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GOAT by weight classes - 2014 vs 2011

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by JDragon, Jun 7, 2014.

  1. JDragon Lawn and Order!

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    I figured that P4P discussions are kinda fruitless as it is hard to conceive how, say, a late 90s Vovchanchyn would have fared against, say, Chuck Liddell in his prime (provided they had the same weight). It's tough enough to decide among fighters of the same weight.

    So how about breaking up the discussion and dividing it into weight classes?

    I made the same thread some 3.5 years ago (http://forums.sherdog.com/forums/f2/goat-weight-classes-1502259/) and I realized that actually not that much has probably changed.

    Here are my proposals:

    HW: Fedor (honorable mention: Vovchanchyn, Cain Velasquez)
    LHW: Jon Jones (2011 majority saw Shogun / Wanderlei / Chuck)
    MW: Anderson Silva
    WW: GSP
    LW: BJ

    Don't really know enough historically about the lower weight classes, but feel free to add your suggestions.
     
  2. wilKO Green, White & Gold belt

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    HW: Fedor (Cain doesn't deserve an honourable mention yet. He's not that close. He's fought 2 guys in like 5 years). Nog is number 2.

    LHW: Jones (Chuck, Shogun, Wand, Rampage all in a group below Jones).

    MW: Anderson (No one anywhere near him).

    WW: GSP (Hughes is 2nd).

    LW: BJ (too many LWs are too close but BJ is the most dominant I've seen. Gomi, Aoki, Edgar, Bendo).

    FW: Aldo

    BW: Barao (Cruz potentially).

    FLW: have no idea

    Women: Mayweather
     
  3. Judo Thai Boxer <img src="http://www.mediafire.com/download/kjmldl

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    After Fedor and Anderson I don't think people really care that much.
     
  4. TristanLec Blue Belt

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    Why is Fedor on the list didnt he beat Barnett,Nogueira,Rogers and a bunch of pro wrestlers in a non drug tested promotion?
     
  5. pointfighter Blue Belt

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  6. Captain_Dammitt Brown Belt

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    Yeah not much has changed in the past 3 years. maybe 5 years ago when the old school was still all that we had.
     
  7. JKS 77+&--#rT....

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    Only one that has changed is lhw ith jones
     
  8. mikenason TOUGH GUY

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    NOG is number 2? dude got knocked out by Frank Mir lol if that's the case, Roy Nelson is GOAT.
     
  9. Redhawks100 Gold Belt

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    He has a shit load of top wins and a great resume of wins. He's a pretty clear #2 at HW.
     
  10. Captain_Dammitt Brown Belt

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    Not to mention being the ONLY person to hold a PRIDE and UFC title if I'm not mistaken.
     
  11. MasterNinjaRat Blue Belt

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    From heavyweight, but Shogun also did this.
     
  12. VeryMuch Green Belt

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    Good one?
     
  13. wilKO Green, White & Gold belt

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    No he didn't beat Barnett. They never fought and if everyone is able to use drugs then it's an even playing field. Fedor is clearly the HW GOAT and he's better than GSP.
     
  14. Captain_Dammitt Brown Belt

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    Shogun had a Grand Prix title, he wasn't the Middleweight champion.
     
  15. edwardfingerhut Blue Belt

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    Who do you think is the Hw goat since you seem to be so smart
     
  16. knspiracy Brown Belt

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    McGregoat.

    That is all.
     
  17. Der Ulrich Yellow Belt

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    All aboard here :)
     
  18. Factory Black Belt

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    HW - Cain
    LHW - Jones
    MW - Anderson
    WW - GSP
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    Irrelevant small weight classes
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  19. Canned Tuna Silver Belt

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    Shogun won the pride gp... was considered by most to be the pride 205 king after that
     
  20. Canned Tuna Silver Belt

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    How many people has cain fought since becoming #1? Arent his last 15 fights against the same two guys?
     

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