Originally Posted by RearNakedStroke
Fighting a champ at a lighter weight class would do absolutely nothing to help his standing in the P4P category.
The issue is that most people don't understand even a rudimentary concept of p4p. When GSP beat Penn--and Penn was still widely considered top 3 p4p--it should have done nothing to cement him as p4p. If Penn had beaten Georges, it would have been HUGE. By the same token, if Anderson beats GSP, it does nothing for his p4p status: a bigger fighter is always supposed
to beat a smaller fighter if their skills are equal. But if Georges were to beat Anderson, it would have a huge impact. If Anderson were to face Jones and win, that would be a great illustration of his p4p status.
Originally Posted by cosmicsunn
Lately, gsp's been talking about fighting silva so why not make the fight.
Wait, what? Georges--when asked directly--mentioned Silva years ago. What has he said "lately?"
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