What was the best ground fight ever?

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  1. Bjjpitbull8

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    Royce Saku 2 - 90 minute battle
     
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    It might not be the best ever, but Nguyen vs Smolka had everything in terms of grappling. Crazy transitions for the whole fight.
     
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    Kurt Angle vs Chris Benoit.
     
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    Saku and aoki deserve mention for their fights
     
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    Check out Charles Oliveira vs. Hatsu hioki. Two very high level grapplers going at it.
     
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    It's been so long I can't recall the whole fight.. but I remember Nog vs Couture being a great fight. It was mix stand up and ground. More specifically I remember Nogs ground game being so damn good in that fight. Nog was smooth and one step a head, where as Randy did a good job escaping and doing just enough to stay a live.

    I should rewatch. Sometimes things aren't always as you remember.
     
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    I think you didn't get his joke.
     
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    Guida vs Pettis hahahaha
     
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    I was thinking of Tokoro as well. His fight with LC Davis in Bellator had a lot of rolls and chains also.
     
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    Did not last long, but imo :

    If it's not available then use proxy
     
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    20 seconds that are worth it.
     
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    worth a mention [​IMG]
     
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    Hideo Tokoro
     
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    This was the first fight that got me interested in mma, before it as I didn't understand the ground game I found it boring, but that fight I could see two amazing masters at work and got hooked!
     
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    I remember an extremely underrated ground fight being Bendo vs Guida, it wasn't aired thanks to the UFC on Fox debut show with just one fight, but it was terrific.
     
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    Just watched the entire vid on the toilet and yes it was worth it.
     
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