Name Your 10 Favorite Fighters of All Time

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  1. jeff corwin3000

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    1. GSP
    2. Randy Couture
    3. Chris Lytle
    4. Lyoto Machida
    5. Bas Rutten
    6. Crocop
    7. Hendo
    8. Demian Maia
    9. Mark Hunt
    10. "Ice Cold" Igor
     
  2. LaYLa & SaDiE

    LaYLa & SaDiE P ☆ I ☆ T ☆ B ☆ U ☆ L ☆ L ☆ S

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    I would if I could but it only allows 25 options and that's not nearly enough
     
  3. IngaVovchanchyn

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    It's a straight forward question but it's hard for me to give an uncomplicated answer. For me some favorites are simply a matter of showing respect to greatness. Anderson Silva was one of the greats. Jon Jones is one of the greats. I'll always go far out of my way to catch his fights, but I don't particularity want him to win. I think my real favorites are great fighters with less recognition or really good fighters a step down (or two) from the true legends. Guys I'll make excuses for. Guys I get nervous for.


    Igor Vovchanchyn
    Lyoto Machida
    Urijah Faber
    Stipe
    Joe Lauzon
    Justin Gaethje
    Robbie Lawler
    Carlos Condit
    Whittaker
    Lytle
     
  4. 613

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    In no particular order

    Thiago Alves
    Aldo
    Rampage
    Aoki
    Jones (just to watch. He is a shitty person)
    Machida
    GSP
    Manhoef
    Anderson
    KZ
     
  5. Paulsp

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    All time

    Shogun
    Anderson Silva
    Robbie lawler
    Chuck
    Wanderlai
    Hendo
    Fedor
    Conor
    Nick Diaz
    Holloway


    Currently

    Tony
    Holloway
    Gaethje
    Conor
    Jon
    Izzy
    Cerrone
    John lineker
    Dustin
    Whittaker
     
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    My fav. fighters,,,,, If u read the OP you know this is about your favorite fighters, not necessarily the greatest fighters. Big difference . s/o @LaylaThePitBuLL for the strong thread idea. Here are my 10 favorite fighters all time (I like watching Bones but I can't mention him in this list in good conscience)

    1. DC
    2. Jose Aldo Jr.
    3. Yoel Romero
    4. Wanderlei Silva
    5. Rumble
    6. GSP
    7. Werdum
    8. Igor Vovchanchyn
    9. McGregor
    10. Cris Cyborg

    I'd love to hear everyone's thoughts on my list - positive or negative - Let me know how brilliant I am... or how stupid I am!!!
     
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  9. AhzolTheAfricanWarrior

    AhzolTheAfricanWarrior White Belt

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    1) Jon Jones
    Don't @ me about steroids, I have good reason to believe ALL UFC fighters are on some form of PEDs. The fact that Costa was caught on VIDEO juicing and still hasn't popped, despite his physique is proof enough.
    That being said, Fight IQ - second to none, Style is very entertaining to watch, basically beat all his opposition at their own game, out struck strikers, out wrestled Olympic level wrestlers, out grinds grinders, out pocketed the clinch brawlers, Literally the nickola tesla of MMA. Hasn't been KOed, rocked, and has proven he'll beat you worse if you ever rematch him. Was born to be the GOAT, imo.

    2) SIlva - no explanation needed, leave this forum if he's not in your top 5, it's like excluding Nas from your top 3 rapper list.

    3) Tough one but I have to say Max. I love the way he uses angles and closes the distance, his cardio is insane and the way he systematically breaks you down round after round is beautiful to watch. His amazing personality and passion doesn't hurt either. xD

    4) Twood. My guy has been on a tear lately and has finally overcome the race baiting claims that actual racists project on him to cope with their own insecurities. Twood has said nothing but facts throughout his title reign and the fact that he's an underdog against the corporation gives me sweet pleasure seeing him continue to take Ws. He's basically a better version of GSP with a sick counter right hand, can't see him losing for a while.
    5) Romero - true MW champ, don't @Me ,a better version of Twood, funny af and is a walking highlight reel at 41
    6)Adasanya - top 3 highest IQ strikers IMO, Andy , Max, then him (open for change, wonderboy is up there too)
    7) Khabib - I'm sadistic
    8) Ngannou ^
    9) Nick Diaz - was the first MMA fight I've ever seen back in 2011
    10) Aldo/Lawler couldn't decide LOL
     
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    This is nearly impossible and subject to change at a moments notice :rolleyes:
    In no order at all:

    Fedor
    GSP
    Rampage
    Chuck
    Wandy
    Randy
    Hughes
    Big Nog
    DC
    Aldo
     
  11. JustOnce

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    Fedor
    Crocop
    Shogun
    Yoshida/Akiyama
    Mousasi
    Saku
    GSP
    Gomi
    Kid
    Conor/Aldo
     
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    I am not trying to hate, but possibly the worst list ever. I know it's personal top 10, but really, Sonnen, Cowboy, Guida AND Tate? Lmao
     
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    OMGstreetfight Fred Loya Insurance shill

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    Not a single Gracie on anyone's list. Not a complaint, just shows how history has faired their name in MMA(so far).
     
  14. Sambochampion163

    Sambochampion163 White Belt

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    1.Khabib
    Aldo
    DC
    Woodley
    Romero
    Holloway
    Ferguson
    Rumble Johnson
    Nate Diaz
    Frankie Edgar
     
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    Al Iaquinta
    Al Iaquinta
    Al Iaquinta
    Al Iaquinta
    Al Iaquinta
    Al Iaquinta
    Al Iaquinta
    Al Iaquinta
    Al Iaquinta
    Al Iaquinta
     
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    1 Shad
    2 Davis
    3 Dodson
    4 Jones
    5 Kimbo
    6 Machida
    7 Shields
    8 Sonnen
    9 Gus
    10 Kongo
    11 Bisping

    Big gap for me between top 5 and bottom 5. Bottom 5 or 4 are there not cause I was a fan but because they are an important part of my memories now.
     
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    Fedor
    Vandy
    Saku
    Gomi
    Cyborg
     
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    No particular order, the 10 I think of off the top of my head at this time...

    Takanori Gomi
    BJ Penn
    Jose Aldo
    Shogun
    Cro Cop
    Big Nog
    Carlos Condit
    Demetrious Johnson
    Wanderlei Silva
    Anderson Silva


    Gun to my head, my favorite would be a toss-up between Penn/Gomi.
     
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    TJ
    Tony Ferguson
    Black beast
    Petr Yan
    Evan Tanner
    Dan Hangman
    Wonderboy
    Karolina
    Joanna
    Paul Felder
     
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    gegard mousasi
    gunnar nelson
    yushin okami
    valentina shevchenko
    frankie edgar
    sergei kharitonov
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    gilbert yvel
    mark kerr
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