Originally Posted by Haggis McJackass
That's a significant size difference. Anderson is simply a much bigger man. Not just taller, but bigger and longer. Look at the difference in where their shoulders are.
If he wants the takedown, GSP has a huge distance to cross where he's in range of the strikes. And if Anderson gets him into the clinch, GSP's face would take an even worse battering from Anderson's knees than Franklin's did.
It would be the same for Anderson is he were to move up to light heavy to face John Jones. One of the reasons I think people call for these fights is probably because they want to see GSP or Anderson lose.