First time you seen the fighter, you knew he would be champion some day.

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  1. ventrue

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    imo, I think everyone knew Machida would be a Champion. He just got f'd by the UFC, beforehand.

    Also, we all wanted to believe Fitch was getting f'd as well. However, deep down, we all knew GSP would UD Fitch when the fight happened, and that's what basically happened.
     
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    Let the boy enjoy his childhood first
     
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    It wasn't just that he got KO'd, it was how he took it. He threw an absolute fit and it broke him mentally. He was always a bully fighter, the type that walks through people and can't handle adversity. Rumble is probably the best example of that type of fighter.
     
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    No, that'd be Ronda.
     
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    Jones vs Bonnar

    JDS vs Werdum

    Machida vs Thiago Silva

    Rockhold vs Jacare

    Conor vs Brimage

    Whittaker vs Colton Smith
     
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    All the obvious already stated....
    Jones
    Brock
    BJ Penn
    GSP etc

    Wrong about - Ludwig
    Spencer Fisher
    Lawler I was wrong about but he somehow came back

    Future. Aside from khabib don’t know why but when I first saw James Vick fight I thought he had a chance for a belt. We’ll see.
     
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    GSP vs Conor in 2019 Jon Stark Belt Platinum Member

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    GSP Machida Lawler 2.0 Rory MacDonald and as of late James Vick, Khaib and Gustaffason.
     
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    GSP vs Conor in 2019 Jon Stark Belt Platinum Member

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    Jones was on roids there and lost the third round.
     
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    Stephan Bonnar was probably on roids also
     
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    I thought it about Till when I watched him bounce Olivieras head off the floor.
     
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    orca P4P #1 Machida fan

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    First time watching mma and i thought it was like wwe/pro wrestling but its real.
    I have to admit the first fighter i liked was forrest grifiin.


    Forrest was the champ back then and he was a very good fighter but when i saw machida fight it looks like machida was lightyears way ahead of forrest when talking about skills.

    Man this guy is untouchable.
    Why the hell does his opponents look like trash when fighting him.
    This guy for sure would be a champ soon.

    Btw also jones for sure was a monster the first time i saw him fight
     
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    WMMA though.
     
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    it was DC when i saw him in strikeforce
     
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    Gsp and Jones
     
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    Rashad Evans, when I saw him on TUF his athleticism was clearly on another level.
     
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    Only 2 times - Shogun in the first Machida fight and McGregor. Watched the Brimmage fight and, while it wasn't immediately "WHOA", I thought to myself "Alright, this guy just might have a title run in him".
     
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    Conor

    hated him for being so brash and getting in brimage's face. saw him warm up in the cage, told my friends he was gonna smoke brimage and become champ. They didn't laugh, they just looked at me like I was retarded.

    Jones
    Everyone knew, but I hated he had to win it against Shogun.

    Erick Silva
    Most highly touted prospect in recent history. It'll happen sooner or never. *later
     
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    I'd say Conor.

    I was wrong though; he is not a champion but a double champion.
     

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