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MMA Hall of Fame: First Class

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  1. Kingfarthur Purple Belt

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    If you were to elect five people to go into the inaugural class of an MMA Hall of Fame, who would it be?

    Rorion Gracie
    Rickson Gracie
    Dana White
    Fedor Emelianenko
    Nobuyuki Sakakibara

    Just a rough list, three contributors and two fighters. Also could go

    Royce Gracie
    Ken Shamrock
    Bas Rutten
    Rickson Gracie
    Fedor Emelianenko

    If all fighters. I like having contributors in there as well though.
     
  2. Hades86 Brown Belt

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    Fedor/Anderson/Royce/Chuck/Dana (Because you know he is gonna put himself up there anway).
     
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    Missing Sakuraba on that list.
     
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    Royce Gracie
    Fedor Emilianenko
    Anderson Silva
    Kazushi Sakuraba
    Randy Couture
     
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    Royce
    Shamrock
    Severn
    Frye
    Rutten
    Tank
    Taktarov
     
  6. DezWalker MMA Stats geek

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    Royce Gracie
    Ken Shamrock
    Fedor
    Dana White
    Dan Severn
     
  7. Rampage_Jackson Black Belt

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    Royce Gracie
    Bas Rutten
    Anderson Silva
    Fedor
    Ken Shamrock
     
  8. PanyeEast17 Green Belt

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    Royce
    Fedor
    Bruce Lee
    Anderson
    Randy

    2nd Class
    Rich
    Forrest
    Liddell
    Tito
    Wanderlei
     
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    If you are adding Bruce Lee on there then might as well add Chuck Norris and Steven Seagal.
     
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    where the fuck is sakuraba
     
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    Fedor
    Anderson
    Sakuraba
    Royce
    Chuck/Penn/GSP? don't know
     
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    Royce Gracie
    Ken Shamrock
    Dana White
    Fedor
    Kazushi Sakuraba

    2nd Class
    Mark Coleman
    Dan Severn
    Randy Couture
    Dan Henderson
    Bas Rutten

    3rd Class
    Frank Shamrock
    Tito Ortiz
    Chuck Liddell
    Matt Hughes
    Don Frye

    4th Class
    Anderson Silva
    Georges St.Pierre
    B.J Penn
    Big Nog
    Wanderlei Silva
     
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    Replace Randy with Hughes and this looks solid to me.
     
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    Not in any particular order

    -Royce Gracie
    -Ken Shamrock
    -Rickson Gracie
    -Bas Rutten
    -Mark Coleman
    -Fedor Emelianenko
    -Kazushi Sakuraba
    -Georges St. Pierre
    -Matt Hughes
    -Dan Henderson
    -Randy Couture
    -Pat Miletich
    -Big Nog
    -BJ Penn
    -Chuck Liddell
    -Anderson Silva
    -Vitor Belfort
    -Shogun Rua
    -Wanderlei Silva
     
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    Nice list. I'd add Igor V.
     
  17. Kingfarthur Purple Belt

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    I think the issue for me is narrowing it down to 5. I think Rorian is more important to MMA than Royce, seeing as how any of the Gracie brothers could have probably done what Royce did, but Rorian put it all together.
     
  18. Kingfarthur Purple Belt

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    I don't think Sakuraba is a shoe-in for top 5 MMA contributor of all time. I think a better question is, where the fuck is Helio Gracie?
     
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    Connor MgGreggor
    Dana White
    Chandella Powell
    James Toney
    James McSweeney
     
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    Fedor/Royce/Silva/Ken/Liddell
     

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