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View Poll Results: Who should be in the hall of fame next?

Ricco Rodriguez 1 2.44%
Tank Abbott 13 31.71%
Ryan Shamrock 1 2.44%
Bas Rutten 5 12.20%
Pat Miletich 8 19.51%
Matt Lindland 0 0%
Oleg Taktarov 0 0%
Mark Coleman 7 17.07%
Don Frye 2 4.88%
Other 4 9.76%
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Old 07-15-2006, 05:04 PM   #31 (permalink)
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I think Tank Abbott should be the next fighter to be inducted into the Hall of Fame
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Old 07-15-2006, 06:28 PM   #32 (permalink)
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Tank does not deserve to be in the hof. For one he had a bad record and second of all he did have good ko's but look what happened when he went up against the better fighters of today. If I had to pick anyone on this list it would be Bas Rutten.
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Tank is not a f'n legend... the man was a terrible image for MMA, lost many fights, and was not as talented as HOF fighters. Look at the guys in the HOF. randy couture, dan severn, ken shamrock, and royce gracie. tank abbott doesn't belong there. and he ruined his career by eating so much and drinking beer.
Frank Shamrock should be inducted to the HOF, but it's never going to happen as long as dana white is the president because they're not on good terms. he was the most dominant and first middleweight champion of all-time. he was the 5x champion and he beat some really tough guys, including Tito Ortiz.
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People be quiet and stop saying "Tank has a bad record he shouldn't go in" the man is a legend in the UFC! Just because he has a bad record doesn't mean he shouldn't be inducted into the hall of fame. Randy Couture and Ken Shamrock both don't have that good of records but they are inducted. Tank Abbott was the most entertaining ever in the UFC. He knocked out people worse than anyone could today. And hes the best street fighter to ever enter the UFC. So live with it. Tank is a legend.
He wasn't the best street fighter. there are many other better street fighters, for example Bas Rutten and Ken Shamrock. At least Couture and Shamrock don't have losing records and were champions and defended their title at least twice. Just because a fighter is entertaining doesnt make them a hall of famer. tank was not a talented mixed martial artist, and was a terrible image for MMA. to be in the HOF, you should at least have been a multiple champion, and had done something significant for the sport.
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Old 07-16-2006, 03:18 AM   #35 (permalink)
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Does the UFC have guidelines for getting into the Hall of Fame? Such as holding the title at least once. I don't think Tank should be in the Hall of Fame and it has nothing to do with his records. He never did anything for the company or it's image. I voted for Coleman but would have voted for Frank Shamrock had his name been printed right instead of "Ryan"!!!!
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My Vote is for PETE ROSE... Umm wait.. wrong hall of fame.. STill He is in the WWE Hall of Fame Every orginazation with a hall of fame should put pete in until baseball wakes up and puts him in. who cares what the man did off the field.. its what he did on the field that should count.. if that was the case.. Bae Ruth should not be in the hall and many others...
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Why do people want tank??? He stunk! His stlye was swing like a monkey until he gasses and get his a$$ whooped. I just watched the abbott vs mir fight and abbott got destroyed and submitted fairly easy. He had no ground game. Frank Shamrock, bas, pat and other people deserves it way more
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Wow! 1/3 of the votes go to Tank. He will never be inducted unless he comes back and wins and gets a title around his gut. He's also never beaten anybody, reputable. He lost in his debut fight in Pride and then ran to the Rage organization, with his tail between his leg.
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Tank would never be able win a title now...or ever and even if he won the belt wouldn't fit around his BELLY! Brawl to ya Fall
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HE still is the fan favorite, GO tank
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