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Fighters that you used to hate but now you like them

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  1. yekmurat Silver Belt

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    Mines Bisping and Sonnen
     
  2. 7437 Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    Jones
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  3. EvilManny Purple Belt

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    Dillashaw I couldn't stand him on tuf. I was glad when dodson knocked him out. But it's hard to hate on a guy performing like him.
     
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    I used to hate this exact thread every 3 weeks, but now I love it!
     
  5. Jose Aldo Nova in vino veritas Platinum Member

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    I didn't "hate" Belcher - solid fighter - but I *hated* the fact that his ranking was always over-inflated.

    However, I'm ok with that now. And he's posted a bunch of times on here and conducted himself like a gentleman.

    CB on the other hand ...
     
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    The Diaz brothers. Their antics really bothered me when I first got into the sport but eventually I just had to respect them. They kept beating tough guys in impressive fashion so I got used to the antics and now am just excited when they fight because I know I'm in for a show.
     
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    Anderson Silva for me.
     
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    Sonnen and Condit.
     
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    Sonnen. Couldn't stand the guy before but that is probably because of the whole rivarly with the Spider.
     
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    Varner. He used to have questionable heart and made all kinds of excuses for everything. Now hes the complete opposite.
     
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    Koscheck.

    I really felt for him after the GSP fight when he had nerve damage in his face. Seemed like a tough fighter to go through that and a good guy when he was talking about it.
     
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    i didn't like werdum for beating fedor but now i like him and his style
     
  14. Razor Silver Belt

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    Exactly this
     
  15. ManyJudgesGuess Blue Belt

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    I hate no fighters. I use to not like Diego though, but now I specifically watch for him.
     
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    My view changed for Sonnen after his first TUF
     
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    Hates a strong word but I used to really dislike cb dolloway. He has really grown on me, I have a lot of respect for how much he's improved and the fighter he turned himself into. He's obviously trained the house down. I was fuckin dirty when he lost that bs decision to tim boetsch.
     
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    Alex Caceres
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    Rashad and Diego. Maybe it was becasue they were so good and kind of cocky, especially Rashad. But after Rashad's loss to Machida, I often root for him, and also enjoy his analysis. Diego grew on me and is fun to watch.
     
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    TJ dillashaw on TUF I couldn't stand him but watching him fight in the UFC and how he improved every fight was great although I'm disappointed he beat my favourite active fighter in Barao .
    also Alex caceras for the exact same reason .
    I'm sure there are more but just can't think of any off the top of my head
     

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