I’m still disappointed we never got to see Shogun vs Evans in their primes.

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  1. RiotWyatt

    RiotWyatt Brown Belt

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    They were booked to fight several times but, each time, the fights fell through due to injury. Then Jones came in and took Shogun out of his prime.

    That would’ve been a good fun title fight to see before the changing of the guard.
     
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    Huligani UFC = Ultimate Fighting Circus

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    I'm more upset we never got to see Aldo vs Pettis.
     
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    Might've been a boring fight because the most likely outcome is Rashad wrestlefucking Shogun to a handy decision victory, a la the Rampage fight.

    Shogun's TDD was nowhere near Machida's, especially post-knee surgeries.
     
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    Or randy vs crocop
     
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    Shogun peaked in 2005-2006....he had his third ACL tear in the Machida rematch. He became a sloppy, plodding, brawler who relies on his chin and toughness ever since then. He looked awful against Jones, and hasn't looked any better since. ACL tears are no joke.

    Today he looked sloppier and slower than ever. He looks like he can barely walk at this point, it's sad to see.

    As for Rashad? He lost to Dan fucking Kelly....if that isn't a sign that it's time to hang them up I don't know what is.
     
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    aldo vs penn would have been better. door on that closed quick tho cuz penn fell off in 2010-2011 right when aldo was emerging. for 2010 tho that was probably the biggest superfight people on sherdog wanted only behind gsp and silva and maybe lesnar and fedor
     
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    I don't think Evans was ever anywhere near as good as a prime Shogun
     
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    Would have been a great fight. Randy vs Fedor is still the biggest "what if" fight of all time for me though
     
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    Kevin Sorbo by standing hammerfist
     
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    sorry to tell you but forrest griffin choked the prime out of shogun & rashad was never the same after machida

    but rashad would have just held shogun down for five rounds, would have been boring
     
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    Watch Thiago Silva vs Rashad Evans. It would be virtually identical.
     
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    Rod Farva War Big Nog!

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    Rashad had two careers: one where he used his wrestling and one where he didn’t
     
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    Lul shogun>machida>rashad
     

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