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post #1 of 17 (permalink) Old 11-01-2006, 11:54 PM Thread Starter
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Most Over-Rated Fighter In UFC History

Looking for suggestions. I'll post a poll later with all of the suggestions on it.

My opinion:
Tim Sylvia
Marvin Eastman
Fabiano Scherner (Highly touted BJJ Blackbelt with 0-2 UFC record)
Mike Van Arsdale (granted, he had some tough fights, but I thought he'd be a lot better)
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post #2 of 17 (permalink) Old 11-02-2006, 01:26 AM
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who overrates eastman ? hes terrible


most overrated ufc fighters imo are

Renato 'babalu' Sobral
Vitor Belfort
Brandon Vera - i think hes good for a new comer, but he hasnt fought any A level fighter , yet ppl think he can take CHuck/Sylvia or AA
Frank Mir
Forrest Griffin

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gotta agree with you Brandon Vera and Frank Mir but also joe riggs i know hes young but everybody says heys friken amazing he sucks
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BJ Penn -haha no im kidding I dont like the cabbage patch kid look alike but he has skills


On a serious note
Tim Sylvia comes to mind hes just a lurch
Chris Leben

Honerable Mention
Arlovski better win his next fight (He just seems like he should dominate)or im gonna maybe put him in this category
Tito Ortiz - Cant seem to win the big one, i.e. Coutre and Liddell dominated him if hed of put up a fight with them I wouldnt put him in honrable mention....Call me crazy but id like to see a Rashad Evans Tito Fight or Babalu vs Tito
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in all fairness since his two wins in the ufc anderson silva. he was fortunate enough to go up against two guys that wanted to trade with him having never experienced a striker of that level or even close, either of them
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First thought would be Jef Monson. That guy hasn't beaten anybody above a scrub level. He even got beat by a scrub.

Stephan Bonner. Enough said there.
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Monson needs to prove himself against Sylvia....i mean his last win was against Anthony Perosh i think. maybe not overated but needs to prove he belongs.
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Joe Riggs was the first person to come to mind.

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post #9 of 17 (permalink) Old 11-02-2006, 09:30 AM
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How can Big Tim be put on this page? He's the champ. I think all current champs should have amnesty from the most over rated page. I would have to say the most over rated UFC fighter would be Chris Leben. He just isn't very well rouned and I think that if Silva hadn't beat up on him, then Rich Franklin would have.
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post #10 of 17 (permalink) Old 11-02-2006, 10:53 AM
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Tito Ortiz.

One trick pony, who gets by on his charisma. Hasn't beaten anyone of worth in about 2 years. If he didn't have his explosive charisma, then nobody would give a damn about him.

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