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  1. Mikey Palangio Green Belt

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    In other sports you have to be at the top for at least 10 to 15 years before people start talking about "GOAT" status.

    In MMA you win 5 fights and people already start claiming you are the "GOAT." Stipe had 2 title defenses and now the "GOAT" label is being attached to his name. Really!

    I know it is just a marketing tool, but it is stupid, and doesn't even make sense. It makes the UFC seem like WWE without the scripted ending. Just drama with a few fights sprinkled here and there.

    The first real GOAT of MMA will probably emerge when current 30 to 35 year old fans are in their 60's.

    Thoughts.
     
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    The record is 2. He's tied it.

    So yeah, he's close.
     
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    MMA fans are fickle as hell. Hence why it seems every damn week we get threads like "is fighter x close to being the goat?".
     
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    Conor was called GOAT right after his debut

    You new here?
     
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    GOAT level striking right?

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    The term GOAT is misused on here anyway
     
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  8. SherdogJoe Brown Belt

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    Conor won two belts.

    Sorry that it took him 3 years instead of 15.

    He's just that good. That's why he's the GOAT.
     
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    You can pretty safely and with utmost confidence ignore any and all discussions about the GOAT on Sherdog.

    It's always generally the same fucking idiots arguing the same shit over and over ad nauseum.
     
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    The record for title defenses is 10, so he's not even close!
     
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    In a sport like mma, it's evolving so much that's it's just about impossible to say what how is the greatest of all time. I've been watching this stuff since it's started and really there is nothing the same. People forget that Marco Ruas was really one of the first most well rounded fighters and his name never gets mention, it's just impossible
     
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    And defended none
     
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  13. Chramelated The Real Guy, The Best Guy

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    i'm seriously dude
     
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    So far there are only 3 GOATS

    Fedor
    GSP
    Anderson
     
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    he was talking about the HW ufc record...its 2
     
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    So if you were Conor, you would not bother making 100M fighting Floyd, and instead you'd defend an MMA belt for less money and less "epicness"?

    No offence dude but that sounds like some pretty poor decision making on your part.

    Conor will defend his belts when the time is right for him. The haters can piss and whine all they want, but they aren't coming from any logical position. You all are just screaming nonsense like babies.
     
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    Low attention span and bandwagon jumpers
     
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    Why? HW is horrible right now. Simply defending it twice doesn't make you GOAT
     
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    TS,
    1. this is a young sport,
    2. and you're talking about its shallowest division.
    That's why.
     
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    the record for HW is two title defenses which he has tied.... MMA is also the only sport with around 10 GOATS depending on who you ask ...everyone is GOAT now a days
     
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