Highest ranked fighter you've seen perform; every weight class

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  1. TheShockmaster

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    Bored at work, so here's a little game for you all. What's the highest ranked fighter you've seen compete in every weight class from the UFC official rankings? I'll start, although I can see UK fans are going to be at a massive disadvantage here.

    Heavyweight: #3 Stipe Miocic; a loss vs Stefan Struive at UFC on Fuel TV Nottingham England
    Light-Heavyweight: #7 Jimi Manuwa; Seen him about three times in the UFC alone.
    Middleweight: #5 Lyoto Machida; Two wins, Mark Munoz in Manchester and Dan Henderson UFC 157 in Anaheim.
    Welterweight: Champion Robbie Lawler; UFC 157 in Anaheim ruining Crotch-check.
    Lightweight: #11 Al Iaquinta win over Piotr Hallmann in Manchester.
    Featherweight: Interim Champion Conor McGregor, win over Diego Brandao in Dublin.
    Bantamweight: #1 Renan Barao, two wins. vs Brad Picket in Birmingham, UK and at Wembley vs Michael McDonald.
    Flyweight: #4 Ian McCall win over Brad Pickett in Dublin

    Womens Bantamweight: Champion Ronda Rousey, win over Liz Carmouche in Anaheim UFC 157.
    Womens Strawweight: #9 Joanne Calderwood, win over Cortney Casey in Glasgow, Scotland.

    Not bad for a UK fan I guess. Two champs, an interim champ and a #1 ranked contender. Top 10 in every weight class apart from Lightweight.
     
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    Err, I saw 162, 182 and FN 33. You work it out... All I can tell you is that it includes the GOAT
     
  3. Nezahualcoyotl

    Nezahualcoyotl Purple Belt

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    I saw the GOAT and P4P best, Mighty Mouse live. So I win.
     
  4. Te Huna Matata

    Te Huna Matata Red Belt

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    I've only ever been to one UFC card live so it's pretty boring. But, I did get to see one of the greatest comebacks in history (Cup Cheick vs. Barry).
     
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    HW: Cain
    LHW: Gus
    MW: bisping
    FLW: MM

    Can't think of the WW/LW as penn retired lol.
     
  6. VulcanNervPinch

    VulcanNervPinch Silver Belt

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    Greatest of All Time, all fighters in all divisions:


    Fedor vs Rogers
     
  7. andy18_1

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    HW Mitrione
    LHW Shogun/Rampage
    MW Machida
    WW Hendricks
    LW Sam Stout
    FW Jermey Stevens
    FLW Mighty Mouse
    WBW Alexis Davis
    SW Randa Markos
     
  8. Clear Winner

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    UK fan:

    HW: Cro Cop vs Kongo
    LHW: Rampage (C) vs Hendo (pride champ) ... Beat that, unification fight more or less
    MW: Dunno
    WW: Dunno
    LW: BJ vs Joe Daddy

    Some cool fights of fighters early in their careers that I've seen are

    Conor McGregor vs Steve O'Keefe (Conor's FW debut)

    Anderson Silva Vs Tony Fryklund (Uppercut elbow. One of the best KO's of all time IMO)
     
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    That's not a bad list.
     
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    HW Cain twice. Vs Bigfoot ufc 146. Vs jds 3 ufc 166
    LHW Cormier. Vs Roy Nelson ufc 166.
    MW can't remember.
    WW lawler twice. Vs bigg rigg ufc 171 vs McDonald if can 189
    LW Melendez. Vs sanche ufc 166
    FW Mcgregor. Vs mendes ufc 189
    BW can't remember
    FLw can't remember
    WBW Jessica eye. Vs Sarah calfman ufc 166
     
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    Proper Kent King of Oceania

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    Hw- werdum- Fedor-jds
    Lhw- rampage-hendo
    Mw- Anderson Silva
    Ww- Lawler- shields
    Lw- pettis- benson-cerrone
    Bw- dillashaw-barao
    Fw- mighty mouse
    wbw-meisha
     
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  13. SavageAngel

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    I saw Anderson Silva vs Bonnar in Rio in 2012. So I sai the best.

    Only thing better would to have seen Fedor live.

    Till this day I never saw the complete Affliction card. I only saw the fights. Always wondered how the production level of affliction was.
     
  14. Big McLargeHuge

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    I was at ufc 82 so I guess
    Hw: arlovski
    Lhw: ?
    Mw:Anderson
    Ww: Fitch (I guess)
    Lw: there weren't any notable LWs that I recall
    Nothing smaller in those days
     
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    You've got me beat there mate. That's 4 current Champions. I'm guessing you're from Vegas or Cali?
     
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    Cptn1NSAN0 shows no mercy

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    For a second I didn't understand that you meant live, so this thread made no sense to me lol.

    Carwin is the only guy I've seen live, back in ROF. Never been to a UFC event.
     
  17. Diet Otsuka

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    Edit: I misread your question, didn't see you meant currently ranked, I just did in the history of fights I've been to.


    Anderson vs Mardquardt and Chael 1
    Sherk vs Franca
    Fedor vs Sylvia
    Mighty mouse vs Benavidez and Cariaso
    McGregor vs Poirier
    Benson vs Gil
    Pettis vs RDA
    Been to Joanna's first three ufc fights, so watched her debut up to winning the belt
    JDS vs Miocic
    Robbie vs Matt Brown
    Dillashaw vs Soto

    I'm sure there's been a couple others, but those are some of the highest ranked fights I've seen.

    So 3 LW title fights, 2 FLW, 2 MW, 1 BW, 1 WSW

    Been pretty good.
     
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    Diet Otsuka Red Belt

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    I was at affliction: banned. Production was really good actually.

    They had Megadeath on a side stage and they played songs in between the fights.
     
  19. TheNinja

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    It's pretty hard to beat mine since I was Strikeforce Fedor vs Werdum and UFC 139. I've only been to 2 events but 2 pretty dang good ones. UFC 139 is one of THE BEST of all time IMO.

    I've seen probably 8-9 people who were considered #1 at some point and either held a belt in UFC or PRIDE. I've seen

    HW - Fedor #1, Werdum #1
    LHW - Hendo #1, Shogun #1
    MW - Wandy #1
    WW - Matt Brown, Kampman, Story
    LW - Rafael Dos Anjos #1 (prelims of 139...heh)
    FW - nobody
    BW - Faber #1, Bowles #1
    FlyW - nobody

    WFly - Cyborg #1
    WB - None
     
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    HW- Cain UFC 166
    LHW- DC UFC 173, as HW at 166, and will see again at 192
    MW- ANDERSON SILVA @148
    WW- Robbie @ 173
    LW - Frankie was LW champ then but Pettis was also on the card @ 136
    FW - Aldo @ 136
    BW - TJ @ 173
    FW - Dodson @ 166

    WBW - Eye
    WSW - N/A
     

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