Never the best, never the worst but an awesome blast from the past

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  1. MMA_enthusiast

    MMA_enthusiast Green Belt

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    i always loved this guy, hope you guys do too



    also at 1:25 that has to be added to sherdog's list of most brutal knockouts ever

    also want to mention that 1:39 - 1:50 is awesome
     
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  2. Gamer007

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    I approve this thread, btw the ref at 1:25 must have hated that guy :eek:
     
  3. Anung Un Rama

    Anung Un Rama Idol of Millions Platinum Member

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    I'm pretty sure he was considered the best at one point.
     
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    Anyone know who he was fighting at 2:09 ? I want to watch that fight.
     
  5. MMA_enthusiast

    MMA_enthusiast Green Belt

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    i got you fam, he was fighting paul varelans

    here is the fight in question

     
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    RDUBYA an oldie but a goodie

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    Paul Varelans

    edit - wizard above
     
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    Irishwhiskey119 Banned Banned

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    That stoppage was fine.
     
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    One of MMA's original badass! Thanks TS
     
  9. Ez Eric

    Ez Eric Amateur Fighter

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    He actually was considered the best fighter in the world after he beat Mark Kerr. He was ranked number one until he lost to Coleman in the Tournament final, which was kinda bullshit considering Coleman's path through the Tournament was much easier.
     
  10. A_bomb47

    A_bomb47 Wha happan to you Sherdog?

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    The Enson fight was brutal. Can't believe the beating Enson took and that he still wanted to continue after being unable to get up after the first round.
     
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    always fun watching him fight. thanks for vid ts
     
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    Thought this was gonna be about Tank Abbott.

    Igor was the best for a long time.
     
  13. BROWNPRIDE

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    No he never ever was considered the best never but was fun to watch! Never ever ever was!
     
  14. MMA_enthusiast

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    yeah i remembering watching HBO's documentary The Smashing Machine with mark kerr as the focus, from my understanding the stoppage was incorrect and should have been a disqualification for Kerr due to illegal knees
     
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  15. Anung Un Rama

    Anung Un Rama Idol of Millions Platinum Member

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    So when he was 41-2 he wasn't considered No 1?
     
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    Holy crap. I haven't seen much from the MMA old school. That stuff is brutal.
     
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    No mark Coleman beat him in the pride finals, lost to a few lower level fighters. When he had that record most fighters on there we're no names!
     
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    Vovchanchyn was pure agression, combine it with the lack of rules in MMA at that period of time and you get the recipe for a best show ever.
     
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  19. Anung Un Rama

    Anung Un Rama Idol of Millions Platinum Member

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    Coleman was 11-4 and Igor was 45-2-1 when they fought.
    Igor had just had a W over Mark Kerr overturned a few fights prior to that.
     
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    Igor and Vitor Belfort = hardest flurry puncher when UNLEASHED
     

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