Rashad HOF

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  1. jungliquid

    jungliquid Orange Belt

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    Rashad gets his induction. Apologies if other threads have already been posted on the subject.

    Thoughts? Is it deserving? If the decision was yours, and yours alone, would you place him in the hof?
     
  2. Rabban

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    Unfortunately his biggest contribution to mma is this:
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  3. Where you at Georges?

    Where you at Georges? Driver of the Thiago Santos Warwagon!

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    he is deserving. on the bottom of the HOF totem pole but deserving
     
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  4. Quietus

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    Whether he deserves it or not, there's no question UFC is biased about it in favor of people who still work with them after their fighting career ends. They are basically just rewarding Rashad for not being a fuck-up in life like so many ex-fighters become due to brain trauma + mismanaging their money. This is the "At least you're not 2019 Matt Hughes" participation trophy.
     
  5. linvillegorge

    linvillegorge Silver Belt

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    Once you start putting guys like Rashad Evans and Michael Bisping in the HOF, you're pretty much saying that anyone who wins a belt is HOF worthy. I think that's watering things down a bit too much IMO.
     
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    lsa Maître d' at The Pussy Lounge

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    the only HOF I care about

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  7. WHITE ANDERSON

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    short answer: UFC HOF has no transparent criteria and seems to be for whomever they like at a particular time, so yes, he deserves to be in UFC HOF

    long answer: rashad is not an all time great. he never defended the belt. his best win was prime phil davis. aside from the rampage fight, he was not a draw (and that fight sucked, btw). he ended his career on a horrible losing streak. injury prone and pulled out of all the fights that would get him in the discussion.
    therefore, no, rashad does not belong in the HOF. sorry but simply winning a belt is not HOF-worthy
     
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  8. Where you at Georges?

    Where you at Georges? Driver of the Thiago Santos Warwagon!

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    Most undisputed champions should get in. Also Griffin Ortiz Liddell are in and Rampage and Hendo will prbly get in so that is 5 hof'ers that Rashad beat. Also if Jon Jones didn't exist then Rashad may of won more belts.

    Guys like Donald Cerrone, and Dan Henderson deserve to get, no other non champs off the top of my head
     
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  9. Where you at Georges?

    Where you at Georges? Driver of the Thiago Santos Warwagon!

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    Fuck you man Matt got hit by a fucking train that was going 47 MPH.
     
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  10. Cherry

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    There's no criteria whatsoever when it comes to anyone being inducted into their hall of fame. No credence should be put into what they do whatsoever.

    There's no balloting. Literally a popularity contest.
     
  11. generalyum

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    I'd put Bonnar before him
     
  12. Serenity Now

    Serenity Now Blue Belt

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    Rashad evans became champ once and lost it the first time he defended it.


    Come think of it...His career is vastly overrated.


    His biggest contribution to MMA was being somewhat "mainstream" and was part of a few big PPVs......Rashad was never truly a huge star though




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    jungliquid Orange Belt

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    Couldn't agree more in regards to "no set criteria" existing to warrant inductions.
     
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    It's the UFC Hall of Fame so no real standards, but Rashad does deserve it.
     
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    He tried to beat the train but the train choo choo'd all over him
     
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    Where you at Georges? Driver of the Thiago Santos Warwagon!

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    Frank Shamrock isn't in because most ufc brass fucking hate his guts.

    There is already a list of Steroid guys in it, Coleman, Ken Shamrock list goes on and on So it seems like Jon Jones and Co will get in.

    https://www.ufc.com/ufc-hall-fame

    sakuraba and serra are not worthy but dana loves both of them.
     
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  17. ermac88

    ermac88 Red Belt

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    Hell fucking yeah.

    Dudes dont realize Rashad won the LHW belt on an undefeated TEAR. He seemed unstoppable laying Chuck and Forrest out in spectacular fashion plus he dominated TUF heavyweight to win it.

    Hes from that era where LHW was great filled w killers, before Jones rode to town and ended everyones career.
     
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    I dont have a problem with it. I'd like to see Shogun get in there before him but I guess they usually wait until you retire
     
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    IMO he just barely makes the cut. Just barely.

    Much more deserving than Bisping, Serra, Forest, or Bonnar that is for sure. Those guys have no business in HoF whatsoever.
     
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    They don't. That's another super weird thing. BJ is rattling off seven straight losses and he's sitting in their HoF lol
     

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