MMA  > General MMA  > Is Either a Contender?
October 11, 2010, 12:16 PM
Carlos Condit and Dan Hardy are scheduled to fight at UFC 120. Are either of these two legitimate threats to their respective weight class? Dan Hardy has had a chance and looked fairly pedestrian against GSP; Condit didn't look too impressive in his tilt vs. Rory MacDonald until the waning seconds of the third round. Can either of these fighters be considered Contenders?
October 11, 2010  12:27 PM ET

Condit is more well rounded. Hardy lacks grappling.

That having been said, neither is a contender, IMO.

October 11, 2010  04:03 PM ET

condit is gonna KILL Hardy. Hardy is overhyped because he was promoted against GSP. We all know how that turned out. With that said, Condit can pose a problem for some of the top guys in the div, but the problem is GSP is at the top.

October 11, 2010  04:15 PM ET
QUOTE(#2):

Hardy is overhyped because he was promoted against GSP. We all know how that turned out.

I think that if Hardy were not a Brit, he wouldn't have had that title shot.

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October 12, 2010  01:11 PM ET
QUOTE(#3):

I think that if Hardy were not a Brit, he wouldn't have had that title shot.

agreed

October 12, 2010  01:12 PM ET
QUOTE(#4):

Neither is. Besides Condit being a tough kid, I have not been impressed with him. I don't see how Condit beats Hardy. Hardy will keep the fight standing and beat the hell out of Condit.

condit has a lot more in his toolbox than Hardy. very unorthadox.

October 12, 2010  02:40 PM ET

Neither is a contender.


And where the hell is everybody? The Throwdown section has been pretty dead - and the MMA message boards are dead too.
I've been busy as **** myself but I'm hoping to get back on here more often.

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October 12, 2010  04:47 PM ET

No, I wouldn't crown them contendors... Hardy needs to learn how to grapple.

October 12, 2010  04:51 PM ET
QUOTE(#7):

Neither is a contender.And where the hell is everybody? The Throwdown section has been pretty dead - and the MMA message boards are dead too. I've been busy as **** myself but I'm hoping to get back on here more often.

I know work is kicking my butt, I am mostly on here mon-thursday all other days I am not near a computer.

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October 12, 2010  05:16 PM ET
QUOTE(#12):

All he's been doing for the last 6 months is wrestling and jitz.

If he can get that down then he would be a serious contendor. I like his striking.

October 13, 2010  03:13 PM ET

Neither of them are will ever hold the belt. Condit nearly lost to Ellenberger (I thought he lost the fight) and got worked by macdonald before catching him in the end. Hardys best win is against Swick which is a good win, but certainly nothing spectacular. I think Hardy will win this fight by avoiding the grappling of condit and scoring points with his boxing. Hardy by UD

October 15, 2010  10:01 AM ET
QUOTE(#9):

Condit is more well rounded, but he won't outstrike Hardy, and he won't be able to take him down, so I don't know how he wins.

Standing submission?

October 17, 2010  08:57 AM ET
QUOTE(#9):

Condit is more well rounded, but he won't outstrike Hardy, and he won't be able to take him down, so I don't know how he wins.

Condit looked great....he fought Hardy to win (or lose) in spectacular fashion....i am sure Dana loved the way he fought...

Jim, if you want to go double or nothing....i like Paulo Thiago over Sanchez & Ortiz over Hamill....pick which one you want to bet on....

October 19, 2010  01:32 PM ET
QUOTE(#4):

Neither is. Besides Condit being a tough kid, I have not been impressed with him. I don't see how Condit beats Hardy. Hardy will keep the fight standing and beat the hell out of Condit.

Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh WRONG

 
October 19, 2010  01:34 PM ET
QUOTE(#16):

Condit looked great....he fought Hardy to win (or lose) in spectacular fashion....i am sure Dana loved the way he fought...Jim, if you want to go double or nothing....i like Paulo Thiago over Sanchez & Ortiz over Hamill....pick which one you want to bet on....

I got Hamill over Egg Head

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