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  1. BrunswickMAF Blue Belt

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    Who is the smartest fighter to ever compete in UFC? I don't mean strategy wise I mean book smart. I think it was Jeff Monson had his masters in Psychology. Any other fighters that had academic degrees? Phds?
     
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    Conor McGregor
     
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    Chanel Sonnen and Tito Ortiz, the guys barely won and yet kept getting those huge cheques. Marketability is a very useful skill in the UFC.
     
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    Tito Ortiz
     
  5. BellyDownArmbar Green Belt

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    Rosi Sexton has a Phd in Theoretical Computer Science.
     
  6. Da Speeink Banned Banned

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    This is the only answer.
     
  7. joeyjoejoe Silver Belt

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    Lol I meant Chael. Sorry boys got dubs.
     
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    Chael has a BA in sociology, I think getting a BA in Sociology is like saying "hey, I got a free toy in my happy meal"
     
  9. prikoke Brown Belt

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    Ortiz won plenty back in his day...
     
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    What you did there. I see it.
     
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    Tor Troeng has a MD in Engineering Physics, but Rosi Sexton has a Phd in something IIRC.
     
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    Was going to say this.
     
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    That's Dr. Rosi Sexton to you.
     
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    Monson is pretty smart(i saw few interviews). Conor and tito imo
    Phd doesnt mean you are smart necessarily. It means you are educated,your IQ stays the same
     
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    Tito Ortiz & McGOAT!!
     
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    Doesn't Carwin have an engineering degree?
     
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    Sexton (PHD in computer science) and Carwin (kept his job as an engineer throughout his UFC career, I think), were the first two to come to mind. Franklin has a Master's in Education (obviously), since he was a math teacher.
     

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