Anderson Silva up for ESPN's Greatest Athlete of All Time.

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by DShiznit, Feb 10, 2013.

  1. DShiznit Green Belt

    DShiznit
    Joined:
    Apr 1, 2011
    Messages:
    1,177
    Likes Received:
    38
    Location:
    T.O, Canada
  2. ColeslawBJJ WBC Money Belt

    ColeslawBJJ
    Joined:
    Dec 30, 2012
    Messages:
    2,692
    Likes Received:
    2,829
    Vote for Ryo Chonan.
     
    #2
  3. Jason AG Banned

    Jason AG
    Joined:
    Aug 25, 2011
    Messages:
    1,607
    Likes Received:
    0
    that's awesome but obviously he won't win.. nor should he honestly, as good as he is. people like jordan and gretzsky are more significant in a larger pool of athletes

    edit: but i'm voting for him anyway :)

    edit2: lol it's done in bracket format.. that's retarded hahaha
     
    #3
  4. Appylion Brown Belt

    Appylion
    Joined:
    Oct 23, 2011
    Messages:
    4,382
    Likes Received:
    303
    Go anderson !!
     
    #4
  5. DShiznit Green Belt

    DShiznit
    Joined:
    Apr 1, 2011
    Messages:
    1,177
    Likes Received:
    38
    Location:
    T.O, Canada
    It's kinda insane that Silva made it on a list like this when considering how young MMA is compared to some of these other sports. Testament to his greatness.
     
    #5
  6. MiroHa Black Belt

    MiroHa
    Joined:
    Jul 31, 2011
    Messages:
    7,486
    Likes Received:
    3,504
    Location:
    A place where cowards live
    Anderson should have lost to Karelin in the opening round.
     
    #6
  7. Jose Aldo Nova in vino veritas

    Jose Aldo Nova
    Joined:
    Mar 16, 2010
    Messages:
    16,418
    Likes Received:
    87
    Location:
    Long Island, New York
  8. Hallzzz Purple Belt

    Hallzzz
    Joined:
    Jan 29, 2013
    Messages:
    1,936
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Ohio
    Anderson carrying that mma flag!

    I voted for you!

    Sadly I think bo Jackson wins, which is kind of dumb.
     
    #8
  9. Exemplar Fuligin Belt

    Exemplar
    Joined:
    Feb 2, 2013
    Messages:
    4,453
    Likes Received:
    4,270
    Super cool that a UFC champ is on that poll. Good exposure, unfortunately AS has no chance of winning that poll.

    Thanks TS.
     
    #9
  10. robmorpeth Brown Belt

    robmorpeth
    Joined:
    Jun 20, 2009
    Messages:
    3,390
    Likes Received:
    290
    He drew Michael Phelps in the first round.
     
    #10
  11. I Hate You _________________

    I Hate You
    Joined:
    Mar 17, 2005
    Messages:
    11,444
    Likes Received:
    10
    Silva should win this, but wont because MMA just doesn't have the following it deserves, especially with ESPN and it's followers. Anderson is by far, the best ever in MMA and the greatest athlete alive today... and it's a shame it will not be recognized by most sports fans.
     
    #11
  12. JonesBones Gold Belt

    JonesBones
    Joined:
    Sep 28, 2011
    Messages:
    19,404
    Likes Received:
    3,388
    Location:
    New York
    Ridiculous. He shouldn't even be on there and won't win. lol at comparing him to people like Jim Brown, Carl Lewis, Jordan and Ali. Just lol
     
    #12
  13. Tigergutt Orange Belt

    Tigergutt
    Joined:
    Mar 29, 2009
    Messages:
    302
    Likes Received:
    9
    i click the link and read In addition to numerous UFC and Pride belts

    which Pridebelts did silva get?
     
    #13
  14. Neo Flesh $1k AbS

    Neo Flesh
    Joined:
    Aug 12, 2010
    Messages:
    4,462
    Likes Received:
    239
    His description includes 'numerous UFC and Pride belts', lol.

    Voted for him, but he isn't going to win, not enough people are aware of his greatness.
     
    #14
  15. DShiznit Green Belt

    DShiznit
    Joined:
    Apr 1, 2011
    Messages:
    1,177
    Likes Received:
    38
    Location:
    T.O, Canada
    I believe they recognize him "holding" the Pride belt after his unification fight with Henderson. I know Rampage got a belt for winning his unification fight, Silva most likely got one too.
     
    #15
  16. Hallzzz Purple Belt

    Hallzzz
    Joined:
    Jan 29, 2013
    Messages:
    1,936
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Ohio
    Didn't he win the pride belt from Hendo?
     
    #16
  17. MiroHa Black Belt

    MiroHa
    Joined:
    Jul 31, 2011
    Messages:
    7,486
    Likes Received:
    3,504
    Location:
    A place where cowards live
    They all came from different brackets. IIRC Anderson's bracket (martial arts excluding boxing) had Gable, Karelin, Royce and GSP or Jones so he shouldn't have won even that.
     
    #17
  18. Joe :l

    Joe
    Joined:
    Sep 2, 2011
    Messages:
    11,401
    Likes Received:
    4,301
    Location:
    Newport Beach,CA
    dale earnhardt?seriously?
     
    #18
  19. Redsoxnation Yellow Belt

    Redsoxnation
    Joined:
    Oct 20, 2010
    Messages:
    219
    Likes Received:
    0
    I'll vote for him
     
    #19
  20. Tigergutt Orange Belt

    Tigergutt
    Joined:
    Mar 29, 2009
    Messages:
    302
    Likes Received:
    9
    because if silva did do as good in pride i would voted for him but because he only was really succesful in UFC there are many other fighters i rather nominate but this misinformation is so big that it could catapult silva into winning the poll
     
    #20

Share This Page

monitoring_string = "fd5733925866a04e50edd70f38dfaa35"
monitoring_string = "603ac9fff68f23709f2a42bf5e29272b"