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Fighters with highly underrated resumes

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  1. GangGangGang Brown Belt

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    Which fighters have a highly underrated/underappreciated resume of names? Were solely talking wins here. In this sport some wins age amazingly and some do not. Who are some guys that surprisingly have some really good names attached to them? Here a few that come to mind.

    Beneil Dariush
    -Anthony Rocco Martin
    -Carlos Diego Ferreira
    -Jim Miller
    -Michael Johnson
    -James Vick
    -Rashid Magomedov
    -Thiago Moises
    -Drew Dober
    -Drakkar Klose

    Raphael Assuncao
    -Jorge Masvidal
    -Joe Lauzon
    -Tj Dillashaw
    -Pedro Munhoz
    -Bryan Caraway
    -Aljamain Sterling
    -Marlon Moraes
    -Rob Font

    Chael Sonnen
    -Jason Miller
    -Renato Sobral
    -Oleksiy Oliynyk
    -Paulo Filho
    -Yushin Okami
    -Nate Marquardt
    -Michael Bisping
    -Shogun Rua
    -Wanderlei Silva
    -Rampage Jackson

    Jake Shields
    -Hayato Sakurai
    -Yushin Okami
    -Carlos Condit
    -Paul Daley
    -Robbie Lawler
    -Jason Miller
    -Dan Henderson
    -Martin Kampmann
    -Yoshiro Akiyama
    -Tyron Woodley
    -Demian Maia


    Of course many of these wins were early in careers or at the tail end. Some impressive names on these guys resumes nonetheless. Who else comes to mind?
     
  2. KingBeef Black Belt

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  3. GangGangGang Brown Belt

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    Yeah the guy that was 9-0 and 5-0 in UFC. He would then go on to win another 4 straight after losing to Beneil. That James Vick. Did you forget that Vick was once 9-1 in UFC?
     
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    Did you forget how overhyped he was?
     
  5. Herwald Red Belt

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    I mean... Neil Magny:

    Kelvin Gastelum
    Robbie Lawler
    Johnny Hendricks
    Carlos Condit
    Hector Lombard
    Tim Means
    Eric Silva

    Yeah, yeah, yeah, me prime was a ballewn, but that's still an impressive list of names. Obviously, Eric Silva was very green, but still.
     
  6. GangGangGang Brown Belt

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    9-1
     
  7. KingBeef Black Belt

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    He is still residing in the shadow realm.
     
  8. PicoPulse Bellator Shill

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    What is he 9-15 now?

    edit-oh wait he won some after so like 12 and 15 now
     
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    I’d say Chris Lytle

    wins over Matt Serra, a couple over Matt Brown, Dan Hardy, Din Thomas... A win over a guy named Beaver Beaver, too.

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  10. Straatblaffer Brown Belt

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    So? He was considered a legit guy at the time, cant recall many people calling him overhyped..
     
  11. Straatblaffer Brown Belt

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    Yeah, in retrospect. But at the time he was legit
     
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  12. mirko>anyone Red Belt

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    Erick Silva is still green. What a ludicrous listing. He's just a kid, broseph. You have to give these things time.
     
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    Khabib's resume is still underrated here by many haters

    - Gaethje (destroyed Tony and ended his 8 year unbeaten streak of 12 fights)

    - Poirier (beat prime Holloway and ended his 13 fight win streak, plus wins over Pettis, Eddie and Gaethje)

    - conrat (double champ, beat aldo in 13 sec and beat #3 All Time Great LW Eddie)

    - Iaquinta ( was on a 5 fight win streak, beat Lee twice)

    - Barboza ( 4 fight win streak with wins over Gilbert, Pettis and Dariush)

    - RDA (RDA was in his prime, 5 fight win streak with a win over a prime Cowboy, plus became Champion in less than a year after he lost to Khabib )

    - MJ (has wins over Tony, Poirier, Barboza, Lauzon, Tibau and many others)

    - Pat Healy ( was scheduled to fight giblert for the strike force title but Giblert kept pulling out and strike force was then bought by the UFC. Was on 5 fight win streak and had beaten Jim Miller the fight before Khabib)

    - Tibau ( was a solid top 15-20 LW for many years. Has most amount of takedowns in LW division and the highest TDD % at LW. Plus has wins over many great LW's like RDA)
     
  14. HuskySamoan Black Belt

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    Shields and Assuncao stand out here, Shields is a 10x more accomplished WW than a guy like Colby and to be honest, more accomplished than Usman by quite a bit still too.
     
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    Michael Johnson:

    - Tony Ferguson
    - Edson Barboza
    - Joe Lauzon
    - Melvin Guillard
    - Dustin Poirier

    He's had some tough losses but man he's fought so many good guys at lightweight
     
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    Leon Edwards
     
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    I've always though "Stun Gun" DHK was very under-appreciated regarding his resume. I hope he comes back and fights again.

    Rick Story has a really good resume, too. I'm amazed he never fought for a UFC title.

    I know he's become a running joke, but a LOT of Michael Johnson's wins aged really well.
     
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    Formiga has beaten

    Kojima
    Pantoja
    Yamaguchi
    Cariaso
    Jorgensen
    Makovsky
    Reis
    Ortiz
    Sergio
    Figueiredo
    Nguyen

    JoeB has beaten

    Curran
    Yahya
    Torres
    Fabiano
    Wineland
    Urishitani
    Uyenoyama
    McCall
    Formiga x2
    Cejudo
    Elliot
    Ortiz x2
    Moraga
    Bagautinov
    Makovsky
    Perez

    Hellboy has beaten

    Gomi
    Sato
    JZ
    Uno
    Imanari
    Miyata
    Edwards
    Azeredo
    Aoki
    Tokoro
    Boku
    Ishida
     
  20. PicoPulse Bellator Shill

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    I just like shitting on him for his weird words of CTE to Justin. I dont understand how a fellow fighter can use that as insults, I can understand saying someones been hit a lot or too many but he was just being a knob.
     
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