Fights you would use to introduce a friend to MMA.

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  1. HC Daniel

    HC Daniel Blue Belt

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    I never thought i would choose a Jon Fitch fight to introduce MMA to a friend but his fight with Erick Silva was simply amazing.

    It showcased the versatility and unique style of striking that mma fighters have in Erick Silva, that wide stance ready to spin, the effectiveness of wrestling and bjj from both fighters and someone almost lost a limb.

    So what about you guys?.
     
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    Shogun vs Hendo
     
  3. ufcfan4

    ufcfan4 Can't Andle The Riddum

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    Fitch vs. Erick Silva is definitely a solid choice actually. That was a hell of an enjoyable fight.

    GSP vs. Hughes I- brief though it is- really shows a lot about the awesomeness of an mma fight.

    Hughes vs. Trigg 1 and 2- again brief but high drama.

    Shogun vs. Hendo- vicious so maybe not for all tastes but definitely has something for everyone (everyone meaning potential mma fans).

    Condit vs. Kampmann has awesomeness in every facet of the game.
     
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    lauzon vs varner?
     
  5. Tooth and Nail

    Tooth and Nail Forever Brocktober

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    I used to use Frye vs Takayama.
     
  6. UseARubberGuard

    UseARubberGuard Wrap it up

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    I really think fights that go everywhere are the best introductory fights

    Cerrone v. Henderson

    Rampage v. Forrest

    KZ vs. Poirier

    Any Matt Wiman fight (seriously, can't remember him being in a boring fight that didn't go everywhere)
     
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    Cain vs Brock
    Cro Cop vs Aleksander
    Silva vs Forrest
    Hendo vs Fedor
    Fedor vs Zulu
     
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    Shamalamalaekm Yellow Belt

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    Hendo v Shogun

    Cain v JDS 1 and 2 for story

    Anderson v Hendo

    Anderson v Forrest

    Anderson v Chael 1 and 2

    Aldo v Hominick

    Friends get addicted after that
     
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    I think the first 10 UFC fights, with Gracie fight. Because, it shows something were not aware of, the ground game. Seeing the small guy win, blew us away back then. But it introduces the element of strategy in the fight game. Showing a fight today, things get overlooked.
     
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    Anything from GSP or Clay Guida's body of work, especially the later years.
     
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    Forrest/Bonnar I

    Rua/Machida I
     
  12. Rex Kwon Do

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    I'm stealing all your answers tonight. This was what popped into my head, too. No, it's not a good representation of the sport, but everyone I've ever showed it to thought it was great. In a funny way.
     
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    Wandy/Page 1,2, & 3
     
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    Shogun - Hendo
    Fedor - Crocop
    Fedor - Big Nog
    Randy - Big Nog
    GSP - Trigg
    Bendo - Pettis
    Eddie Alvarez - Michael Chandler
    Tim Boestch - David Heath
    David Heath - Babalu
    Shogun - Machida 1
    Anderson - Franklin 2
    Anderson - Vitor
    Anderson - Sonnen
    Randy - Big Timmeh
    Mir - Nog 2
    and of course Bonnar - Griffin 1.

    Any of those
     
  15. Workaholic

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    This. I showed one of my friends this fight and he was instantly hooked. The problem is it made him a huge Shogun fan and although I love Shogun as a self-professed Machida nut-hugger I'm starting to regret my decision
     
  16. HC Daniel

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    Good points made, btw is that guy on your avatar Keith Jardine? lol it looks just like him.
     
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    any recent bob sapp fights, those are awesome
     
  18. thebaconator

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    I would show blood licked from gloves

    BJ - Joedaddy
    BJ - Sanchez
    BJ - Sherk
    BJ - Florian
    BJ - Hughes I
     
  19. HC Daniel

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    Damn some really good ones here, totally forgot about Alvarez vs Chandler!.
     
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    Shamrock vs. Severn II. You can thank me later.
     

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