Fights where you figured out a fighter was pretty good, win or loss.

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  1. EJRMAN513 Black Belt

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    For me two of most popular examples are GSP in his loss to Hughes and Rrry in his loss to Condit(got a feeling this ones going to be a popular vote)
     
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    Tim elliot is pretty good
     
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    Lesnar did pretty well in the first Mir fight that he lost by sub. I was impressed.
     
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    After Weidman's fights with Sakara/Bongfeldt I knew he'd be a force.
     
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    Michael McDonald vs Miguel Torres. I knew he was good but that fight really put stamp on it. That kids for real
     
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    LESNAR

    LoL
     
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    Weidman after munoz , but that's an easy one lol
     
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    When Gus lost to Davis, I got the sense that he still was the better fighter who just made a dumb mistake.

    And Inb4 jones/hamill
     
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    When jones beat bonnar
     
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    Well I knew Brock was a good athlete/wrestler and all, but I was pretty much expecting Mir to tool him most of the fight.
     
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    Randy Couture vs Tim Sylvia.
    I thought that was the biggest mismatch in UFC history until the Old Man showed the world being old is just a #
     
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    brandon vera, i did not expect him to fight like that against shogun
     
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    And I'm not sure anyone has profited more from a loss than Sonnen did in the first Silva fight.
     
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    Mirko Cro Cop vs Andy Hug - Even tho i thought Cro Cop won it i was rooting for Hug in that fight as he was my idol at the time, and after watching Mirko go toe to toe with him i was sold on him especially when he started trading axe kicks with Hug which was just epic.

    Fedor vs Heath - Became a huge Fedor believer after that and was favouring him against Nog,

    Rampage vs Sakuraba - Thought Quinton could become the next Randleman and i was sort of right.
     
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    And I did not expect Shogun to fight like that against Vera lol
     
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    Dan Cormier Josh barnett and Cormier vs Bigfoot
    Bigfoot vs Fedor
    Fabricio vs JDS
     
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    Silva vs Franklin not on the first page =S
     
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    Menjivar's loss to Serra.
     
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    Even though I'm not a fan, Chael after the first Silva fight.

    Forrest after the first Tito fight too.
     
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    Dan Hardy when he fought GSP. I didn't think he was especially good before that, but then I realized the UFC wouldn't give just anyone a title shot.
     

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