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Mousassi is an all time great right?

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  1. bjpenngoat Silver Belt

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    He never held a ufc belt but he has to be considered one of the all time greats based on weight class movement and quality of wins. Im not a fan of the lower weight class fights he has been having lately but I cant be the only one that considers him a top bloke all time.
     
  2. Reydereyes Purple Belt

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    He is not.
     
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  3. GoshiShun17 Red Belt

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    Yes. He's one of the most successful MMArtist of all time even if he never did get his opportunity in the
    UFC. His skillset is also elite level.

    He just won't be remembered compared to some simply because he was never given a title shot. But he's certainly just as good and better than many fighters who have.

    With that said, Adesanya still would make him look average.
     
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  4. mjfan23 Gold Belt

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    UFC belts and ranking system is not legit so not winning that title is not as big a deterrent as one assumes.

    The mooses multiple weight class wins and kickboxing are a great plus for him. But unless he reigns over bellator for another year or two he will be forgotten with time.
     
  5. erron Orange Belt

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    no where even close
     
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  6. Cherry Red Belt

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    He's had an incredibly successful career but he will never be looked at as an all timer. One of my favorites though for sure.
     
  7. Baltimore Bro Purple Belt

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    The most overrated Mma fighter in sherdog history.....he’s not even a all time great in his weight class
     
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  8. mirko>anyone Red Belt

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    He is the natty MW GOAT.

    His record speak for himself.

    People who said no, are just salty UFC shills.
     
  10. mirko>anyone Red Belt

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    Alllllll of this. He’s a good fighter though.
     
  11. DarthChen731 Gold Belt

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    Like, top 100 maybe. Anywhere near top 10 not a chance.
     
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  12. IsNormal Brown Belt

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    To me, he is at least great - and some kinda hall of famer.
    But I might be biased because of nostalgia.
    Can totally see how people can argue there have been so many other big names at MW during his time and he was never really a stand out among them.

    Rockhold, Weidman, Jacare, Vitor, Machida, Bisping, Yoel, Whittaker, etc
     
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    Didn't he lose his belt to a rookie fighter?
    I mean a fighter with 10 or less wins
     
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    He would make quick work of Izzy.
     
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    I would have liked seeing him fight Gustaffson. Too bad that fight fell through.
     
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    I he was slighlty, SLIGHTLY more aggressive he would've been an all time great. He is still... a bit under that. One of the memorable fighters in MMA history, yes. But say 10 years after he retires, he won't be remembered like the real greats.

    He may have few losses, but lost at the worst moments possible and all of them hurt his title chances.
     
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    F*ck no.
     
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  18. kenetics Gold Belt

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    Wut. Hes has won in multiple weight classes against good fighters . He's even fought HW and won too.
     
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    all time gatekeeper...
     
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    Yes he is. He also deserved a title shot anyway. Winning a belt also has a lot to do with timing. Bisping became champ when way better fighters like Dan Henderson couldn't
     
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