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Discussion in 'The Lightweights' started by Monacomo, Jan 14, 2015.

  1. Monacomo

    Monacomo Orange Belt

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    Where does Kenny Florian rank among LW greats? He has to be top 10, if not fringe top 5. The guy was durable and a finisher in a division that lacked finishers.
     
  2. DetachedOrchid

    DetachedOrchid MAYANS M.C.

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    you said it. fringe 5

    penn
    pettis
    edgar
    bendo
    kflo
     
  3. peytonlucy

    peytonlucy Silver Belt

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    Florini didn't have the balls to tell that bald-headed stooge Dr. Phil to call him Florian. He doesn't enter contention for the top, why rank him?
     
  4. HaulParris

    HaulParris Gold Belt

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    Off the top of my head, top 10 lightweights all-time (no particular order):
    BJ
    Frankie
    Pettis
    [insert Japanese guy here]
    Gomi
    Pulver
    Yves
    Gil
    Josh Thomson
    Cerronnay
    [insert another Japanese guy here]
    Bendo
     
  5. Post 2 Decision

    Post 2 Decision Black Belt

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    Somewhere behind Penn and Edgar
    Honourable mention to Sean Sherk who never gets any recognition/respect
     
  6. Git rekt

    Git rekt Blue Belt

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    i liked florian, feel like if he would have beat BJ he could have went on to be one of the GOAT, alas it wasn't to be...

    I wish he would fight again.
     
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    Uncommon Valor Super Fly

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    Sometimes I forget that he fought Aldo.
     
  8. UJustGotChaeld

    UJustGotChaeld Steel Belt

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    Definitely top 10, probably around #5. He doesn't get enough credit.
     
  9. sampuncher

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    Would people rank Florian higher than Maynard?
     
  10. obiwankyerboaby**

    obiwankyerboaby** Banned Banned

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    It annoys me how many people over look sherk, the guy was making 'lightweight' fights watchable
     
  11. anthony stark

    anthony stark genius, billionaire, playboy, philanthropist

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    that's tough. career wise, he's more accomplished than gray but maynard did beat him.
     
  12. CRuck1980

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    Until he got busted
     
  13. sampuncher

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    The fact that Sean Sherks only losses are against Matt Hughes, Frankie, BJ and GSP really isn't a bad 4 to have on your record as your only losses.
     
  14. UJustGotChaeld

    UJustGotChaeld Steel Belt

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    Career wise, yes.
     
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    jmd69 Brown Belt

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    For me, what makes KenFlo a great fighter is that he fought competitively in multiple weight classes.
     
  16. jmd69

    jmd69 Brown Belt

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    Thanks actually very impressive especially since some of those fights were against two of the best WWs in the world.
     
  17. Rocksinhead

    Rocksinhead Yellow Belt

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    Sherk doesn't get mentioned because you have to examine his UFC wins AT lightweight. They were Florian, Franca, Griffin and Dunham. The Franca fight had controversy with the failed test and all that drama and the Dunham fight many people had him losing that fight and didn't deserve the decision. Even if all 4 of those fights had been dominating wins by stoppage AND he hadn't gotten beaten so very badly by Penn he STILL wouldn't make my top 10 all time LWs. He just doesn't have enough top wins to qualify for me.
     
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    BROWNPRIDE Red Belt

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    Top ten foo sho but not sure where he may lie.
     
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    BROWNPRIDE Red Belt

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    Hahahah steroid championship .
     

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