Who of the following was best at looking unstoppable?

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  1. emax Black Belt

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    Looking at the reigns of some of the following former champs and guys are champs or are rising contenders, who has looked the most unstoppable in their victory streaks in MMA?

    Conor in his current UFC winning streak
    BJ Penn in his reign at LW
    Machida during his first 16 pro MMA fights
    Fedor in his 10 year win streak
    Matt Hughes' WW title reign
    Anderson's UFC title reign
    Wanderlei from Aug 2000 to Oct 2004
    Liddell in his UFC title reign
    Lesnar's winning streak after his first loss

    Out of these, which are the three or four streaks in which you think the fighter who had them was the best at looking like an utterly unstoppable juggernaut who was never gonna be touched? And in which the fighter in question looked the most ridiculously ahead of all his competition?
     
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    Dillashaw in his fight against Barao.
     
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    Definitely not Lesnar, his win over Carwin was a tough wake-up call. Not Wandy or Liddell either. Chuck had a bunch of sharks in his weightclass that just happened to fight elsewhere but people knew they were bound to meet one day. The same with Wandy, who also looked quite vulnerable in a few of his wins (e.g. Rampage)
     
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    Silvas reign. a part of me died.
     
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  7. emax Black Belt

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    Do you mean McGregoat? I mean, I am sure someone was gonna say McGregoat as been better than everyone else I listed at looking totally indestructible.
     
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    Conor isn't deserving to be a skidmark of this list's ass/underwear.

    But i think Anderson or Liddell from that list. An argument can be made for all of them on that list though aside from Conor.
     
  9. emax Black Belt

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    He wasn't an option because his reign was not ended the way it was for everyone else I listed sans McGregoat. I admit I should have specified that this was why GSP was not in there.
     
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    BJ Penn at lightweight was scary, none of the fights were a one off punch, he progressively beat down each and every one of his opponents until a point where it seemed he wanted to end the fight.
     
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    Probably Machida for me. He seemed to not have a single weakness and be lethal standing. Never would have guessed Shogun would KO him let alone a loss to Phil Davis.
     
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    I can think of vulnerable moments for all of them except Conor but Conor's UFC win streak pales in comparison to the other periods on the list.

    Of the list I'll say Fedor for the styles he faced and length of dominance.
     
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    Anderson. The fact that he could toy with people out of boredom and still dominate them was frightening
     
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    Anderson, barring the chael fight. Even when he wasn't really doing much you felt like he was seconds from a finish
     
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    GSP's lay and pray days.
     
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    If we are going to include McGregor on that list might as well include....

    Ben Askren - has been hit less than 10 times combined in his last 4 fights.
     
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    JDS all the way through the title win, he destroyed everyone and never looked vulnerable.
     
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    Anderson and Fedor tie.
     
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    Bj only because even after he gave up on mma I still thought he would win his fights after getting stomped by Frankie. I always pictured Bj returning to his unbeatable form but unfortunately it never happened.
     
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    This.
     

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