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The top fighters in each weight classes in the history of MMA so far through 2021...

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by JustOnce, Jun 17, 2021.

  1. Liverkick-king56 Purple Belt

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    KZ has good wins but he’s never beat an elite contender. He’s got solid wins like Mociano and Poirier but at the times of the wins they were champ level or even close.

    Mendes has more to be higher on the greatest FW list

    Swanson and Kz are about the same in terms of FW greatest IMO both showed extremely high skills at their peak but were never champ level.
     
  2. BowserJr Black Belt

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    Guys missing at various weights
    Hendo, Chuck, Bustamante, Wanderlei, Werdum, Hughes

    I'd remove Cain
     
  3. Liverkick-king56 Purple Belt

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    The 5th round was also the deciding round and Cejudo earned that round with a stamp. I scored the fight for MM but Cejudo showed he was on his level or very very close to it
     
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  4. JustOnce Itami

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    Oh rare shout out to Bustamante. He's so under-rated. I bet he can beat Maia prime for prime too. But Maia is BJJ God and Bustamante...no one cares
     
  5. PokerandMMA Black Belt

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    Henry kept improving too. We saw what happened to his next 3 opponents.
     
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  6. stav Black Belt

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    Some good picks but some poor ones as well.

    Big nog did more at HW then DC.

    Randy or Chuck did far more than Machida at LHW as well as W.Silva.

    Hendo is the clear 2nd MW GOAT (izzy will prob overtake though)

    No Hughes at WW?
     
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  7. warriorsplay You can run but you can’t hide

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    I love Shogun and Machida a little less but they don’t belong on the list.

    Conor doesn’t deserve the FW in any world. Same with Whitaker and Romero. Or Gomi. Or Cain. Or Stipe.
     
  8. DestinedAussie Brown Belt

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    I think Henry needs to be included in there.

    This list made me remember that Conor actually isn't a LW and a lot of his recent struggles are probably to do with fighting bigger fighters. at FW he would have been one of the biggest fighters. Now being willing (or perhaps able) to make the cut anymore is probably part of the reason the Conor of old is gone.

    I love yoel and Bobby but Izzy and anderson are way in front of them.
     

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