Let's Talk HW's

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  1. NHB7

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    Some questions:

    Who is your favorite current top 10 HW?


    Who is your favorite HW of all time?


    Name 3 retired HW's whose careers you enjoyed, and something you enjoyed about their careers?


    Name one HW fight you would love to see right now?


    Post a question for other posters to answer about HWs?
     
  2. NHB7

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    Who is your favorite current top 10 HW?

    A: Mark Hunt

    Who is your favorite HW of all time?

    A: Fedor Emelianenko

    Name 3 retired HW's whose careers you enjoyed, and something you enjoyed about their careers?

    A: Igor Vovchanchyn - His fight with Paul Varlens
    Akira Shoji - The perennial underdog with bounding bushido spirit
    Bas Rutten - The liver kick


    Name one HW fight you would love to see right now?

    A: Mark Hunt vs. Andrei Arlovski
     
  3. Philtard

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    Best heavy weights outside the UFC?
     
  4. NHB7

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    No I meant to post this in the Heavies......shoot.
     
  5. Paul L

    Paul L Gassed Belt Platinum Member

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    Current favorite: Cain

    All time favorite: Fedor

    Three retired HW's:

    Shane Carwin - Had a unique amount of power and his knockouts were always destructive. Carwin embodied the one punch can end it all trait of heavyweights.

    Mark Coleman - Crazy ground and pound, one of the first high level wrestlers to adapt to MMA. Plus his emotional demeanor always spiced things up a bit in and out of the ring.

    Igor Vovchanchyn - A destructive force in his prime, Igor was a brutal finisher. I only watched his fights in Pride at first, then checked out earlier footage, and he was really a pioneer in his day, he could wrestle, strike, submit, he was a complete martial artist when the sport was barely even defining itself.

    One HW fight I would like to see now would be Overeem vs Junior Dos Santos.
     
  6. Ronwah

    Ronwah Knighthood pending Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Moved it for ya.
     
  7. NHB7

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    HASSY loves Mr. HUNTo also!
     
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    Reeeeeeeeem! He is fun both in the cage as in interviews. Untill his gas runs out he can beat anyone!

    War REEM!
     
  10. Charlie Sheen

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    Of All Time: Fedor.

    Current: JDS & Werdoom.
     
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  11. Chules

    Chules @UVEE'S BESTIE

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    Overeem by far.

    Hope the JDS match gets made
     
  12. Augustus Caesar

    Augustus Caesar Put Up Your Dukes Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Mark Hunto!
     
  13. CabCoola09

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    Where is Arlovski?
     
  14. PRIDEWASBETTER

    PRIDEWASBETTER Whatever it takes Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Current: Don't have one.

    All-Time: Cro Cop

    3 retired HWs:

    Fedor: Just got the job done.

    Lesnar: Always entertaining.

    Couture: Always defied the odds.
     
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    Tough call between Werdum and Hunt, but went with Hunto.
     
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    Werdum & Cro Cop for all of them
     
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    1. Overeem, he's the most dynamic of 'em and has the most varied finishes.

    2. Cro Cop. Most skilled striker in his prime.

    3. Rutten - "to the liverrr". Fedor - special fighter. Carwin - arm punches ahoy

    4. Overeem/JDS
     
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    Roy or Hunt
     
  19. ALAN PARTRIDGE

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    how can anyone say cain, he fights once every never
     
  20. Canned Tuna

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    1. Werdum

    2. Fedor

    3. Fedor- awesome fights, his reflexes and explosion still get amped up when I watch his old fights. I'm hoping Nurmagomedov and Khabilov continue to improve and can provide me with some similarly vicious, explosive sambo style beatdowns in the future.

    Randy- some good fights, but mostly like that he often found a way to win as an underdog.

    Bas Rutten- exciting, technical kickboxing style. I also respect that he was able to develop his grappling game after starting it so late and go on such a long unbeaten streak.

    4. Arlovski vs Overeem
     

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