Is the current LW Top 10 the greatest Top in the history of the UFC?

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  1. Soul On Ice

    Soul On Ice Shookologist Belt

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    LHW just before it fell apart was pretty legit

    Jones
    Gus
    Shad
    DC
    Glover
    Rumble
    Hendo
    Davis
    Bader
    Shogun
     
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    A.S. Deep Brown Belt

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    The LHW and HW don't just look elite, they're stacked with legends.
     
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    To think if there was only one premier org at that time the majority of those dudes would have been fighting each other


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    I’d always take one of those LHW rankings.

    Probably around June 2011 when your top five was:

    Jones
    Shogun
    Rashad
    Machida
    Rampage

    And the remainder of the top 10 consisted of
    Forrest
    Phil Davis
    Ryan Bader (before he drops out of the top 10 after getting finished by Tito)
    Dan Henderson
    Gaygard Mousassi
     
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    Yeah Silva was no joke at all. A killer!
     
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    Thiago Silva may not be a world-beater NOW but at the time that list was made he was 13-1, with the only loss being to champ Machida and with 12 of his 13 wins being either brutal KOs or Subs. Dude made ppl shit themselves with sheer looks until Lyoto knocked him out.

    EDIT: Just read your response to someone else - a beast but not a legend. I agree.
     
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  7. Armitage Shanks

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    Reading this reminded me of how great Machida was. He was the only person who emerged that looked like he was on Anderson Silva’s level. I believed in the Machida Era as much as Rogan did- he was slicing open people like Silva, Evans and Sokoudjou when those guys looked like absolute world beaters.
     
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