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Kamaru Usman: Greatest Fighter in the UFC right now?

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  1. Garnet_StrongerThanYou Brown Belt

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    I can’t think of anyone else across all weight classes who deserves this title.

    Maybe Amanda Nunes or Valentina Shevchenko but their competition is other women.

    Usman is the best fighter in the UFC with the most accomplishments.

    Jon Jones is retired and frequently roids.

    Adesanya lost a fight recently and isn’t blowing people away the way that Usman is.

    Jan Blachowicz isn’t there.

    Ngannou hasn’t done enough.

    Usman: UFC king.
     
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  2. Garnet_StrongerThanYou Brown Belt

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    I thought we go with Innocent until Proven guilty around here.

    Or is that just for GSP?
     
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  3. DS66 Brown Belt

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    I can't argue with that. Usman is probably the best active male fighter right now. Won his belt and defended it 4 times in a 2 year span. 14-0 in the UFC. And he still somehow seems to be improving as well, which is pretty rare for a 34 year old fighter. Don't see anyone in the WW division beating him for awhile, unless injuries catch up to him and he declines sharply.
     
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    Shame he’s such a dweeb! Hahaha
     
  5. ironmansnap Staying Real In A World Full Of Bluffs

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  6. Raymundo Alvarado Guevara Purple Belt

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    One of the best right now
     
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    He seems to be the most dominant for his division but he also needs to defend against real challengers like Covington and Edwards. Then it's a tossup between Volk/Max, Adesanya is up there, then Yan and Ngannou.
     
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    If you're talking about skill, there are some flaws in his standup. He's kind of stiff and plods a bit, which is why he got dropped so quick against Gilbert.

    The best fighter overall IMO is Valentina. As Rogan always says, everything is always perfect. You can review the last 2 hours of her fight time and will have trouble finding any flaws.
     
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  10. CashMoney1991 Blue Belt

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    in terms of male fighters? Easily Usman, dude has defended his belt 4 times, only have one challenger push him (Colby) rocked once (Burns but after that it was all Usman), has not lost and somehow is getting better, especially at striking

    Females? Nunes then Valentina both are almost even and are the number 1 and 2 goats of WMMA
     
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    Usman, Volkanovski, and Izzy.
     
  12. 13Seconds Gold Belt

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    If Usman's next three wins are vs Covington/Edwards/Wonderboy he surpassed GSP
     
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  13. CTYankee Brown Belt

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    Stopped reading at Usman has the most accomplishments.
     
  14. DRstrange don't do weed

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    Hard to argue
     
  15. SmoothPies Purple Belt

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    I think so. The only ones on or above his level are Valentina and Nunes on the women's side
     
  16. deucesarewild Purple Belt

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    I don't get the Usman hype. Obviously he's a champ but I just don't understand the accolades he gets from some people.
     
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    Best is objective but I can make a case (to me) for Izzy and Usman. Two good champs.
     
  18. Bowel-forged Stool Manlet belt Platinum Member

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    I wouldn’t accept it if it was true
     
  19. Garnet_StrongerThanYou Brown Belt

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    Who is currently better than him?
     
  20. aali14 Silver Belt

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    So far, yes. Cherry picking journeyman Masvidal for 50% of you title defenses is not exactly impressive though, now he thinks no one deserves it, unless ofcourse he can cherrypick Chiesa though lmao
     

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