Poll: Which Fighters Did Fedor Beat in Their Prime?

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Which fighters did Fedor beat in their prime?

  1. Brett Rogers

    75.7%
  2. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira 1

    93.2%
  3. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira 2

    89.2%
  4. Mirko Filipovic

    93.2%
  5. Mark Hunt

    44.6%
  6. Kevin Randleman

    77.0%
  7. Mark Coleman 1

    68.9%
  8. Mark Coleman 2

    32.4%
  9. Heath Herring

    75.7%
  10. Semmy Schilt

    68.9%
  11. Renato Sobral

    51.4%
  12. Hong Man Choi

    56.8%
  13. Matt Lindland

    47.3%
  14. Tim Sylvia

    56.8%
  15. Andrei Arlovski

    73.0%
  16. Pedro Rizzo

    21.6%
  17. Ricardo Arona

    45.9%
  18. Jeff Monson

    20.3%
  19. Kazuyuki Fujita

    56.8%
  20. Quinton Jackson

    10.8%
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  1. ReadWrite Banned Banned

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    All of them.
     
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    I love Fedor as much as the next man, but fighting Brett Rogers was a complete coward move on his part, on par with MVP level can crushing. 2 years before that fight, Brett was changing tires at Walmart full time and a guy with Fedor's skill level and experience should never have been ok with this fight. This was also around the same time that Fedor was ducking Reem in Strikeforce, whose skill level was on par with his own.

    Can crushing at its absolute finest, sadly.
     
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  4. Benoitthegr8 Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    It’s a testament to Fedor’s greatness that he’s talked about nearly daily on this forum when he’s 10 years past prime and completely irrelevant in today’s HW landscapes.
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  5. NoBiasJustMMA Steel Belt

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    Pretty much all of them other than Coleman 2, Rizzo, Rampage, and Monson. You could argue Sobral and Arona weren't in their primes yet but they weren't far from it.
     
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    Definitely Rampage.
     
  7. ReadWrite Banned Banned

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    Sobral had only two career losses when he fought Fedor. I'd consider that Prime.
     
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    Zuluzinho
    Brett Rogers
    Hiroya Takada
     
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    I think prime Fedor could have taken prime Rickson and Sea Level Cain. Not at the same time. I mean in separate fights.

    Although I really have no idea how Rickson would have done against the greats in an MMA fight. Prolly beat most of them, but we'll never know.

    What say you all?
     
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    All of them up to, and including Cro Cop. Then it all went downhill.
     
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    Should’ve been fighting UbeReem, but I’d be ascared shitless of that proposal. I’ve unfortunately been on 3 combat deployments, not much affears me, getting UberKneed into a living death sounds too affrightening.
     
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    I cant agree

    He fought a lot of former UFC champions who had lost their belt in almost brutal fashion
     
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    What about Fabricio Werd... Oh...
     
  14. Paralakz Brown Belt

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    This forum has a lot of old-heads who love Fedor... of course he's discussed a lot...
     
  15. waldywaldy lol motherfuckers

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    lol

    Rogers was 10-0 with all first round finishes including a 22 second destruction of Arlovski. He arguably took the first round off Fedor.

    People really have been on some revisionist history bullshit around here lately.
     
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    He should have been in there with Reem, not Rogers, and you know that.
     
  17. MXZT Red Belt Platinum Member

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    Brett Rogers was not a can he was 10-0 when he fought Fedor. He also TKO Arlovski in his last fight. Arlovski was in the top 10 HW's a that time when he got beaten by Rogers. So when Rogers fought Fedor he was ranked in the top 10. So he was no can.
     
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    That's an interesting way of saying it's a testament to how sad his fans are that they constantly bring him up despite being 10 years past prime and completely irrelevant in today’s HW landscapes.
     
  19. waldywaldy lol motherfuckers

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    Maybe, there was some ducking of Ubreem going on at the time.

    But to say Rogers was a can is something completely different. Maybe in hindsight his career panned out that way, but that was not the narrative at the time, and you know that.

    It's basically the same record that got Nganou in title contention a couple of years ago, except for the fact that Rogers was undefeated and took even less time to finish Arlovski (who was also a lot less shop worn at the time).

    I mean, there is a lot to say about Fedor's record and some of his opponents, but to single out Rogers like you did is just weird
     
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    Fair enough.
     
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    How is it a positive testament when he’s younger than werdum, same age as DC while being irrelevant even in bellator?
    Artem’s talked about often, doesn’t make him great.
     

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