Champion of UFC 1 if it was today...

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  1. deepestBlue

    deepestBlue White Belt

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    ...would be Fabricio Werdum I guess. His BJJ would be a bigger asset in the old rule set. On the other Hand: guys like Overeem or Cain could footstomp him if he pulls guard.

    Who is your favourite for an UFC 1 tournament with today's fighters?
     
  2. moneyshot27

    moneyshot27 White Belt

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    Explain what you mean.

    Are you asking who, of the current UFC roster, would win an open weight one night-3-fight- "no-holds-barred" tournament?

    Or are you asking what would happen if UFC 1 had been held in 2013 instead of 1993?

    If you are asking the latter, that would be very difficult to answer because without the UFC, MMA would not be nearly as developed as it is today, and the number of quality fighters would likely be drastically different.

    That being said, Anderson Silva would win.
     
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    Frank Mir - pre-motorcycle accident
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    Or Brock Lesnar pre-sickness or both!
     
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    Cain. The only one able to go the full distance of a tournament.
     
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    he's saying rules,tournament style etc.(I think) Cardio Cain is my pick
     
  7. deepestBlue

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    You're right. My Question was ambiguous.
    I meant: "who, of the current UFC roster, would win an open weight one night-3-fight- "no-holds-barred" tournament?"
     
  8. lapollarecords

    lapollarecords Red Belt

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    who knows.
     
  9. AndreDGiant4eva

    AndreDGiant4eva Purple Belt

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    Id take Cain or Jones, depending on the bracket. 3 fights in a night would be tough for most hws, but I think anyone below lhw would have a tough time winning that first match against a hw when they're fresh.
     
  10. raconnor

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    I'd say it would have to be Cain, JDS, or Overeem
     
  11. darthbotox**

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    lol ubereem would die
     
  12. deepestBlue

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    A Bracket I would like to see:


    Jones vs Werdum
    vs
    Anderson vs Cain

    vs

    JDS vs Reem
    vs
    Machida vs DC
     
  13. darthbotox**

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    trolllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll
     
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    MarloStanfield The Wild Colonial Boy

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  15. deepestBlue

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    :icon_lol: why?
     
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    machida vs cormier... anderson vs cain???
     
  17. Kote Gaeshi

    Kote Gaeshi Green Belt

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    cain or anderson
     
  18. deepestBlue

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    machida vs cormier actually could happen in lhw if dc beats jones.

    anderson: a tournament without the guy who many people, excluding you, see as p4p king would be weird.
     
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    this is why i dont talk to white belts
     
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    Codpiece Not afraid to care

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    That's my pick too. He has the cardio, size, training and willpower to take a Grand Prix style MMA event, plus open weight favours bigger guys if their skill sets are equivalent.
     

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