Best strikers per each category

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  1. otizik**

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    Best jab - GSP
    Best straight left - Hendricks
    Best left hook - Semtex
    Best right hook - Hendo
    Best right uppercut - JDS
    Best overhand right - Big Country
    Best right high kick - Pettis
    Best left high kick - CroCop
    Best body kick - Pettis
    Best switch kick - Cerrone
    Best spinning back kick - Siver
    Best wheel kick - Barboza
    Best knees - Silva
    Best elbows - Bones Jones
     
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    Isn't Hendricks known for his left hook?
     
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    Going by this, Pettis is the best striker, as he's the only one to win in two categories.
     
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    best straight left is machida by a mile....not hendricks cmon
     
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    Is this just best strikes, or best strikers.

    You could include

    Best head movement
    Best footwork - overall
    Best footwork - walking down your opponent
    Best footwork - cornering your opponent against the cage
    Best footwork - fighting while backpeddling
    Best footwork - fightin while doing the robot - Genki Sudo
    Best combos
    Best counter punches
    Best straight kick/teep/push kick
    Best body punches
    Best kicks to the legs
    Best combos mixing punches and kicks together
    Best use of angles
    Best Mongolian chop
    Best awkward stance
    Best awkward offense
     
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    Best head movement - A.Silva
    Best footwork - D.Cruz
    Best footwork - cornering your opponent against the cage - Diaz and Brown
    Best combos - Condit and Manhoef
    Best counter punches - must go with Chuck
    Best body punches - not often used
    Best kicks to the legs - Aldo
    Best combos mixing punches and kicks together - Condit
    Best use of angles - McGregor
    Best awkward stance - Machida
    Best awkward offense - Brown
     
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    I am just going to vote for Jose Aldo having one of the best kicks.
     
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    indeed and I would say JDS best overhand right
     
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    You didn't watch much MMA did you ?
     
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    Hendricks knows how to throw straight punches? That's fucking news to me LOL. Cro Cop ought to be in the spots for LHK and the left straight. Hendo doesn't hook either, he only has an overhand.

    Not a bad list otherwise though.
    No, he probably did. Body punching isn't NEARLY as prevalent in MMA as it is in boxing for basically no reason other than a much lower standard of striking. Watch nearly any prelim fight and you'll just see guys shooting for the head over and over again. Takanori Gomi, Nick Diaz, Junior dos Santos, and Fedor are the only ones to have committed to regularly body punching with effectiveness. Rory Macdonald did against BJ but that's only because Zahabi must've told him to, as he's NEVER shown anything like that in any of his other bouts.
     
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    Best everything: Uriah Hall

    -Sherdog post from April of 2013.
     
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    Best jab - Anderson
    Best straight left - Anderson
    Best left hook - Daley
    Best right hook - Overeem, Hunt
    Best right uppercut - JDS, Aldo
    Best overhand right - Hendo
    Best right high kick - Pettis
    Best left high kick - Pettis
    Best body kick - Pettis
    Best switch kick - Overeem
    Best spinning back kick - Barboza
    Best wheel kick - Barboza
    Best knees - Overeem
    Best elbows - Jones
     

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