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post #71 of 75 (permalink) Old 02-15-2012, 11:21 PM
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Yeah, here was a fighter that at one point could've challenged for the title. Now he is a UFC exile who can barely win fights. Oh how the mighty have fallen.

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post #72 of 75 (permalink) Old 02-19-2012, 01:25 AM
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I may be alone in this and I'll construct a list when there is more time allotted to me but a Roy Nelson fight should be somewhere on the list. Either v JDS or Werdum. The man with the best chin since the chin was invented should be shown to new fans.
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Yeah, I agree that Roy Nelson should be on at least one to be sure.

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So to put together my top 25 list I set some parameters,

no fighter appears on the list more than twice

no more than four fights from one year

1994-1999 - 4
2000-2002 - 4
2003-2005 - 4
2006-2009 - 6
2010-2011 - 7

UFC - 19
Other - 6

OW - 3
HW - 6
LHW - 5
MW - 2
WW - 5
LW - 4

1. Randy Couture vs Chuck Liddell (UFC 43 - 2003)
2. Anthony Pettis vs Benson Henderson (WEC 53 - 2010)
3. Matt Hughes vs Frank Trigg (UFC 52 - 2005)
4. Don Frye vs Ken Shamrock (Pride 19 - 2002)
5. Dan Henderson vs Shogun Rua (UFC 139 - 2011)

6. Forrest Griffin vs Stephan Bonnar (TUF 1 - 2005)
7. Fedor vs. Cro Cop(PRIDE Final Conflict: 2005)
8. Frank Shamrock vs Tito Ortiz (UFC 22 - 1999)
9. Anderson Silva vs Chael Sonnen (UFC 117 - 2010)
10. Bas Rutten vs Kevin Randleman (UFC 20 - 1999)

11. Marcos Ruas vs Paul Varelans (UFC 7 - 1995)
12. Chris Leben vs Yoshiro Akiyama (UFC 116 - 2010)
13. Diego Sanchez vs Clay Guida (TUF Uk vs US - 2009)
14. Frankie Edgar vs Gray Maynard (UFC 125 - 2011)
15. Nick Diaz vs. Takanori Gomi (PRIDE 33 - 2007)

16. Babalu Sobral vs David Heath (UFC 74 - 2007)
17. Dan Henderson vs Fedor Emelianenko (Strikeforce - 2011)
18. Don Frye vs Yoshihiro Takayama (Pride 21 - 2002)
19. Brock Lesnar vs Frank Mir (UFC 100 - 2009)
20. Shonie Carter vs Matt Serra (UFC 31 - 2001)

21. Diego Sanchez vs Martin Kampmann (UFClive - 2011)
22. Randy Couture vs Tim Slyvia (UFC 68 - 2007)
23. Georges St. Pierre vs BJ Penn (UFC 58 - 2006)
24. Carlos Newton vs Pat Miletich (UFC 31 - 2001)
25. Royce Gracie vs Dan Severn (UFC 4 - 1994)
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Hendo/Shogun
Bendo/Pettis
Griffin/Bonnar 1
Edgar/Maynard
Anderson/Sonnen
Liddell/Silva
Diaz/Daley
Zaromskis/Ikemoto
Garcia/Zombie 1
Cruz/Faber 2
Machida/Shogun 1
Aldo/Swanson
Couture/Sylvia
Kongo/Barry
Condit/McDonald
Sanchez/Parisyan
Grove/Herman
Carter/Serra
Leben/Akiyama
Dos Santos/Nelson
Machida/Evans
Evans/Liddell
Griffin/Jackson
Sotiropoulos/Stevenson
Sanchez/Guida

Now I know there are some I have missed but I definitely had to add in Marius Zaromskis vs Seichi Ikemoto. That was one of the best(and Most Bizzare) Fights I have seen.
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