10 Most Influential Figures in MMA - Page 4 - MMA Forum - UFC Forums - UFC Results - MMA Videos
General MMA Discussion Discuss King Of The Cage, Ultimate Challenge UK, and HDNet Fights as well as general mixed martial arts discussion.

Reply

Old 05-09-2007, 05:05 PM   #31 (permalink)
who's next?
 
Asian Sensation's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Oakville, Ontario
Posts: 2,472
Asian Sensation will become famous soon enoughAsian Sensation will become famous soon enoughAsian Sensation will become famous soon enoughAsian Sensation will become famous soon enoughAsian Sensation will become famous soon enoughAsian Sensation will become famous soon enough
Quote:
Originally Posted by IcemanCometh
Here we go my list:
10. Jean Claude Van Damme: The movie Bloodsport the reaction amazing. Introduced to me that there is a world of underground fighting that goes on.

9. Ken Shamrock: Made UFC and MMA popular. See WWF run and "feud" with Royce Gracie.

8. Royce Gracie: Introduced the world of BJJ to MMA and started the evolution of the sport from different types of martial arts to well rounded fighters.

7. Victor Belfort: As mentioned showed what a "well rounded" fighter could do, having striking, submission, ground game.

6. Evan Tanner: one of the first champions across different wieght classes.

5. Tito Ortiz: Was there for MMA starting to blow up and took it to the next level.

4. Dana White: Has become a great poster boy for the sport.

3. Sakakibara: Headed up PRIDE FC and we all know what Pride has done for us.

1&2. The Fertitta Brothers (Lorenzo and Frank III): Picked up UFC in 2001 and have pumped money into a dying organization to bring it back from the brink of extinction. As well as buying Pride FC forcing Zuffa and the MMA to go global.

In conclusion this list was a lot harder to make then I thought it would be.
vitor's ground and sub game aint that great and he only became champ by a fluke and tanner never became a champ at any weight other than middle and he never successfully defended it and lasty i dunno if you could really call dana white a poster boy...
__________________
“Obviously Today is a great day in MMA.....Pro Elite is dead” - Dana White
Asian Sensation is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 

Old 05-09-2007, 05:15 PM   #32 (permalink)
Cry Havoc
 
IcemanCometh's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Working in the City.
Posts: 2,912
IcemanCometh is on another level nowIcemanCometh is on another level nowIcemanCometh is on another level nowIcemanCometh is on another level nowIcemanCometh is on another level nowIcemanCometh is on another level nowIcemanCometh is on another level nowIcemanCometh is on another level nowIcemanCometh is on another level nowIcemanCometh is on another level nowIcemanCometh is on another level now
Thanks, I couldn't remember if Tanner had or not and Vitor I wasn't sure about either..may edit later.
IcemanCometh is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-09-2007, 08:34 PM   #33 (permalink)
Bantamweight
 
Josh3239's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: People's Republic of Kalifornia
Posts: 799
Josh3239 is on a distinguished roadJosh3239 is on a distinguished roadJosh3239 is on a distinguished roadJosh3239 is on a distinguished road
Quote:
Originally Posted by aznmaniac0909
vitor's ground and sub game aint that great and he only became champ by a fluke and tanner never became a champ at any weight other than middle and he never successfully defended it and lasty i dunno if you could really call dana white a poster boy...
Vitor is a black belt under Carlson Gracie, but other than that I agree.
Josh3239 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-09-2007, 09:27 PM   #34 (permalink)
MMA Patriot
 
americanfighter's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: louisville ky
Posts: 4,000
americanfighter Is Beloved By Allamericanfighter Is Beloved By Allamericanfighter Is Beloved By Allamericanfighter Is Beloved By Allamericanfighter Is Beloved By Allamericanfighter Is Beloved By Allamericanfighter Is Beloved By Allamericanfighter Is Beloved By Allamericanfighter Is Beloved By Allamericanfighter Is Beloved By Allamericanfighter Is Beloved By All
i cant think of ten that really efected me but heres 5

Belive it or not Iron Mike Tyson. I actual bought the tyson holyfeild fight and watched tyson take a bite out of the compitition lirerly! People started saying It would be great if the put him in mma just to see him get his ass kicked. I thougt what is this mma everyone is talking about?

ken shamrock was the first guy i ever heard of in the mma and thought I would check it out because of him.

Rich franklin Because when I met him I really got into it and wanted to watch him fight.

Chuck bcause of tuf when the ufc came to cable tv that is when I was hooked.

