Best Events in the history of MMA

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  1. zec1234

    zec1234 Brown Belt

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    [FONT=&quot]What are the best MMA events ever? [/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]One or two excellent fights in the event does not constitute excellent event[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]To have a great event, you need to have a several stars and a number of very good fighters. [/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Those should be not just fighters with names, but they should be ranked high at the time of the event. [/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Also, it is beneficial if fights are exciting and there are title bouts in the event.[/FONT]
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  2. eXtv

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    Pride Final Conflict 2005

    Fedor v Cro Cop
    Arona v Wand
    Shogun v Overeem
    Tank Abbot v Yoshida
    Arona v Shogun

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    GOAT card
     
  3. zec1234

    zec1234 Brown Belt

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    I have that as #4.

    Here is my top 20 list:

    1. PRIDE - Shockwave 2005 - ( 2005-12-31 )
    2. PRIDE - Shockwave 2004 - ( 2004-12-31 )
    3. UFC 100 - Lesnar vs. Mir 2 - ( 2009-07-11 )
    4. PRIDE - Final Conflict 2005 - ( 2005-08-28 )
    5. PRIDE - Shockwave 2006 - ( 2006-12-31 )
    6. PRIDE - Final Conflict 2003 - ( 2003-11-09 )
    7. PRIDE - Bushido 9 - ( 2005-09-25 )
    8. UFC 129 - St. Pierre vs. Shields - ( 2011-04-30 )
    9. PRIDE - Final Conflict 2004 - ( 2004-08-15 )
    10. UFC 126 - Silva vs. Belfort - ( 2011-02-05 )
    11. UFC 134 - Silva vs. Okami - ( 2011-08-27 )
    12. UFC 117 - Silva vs. Sonnen - ( 2010-08-07 )
    13. PRIDE - Final Conflict Absolute - ( 2006-09-10 )
    14. UFC 94 - St. Pierre vs. Penn 2 - ( 2009-01-31 )
    15. UFC 82 - Pride of a Champion - ( 2008-03-01 )
    16. PRIDE 33 - Second Coming - ( 2007-02-24 )
    17. Rings - King of Kings 2000 Final - ( 2001-02-24 )
    18. PRIDE - Total Elimination 2003 - ( 2003-08-10 )
    19. UFC 44 - Undisputed - ( 2003-09-26 )
    20. Pancrase - King of Pancrase Tournament Opening Round - ( 1994-12-16 )
     
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    Bushido 9 was the best of all time.
     
  5. eXtv

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    Solid list, I forgot how great a card UFC 100 was.

    Shockwave 2004/5 were fantastic cards as well. Pretty much all NYE cards are excellent.
     
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    TUF 16 finale was by far the most entertaining card I can remember for a while, not big names but great fights and crazy finishes.
     
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    Not bad, I have it as #7.
    They didn't have any title bouts.
    PRIDE - Bushido 12 was good as well.
     
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    UFC 100 lived up to the hype.
     
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    I gotta agree with you in your list, very solid. Though I cant believe you forgot to emntion UFC 84 possibly the best UFC event ever.
     
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    Nice list.

    Which Strikeforce event would rank the highest? They were all pretty good except the one in Nashville with 3 title fights that went to decision.
     
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    UFC 92
    Forrest vs Rashad-LHW Title
    Mir vs Big Nog-Interim HW Title
    Rampage vs Wand III

    UFC 76!

    UFC 106-Forgetable card to most, but one of my personal favorites.

    UFC 59-Reality Check
     
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    Yes, very entertaining and 82% were finishes.
    But, no big names and very important fights, so I have it as #413 on my list.
     
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    If you are just looking for UFC Events, then this is my top 20:

    1. UFC 100 - Lesnar vs. Mir 2 - ( 2009-07-11 )
    2. UFC 129 - St. Pierre vs. Shields - ( 2011-04-30 )
    3. UFC 126 - Silva vs. Belfort - ( 2011-02-05 )
    4. UFC 117 - Silva vs. Sonnen - ( 2010-08-07 )
    5. UFC 134 - Silva vs. Okami - ( 2011-08-27 )
    6. UFC 94 - St. Pierre vs. Penn 2 - ( 2009-01-31 )
    7. UFC 82 - Pride of a Champion - ( 2008-03-01 )
    8. UFC 44 - Undisputed - ( 2003-09-26 )
    9. UFC 46 - Supernatural - ( 2004-01-31 )
    10. UFC 144 - Edgar vs. Henderson - ( 2012-02-26 )
    11. UFC 152 - Jones vs. Belfort - ( 2012-09-22 )
    12. UFC 52 - Couture vs Liddell 2 - ( 2005-04-16 )
    13. UFC 36 - Worlds Collide - ( 2002-03-22 )
    14. UFC 136 - Edgar vs. Maynard 3 - ( 2011-10-08 )
    15. UFC 148 - Silva vs. Sonnen 2 - ( 2012-07-07 )
    16. UFC 111 - St. Pierre vs. Hardy - ( 2010-03-27 )
    17. UFC 128 - Shogun vs. Jones - ( 2011-03-19 )
    18. UFC 34 - High Voltage - ( 2001-11-02 )
    19. UFC 92 - The Ultimate 2008 - ( 2008-12-27 )
    20. UFC 90 - Silva vs. Cote - ( 2008-10-25 )
     
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    I'm surprised you have 92 that far down tbh
     
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    zec1234 Brown Belt

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    If you want to see just Event rankings for Strikeforce,
    go to Event Rankings and type Strikeforce in the search box.

    We had a tricky time with Strikeforce because they have a lot of high profile Female bouts.
     
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    Surprised by the absense of wec events in this thread. Surely at least a few of them are top 20 worthy.
     
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    for me the best events is not done yet what i like to see is all the title Holders put there belt on the line in one main mega events that would be awsome dont you think?
     
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    Yeah i was kinda just listing a few of my personal favorites.
     
  19. zec1234

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    To be #19 out of 223 UFC Events is not that bad.
    UFC 92 had 2 title bouts and one more high level fight (Wandy - Rampage), but everything else was lower level. Okami was a name, and Kongo.

    Still an excellent Event and very entertaining (80% finishes).
    But not the top 10.
     
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