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Old 08-06-2014, 11:32 PM   #21

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Originally Posted by ironfist05 View Post
Aoki has like 9 top ten wins or something, he's up there with Belfort

on a separate note, the articles got worst as time went on. No mention of ANY of the early Shooto guys, and a total lack of respect for many of the WEC guys, which is ridiculous. Rousey, Cyborg and Carano mentioned, but not Fuuji etc...
The fact that Cruz was a "maybe" is a joke.
His only loss is to Faber, who he also holds a win over.
He defended the WEC/UFC BW belt four times and never lost it but was stripped due to injury.
I'm not even a fan but how is he a "maybe"?

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Old 08-06-2014, 11:35 PM   #22
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UFC hall of fame is pretty pathetic anyway, so I'm not sure why people take it seriously. You're talking about a ceremony where the President of the UFC shows up in a pair of blue jeans and Mike Tyson shirt that he bought from his local flea market.

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Old 08-06-2014, 11:37 PM   #23

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Yea that's baseball where the voters are pansies. Fighting is fighting and cheating doesn't make you super human. It just makes you a little better.
But it's still cheating. It doesn't matter how small or big the gain is from using banned substances, you still gain an unfair advantage over your opponent.

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Old 08-06-2014, 11:58 PM   #24

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He would be a borderline candidate imo if he didn't go on this recent head kicking spree. He had a great career, but it was a lot of up and down, he lost quite a few big fights. But goddamn TRT Vitor destroyed some awesome guys, and what makes him a first ballot guy in a legit HOF would be what TS was saying about longevity. He's been fighting top guys in the sport for almost the entire time this has been a sport. And if you don't wanna let guys in who used ped's the damn thing would be pretty empty

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