Best power puncher and Kicker of each division?

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  1. Clarkey

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    I'm talking power, not accuracy as such.. just pure power.

    Heavyweight:
    Puncher: Hunt
    Kicker: Reem

    Light Heavy:
    Puncher: Glover
    Kicker: Shogun

    Middleweight:
    Puncher: Vitor
    Kicker: Rockhold

    Welterweight:
    Puncher: Woodley
    Kicker: Condit

    Lightweight:
    Puncher: Pettis
    Kicker: Pettis

    Featherweight:
    Puncher: Mendes
    Kicker: Aldo

    Bantam:
    Puncher: Cruz
    Kicker: Barao


    Go..
     
  2. doomy200

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    I'd put Rumble above Glover. I think he's faster and smoother.
     
  3. Huligani

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    Heavyweight puncher = Mark Hunt or Andrei Arlovski
    Heavyweight kicker = Gabriel Gonzaga

    Light Heavyweight puncher = Rumble
    Light Heavyweight kicker = Rumble

    Middleweight puncher = Vitor Belfort
    Middleweight kicker = Vitor Belfort, Luke Rockhold

    Welterweight puncher = Hector Lombard, Johny Hendricks
    Welterweight kicker = Thiago Alves, Robbie Lawler

    Lightweight puncher = Anthony Pettis
    Lightweight kicker = Anthony Pettis

    Featherweight puncher = Conor McGregor, Jeremy Stephens
    Featherweight kicker = Jeremy Stephens

    Bantamweight puncher = Michael McDonald
    Bantamweight kicker = T.J. Dillashaw

    Flyweight puncher = John Dodson
    Flyweight kicker = John Dodson

    How you listed Cruz for best power puncher in Bantamweight is beyond me. Mayday, Barao, Dillashaw, Faber, Mizugaki, and Rivera all punch harder than Cruz. Mizugaki is Cruz's only real finish under both the UFC and WEC banner. On his feet he landed a clean punch on Mizugaki that did nothing, and he landed other punches like this on Urijah Faber. Have you ever watched any of his other fights?
     
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  4. Handawg

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    Much heavier punchers at 135 than Dom tbh

    Michael McDonald, Eddie Wineland, Francisco Rivera, Iuri Alcantara. Not taking anything away from Dom tho.

    At 155, I'd also have Cruickshank up there in terms of kick strength, not higher than Pettis tho.

    Also at 155 i'd have guys like RDA, Abel and TJ Grant ahead of Pettis in terms of overall power punching.

    Besides that, not bad. Maybe have Rumble at the 205 puncher spot.
     
  5. Handawg

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    Yup to bolded, Jeremy has some serious power at 145.
     
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    Heavyweight puncher = Mark Hunt or JDS
    Heavyweight kicker = Reem

    Light Heavyweight puncher = Rumble
    Light Heavyweight kicker = Shogun

    Middleweight puncher = Romero or Belfort
    Middleweight kicker = Rockhold

    Welterweight puncher = Hendricks, Lombard
    Welterweight kicker = Condit, Lawler

    Lightweight puncher = TJ Grant
    Lightweight kicker = Pettis or Cowboy

    Featherweight puncher = McGregor, Stephens, Mendes
    Featherweight kicker = Aldo

    Bantamweight puncher = McDonald or Wineland
    Bantamweight kicker = Dillashaw

    Flyweight puncher = Horiguchi or Dodson
    Flyweight kicker = Dodson or Benavidez
     
  7. Clarkey

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    Yeah you're right, I put to much weight behind that Mizugaki KO... Still it's a hard div to place, as there aren't overly a lot of KO's in that division, would have to be lowest % of KO's out of all divisions.
     
  8. Takamine86

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    HW Punch: Hunt
    HW Kick: Reem

    LHW Punch: Toss up between Rumble and Tex. Gus is accuracy.
    LHW Kick: I don't know. Maybe Shogun when actually throws em.

    MW Punch: Vitor
    MW Kick: Machida people, Machida.

    WW Punch: Lawler or 100% Hendricks
    WW Kick: It is still Alves people. This is Condit's kicking power.
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    LW Punch: I don't know, not many punch KOs at LW. Pettis, Melendez, RDA, i dunno.
    LW Kick: Pettis

    FW Punch: McGregor
    FW Kick: Aldo

    BW Punch: It ain't Cruz that is for sure.
    BW Kick: Barao

    Fly Punch: Dodson
    Fly Kick: Dunno
     
  9. nbkallday

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    total condit fanboy but in defense of his kicking power, he did use a sweet head kick to become the only guy besides serra to knock down gsp
     
  10. Huligani

    Huligani Number One Bullshit

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    You're right. I forgot all about Alves. You can't forget Lawler's kicking power either though.
     
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    That is true, NBK did rock GSP with that kick and naturally went for the kill. This was the moment GSP earned his decent chin title where it was verified against 70% Hendricks.
     
  12. Takamine86

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    Yea, it really could be Lawler as well.
     
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    Pettis, Pettis.
     
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    HW: Hunt
    Overeem

    LHW: Gus
    Rumble

    MW: Romero
    Vitor

    WW: Hendricks
    Lawler

    LW: Pettis
    Pettis

    FW: Stephens
    Aldo

    BW: Dillashaw
    Barao

    FLW:Lineker
    Dodson
     
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    Anthony Pettis is not the hardest puncher at 155, stop with that.
     
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    Heavyweight- JDS
    Overreem

    Light heavyweight- Rumble

    Middleweight- Romero
    Rockhold, Vitor, Machida

    WW- Lawler, Hendricks
    Alves

    Lw- Trujillo
    Pettis, RDA, Cowboy

    Fw- Mendes
    Aldo
    Bw- Mcdonald
    Baero
    Fly- Dodson, Moraga
    Dodson
     
  18. TheChris

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    Pettis as best power puncher?

    lol has he ever knocked out anybody with his hands?
     
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  19. flamingredhead

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    Really middleweight? Any answer other then Melvin Manhoef is wrong for hardest puncher.
     
  20. MMAProfessional

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    Cruz doesn't even have close to the best power. Don't let the Mitzugaki fight drown out all of his other fights.
     
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