5 best strikers at Welterweight right now?

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  1. SUBLIME FAN

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    This division is filled with a ton of High Level strikers right now, but how would you rank them? Here's my list-

    1- Stephen 'Wonderboy' Thompson
    2- Carlos 'Natural Born Killer' Condit
    3- 'Ruthless' Robbie Lawler
    4- Nick Diaz
    5- Albert 'Einstein' Tumenov
     
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    Replace Diaz with Rory and it's spot on.
     
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    CM Punk, world class wrestler too.
     
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    1. Thompson
    2. Tumenov
    3. Condit
    4. Lawler
    5. Rory
     
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    Looks about right to me.
     
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    hard to say

    wonderboy
    Tumenov
    larkin
    Warlley alves
    condit?
     
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    Diaz only knows how to strike a match at this point.
     
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    This
    honorable mention to Brandon Thatch
     
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    I can't see Larkin as a top 5 striker. He was legitimately terrified to engage his punches/head kicks with Tumenov. He was limited to only leg kicks.
     
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    and still arguably won against Tumenov.

    i agree though his boxing was exposed there.

    hard to say how he would do against condit, rory Diaz or Lawler
     
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    Yeah, he made it a very close fight with only using leg kicks... but that's why he lost. He ONLY used leg kicks while Tumenov (despite being damaged by them) didn't change anything about his game and continued to find Larkin's face.
     
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    1. CM Punk
    2. Richard Walsh
    3. Zak Cummings
    4. Gunnar Nelson
    5. Court McGee
    honorable mention . Damian Maia
     
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    Good list, except for Diaz. I don't think he's a top ten striker. In no particular order:

    Lawler
    McDonald
    Condit
    Thompson
    Warlley Alves
    Thiago Alves
    Tumenov
    Cerrone (once he debuts)
    Brown
    Saunders
    Saffiedine
     
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    If we're talking pure striking

    In no order
    Condit
    Larkin
    Wonderboy
    Tumerov
    Alves (155?)/Saffiedine

    Honorable mention
    Thatch
    Daley
     
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    He already whooped on Lawler once not that long ago.
     
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