When you think about it, Fedor was the first MMA fighter in a still very small line of fighters who achieved true greatness (the second and third being Anderson and GSP). Was there anyone before Fedor who achieved true MMA greatness? The way I see it, there were pioneers (e.g. Royce) and stars (e.g. Chuck), but no real legend, no real GREAT, before Fedor. Discuss. btw. I don't believe Fedor chose his nick name himself. It was given to him by the Japanese.