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If UFC had the lightweight division earlier, would Pulver be more of a legend?

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  1. JustOnce Always learning

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    So no one mentions Pulver no more when talking about lightweight Goats.

    Pulver beat Prime BJ and he had really good records most only losing to real good fighters.

    He got ktfo by Lauzon and his career seemingly went downhill from there

    I can't help but wonder of UFC kept the division around and if Jens didnt leave the UFC and stayed a champ he would have had better legacy.

    No one mentions Pulver no more but his fall was really bad in his own right.
     
  2. WaylonMercy5150 Gold Belt

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  3. cambo78 Silver Belt

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    How was Penn "in his prime" in just his 4th fight???
     
  4. Street Bishop Green Belt

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    On what planet did he beat prime BJ?
    When he fought prime BJ this is what happened:
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  5. Crash Lance Brown Belt

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    Jens Pulver is the former UFC Lightweight World Champion (with 2 title defences).

    Even though nobody knows what would've happened with Pulver's career if the UFC kept the Lightweight Division around, he still accomplished a lot.

    Sadly, Pulver's accomplishments and Sherk's accomplishments will keep being forgotten by casual fans as more and more time goes on.
     
  6. Gamer007 Black Belt

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    He probably would've had a better legacy if he stayed, but honestly not by much.

    This brings back good memories though, I really thought he would do pretty well in the WEC, but that went up in flames pretty quick.
     
  7. Sweater of AV Gold Belt

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    He probably would have had more title defenses on his resume but he's a legend regardless.

    Jens' WEC run was brutal to watch.
     
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  8. Stormtrooper85 Black Belt

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    Again with the garbage. You honestly think that was Prime Penn? What is wrong with you?
     
  9. SHAZAM Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    No, he could've been legendary had he gone to Pride and dominated but got KTFO. Had he racked up some wins over Sakurai, Hansen, Gomi, Ishida and Kawijiri, he would've been legendary.
     
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    Maybe if featherweight had popped up sooner.
     
  11. JustOnce Always learning

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    I cant fix stupid
     
  12. JustOnce Always learning

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    Sherk is a roider
     
  13. Dan Torrance Purple Belt

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    bantam weight.
     
  14. Stormtrooper85 Black Belt

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    You are hopeless, at least you know it. That's a small step
     
  15. Thesnake101 Think about it, it worth it.

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    That would have only elevated Duane's status tbh.
     
  16. HaulParris Gold Belt

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  17. JustOnce Always learning

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    Smh
     
  18. felmmando Red Belt

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    Pulver was a beast but I'm afraid malingering so long after he went into decline may have effaced some people's memories of his prime greatness.
     
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  19. JustOnce Always learning

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    Yeah Militech champs Pulver and Tim and Militech himself gets zero hespect around here
     
  20. Skarsgard Brown Belt

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    I always thought he would have been suited for Bantamweight, but I didn't follow his career much when he hit that low.
     

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