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Softest Punchers in each UFC Division in 2021

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  1. Fatback96 Black Belt

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    Here’s my list:

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    Flyweight (125lbs): Askar Askarov

    Bantamweight (135lbs): Dominick Cruz

    Featherweight (145lbs): Bryce Mitchell (Zabit Magomedsharipov if he was still ranked)

    Lightweight (155lbs): Diego Ferreira or Gregor Gillespie

    Welterweight (170lbs): Colby Covington or Demian Maia

    Middleweight (185lbs): Marvin Vettori or Omari Akhmedov

    Light-Heavyweight (205lbs): Misha Cirkunov or Paul Craig

    Heavyweight (206+lbs): Augusto Sakai or Marvin Tybura


    PS: I never said these fighters weren’t hard punchers, I’m just saying they’re the softest punchers compared to the rest of their division.
     
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  2. Fesaine Black Belt

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    Askarov, Gillespie, Sakai, Vettori, and Akhmedov are not soft punchers at all.
     
  3. BROWNPRIDE Yellow Card

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    Idk but the bad guy sonnen had to have had the softest pillow fists of all time!
     
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  4. noizer Red Belt

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    one way to find out TS. Ask every single competitor on the roster to hit you in the face and then let us know your findings.
     
  5. TheMessiah Black Belt

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    Actually a pretty good list
     
  6. Stop Being Greedy Purple Belt

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    Clearly Usman, he just doesn't have that manliness. It must be a terrible life.
     
  7. Chael_Sonnen I'm the reason Waldo is hiding.

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    You dummy, Chael rocked iron chinned Silva. Pillow fists my ass.
     
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  9. TJ Dillashank Green Belt

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    Chael Sonnen does not have pillow fists
     
  10. IngaVovchanchyn Plutonium Belt Platinum Member

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    UFC needs to bring back Theodoru. His soothing punches were very relaxing to watch.

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    Play his fights quietly at night and you'll sleep so soundly. It's like this:
     
  11. TheBulge Green Belt

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    That second gif was a slip, punch didn't even land.

    But yes Sonnen could deliver a powerful straight shot.
     
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  12. datfnguy Black Belt

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    Jon Jones gets no respect at all
     
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  13. Daniel_LaRusso Green Belt

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    Silva was just getting more chinny with age. Most 35+ fighters start to get chinny. Reflexes are the first to go and you don’t see the punches coming any more. Even Hendo when he was 40+ was getting rocked and dropped a lot.
     
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    He's probably getting cut soon but pretty sure KB Bhullar is the softest puncher at MW and maybe the whole men's roster

    For HW: probably Aleksei Oleinik
     
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    Max Holloway is way more pillow fisted than Zabit
     
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  16. Beeruz God of Destruction Belt Yellow Card

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    Pillowfist is a myth
     
  17. Fatback96 Black Belt

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    Very true but he wasn’t ranked in either division so I didn’t put him.
     
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  18. Fatback96 Black Belt

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    It depends on which round Zabit we’re talking. 1st round Zabit is probably equal to Max, but 2nd and 3rd round Zabit is much softer.
     
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  19. GoldenSnitch Banned Banned

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    this is the original Pillow Fist

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  20. SpurNani White Belt

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    Didnt Vettori bust up izzys eye
     
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