Top 10 Greatest MMA Welterweights

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  1. Hydrated RDA

    Hydrated RDA Banned Banned

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    1. GSP
    2. Matt Hughes
    3. Pat Miletich
    4. Jake Shields
    5. Nick Diaz
    6. Tyron Woodley
    7. Hayato Sakurai
    8. Robbie Lawler
    9. Johnny Hendricks
    10. Carlos Condit / Jon Fitch
    Honorable mentions: Carlos Newton, Thiago Alves, Josh Koscheck, Demian Maia, Rory Macdonald, and Jake Ellenberger.
     
  2. tenniswhiz

    tenniswhiz Steel Belt

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    What exactly is Jake Shields’s record in fights where he weighed in at 170 or 171 lbs?

    Not 176, not 185.

    And I think Miletich lost to both Burnett and Saunders. Don’t understand those decisions.
    He also got absolutely crushed by Pele Landi, as did Hughes.
     
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    James Baller Black Belt Double Yellow Card Yellow Card Banned

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    Honorable mention: RDA after he gets rid of Colby Covington.
     
  4. jagerbomber84

    jagerbomber84 Purple Belt

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    Ben Askren probably beats most of your list to be honest .
     
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    Wonderboy should be some part of this list.
     
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    Lawler at 8?

    <Dylan>
     
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  7. pick999

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    woodley #1
     
  8. 90 50

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    Newton should be higher imo
     
  9. binny

    binny I'll beat your ass if you jump on my couch.

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    I don't love your list, but i love that Sakurai got mentioned. People forget him often.
     
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    Umm no Royce?
     
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    not in order and quickly off the top of my head, but GSP, Hughes, Fitch, Shields, Lawlor, Woodley, Miletich, Sakurai, Condit, MacDonald
     
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    1: GSP
    2: Hughes
    3: Lawler
    4: Woodley
    5: Shield
    6: Fitch
    7: Askren
    8: Condit
    9: Diaz
    10: miletich
     
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    i might have shields above woodley right now. woodley gonna be top 3 soon tho if he keeps winning
     
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    You have Askren ranked both 7th and 9th.
     
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    green giant Honor still means something................

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    Its hard to say who is the best fighter ever. We would have to come how get them all on their best night in their prime and make them all fight one another. Just because someone might not have the greatest record etc does not mean they wouldn't have beaten everyone on their best night.
     
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    This is a pretty good list. Also insane that GSP can look down and say he's beaten half the fighters on it (and mostly everybody snubbed from it). Yet people on here think he's scared of #4. Lol
     
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    yeah he was hesitating if he should be higher than condit and diaz or under them but i would say that bellator and OneFC WW champ > strikeforce or WEC champ
    also lima and Koreshkov are better than any wins on condit and diaz record
     
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    Shields at 170lbs 28-9-1, going by wiki, it's possible a promotion used different weight limits for their divisions.
     
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    Woodley is number #1 for sure
     

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