TOP 3 non Zuffa/Bellator fighters you would like to see in the UFC

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  1. Zlatan1

    Zlatan1 Brown Belt

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    1. Tyrone Spong - although untested, I would love to see this guy in the UFC LHW divison (Spong/Machida, Spong/Manuwa, Spong/Shogun sound like dream match-ups)
    2. Anthony Johnson - bring him back
    3. Elvis Mutapčić - MFC MW champ, knocked out TUF Brazil winner Cezar Ferreira and TKO'd TUF vet Joseph Henle

    Honorable mentions: Bibiano Fernandes, Joachim Hansen, Andrei Arlovski
     
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    EJRMAN513 Black Belt

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    Bibiano Fernandes
    Tatsuay Kawajiri
    Anthony Johnson
     
  3. PridefulChaos18

    PridefulChaos18 Yo

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    Assuming Rumble finally got his weight in order, sure, bring him back.

    Tatsuya Kawajiri
    Mamed Khalidov
    Tyson Nam
     
  4. MolesyMMA

    MolesyMMA Silver Belt

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    Rick Glenn

    Aljamain Sterling

    Why was 3 the limit dammit!

    My latest highlight, Andre "Touchy" Fili, 22 years old out of Alpha Male, he'll be in the UFC within 6 months.

     
  5. SamiMMA

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    Mousasi
    Fedor (yes, still)
    Aoki
     
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    M.V.C. Gold Belt

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    Chandler, Aoki, Alvarez.
     
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    frigger Leather Belt

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    Aoki...Alvarez...fernandes...Hansen...harakhanyen or however u spell it, the tachi palace champ.
     
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    Fahrenheit1221 Gold Belt

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    - Gegard Mousasi (Assuming he's not a guaranteed aquisition after SF)
    - Mamed Khalidov
    - Melvin Manhoef (Wouldn't make it far but would never be in a boring fight.)
     
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    J228jnkwxz9gj Black Belt

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    I know you said 3 but here is 20

    1) Sergei Kharnatov
    2) Shinya Aoki
    3) Anthony Johnson
    4) Biliano Fernandez
    5) Andre Arlovski
    6) Mamed Khalidov
    7) Thales Leites
    8) Gerald Harris
    9) Darrell Montague
    10 Tyrone Spong
    11) Tatsuya Kiwajiri
    12) Antonio Neto
    13) Tim Sylvia
    14) Josh Burkman
    15) John Howard
    16) Jeff Monson
    17) Jan Blachowicz
    18) Robert Drysdale
    19) Jason Brilz
    20) Evangilista Santos
     
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    ARONAbeetFEDOR Blackest Belt

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    Whittaker Adesanya Zabit O'Malley Cruz Prime Cain
    Chandler
    Pat Curran
    Andrey Koreshkov
     
  11. PridefulChaos18

    PridefulChaos18 Yo

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    What part of non Zuffa/Bellator don't you people understand?
     
  12. Zlatan1

    Zlatan1 Brown Belt

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    You really think Cyborg and Sylvia are UFC material?
     
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    fightdonttweet Banned Banned

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    The guy needs to fight an actual wrestler before he belongs anywhere near the UFC. At this point all the guys you listed would just take him down.
     
  14. orangecuse

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    Some good picks.

    Bibi and Kawajiri are top-10 level guys in their weight class and those are the fighters the UFC is supposed to be about having.

    Good call with Aljamain Sterling too. He's a top prospect at 135 and in general.
     
  15. MolesyMMA

    MolesyMMA Silver Belt

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    Whats im thinking, otherwise Koreshkov would have been at the top of my list. I think the bigger issue here is someone actually wants Gerald Harris back.
     
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    J228jnkwxz9gj Black Belt

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    I think the could win a few fights. Wouldn't you like to see Cyborg v Hardy and Sylvia v Russow? They have entertaining winnable fights.
     
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    Go Go Plata Black Belt

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  18. Zlatan1

    Zlatan1 Brown Belt

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    Yes, because of the freakshow/entertaining factor. I would like to see Brock vs Hong Man Choi as well for the same reasons, but that shouldn't be the biggest factor in MMA.
     
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    Please tell me it's listed in no particular order. Gerald Harris has looked very mediocre and boring outside the UFC. Yes he was wrongfully cut but everyone in the UFC he beat is long gone. He's not that good that the UFC needs to have at this point, especially at WW. Monson is way over the hill now. Sylvia looks awful and out of shape in many of his fights. Cyborg probably doesn't belong but I could see bringing him in for some exciting scraps on the under card. Now that I think abut it I'd love to see Matt Brown and Cyborg go at it.
     
  20. MolesyMMA

    MolesyMMA Silver Belt

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    I'd love to see Bibi in too.

    Sterling will be in the UFC this year forsure, he refused Bellator's offer last year.

    Sirwan Kakai is another top prospect at 135.
     

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