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Fighters You Believe Gave Their Best Performance Despite Losing

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  1. MikeHolmes Green Belt

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    I was thinking of how Chael Sonnen's best in-cage performance was likely his first loss to Anderson Silva. Who else has performed their best in a losing effort?

    Does Gustafsson against Cormier and Bones or Hendricks against GSP count?
     
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    Condit vs Lawler was pretty odd
     
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    Shogun in the first Hendo fight
     
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    Chael won that first fight and I don't care what anyone says really.
     
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    I'm almost tempted to say Forrest vs Rashad, since Forrest was landing at will for rounds until a slip.
    I feel like a prime Shogun obliterates Hendo. Shogun was getting rocked left and right until Hendo gassed. I think Shogun's best was likely in PRIDE and the Machida fights.
     
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    sneaky Gus thread. Dem Gus fans are relentless
     
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    McGregor against Diaz. the second time around will prove it.
     
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    I know Liddell looked great against Rich Franklin prior to the KO. I don't know if it's the best he ever looked, but it was close.
     
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    Chael was on the most advanced and inclusive concotion of PEDs known to man and still managed to get choked out with no time left. What a moron.
     
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    Funny thing that no one really talks about is that Chael was practically out of that triangle when he tapped. No way he was going to go out before escaping if he hadn't panicked.

    (Or if he hadn't known all along that he wasn't going to pass the drug test anyway and decided maybe a late fight loss would be better for his career than giving Zuffa heartburn?)

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    Gus vs Jones, no doubt
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