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Old 08-04-2012, 04:00 PM   #14
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Default Re: Does Jon Jones have the best GnP in MMA history?

Originally Posted by sugarngold View Post
I don't think Jones has the best GnP due to the fact that the majority of the shots he lands are due to his opponents not being able to adjust to having such a long fighter in their guard. I say this with the experience of having been in that position myself. That said - once people begin to adjust to the mix of Jones' size and skill - I'd like to see how he performs then.
He enjoys plenty of physical advantages at 205. Advantages that too many fans are tripping and falling over themselves for in their attempts to offer gushing praise. Up at heavy everyone of those physical advantages goes away. And i'm dam certain he'd start to look very pedestrian.
The ability to throw a few elbows does NOT constitute Ground and Pound. Certainly not when you think of the fighters that automatically come to mind when discussing GnP.
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