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The legendary GOAT Anderson Silva officially retires from MMA

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by TCE, May 12, 2021.

  1. TCE TCE = The Corona Effect Pink Belt

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  2. Espresso @Terrorist Rat Led BathtubBrothers #DefendorVacate

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  3. Prince Nephilim Philmortal Belt

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    Props to the absolute legend, Anderson Silva

    One of the first true GOATS of the UFC
     
  4. TheSpider Black Belt

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    Obligatory @BC

    UFC records:
    -Longest win streak (16)
    -longest title reign (2457 days)
    -most title defenses finishes (8)
    -most knockdowns in title fights (11)
    -most knockdowns in UFC history (18)
    -10 title defenses (should be #1 with 11)
    -3 1st round LHW KOs
     
  5. austinblair Brown Belt

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    My personal favorite to ever do it. What a decade he had or whatever of pure terror. He’d go up and murk those guys also.....

    Big fan of the spider. Hate to see you go man but great career!!
     
  6. Drugstore Cowboy

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    Much bigger legend than the likes of Khabib but got much less last greetings. Sad.
     
  7. Dana's Moonface Silver Belt

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    The greatest to ever do it. He was like Roy Jones of mma in his prime and beautiful to watch

    I understand this site has a hard on for boring, point fighting blankets, but Silva was an awesome martial artist who often finished his opponents in style
     
  8. B-Level Yellow Belt

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    Respect to the GOAT! Most prolific championship finisher.
     
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  9. Anoose Orange Belt

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    No other GOAT candidate will ever have a highlight reel of this quality. Fans of the sport are going to watch his crazy finishes 50 years from now, nothing left to prove.

     
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  10. Wormwood Brown Belt

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    Thank you Anderson for all the amazing octagon (and ring) moments. My favorite fighter of all time.
     
  11. KantoTerror Gold Belt

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    Well he cheated so, not really the likes of Khabib....the true GOAT...
     
  12. TheMaster Take The Road To Reality

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  13. TheSpider Black Belt

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    Anderson > Hendo > Fedor
     
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  14. Corrado Soprano Purple Belt

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    He had the most exciting run in UFC history
     
  15. Sparkie Black Belt

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    no kidding. One of the best ever to compete in mma! Thanks Anderson for all of the great memories watching your inspiring efforts in the octagon! best wishes Anderson
     
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  16. Ares Black Asteroid Belt Yellow Card

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    Definitely one of the Top 10 GOAT fighters. He had a legendary run.
     
  17. Fahcough Silver Belt

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    One of the best highlight reels and made it look easy. Best of luck in future endeavors. Break a leg out there
     
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  18. Epicman1324 PED Test = DQ from GOAT discussions

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    Loved Silva. Popped, so forever excluded from GOAT talks at least in my opinion, but was always a joy to watch. Honestly, this was about 5 years too late though.
     
  19. VinceArch I am all of me.

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    Certainly went out on a whimper but he does have one of the best HL's ever, no denying that.
     
  20. Small Town Andrew Brown Belt

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    DC fought at LHW and Heavyweight and Silvas run was at middleweight. The only time they fought Anderson took the fight on a couple days notice and was far past his prime.

    Prime Silva beats Whitaker and Adesanya in my opinion but they would be good fights
     
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