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Old 07-30-2008, 11:14 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Who is the Number 2 Middleweight in the World of MMA?

I was thinking Sivla for the moment is untouchable. So who is #2 in the MMA world?

Paulo Fihlo
Robbie Lawler
Yushin Okami
Patrick Cote
Rich Franklin
Dan Henderson
Other, Who?

Don't know how to post a poll. I tried to, but it didn't work.
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Old 07-30-2008, 11:45 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I'd say Franklin but he's moving up to Light Heavyweight.

It's a toss up between Fihlo and Cote, but I'd also toss Akiyama into the mix.
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Old 07-31-2008, 12:24 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I would say Henderson. I was never impressed with Fihlo, but I've only watched 2 or 3 of his fights. I'd like to see Lawler fight Anderson, he seems to have an extremely good chin.
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Hendo for sure, he just had some bad luck.
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Old 07-31-2008, 01:03 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Either Hendo, Franklin or Filho. Neither have faught so I cant say one or the other. Franklin vs Hendo would RULE!!!!!
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Old 07-31-2008, 01:05 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Hendo just hasn't impressed me at MW. He looks much more dominant at LHW.

I would say without a doubt Rich is number 2. Filho and Okami would be my next two. Just look at Rich's record though on wikipedia, soooooo much green except for those anderson silvas.
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Henderson at MW doesn't do it for me. The dude is way more bad ass when he fights at LHW. Look at the Henderson vs. Rampage fight, that was a Henderson that went 5 rounds and looked solid each round. Henderson vs. Silva, looked like he gassed early and couldn't keep up with the pace. While he was MW/WW in PRIDE, he wasn't consistent and didn't look like the beast that he was a weight class up.
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Fihlo or Franklin. Hendo hasn't done much in a while at MW.
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Probably Filho or Franklin but I haven't seen enough of Filho to decide either way,
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