You can’t be top a 5 GOAT if you aren't even the GOAT of your weight classes

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  1. Dozer .

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    HW GOAT - Fedor

    LHW GOAT - Jones

    MW GOAT - Anderson

    WW GOAT - GSP

    FW GOAT - Aldo


    I like DC but sorry DC fans, you can’t be a top 5 GOAT if you aren’t even the GOAT of either of your weight divisions.
     
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    Franklinweight GOAT - Rich Franklin
     
  4. Flokk

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    Its raining GOATs
     
  5. Entram

    Entram It's only gay if you make eye contact.

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    You can't be the GOAT if you've been banned multiple times for steroids. Wasteland this shit.
     
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  7. Entram

    Entram It's only gay if you make eye contact.

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    Nah but I bet JJ was when he had to watch DC hold both them belts in the air before that big old Bork Laser payday. <45><45>
     
  8. moogie101

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    If a guy fails multiple tests then for me at least he's out of the GOAT talks so say bye to Jones & as much as it hurts me to say it, bye to Anderson too.
     
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    Draper Bronze Bomber

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    Wrong. Mods, wasteland this thread.
     
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    You can't be GOAT period. Nobody can ever make their mind up about this shit, be it divisional GOAT or overall GOAT.
     
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    Holy shit, Toner giving GSP any kind of credit?! What is this place coming to?
     
  12. george14

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    Not sure I follow this argument, so you have to remain at one weight class your entire career to be a top 5 GOAT?
     
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    I think their arguments came down to whether you count the Jones losses.
     
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    I feel you need to be successful in multiple divisions to be considered as a GOAT.
     
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    In order to be considered a GOAT, you need to AT THE VERY LEAST be the GOAT of a weight division.
     
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    Where is the rule which says you cant have your legacy split between two division?
     
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    well, you are automatically making divisional GOATs your top 5, which is fine...but what if someone else's GOAT list is GSP, Fedor, Jones, Silva, and DC, for example?
     
  18. george14

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    Being #2 in two weight classes is more impressive than being #1 in one weight class. There is an argument to be made Cormier is the greatest UFC LHW ever because Jones is a cheater.
     
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    Fun fact: DC is the one who we have 100% infallible proof of being a cheater.
     
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    Why do mods/admin allow people like Toner/Dozer to continue making accounts after being banned?
     

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