Top 10 WelterWeights of All Time(detailed list)

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  1. TheComebackKid

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    Top 10 WW's of All Time

    1. Georges St. Pierre


    UFC WW Champion 2x(9 defenses)
    Peak Record: 25-2
    17 Top 10 Wins

    Elite Wins(7)
    Matt Hughes 2
    Matt Hughes 3
    BJ Penn 1
    BJ Penn 2
    Jake Shields
    Carlos Condit
    Johny Hendricks
    Quality Wins(9)
    Nick Diaz
    Jon Fitch
    Johny Hendricks
    Thiago Alves
    Dan Hardy
    Frank Trigg
    Sean Sherk
    Karo Parisyan
    Matt Serra 2
    Honorable Mention(2)
    Jason Miller
    Pete Spratt

    2. Matt Hughes

    UFC WW Champion 2x(7 defenses)
    Peak Record: 41-4
    14 Top 10 Wins

    Elite Wins(4)
    Georges St. Pierre 1
    BJ Penn 2
    Hayato Sakurai
    Carlos Newton 1
    Quality Wins(7)
    Carlos Newton 2
    Frank Trigg 1
    Frank Trigg 2
    Sean Sherk
    Dave Menne
    Matt Serra
    Ricardo Almieda
    Honorable Mention(4)
    LaVerne Clark
    Gil Castillo
    Chris Lytle
    Renato Verissimo

    3. Robbie Lawler

    UFC WW Champion(2 defenses)
    Peak Record(WW): 16-3
    8 Top 10 Wins

    Elite Wins(4)
    Johny Hendricks
    Carlos Condit
    Rory McDonald 1
    Rory McDonald 2
    Quality Wins(4)
    Josh Koscheck
    Matt Brown
    Jake Ellenberger
    Chris Lytle

    4. Jake Shields

    Shooto WW Champion, EliteXC WW Champion(1 defense), ROTR Champion
    Peak Record(WW): 23-4
    4 Top 10 Wins(WW)

    Elite Wins(1)
    Hayato Sakurai
    Quality Wins(7)
    Yushin Okami
    Carlos Condit
    Paul Daley
    Nick Thompson
    Martin Kampann
    Demian Maia
    Tyron Woodley
    Honorable Mention(3)
    Akira Kikuchi
    Yoshihiro Akiyama
    Dave Menne

    5. Johny Hendricks

    UFC WW Champion
    Peak Record: 17-3
    6 Top 10 Wins

    Elite Wins(2)
    Robbie Lawler
    Carlos Condit
    Quality Wins(5)
    Jon Fitch
    Josh Koscheck
    Matt Brown
    Martin Kampmann
    Mike Pierce

    6. Carlos Condit

    UFC Interim WW Champion, WEC WW Champion(3 defenses)
    Peak Record: 28-5
    5 Top 10 Wins

    Elite Wins(1)
    Nick Diaz
    Quality Wins(7)
    Rory McDonald
    Jake Ellenberger
    Dan Hardy
    Dong Hyun Kim
    Martin Kampmann
    Thiago Alves
    Frank Trigg
    Honorable Mention(1)
    Hiromitsu Miura

    7. Hayato Sakurai

    Shooto WW Champion(1 defense)
    Peak Record: 25-6
    7 Top 10 Wins

    Quality Wins(7)
    Shinya Aoki 1
    Shinya Aoki 2
    Frank Trigg
    Tatsuji Kato
    Jutaro Nakao
    Alex Cook
    Dave Menne
    Honorable Mention(2)
    Luiz Azeredo
    Daiju Takase

    8. Pat Miletich

    UFC WW Champion(4 defenses)
    Peak Record: 25-2-2
    2 Top 10 wins

    Quality Wins(5)
    Shonie Carter 1
    Shonie Carter 2
    Andre Pederneiras
    Jorge Patino
    Mikey Burnett

    9. Nick Diaz

    Strikeforce WW Champion(3 defenses)
    Peak Record(WW): 25-8
    5 Top 10 Wins

    Quality Wins(5)
    Paul Daley
    BJ Penn
    Marius Zaromskis
    Robbie Lawler
    Jeremy Jackson 1
    Honorable Mention(4)
    Chris Lytle
    Hayato Sakurai
    KJ Noons
    Jeremy Jackson 2

    10. Tyron Woodley

    UFC WW Champion
    Peak Record: 16-3
    5 Top 10 Wins

    Elite Wins(1)
    Robbie Lawler
    Quality Wins(5)
    Carlos Condit
    Paul Daley
    Josh Koscheck
    Tarec Saffiedine
    Dong Hyun Kim[/quote]
     
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    BoosieBoo Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    Shields above Lawler and Hughes.
     
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    Where's Fitch? How soon we forget
     
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    Benoitthegr8 Bum Life Practitioner Platinum Member

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    What about Funky Ben? He's been dominating known champions throughout his run....bawahahahaaaah
     
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    I agree. For a long time it seemed like he was the best WW behind GSP. He is definitely top 10.
     
  6. Sakurai? wth?
    Shields way lower then that. Overhyped. Maia above his ass.

    Miletich and hendricks lower, johny clearly a product of ped's.

    Think harder.
     
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    Lawler ranked too high.

    Shields should be either 2nd or 3rd at worst.
     
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    1. Shields overrated lmao... barely squeeked by Kampmann, got his ass knocked out by Ellenberger
     
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    Ben Askren will beat 8 of these guys
     
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    KillerElite Carlos Condit knees people in the face

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    Condit should be higher
     
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    Demian fucking Maia bitches. He is one of the WW GOATs.
     
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    I'm confused as to why Rory counts as elite wins for some guys but only a quality win for Condit? This happens with others as well.
     
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    Top 6 are fair.

    After that it gets a bit silly.

    And Fitch should definitely be in there somewhere.

    I'd say around #7.
     
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    No titles and no elite wins. His only quality wins are Thiago Alves, Diego Sanchez, Paulo Thiago, and Mike Pierce.

    Given this who should he be ahead of?
     
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    Your criteria seem to be inconsistent. For instance, When Matt Hughes beat BJ, that's considered an "elite" win. But for GSP and Nick, BJ is merely a "quality" win. Also you have Fitch as "elite" for Hendricks, but once again just "quality" for GSP.
     
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    It depends on timing. Condit fought Rory before he was fully matured. He wasn't even top 10 yet.
     
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    faustian THE LOOSE CANNON Platinum Member

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    Because Anderoid beat Sakurai duh
     
  17. TheComebackKid

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    Putting BJ as quality wins for GSP were errors. I actually have the BJ wins listed as elilte for GSP. By the time Nick beat BJ he had declined and was on a losing streak.

    And Fitch being an elite win for Hendricks is an oversight. I'm not sure why I did that but it's fixed.
     
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    Sakurai was the #1 p4p fighter in the world when he was a welterweight. Plus the numbers speak for themselves. Started out 18-0, won a major title and defended it, and he has the 4th most top 10 wins in the division's history.
     

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