Where does Khabib-Fergusson rank in the biggest hype fights of all time?

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  1. JustOnce

    JustOnce Always learning

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    1. GSP-BJ Penn2(best super fight of all time)
    2. Fedor-Crocop(best HW fight of all time)
    3. DC-Jones 1(best LHW fight of all time)
    4. Khabib - Fergusson ( Possible best LW fight of all time)
    5. Conor - Aldo (Best FW fight of all time)
    6. Khabib - Conor
    7. Wanderlei - Chuck ( happened too late)
    8. Shogun - Machida (I think second best LHW fight of all time)
    9. Weidman - Silva (Best MW fight of all time)
    10. GSP - Hendricks (Top 3 WW fight of all time)
    11. Lenar vs Ubereem (Cleanest fight of all time)
     
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  2. Paulie Walnuts

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    Conor Khabib was definitely bigger
     
  3. Iron Skin

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    Second, just behind Fedor vs Cro Cop
     
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    theleerygoose Green Belt

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    Brawk va Carwin
     
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    Had Conor actually defended 145 I would say Conor vs Aldo. Fedor v Crocop was also up there for me but Khabib v Cucuy tops them all. Both guys on a 12 fight UFC win streak. Arguably the most dominant undefeated LW champion in history vs arguably the most dangerous, well rounded LW in MMA history
     
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  6. Squidward_T

    Squidward_T Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    First tbh. This is a fight between 2 of the best at their prime and it has been cancelled so many times so the anticipation is at an all time high.
     
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  7. JustOnce

    JustOnce Always learning

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    yeah completely forgot about taht
     
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    This is all subjective, depends what/who you like, but for me its the best fight that can be made in MMA right now, and it ranks with the Fedor vs Cro Cop fight at the time, I was so hyped for that and the fight was great, the skill level and speed for HW in that fight was light years beyond anything modern day in HW. Like a BW fight with tons of skill.

    Tony vs Khabib, and Fedor vs Cro Cop.. the most hype for me personally. I been waiting so many years to see Khabib vs Tony, its a never ending story, I hope it happens for real this time. The best LW's clearly and best win steaks
     
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    I've been watching for a very long time. Only fight that could have realistically compare was Chuck vs Wand or Shogun in 05/06. I don't care for Fedor vs Lesnar cuz when Lesnar was champ Fedor was already on his way out. Its really tough to top this. McGregor vs khabib was for casuals. This is much much bigger for the sport / MMA.
     
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    Probably as big as Cain vs JDS
     
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    Nice work.
     
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    Hespectfully Black Belt Platinum Member

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    I’m not getting my hopes up until the cage door is closed. These guys have toyed with our emotions too many times.
     
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    Should be right up there with Crocop vs Fedor.

    Khabib has won all his fights and looks like a monster. Tony hasn't lost a fight in like 8+ years and it was a weak decision loss. Both guys are basically the king of 155.
     
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    second or first, the only fight close is fedor vs crocop
     
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    Probably #1 just based off of it being booked 4 times and falling through
     
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    Overrated fight

    A blanket vs a fluke machine big whoop
     
  17. JustOnce

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    i dont think so. I don't think Khabib ferg is that big
     
  18. TheJohnnyWalkerEra

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    This and Conrad-Khabib are the two biggest fights of all time, but MMA is bigger than it was during Fedor-CroCop, Chuck-Tito, etc

    The hyped up fights of the past were just as important for the growth of the sport, but pale in comparison with overall viewers
     
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  19. Zebra Cheeks

    Zebra Cheeks Don’t look into the eye of the storm Platinum Member

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    I think you have to put khabib Conor higher. How high is totally opinion based. But I think putting it below aldo is a mistake. Conors stock went way up as a result of the KO, and his following grew massively so the subsequent fights with Diaz and khabib were bigger. I also don’t think the hype behind GSP Hendricks was that substantial.
     
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    Zebra Cheeks Don’t look into the eye of the storm Platinum Member

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    Yeah, it’s tough to make this list if you’re saying “how much hype was there for the fight considering the sport popularity AT THE TIME”

    but if you aren’t taking that into consideration you might as well just look at the top selling ppvs of all time, and you have your list.
     
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