best lightweight outside the UFC?

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  1. ironfist05

    ironfist05 Silver Belt

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    Who do you consider the best lightweight outside the UFC?
    Gilbert Melendez
    Michael Chandler
    Shinya Aoki
    Eddie Alvarez
    Rick Hawn
    Pat Healy
    Other
     
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    Melendez
     
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    hobowarslover Banned Banned

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    Michael Chandler closely followed by Alvarez and melendez,
     
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    It's Gil for now. However no one really knows how good chandler is. I suspect he may be a top 5 lw but we will find out against hawn.
     
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    Alvarez and chandler
     
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    Melendez.

    Chandler outside of Zuffa.
     
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    1. Gil
    2. Chandler
    3. Alvarez
     
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    Chandler.
     
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    Chandler and I think Hawn is the next big thing

    Josh Thompsom isn't to be slept on either. He beat up Gilly Mel legit

    Eddie is top 10 but he would lose to Maynard IMO
     
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    I'd say Gil's the best outside the ufc, but one fighter I really want in the ufc as well, is Gamebred. That dude's fighting style is the shit and I think he could give fits to anyone in the division.
     
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    Eh, Melendez for now. I think Chandler COULD be better, but Gil has proven more so far.
     
  12. Scott Baiowulf

    Scott Baiowulf All I Wanted Was A Pepsi.....

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    Gil's coming of of an argueable loss and was supposed to fight Healy. Chandler vs Alvarez was FOTY>Hendo/Shogun
     
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    I would say outside of UFC, this would be top 10 LW:

    1. Gilbert Melendez (Strikeforce)
    2. Eddie Alvarez ()
    3. Michael Chandler (Bellator)
    4. Shinya Aoki (OneFC)
    5. Josh Thomson (Strikeforce)
    6. Dennis Hallman ()
    7. Satoru Kitaoka (DEEP)
    8. Pat Healy (Strikeforce)
    9. Jorge Masvidal (Strikeforce)
    10. Tyson Griffin (ResurrctFA)
     
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    Chandler if you ask me.
     
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    Man, it sucks how much griffin has fallen... Dude put on some great fights in the ufc
     
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    Chandler (I'd say Melendez but he'll be UFC bound shortly anyway).
     
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    dawnignited Thug Rose, Thug Rose, Thug Rose

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    Hallman got cut from the UFC?
     
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    Chandler
     
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    Chandler>Alvarez.

    Rick Hawn should definitely be on that list somewhere.
     

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