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Most evenly matched fights

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  1. Angelassassin53 Black Belt

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    Specifically title fights, but not limited to them. With Cruz vs Garbrandt coming up, it had me thinking how easily we might've seen Dilly vs Faber and subsequently Dilly vs Garbrandt considering how razor thin Cruz vs Dillashaw was. What are some other fights where each fighter had notable moments, but no one really held a super clear advantage over the other and the fight could have swung either way? The ones that come to my mind are:

    Cruz vs Dillashaw
    Machida vs Shogun
    Benson vs Melendez
    Jones vs Gustafsson
     
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    Come to say Machida Shogun
     
  3. MrFeeny Purple Belt

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    hendo won both including a finish, but hendo vs shogun
     
  4. DelanoRunnymede Purple Belt

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    DC v Gus was really close as well. Poor Gus has come so close to taking the belt twice.
     
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    Came on here to say Cruz Vs Dillashaw
     
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    Bisping-Silva, Bisping-Leites, Machida-Shogun 1
     
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  7. Angelassassin53 Black Belt

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    I avoided saying Woodley/Thompson despite the draw cause Woodley won his rounds big and Thompson clearly won his but not by a large margin, but pretty much every round of Hendo/Shogun was won gigantically by either guy, good call.
     
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    Tate vs McMann
     
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    Sam Stout and Spencer Fisher had an awesome trilogy back in the day...
     
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    silva/belfort (at the time belfort was SCARY) and Andy was like 37
    hendo/rampage
    machida/shogun
    cain/werdum at the time but IMO cains the better fighter and wouldve won rematch had this license bullshit not happened
    JDS/hunt
     
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    Pretty much every Tate fight leading up to (AND including) the Holm fight were super close. Thought she Lost to carmouche and was getting beat by Eye without that knockdown
     
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    GSP vs Hendricks
    Frankie vs Maynard
     
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    Edgar vs Maynard 1
    Lawler vs Condit
     
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    The fight was pretty even, but it always seemed to go in Wand's favor down the final minute of each round. He just opened up and Bisping faded each time. By the end Wand had to restrain himself from soccer kicking Michael's face.

    Close fight, but Wand dominated the end of every round.
     
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    GSP vs PENN 1
     
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    Is he talking about that fight or Andy/bisping?
     
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    Hendricks - GSP
    Jones-Gus
    Machida-Shogun I
    Penn-GSP I
     
  20. Sampsonsimpson Brown Belt

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    I meant Anderson Silva, should have clarified. You're right though Wanderlei-Bisping was a pretty good fight too.
     
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