Randy My favorit fighter Watching him fight was awsome and he is a great guy in and out of the ring Anything with him in it I was sure to watch. and because he was on tuf.
__________________
"The fat man flies at midnight"
americanfighter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-09-2007, 09:33 PM   #35 (permalink)
WAR Irvin
Image Hosting by Picoodle.com
 
ID06's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Robbie Lawler bandwagon
Posts: 2,495
ID06 is on another level nowID06 is on another level nowID06 is on another level nowID06 is on another level nowID06 is on another level nowID06 is on another level nowID06 is on another level nowID06 is on another level nowID06 is on another level nowID06 is on another level nowID06 is on another level now
Didn't you make this exact thread word for word before?
__________________


Fighters to watch
John Salter
Chris 'The Chronic' Conolley
Marcus 'The Bruiser' Brimage
Adrian 'Guard Yo Grill' Miles
Andy Roberts

ID06 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-09-2007, 11:46 PM   #36 (permalink)
Still Have My Pride
 
CroCopPride's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Vancouver
Posts: 1,337
CroCopPride will become famous soon enoughCroCopPride will become famous soon enoughCroCopPride will become famous soon enoughCroCopPride will become famous soon enoughCroCopPride will become famous soon enoughCroCopPride will become famous soon enoughCroCopPride will become famous soon enoughCroCopPride will become famous soon enoughCroCopPride will become famous soon enoughCroCopPride will become famous soon enoughCroCopPride will become famous soon enough
in my list i would put cc cuase he got me into this sport
__________________


Cro Cop - Shogun - Hansen
CroCopPride is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-10-2007, 12:59 AM   #37 (permalink)
Amatuer
 
KOMIRKO's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Dallas
Posts: 125
KOMIRKO will become famous soon enoughKOMIRKO will become famous soon enoughKOMIRKO will become famous soon enoughKOMIRKO will become famous soon enoughKOMIRKO will become famous soon enoughKOMIRKO will become famous soon enoughKOMIRKO will become famous soon enoughKOMIRKO will become famous soon enoughKOMIRKO will become famous soon enoughKOMIRKO will become famous soon enoughKOMIRKO will become famous soon enough
Quote:
Originally Posted by Iron Daisy06
Didn't you make this exact thread word for word before?
no. having deja vu?
__________________
How can you know anything about yourself if you have never been in a fight? --- Tyler Durden
KOMIRKO is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-10-2007, 08:38 AM   #38 (permalink)
WAR Irvin
Image Hosting by Picoodle.com
 
ID06's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Robbie Lawler bandwagon
Posts: 2,495
ID06 is on another level nowID06 is on another level nowID06 is on another level nowID06 is on another level nowID06 is on another level nowID06 is on another level nowID06 is on another level nowID06 is on another level nowID06 is on another level nowID06 is on another level nowID06 is on another level now
no, just the thing about Tito looks so familiar from a thread like this, oh well
__________________


Fighters to watch
John Salter
Chris 'The Chronic' Conolley
Marcus 'The Bruiser' Brimage
Adrian 'Guard Yo Grill' Miles
Andy Roberts

ID06 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-10-2007, 08:40 AM   #39 (permalink)
GO BEARS!
 
asskicker's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana
Posts: 3,763
asskicker will become famous soon enoughasskicker will become famous soon enoughasskicker will become famous soon enoughasskicker will become famous soon enoughasskicker will become famous soon enoughasskicker will become famous soon enoughasskicker will become famous soon enoughasskicker will become famous soon enoughasskicker will become famous soon enoughasskicker will become famous soon enoughasskicker will become famous soon enough
I know for a fact this exact thread has already been made. Your not crazy, IronDaisy
__________________
14-1 in Forum Bets
asskicker is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-10-2007, 08:44 AM   #40 (permalink)
GO BEARS!
 
asskicker's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana
Posts: 3,763
asskicker will become famous soon enoughasskicker will become famous soon enoughasskicker will become famous soon enoughasskicker will become famous soon enoughasskicker will become famous soon enoughasskicker will become famous soon enoughasskicker will become famous soon enoughasskicker will become famous soon enoughasskicker will become famous soon enoughasskicker will become famous soon enoughasskicker will become famous soon enough
http://www.mmaforum.com/mmaforum-gen...tml#post147363

Found it. You stole his thread and its almost word for word. Whats up with that? O well Im merging them
__________________
14-1 in Forum Bets
asskicker is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On

VerticalSports
Baseball Forum Golf Forum Boxing Forum Snowmobile Forum
Basketball Forum Soccer Forum MMA Forum PWC Forum
Football Forum Cricket Forum Wrestling Forum ATV Forum
Hockey Forum Volleyball Forum Paintball Forum Snowboarding Forum
Tennis Forum Rugby Forums Lacrosse Forum Skiing Forums
Copyright (C) Verticalscope Inc SEO by vBSEO 3.3.2
Powered by vBulletin Copyright © 2000-2009 Jelsoft Enterprises Limited.
vBCredits v1.4 Copyright ©2007, PixelFX Studios