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Demian Maia = Hall of Fame

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  1. dros Yellow Belt

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  2. Dog Gynecologist Reug Reug Stan Account

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    When i think about Maia, i think about the fact that he has 2 of the worst title fight i've seen in my life (Woodley and Anderson).
    That's HOF worthy to me
     
  3. heavyarms21 Ryozanpaku Belt

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    One of the greatest Grapplers , if not the greatest. I think he along with the likes of Cowboy and Diego will get in on solid long and respectable careers, although Diego and Cowboy produced more crowd pleasers.
     
  4. KAZSoliloquy Steel Belt

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    absolutely not. great career though.
     
  5. dros Yellow Belt

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    But Urijah Faber is HOF?

    What a joke
     
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  6. Hellowhosthat Steel Belt

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    Without a shadow of a doubt.
     
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  7. KAZSoliloquy Steel Belt

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    urijah faber was the #1 145’er for like 4 years and defended his title 5 times in a Zuffa promotion, so yes. sorry you weren’t around back then.
     
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    Easily
     
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  9. MartinGibson86 Black Belt

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    Yes.

    Best grappler ever.

    Subs over Chael, Condit, Stun Gun, Rick Story, Magny, Matt Brown, Ben Askren, etc.

    2 time tigle challenger.


    Would beat Chiesa today
     
  10. KAZSoliloquy Steel Belt

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    is that really HOF worthy? there’s about 20 or 30 guys who aren’t in the HOF right now who deserve it over maia. obviously that doesn’t exclude him from eligibility but there are better inductees looming.
     
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    Absolutely. He's a legend
     
  12. koquerelle Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    Without a doubt. He's one of the men who destroyed the "era fighter myth".
     
  13. WHITE ANDERSON Red Belt

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    no fucking way. HOF for what???

    great fighter but never held a belt, was never the best of the best
    you should have AT LEAST ONE TITLE DEFENSE or win belts in multiple weight classes to be considered for HOF
     
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    he's not going to retire with most subs in UFC history... he lost that to a young cat who actually became champ. Maia is one of my favorites because of his persona and humbleness, but HOF should be the cream of the crop, not just one of the best in a single martial art.
     
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    Lol Serra and Bisping are in the HOF. Maia should be no doubt
     
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    Absolutely. He has resurged himself later in his career at a heavier weight class.
    He doesn't turn down fights. He has the heart of a lion. And durability like I'm learning most "true martial artists" have. He defines the term. He's who we should be idolizing. That guy, as a person, is one of the best role models we could have.
     
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  18. Limit Smasher Brown Belt

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    Yeah I'd definitely put him in the UFC HoF. Probably the most consistently good fighter to last 14 years in the UFC.
     
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    Nobody should be inducted till Pulver is
     
  20. HelloJapan Talking loud and saying nothing. Platinum Member

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    Imo, agree. A one dimensional specialist who fought for the belt in two weight classes.
     

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