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"I still wouldn't call (St. Pierre) pound-for pound the best in the world. But I would say, yea, he's No. 2. No doubt about it," said the high profile president of the UFC. "Anderson Silva has been annihilating everybody for a long time. Georges has some work to do now.

"If Georges takes out Thiago Alves, he's on his way," added White. "The pound-for-pound to me, I would say Georges St. Pierre would be neck-and-neck with Anderson had he not lost to Matt Serra."




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Post #1   2/4/09 1:03:33AM   

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I think Dana is trying to set up a bout between Anderson and GSP
Even though GSP just Beat the 'lightweight 'champion
Sure, that makes him a P4P contender
Forget about that Fedor guy who hasn't lost, is 7-0 against ufc champions and has fought human monsters

Post #2   2/4/09 10:01:27AM   

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any logic that dana can put together for claiming that silva is a p4p champ, improves fedor's case.

silva: 13 of his 23 wins are by first round stoppage
fedor: 21 of his 29 wins are by first round stoppage

Who's really destroying his competition?

silva: undefeated in the octagon
fedor: undefeated since his 4th fight, 9 years ago, by a cut

Who's really the more dominant fighter?

silva: has been dominant against top competition: henderson, franklin, and marquardt
fedor has been dominant against top competition: arlovski, sylvia, crocop (in his prime), and nog (in his prime)

Who's faced better competition?


Dana will never admit that the number 1 pound for pound fighter in the world is not in the ufc. Because the p4p title is so ambiguous, dana can make those claims

Post #3   2/4/09 10:56:50AM   

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GSP will beat the Spider and I will sit back and love every second of it.

Post #4   2/4/09 11:07:00AM   

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I would like to see Alves beat GSP, but I just dont know f he can do it or not.

Post #5   2/4/09 11:55:09AM   

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Posted by wapttn

any logic that dana can put together for claiming that silva is a p4p champ, improves fedor's case.

silva: 13 of his 23 wins are by first round stoppage
fedor: 21 of his 29 wins are by first round stoppage

Who's really destroying his competition?

silva: undefeated in the octagon
fedor: undefeated since his 4th fight, 9 years ago, by a cut

Who's really the more dominant fighter?

silva: has been dominant against top competition: henderson, franklin, and marquardt
fedor has been dominant against top competition: arlovski, sylvia, crocop (in his prime), and nog (in his prime)

Who's faced better competition?


Dana will never admit that the number 1 pound for pound fighter in the world is not in the ufc. Because the p4p title is so ambiguous, dana can make those claims



To any real fan it's obvious how good Fedor is. Like you say, Dana's opinion is strictly political. If Fedor had been fighting for the UFC Since Pride fell apart he wouldn't be calling him the P4P king? really? Not to say that St Pierre and Anderson Silva don't deserve the high praise they are receiving.

Post #6   2/4/09 1:41:12PM   

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I honestly rank GSP above Anderson, for the whole "top competition dealio"
Fedor being number 1
Georges being number 2
Anderson being number 3

Post #7   2/4/09 2:14:40PM