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Better Takedowns All time.. Randleman...Couture... GSP... Jon Jones...

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  1. KORUPT xLOxx

    KORUPT xLOxx Blue Belt

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    who do you think as the best all time takedowns? Rank them in order.
     
  2. Face Stab

    Face Stab Black Belt

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    Have we seen a ton of takedowns from Jones?

    I'd say any list of top takedowns needs to include Koscheck. His used to be ridiculously good, even if we haven't seen the driving force wrestling more recently.
     
  3. BuffaloEmperor

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    1.)GSP
    2.)Randy(prime)
    3.)Tito(prime)
    4.)Lesnar
    5.)Koscheck
    6.)Hughes(prime)
    7.)Cain
    8.)Edgar
    9.)Chael
    10.)Bones
     
  4. The ScorpioN

    The ScorpioN "GET OVER HERE!"

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    Good list.
     
  5. ufcbrass

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    cain should be ahead of lesnar for sure.
     
  6. Momentosis

    Momentosis King Whitebelt Platinum Member

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    I'd put Lesnar at 10 but everything else about this list looks good.
     
  7. Oh Sleeper

    Oh Sleeper White Belt

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    Sean Sherk.
    Enough said.
     
  8. countswagula

    countswagula Gold Belt

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    I think a lot of people forget to take into account the opposition's Takedown Defense. That said, I don't remember Jones ever wanting to take someone down and not doing it.
     
  9. BuffaloEmperor

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    yeah i kinda of forgot about cain velasquz till the end then was like shit i better put him in there somewhere. i proabably forgot other good wrestlers too.
    honorable mention goes to: sherk, diego sanchez, gray maynard, weidman, munoz. i only choice UFC fighters too. no pride or any other organization.
     
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  10. KaraKara

    KaraKara Blue Belt

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    1. Jon Jones
    2. GSP
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  11. Psychojoe86

    Psychojoe86 Brown Belt

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    1) gsp
    2) Jon jones
    3) Cain
    4) sonnen

    Tough list to think of but at least these guys seem to have taken down top class fighters for breakfast
     
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    No list without Randleman is going to be very good. Randleman would have tossed Tito on his ass with ease.
     
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    Grapplingwizard** Banned Banned

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    What about Fedor? Great Judo takedowns.
     
  15. Perrichet

    Perrichet Emery is a fraud

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    GSP or Jones. Overall I'd rank them like this

    1. GSP/Jones

    3. Couture
    4. Koscheck
    5. Hughes
    6. Tito
    7. Randleman
    8. Fedor
    9. Sonnen
    10. Edgar
     
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    Rashad's gotta be considered. The way he mixes strikes with TDs is top-of-the-line.
     
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    Chael should be in the top 3.
     
  18. BuffaloEmperor

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    i was never impressed with randlemans wrestleing i know he is solid ,but everyone on my list i think has better MMA wrestleing. and if tito and randleman fought back around UFC 30-40, tito would win because thats when tito was not scared of chuck liddell and was great.
     
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    People think Jones has the best takedowns ever to exist in MMA? Wow. Just wow.
     
  20. CrstlSnail

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    One would have to think Kerr, Coleman, Severn, Randleman, and Couture would earn at least an honorable mention on such a list. Randleman and Kerr possessed sheer explosiveness, Severn and Coleman would simply muscle their way through a takedown, and Couture mastered the use of leverage to bring down larger opponents. Regardless of his methods, each one of these five represented a time in MMA that saw the rise of the wrestler.
     

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