Where would Fedor place in the HW rankings?

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  1. superpunch

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    UFC HW rankings are:

    1) Cormier
    2) Stipe
    3) Black Beast
    4) Curtis Blaydes
    5) Ngannou
    6) Volkov
    7) JDS
    8) Aleksei Oleinik
    9) Tybura
    10) Mark Hunt

    I could see Fedor beating Black Beast, Tybura, Oleinik, and Hunt. Probably 50/50 on those fights. Everyone else beats him 9/10 times.

    Black Beast should really be around 8-10 but he got lucky. I would place Fedor a solid rank 9 or 10.
     
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    Top 5... and in the UFC that is pretty much a title shot. but no question the GOAT.
     
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    top 15 id say
     
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    I think he has a shot at anyone besides JDS, DC, and Stipe. No chance vs those three though. I’d put him at 5-6?
     
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    Top 5 for sure. I think he could still beat anyone except for DC today tbh
     
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    Fedor has recently lost to Meathead and got dropped by Mir. Top 15 maybe. Chael is a fat MW.
     
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    Outside the top 10
    Skills are there but he can't take a hit anymore
     
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    10. He could beat Mark Hunt and thats all at this point in his career.
     
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    He's more skilled than all and even at 42 is just as athletic as any of them. Power and speed are still elite.

    But his chin is gone, and he'd be the smallest top HW in the UFC. He was pudgy and barely bigger than Chael, who's a MW or small LHW.

    He could beat anyone in the UFC, no doubt, but he couldn't get hit. And he'd struggle at this stage of his career to defend takedowns from high-level wrestlers with cardio.

    All that said, that list is pretty much garbage and all but 2-3 of those would be nearly toss-up fights even for old Fedor. I'd put him around 7th.
     
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    I think he'd be around top 20 - 25. He could still beat a few good heavyweights, but he'd get starched a lot too.
     
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    Lmao, I’m gonna feel sorry for you boys when he fights Bader.
     
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    I really cannot tell who’s trolling who and who isn’t, anymore
     
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    But in fairness, Bader could be a top 5 HW in the UFC right now.
     
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    if he beats Bader, hes easily top 10 at worst

    and if he does, outside of DC, Stipe and Blaydes none of the top HWs right now clearly beat him
     
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    Oleinik is ranked 8 in the HW division. And he's a helluva lot slower and more one dimensional than Fedor. I wouldn't favor him vs anyone ranked higher than that but despite his weakened chin, he still has KO power and is strong in the clinch.
     
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    1) Cormier
    2) Stipe
    3) Black Beast
    4) Curtis Blaydes
    5) Fedor
    6) Volkov
    7) JDS
    8) Aleksei Oleinik
    9) Tybura
    10) Mark Hunt

    I removed "Ncannou"
     
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    The chin and cardio just aren't there anymore.

    Skill wise i'd say he's on top though.
     
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    Pretty amazing when the GOAT who has lost two steps and has a cracked chin could still be in the top 10 in the UFC.
     
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