Who is UFC 224's most underrated fighter?

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Who is UFC 224's most underrated fighter?

Poll closed May 11, 2018.
  1. Nunes

    2.9%
  2. Pennington

    11.4%
  3. Kelleher

    8.6%
  4. Lineker

    11.4%
  5. Belfort (vs. Machida)

    2.9%
  6. Oliynik

    20.0%
  7. Albini

    11.4%
  8. Hein (vs. Davi Ramos)

    5.7%
  9. Z. dos Santos (vs. Sean Strickland)

    14.3%
  10. Mina (vs. Ramazan Emeev)

    2.9%
  11. Other

    8.6%
  1. Eddieg

    Eddieg Brown Belt

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    In your opinion, which fighter on the UFC 224 card is the most underrated, under the radar, or least appreciated?

    On the main card, I would argue that Rocky P and Brian Kelleher have not received a lot of love despite their skill and achievements.

    Oliynkik, Zaleski dos Santos, and Mina are the others that jump out at me. What do you think?

    I write a recurring series highlighting the careers and skills of fighters I feel deserve more love. For the last event, I focused on Thiago Santos.

    UPDATE: The winner was Zaleski dos Santos. I had a lot of fun writing about him, you can check it out here. http://mmasucka.com/2018/05/10/fighter-of-interest-elizeu-zaleski-dos-santos/
     
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  2. Übermacht

    Übermacht Budweiser belt

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    Nick Hein. Had some boring fights but is definitely underrated. Only recent loss to James Vick.
     
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  3. BigMuffler

    BigMuffler Loli is love loli is life!

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    Mandy Nunes, she still doesn't get the hype she deserves for having the best resume in WMMA history.

    Rousey
    Tate
    Shevchenko X2
    GDR
    Budd
    McMann

    Even Gomes, Porto and Baszler would be considered top wins for other female fighters, and she's DESTROYED most of her wins other than Shevchenko.

    She's truly the Lioness!
     
  4. sirmorbach

    sirmorbach These violent delights have violent ends

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    The Boa Constrictor! I think he'd make a better highlight in your series, mate.
     
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  5. Hotora86

    Hotora86 All things must pass

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    Aleksei Alekseevych Oliynyk via Ezekiel choke.
     
  6. RyuHayabusa

    RyuHayabusa Purple Belt

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    Non trt belfort
     
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  7. Foolish

    Foolish Green Belt

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    Lineker is a dangerous fighter who is primarily known for being Overweight. 11-3 UFC record with only loss at BW being to Dillashaw.

    You could see him fighting for a belt soon, BW doesn't exactly have a high ceiling to contendership.
     
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  8. sonhow

    sonhow Red Belt

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    I still think Warley has potential even though he shit the bed vs Barbarena and was dominated by Usman. He has skill everywhere and that guillotine is a deadly weapon.
     
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  9. Eddieg

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    Definitely thought about the good sergeant. The boring fights thing might make it difficult to sell him in an article\with gifs.

    I love Nunes. However, she has headlined some huge events and been given a lot of opportunities in the spotlight. Where she is most underrated is as a person, the UFC refuses to highlight her personality, life, and relationship with Nina Ansaroff. I'm sure she'll get plenty of article treatment from others.

    1 vote for Oliynyk

    2 for Oliynyk

    Lowkey doing a great job holding it together despite his body failing him.

    I feel JFL is properly appreciated, at least from what I see.
     
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  10. puppybird

    puppybird the wasteland champ

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    The UFCs 224th most underrated fighter is
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  11. SpedDaddyV

    SpedDaddyV GOAT

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    Vitor Belfort

    explosive young fighter with alot of potential
     
  12. Hotora86

    Hotora86 All things must pass

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    We need a poll.
     
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  13. MMAProfessional

    MMAProfessional Brown Belt

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    Who's rating this card highly? I think most realize it's not worth a PPV
     
  14. PeterGriffin

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    I'll be that guy.

    Junior Albini.jpg
     
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    Kelvin could be a serious threat if he dialed in his diet and went back down to 170 where he belongs
     
  16. Eddieg

    Eddieg Brown Belt

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    I would like one. How can we make that happen?
     
  17. reddhelium

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    sean strickland is underrated imo. his only losses are to ponzi by decision over 3 years ago, and usman by decision 1 year ago.
     
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    Brian Kelleher
     
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    Eddieg Brown Belt

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  20. MrCoffee

    MrCoffee Brotherhood of Shitty Arguments.

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    Considering the main event, every single male on the card is the correct answer.
     

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