Who is the closest thing to being the George Chuvalo of MMA?

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  1. LTorino Blue Belt

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    George Chuvalo was a Heavyweight boxer with a ton of fights when Heavyweight boxing had some serious killers, and he was never KO'd. He only lost to prime George Foreman by corner stoppage and Joe Frazier by cut stoppage. He also had 2 decision losses to Muhammed Ali and a decision loss to Floyd Patterson. Not only did the guy never show signs of his chin cracking, he has his wits about him pretty good as an old man.

    Who would you say MMA's closest equivalent to Chuvalo would be? For a while, guys like Big Nog and Hendo had never lost via strikes, but their careers lasted long enough to see them get stopped relatively easly.
     
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    He had GOAT level hair...... check out that 'do.

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    Uh who..?
     
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    Hunt or Nelson.
     
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    A journeyman who's more famous for getting beat up than actually beating people up.

    I really don't understand people's fascination with this guy.
     
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    Oh, didn't realise this thread was about Gus.
     
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    Hunt was eating kicks for who knows who for who knows how long... From Le Banner, Crocop, would like to see Chuvalo survive a flush kick to the face... Gloves are smaller, knees and kicks do more damage than punches. The puch from black beast that Nelson ate and lived to tell alone put him in any super chin discussion.
     
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    If you think dude got 40 fights through 12 years, losing basically all of them he's either crazy or he got incredible toughness/balls to keep stepping in the cage lol

    In some wayis even more impressive than guys with perfect/great records that at some point still in theyr 20s lose once or two and they broke
     
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    Rumble Johnson.

    Has never been KO'd and was a KO machine but he couldn't become champ.
     
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    paul daley got a chin as well. crazy nick stopped him so early
     
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    Chris lytle. Never been kod and has had a ton of fights against top talent.
     
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    Being mentioned as the toughest guy they ever fought by guys like Ali.

    While Ali was at the hospital pissing blood after the fight, good Ol'George was dancing with his wife at the club
     
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    Probably Chris Lytle.
     
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    I posted 2 punches KO, one from a MW and one from a past his prime former Kickboxer
    Chuvalo fought prime George Foreman, Joe Frazier and Ali without be KOd

    I'm a MMA fan more than a boxing one, but pls
     
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    Up until The Cerrone fight, Patrick Cote.
     
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    Lesnar got the body to be it, but not the rest

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