Sherdog Mixed Martial Arts Forums

Go Back   Sherdog Mixed Martial Arts Forums > Fight Discussion > UFC Discussion

UFC Discussion Discuss UFC, former WEC and former Pride events here.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 11-08-2013, 11:36 AM   #1
shady313
 
shady313's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 1,517
vCash: 500
Sherdog's Fight of the year 2005-2012

Here is a list of what sherdog has considered Foty in the last 8 years:

2005: Maurício Rua vs Rogério Nogueira
2006: Diego Sanchez vs Karo Parisyan
2007: Clay Guida vs Roger Huerta
2008: Eddie Alvarez vs Tatsuya Kawajiri
2009: Benson Henderson vs Donald Cerrone
2010: Jorge Santiago vs Kazuo Misaki
2011: Frankie Edgar vs Gray Maynard
2012: Chan-Sung Jung vs Dustin Poirier

In the last 8 years, which one fight do you consider being head and shoulders above the rest? It can be the one listed or one thats unlisted.

__________________
Always Supporting:

Shogun, Fedor, Nick Diaz, Glover, Alves, Struve, Hunt, Cain
T.Silva, Rampage, Gegard, Gustafsson.

Last edited by shady313; 11-08-2013 at 12:21 PM.
shady313 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 11-08-2013, 11:44 AM   #2
PRIDEWASBETTER
Renewed and Undaunted
 
PRIDEWASBETTER's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: United States of America
Posts: 15,425
vCash: 500
Where's 2007?

__________________
Austin 3:16
PRIDEWASBETTER is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 11-08-2013, 11:46 AM   #3
MrBrutal

Brown Belt
 
MrBrutal's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 2,852
vCash: 500
Hm, to me, on your list, I think Misaki/Santiago might be the best pure fight.

However, it wasn't that important and, in MMA history, isn't really important at all. Santiago went on to fail pretty spectacularly in the UFC and I'm not sure where Misaki is. That it still won FOTY despite this is just a testament to how purely good the fight was.

Good fights that didn't get FOTY? Of course, the first Chandler Alvarez fight. I really thought that was FOTY for that year? Also, Henderson/Rua, Bendo/Pettis I, Aldo/Hominick, Wanderlei Silva/Rampage II are memorable for me.

Lesnar vs Carwin, I'm not gonna say was an all-time great fight, but it was definitely memorable and was a huge moment at the time.

Which year was Diaz/Gomi? That was a great fight with a great story around it, too.

__________________
"Every work of fiction is a sick peep show in which we witness the spasms and convulsions of the agonized human heart"
-Arthur Schopenhauer-
MrBrutal is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-08-2013, 11:46 AM   #4
Yaka Flocka

Orange Belt
 
Yaka Flocka's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Posts: 271
vCash: 500
Out of the ones listed, definitely KZ vs Dustin Porier

But of course there are other fights i consider my favorite

Yaka Flocka is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-08-2013, 11:46 AM   #5
Jayziz

White Belt
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 72
vCash: 500
My personal favorite among those fights are Henderson-Cerrone.

Jayziz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-08-2013, 11:47 AM   #6
Zarathustra
Special Advisor
 
Zarathustra's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: USA
Posts: 6,812
vCash: 500
Factoring the stakes, I'd have to go with Edgar-Maynard. Based purely on the action, Santiago-Misaki.

Zarathustra is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-08-2013, 11:52 AM   #7
GearSolidMetal

Black Belt
 
GearSolidMetal's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Wichita KS
Posts: 5,470
vCash: 500
Sanchez/Guida should have been the 2009 FOTY.

GearSolidMetal is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-08-2013, 11:55 AM   #8
trane

Black Belt
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 6,948
vCash: 500
Chandler-Alvarez was fight of the year for 2011 IMO, and it had some tough competition with Edgar-Maynard and Rua-Henderson.

trane is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-08-2013, 11:57 AM   #9
Sinclair75

Green Belt
 
Sinclair75's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 1,090
vCash: 500
Bendo/Pettis in Dec 2010. Bar...None.

__________________
HW : Barnett,Hunto, Kharitonov, Oleinik, Minakov
LHW : Gustafsson
MW : Weidman
WW : Mohawk Thatch
LW : The Punk Thompson, Michael Chandler
WMMA : Cat Zingano, Jojo Calderwood, Claudinha
Sinclair75 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-08-2013, 11:58 AM   #10
Yaka Flocka

Orange Belt
 
Yaka Flocka's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Posts: 271
vCash: 500
But for 2007 I'd say Chuck Liddell vs Wanderlei Silva. Talk about a battle

Yaka Flocka is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


Latest Threads



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:13 PM.

Sherdog.com Forum Rules Clear Cookies Social Groups Lost Password
Contact Us - Sherdog Forums - Archive - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Top - AdChoices

Skin made by Alex. © iStyles.uni.cc Powered by vBulletin Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
forums.sherdog.com is a property of CraveOnline Media, LLC, an Evolve Media, LLC company. ©2014 All Rights Reserved.
monitoring_string = "fd5733925866a04e50edd70f38dfaa35"
monitoring_string = "603ac9fff68f23709f2a42bf5e29272b"