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Who are the top 5 LW of all time and why?

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  1. tenniswhiz Steel Belt

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    Question says it all. Picking 5 is hard.

    Here are some suggestions:
    Khabib
    Frankie Edgar
    BJ Penn
    Jens Pulver
    Gray Maynard
    Takanori Gomi
    Kaoru Uno
    Shinya Aoki
    Raphael dos Anjos
    Dustin Poirier
    Justin Gaethje
    Sean Sherk
    Benson Henderson
    Anthony Pettis
    Tony Ferguson
    Conor McGregor
    Nate Diaz
    Gilbert Melendez
    Eddie Alvarez
    Melvin Guillard
    Gabe Ruediger

    Edit: Shinya Aoki has been added
     
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  2. GoofMaster93 Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    1. Artem Lobov

    2. Habib

    3. Conor

    4. BJ

    5. Can't decide
     
  3. SeattleFightFan Steel Belt

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    Khabib
    BJ

    after that it’s murky but I’ll go with Gomi, Alvarez and Frankie Edgar in that order
     
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  4. charalsias Brown Belt

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    1)Khabib
    2)The eagle
    3)The man from real mountain
    4)Islam's bratha
    5)That bear that took khabib down(although he can't make the weight now)
     
  5. VinceArch I am all of me.

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    1. Khabib Nurmagomedov

    2. Benson Henderson

    3. Frankie Edgar

    4. BJ Penn

    5. Raphael dos Anjos
     
  6. imbossing mma judging

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    For me personally
    Top 3 no order

    Khabib
    Tony
    Benson
    Frankie
    Bj
     
  7. Carrotman23 Of Rivia

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    Fixed it for you :)
     
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  8. VinceArch I am all of me.

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    Don't agree but it's fine. Gomi was a fun fighter but he was protected in Pride.
     
  9. Baba Ghanoush Black Belt

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    Dylan
    Dylan
    Dylan
    Dylan
    Dylan
     
  10. Ice Hotel Blue Belt

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    1. BJ Penn (he's still over Khabib just by a hair)
    2. Khabib
    3. Eddie
    4. Tony
    5. Conor
     
  11. Vincentsky Purple Belt

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    1. Khabib
    2. BJ
    3.Gomi
    4. Frankie
    5. Tony or Benson
     
  12. laleggenda27 Brown Belt

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    Definite
    Khabib
    BJ

    Probable
    Gomi
    Frankie

    Options for last slot
    Benson (I'd probably choose Benson)
    Gil
    Eddie
     
  13. MartinGibson86 Black Belt

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    Khabib
    Bendo
    Eddie
    Frankie
    BJ
     
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  14. Jesus H. Sherdog My likes died for your sins Platinum Member

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    BJ
    Khabib
    Benson
    Frankie
    Gomi
     
  15. Superlative Shooto All-City Champion

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    1) Khabib
    2) BJ Penn
    3) Frankie Edgar
    4) Gilbert Melendez
    5) Takanori Gomi

    Willing to argue for this list to anyone.
     
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    Benson Henderson is one of the most boring and overrated champions ever. Can I get an amen?
     
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  17. mjfan23 Gold Belt

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    Prime for prime
    Khabib
    BJ
    Eddie
    Bendo
    Gomi
     
  18. mjfan23 Gold Belt

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    One of ? I agree but we have had so many of them including Frankie Edgar
     
  19. BFoe Western States Heritage Champion Platinum Member

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    1. Khabib
    2. BJ Penn
    3. Dustin Poirier
    4. Gilbert Melendez
    5. RDA
     
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    Khabib
    BJ
    Alvarez
    Gomi
    Frankie / Hendo / Pettis
     

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