Unranked Fighters that are plain fun to watch?

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  1. Sickplicity

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    So I decided to rewatch the Joey Beltran vs. Igor Pokrajac.

    I feel like these two will never be ranked into the top 15 of the division, but man that was one hell of a fight to watch last night just to get the blood pumping before the Main Card for the TUF: Smashes Finale.

    They were both bringing it like they both had everything to lose...(Which they kinda did in terms of remaining in the UFC) But still, awesome war, I wouldn't mind seeing both of them stay in the UFC a while longer just to have some fun fights like that.

    Are there any fighters that you guys admire watching to fight regardless they'll never really solidly make it to the top 15 of the division?

    As fun as it is to watch someone like Matt Brown, I don't think he can make it to the top 15 of the division. I mean he could prove me wrong at this point seeing as how he's quietly riding a 4 fight winning streak. But I don't see him getting past any fighters in the top 15 of the division.

    What are your thoughts?
     
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    Fabio maldonado, HD!, Paul Daley, Pablo Garza for me there are more but they jump out to me
     
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    Leben
    Wand
    Hettes
    Dunham

    To name a few.
     
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    Pat Barry, Joey Beltran, Takeya Mizugaki, Paul Taylor, Gomi.
     
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    HD, Hunt, Struve, and i'm not sure if he's still active, but James Irvin was the king of unranked entertaining fighters.
     
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    Matt browns one of my favorite fighters you don't have to be a world champ to be entertaining. In fact lost of my favorite fighters are lower ranked guys.
     
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    robbie lawler, scott smith, paul daley, joe lauzon, is mark hunt ranked? if not, then mark hunt.
     
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    Pat Barry, Leben, Matt Brown (might be ranked now).
     
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    I can't think of 15 WWs who are ranked above Matt Brown.
     
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    Yesterday wolverine and russian suplex guy looked amazing
     
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    Id put creepy joe in the top 15 man.
     
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    Delorme
    Leben
    Barry
    Menjivar
    Roop
    Poirer (not ranked anymore as far as I remember)
    Carvalho
    Yagin
    Barboza
    Gomi (anytime)
    J-Lau (not in top 10)
    Ebersole
    Riddle
    Matt Brown
    Cung Le
    Cote
    Lawlor and Lawler
    Jason MacDonald
    Joe Dierkson
    Mark Hunt (can't remember if he is in top 10)
     
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  16. Sickplicity

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    Hmmmm, my opinion.

    1. Georges St. Pierre
    2. Johny Hendricks
    3. Carlos Condit
    4. Nick Diaz
    5. Jon Fitch
    6. Martin Kampmann
    7. Jake Ellenberger
    8. Josh Koscheck
    9. Nate Marquardt
    10. Rory MacDonald
    11. Ben Askren
    12. Demian Maia
    13. Dong Hyun Kim
    14. Thiago Alves
    15. Mike Pierce

    That's just my opinion though.
     
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    I've always thought the general consensus of the term "ranked" fighters mainly applies to top 10?
     
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    I always thought of Chris Lytle that way. He was so much fun to watch!
     
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    While I agree ts clearly stated top 1515 and uncle fester is more right around 10them imo.
     
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    Don't forget Jon Jones and Jose Aldo
     

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