is big Nogueira still the undisputed second greatest heavyweight ever

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  1. savemgs

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    for whatever reason back in 2010 that's so called new breed of heavy weights have been a complete disappointment. JDS and Cain Velasquez in my opinion never came close reaching the status of big Nogueira. and don't even hold a candle Fedor Emelianenkos legacy. I'm not saying Cain Velasquez or Junior dos Santos could not have defeated either of these two. they are clearly superior. but in terms of legacy I would still rank fighter like a Ken Shamrock Randy Couture Mark Coleman and I know it's not going to be a popular opinion on here
    but Tim Sylvia. ahead of them even though they both held the title I've never felt like either of them will ever the guy. in terms of legacy this may sound a bit unfair. but I honestly believe they would have to do a lot more to surpass Nogs legacy. anyways I drifted way off topic but what do you think of my original question? your opinions are appreciated. and I'd actually like to hear from anybody who thinks nogs legacy already been surpassed.

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    Yes he is, no question. The guy that is next in line and may leap him would be Werdum
     
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    i think he is, but undisputed? doubt it. maybe among the educated fans.
     
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    He or Werdum, although with Nog done I could see Arlovski, Mir, Werdum and the Reem all passing him at some point
     
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    Some may argue he's the first.
     
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    yes
     
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    It goes like this

    Fedor
    Werdum
    Mir
    Nog
    Couture
     
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    Retires when there is talk of Fedor signing drops him a couple of slots on my list.
     
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    lol

    good job. i needed that laugh. thank you.
     
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    I agree, there's a strong case to be made that Werdum is now #2. If Fabricio defends his belt against Cain he would take the spot over Big Nog IMO.
     
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    I couldn't read that garbage of a first post. Do you even paragraph?
     
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    big nog is 1-1 with werdum.


    big nog is the goat heavy #2.
     
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    how about no
     
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    No way lets get real. Werdum's resume is the second best for a HW in the sport.
     
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    Oh he is? The guy who lost to Fedor three times and Mir twice? That guy is ahead of the guy who beat Fedor and Cain?

    Give me a fucking break it's not close.
     

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