Conor backers to a even odds by fight time , but what does the total so low and at minus money , u2½-135 say . The majority of Nurmagomedov went the distance , even Darrell Horcher almost went the distance. None of these fighters are close the level of Conors' free-flowing bodily rhythm and merging of the mental and physical aspects of fighting and elite striker power . The Eddie Alvarez fight went almost 3 rounds. Crazy Al Iaquinta who wrestles at a Community College and is only a Purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu still went 5 rounds.
    Al Iaquinta’s counter wrestling is pretty damn good, better than Fergies, and Lee’s (granted that was 4 years ago). A lot of damn good wrestlers outside the D1 level these days, especially when a lot of schools dropped their programs years ago for the equality of women’s sports...

    ”Only a purple belt in BJJ”. Statements like this are so comical it’s pathetic. True Purple belts are dangerous and highly trained. They’re better than a lot of black belts running around from these pop up schools on every corner these days, and Serra-Longo isn’t one of them...
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    So who do you like Mattymatt? I’m leaning Conor with the *140.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RunMaker View Post
    I'm just betting it for fun. I don't think there's a man alive who can realistically say how this will finish.... just the two likely scenarios.


    Man, I'd love to see Khabib vs Masvidal at 170...


    Can't wait for it. And can't wait for the Woodley fight. I'm hoping for massive fireworks in that one and to see somebody get finished.
    Till looked two weight classes bigger then Woodley at UFC 228 Media Call, I'm just as interested to see if Till makes weight and if he does how depleted will it be.
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    Khabib has 10 total UFC fights:

    6 -- DECISION
    4 -- SUB or KO/TKO


    SUB -- Michael Johnson ... (10-8 record after getting to UFC level)
    TKO -- Darrell Horcher ... (1-2 record after getting to UFC level)
    KO --- Thiago Tavares .... (12-8-1 record after getting to UFC level)
    SUB -- Kamal Shalorus ... (2-5 record after getting to UFC level)



    As dominant as he has been, it is surprising that he has only been able to get 4 guys done ITD. And of those names maybe only Johnson is presentable. And where would you rank Johnson when he was at 155? Maybe around #8 or worse?






    If Mcg can survive and get off the ground like Dos Anjos did, I think it's highly likely McG will pop Khabib's skull with those shots. If McG can keep from getting truly pulverized on the ground like Dos Anjos did.... man, got to like McG's chances.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RunMaker View Post
    I'm just betting it for fun. I don't think there's a man alive who can realistically say how this will finish.... just the two likely scenarios.


    Man, I'd love to see Khabib vs Masvidal at 170...


    Can't wait for it. And can't wait for the Woodley fight. I'm hoping for massive fireworks in that one and to see somebody get finished.


    Lol why? Khabib would destroy masvidal. Different level of fighters
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