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post #11 of 77 (permalink) Old 02-11-2013, 01:27 PM
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If Anderson doesn't win he can just be like "oh yeah?" and beat the shiit out of anybody who is a "better athlete" than him!
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post #12 of 77 (permalink) Old 02-11-2013, 01:35 PM
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Voted for Silva... But I hope either Ali or Gretzky wins it.

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post #13 of 77 (permalink) Old 02-11-2013, 01:42 PM
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Originally Posted by joshua7789 View Post
Earnheart being on that list if freaking hilarious. Driving a fast car does not make someone an athlete.
Race Car drivers are a lot fitter then people give them credit for. In Australia we had a show about 5-6 years ago called Australia's Greatest Athlete, where they took an athlete from several sports and made them compete in a series of challenges. Jamie Whincup (the race car driver) came second.

That being said "Go Anderson!"

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post #14 of 77 (permalink) Old 02-11-2013, 01:46 PM
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post #15 of 77 (permalink) Old 02-11-2013, 01:56 PM
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voted for silva but no one dominated their sport the way gretzky dominiated the nhl
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post #16 of 77 (permalink) Old 02-11-2013, 01:57 PM
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Didn't vote for Silva.
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post #17 of 77 (permalink) Old 02-11-2013, 02:17 PM
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Anderson being on there really doesn't make that much sense, he's not even the best athlete in the UFC. This is really more of a most accomplished in their respected sport list, than best athlete. If it were pure athlete, it would be hands down Bo Jackson.

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post #18 of 77 (permalink) Old 02-11-2013, 02:28 PM
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Voted Silver... but I think Pele is the greatest on that list.
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post #19 of 77 (permalink) Old 02-11-2013, 02:37 PM
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Jordan/Woods - Jordan
Phelps/Silva - Silva
Ali/Allen - Ali
Jackson/Federer - Jackson
Mays/Robinson - Mays
Pele/Hawk - Pele
Lewis/Gretzky - Lewis
Brown/Earnhardt - Brown

RD 2

Jordan/Silva - Jordan
Ali/Jackson - Ali
Mays/Pele - Mays
Lewis/Brown - Brown

RD 3

Jordan/Ali - Ali
Mays/Brown - Brown

Final - Brown

I think based on athletisim I would likely vote Jordan, Ali, Jackson, Lewis, and Brown over Silva.
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