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Who is the best fighter who never became UFC champion?

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  1. Lucas Motta Orange Belt

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    A lot of great fighters were never champion of any organization, such as Sonnen, Maia, Cerrone.
     
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  2. Zebra Cheeks Sweet Cheeks Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Are we counting interims or nah?
     
  3. Trax Destined for slightly below average.

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    IMO Poirier is probbably somewhere around the top, not counting interim shit. Tony Ferg as well
     
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  4. Lucas Motta Orange Belt

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    No brother.
     
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  5. Vegeta I’ll never give in to you circus freaks!

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    You mean ufc champ?
     
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    Khamzat
     
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  7. Lucas Motta Orange Belt

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    In theory yes, but I'm not considering any Zuffa organizations champions in my answer.
     
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    Frank Shamrock
     
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  10. Shuque Green Belt

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    Fedor?
     
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  11. Zebra Cheeks Sweet Cheeks Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    If it’s specifically ufc belts here’s some
    Dustin Poirer.
    Colby Covington
    Urijiah faber
    Overeem
    Nick diaz
    Cowboy
     
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    Dan H, Romero, Chad Mendes, Overeem
     
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  13. KantoTerror Gold Belt

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    Not sure if big Nog ever became a UFC champ...if not, he's on the list...also Jon Fitch and Wonderboy...
     
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    Is this even debatable? I'll give you two Rc306a77ad46371fafb2a1f92e3004863.jpg
     
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    Ufc? Dan Henderson.... if you don't count pride champs... hmm.... Kenny Florian was very good. Bisping until the end of his career where he finally got the belt.. Donald Cerrone and Diego Sanchez... Jon Fitch... Nate Marquardt was great for a long while. Faber was champ lvl forever just had great guys right above him.. Obviously his boy Joseph Benavides as well
     
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  16. ChickenBrother JCPENNEY $3.98 BELT

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    T Ferg and it's not close IMO. His 12 win UFC streak without fighting for the real belt was fugging insane and unmatched before or since.
     
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  18. Lucas Motta Orange Belt

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    I agree man, I'm a big Maia fan, so I'd include him in that list, Faber too.
     
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    Surely its Fedor
     

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