Who is the best kicker right now in the UFC?

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  1. spacetime

    spacetime Silver Belt

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    Just a wild guess - Stephen Thompson?

    Is there any kicking stat that puts a light on this inquiry?

    Who has the most kick KOs?
     
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    Wizzlebiz Wizzlebiz is the Wizziest

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    Wonderboy or Barboza
     
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    Thiago Santos
     
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  4. Schoolboy Q

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    Marlon Moraes>>>>Edson Barboza.
     
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  5. spacetime

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    Yeah maybe.
     
  6. Vincentsky

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    Nate Diaz and there is no close second
     
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    Adesanya doesn't cripple guys with kicks like Barboza but he's pretty flawless with his technique and usage of his kicks.
     
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    DC is the best kicker and if you disagree, you're a racist Nazi.
     
  9. eNoq

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    Moraes.
     
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    Koro_11 Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    Yair
     
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    I hate the fucking guy but overall it’s Yair.

    As far as pure damage goes its Barboza.
     
  12. OriginMMA

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    Barboza and not even close.
     
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    From what I've seen (I'm pretty casual still) it seems to me it's either Barboza, Wonderboy (his side kick is amazing) or Yair.

    I heard wonders about José Aldo's leg kicks but he doesn't seem to be using them more recently.
     
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    Barboza and Moraes for power, Boza switch-kick is the standard imo

    Wonderboy, Izzy, Yair are more dynamic and very effective with the kicks.

    Wheaties Pettis was a motherfucker and the way Justin throws his kicks, its not pretty but he is determined to break you off with them at all costs.
     
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  15. legkicktko

    legkicktko Only the Strong Survive

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    Cerrone is the best head kicker in UFC.

    Barboza is better at everything else and versatility of kicks.

    Honorable mentions:
    Wonderboy
    Moraes
    Yair
    Jones
     
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    legkicktko Only the Strong Survive

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    That and he has no variety of kicks. When was the last time Aldo landed a head kick, body kick, spinning kick, etc. He only has leg kicks that come out on every leap year.
     
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    This is the correct answer. Frank Mir is lucky he missed. DC would have killed him.
     
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    legkicktko Only the Strong Survive

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    Remember when Adesanya said he had to dumb down his striking to prepare Hooker for Edson. lol.
     
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    Good grief...
     
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