Lineage of the Saku Belt

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  1. WanderLogun

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    So it's been a while since I've heard anyone mention the Saku belts, or seen it referenced anywhere.

    For people who don't know, once upon a time Sakuraba made his own belt which he awarded himself, because there were no belts in the organisation that he was in.

    When Wanderlei Silva beat him, Sakuraba presented Wand with the Saku belt, presumably because it was the first person to beat him since he fabricated the belt for himself.

    If we were to carry on passing the belt from loser to winner, I figured out the belt would be held by Junior Dos Santos. Which I find pretty fitting, as he is the top heavyweight in the top mma org in the world; it's funny how things work out! :)

    Anyway, for those interested, here is the bloody lineage of the belt named Saku.

    Sakuraba lost it to Wanderlei -

    Wanderlei lost it to Mark Hunt -

    Mark Hunt lost it to Josh Barnett -

    Barnett lost it to Cro-Cop -

    Cro-Cop lost it to Gonzaga -

    Gonzaga lost it to Randy -

    Randy lost it to Brock Lesnar -

    Brock lost it to Cain -

    Cain lost it to JDS, who is now the true holder of the Saku belt.



    There was a fight before Wanderlei lost it to Mark Hunt, in which he Drew with Cro-Cop, now if Mirko had won that fight in the eyes of the judges, the belt would have made these transitions.

    Saku<Wand<Cro-Cop<Big-Nog<Fedor<Werdum<Overeem

    So even if cro-cop had won, the fight for the saku belt would have been decided by Overeem vs whoever was holding the UFC HW champions belt :)

    Bit of useless trivia for you here before the world ends! :)


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    Apologies in advance to people who have heard this a million times already, but sherdog is always gaining new members :)
     
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    wait, does JDS know that he has the Saku belt?
     
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    JDS Vs. Overeem will unify so many belts its not even funny.
     
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    Very interesting.
    Would be funny to see where it is at today.
     
  6. WanderLogun

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    I guess you're right, Overeem does carry quite a few accolades, last dream belt included?
     
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    Nice!
     
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    +1 good post, interesting!
     
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    I think Wand still has the actual belt, but JDS is the true holder if the belt was still in circulation :)
     
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    ufc, saku belt vs dream, wamma, strikeforce and pride will be on the line
     
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    JDS will be dripping in gold ;)
     
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    First time Pride and UFC belt gets united look forward to the fight as well.
     
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    Overeem also has lineal UFC HW belt and lineal UFC 1 tournament championship.
     
  14. cOugAr_LIbRe_85

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    Rampage and Anderson might disagree with the pride/ufc belts uniting bit :D

    unless you meant HW belt. its christmas, ill give u that one
     
  15. WanderLogun

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    I thought Anderson vs Hendo and Rampage vs Hendo united pride and UFC belts?

    Unless you mean the pride HW and UFC HW belts, that would make more sense, I might be jumping the gun here
     
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    Nice, tell me how?
    I meant HW because Fedor had it for so long and never entered the UFC.
     
  17. WanderLogun

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    Spill the beans yo :p
     
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    Surprisingly interesting thread. I genuinely enjoyed this.
     
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    Glad it changed things up a bit, It's certainly one of my more constructive efforts :p

    Also, shameless self bump because I want MiroHA to explain! :D
     
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    Nice post, thanks TS!
     

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