Is Renan Barao the most likeable champion in the UFC?

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  1. boozeco2005

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    I could care less that the dude doesn't speak good english. He is a killer in the octagon and he doesn't take himself too seriously. I was going for Wineland saturday but I couldn't help but smile and laugh after Barao finished him and danced his little jig. So what say you sherdog? Is he the most likeable champion in the UFC?
     
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    i dislike him, his face and expressions irk me. i respect his fighting ability but i dont root for him
     
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    Im sure his dance puts some people off.
     
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    Pettis is up there too. But the answer is GSP.
     
  5. Kwic

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    I actually love the dance.
     
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    Currently or all time?

    All time it's probably either Randy or Chuck, right now it's GSP (If your Canadian, nobody outside of Canada really likes him what with the whole, can't finish thing) or Barao.
     
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    He is like a really really really good Jens Pulver that happens to have a little tan.
     
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    I like him, but his cheering after the Faber fight was annoying. Nothing wrong with him doing, but it just was dumb.

    inb4 Ravden tells me how Barao's cheering was so much better than a heavyweight fight
     
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    He is just so rediculously happy. Love the way he fights too.
     
  10. Cyantist

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    "How dare he cheer or be excited after winning a fight"
     
  11. Stwonnie

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    not for north americans.
     
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    Most likeable? No. Goofiest Looking? Yup
     
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    He's probably the least well-known UFC champion, so it's kind of tough to be most likable.

    As it stands, I'd have to say GSP is probably the most likable. He's very well known, popular, and has among the strongest "good guy" personas of anyone in the UFC.
     
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    Cain is.
     
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    That doesn't make any sense.


    I like Barao TS. He should have practiced a sentence in english calling out Cruz though. His translator sucks
     
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    Barao seems like the happiest and most grateful to be where is. I think this is the case with a lot of fighters who come from Brazil or other places where living standards are lower.
    He is hardworking and confident, but humble. He's very likeable.
     
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    I like the dude, he's being kicking many american asses. I like the way he has done it.
    I definitely root for him.
     
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    I don't find him unlikable at all, but "most likable" is quite subjective. He's not my favorite champion, but I certainly don't dislike him at all and he's a beast in the cage.
     
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    I love the joy in his face when he sees Andre Pederneiras

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    ^My choice as well, but also pettis.
     

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