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Musha
Musha
4th Degree Black Belt
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πŸ₯Š The Fighter β–Έ My appreciation of the fighting style, how enjoyable or inspiring I find it based on the skills, the heart, the will etc... Basically the greatness or the sheer excitement the fighter brings in any way way, shape or form. ⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘ πŸ‘ŠπŸΌ The Man β–Έ My appreciation of the man himself or at the very least what transpires through what we can see since we can't judge people we don't actually know personally. So basically the personality he brings and how much respect I have for the man or simply the excitement he brings to the sport.

  1. 1

    "The Notorious" Conor McGregor
    Conor McGregor
    "The Notorious"
    22-4-0
    πŸ₯Š The Fighter β–Έ [ ≀ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ] β€» πŸ‘ŠπŸΌ The Man β–Έ [ ≀ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ] ⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘ The McGregor effect. Nobody in the history of the sport has ever taken it by storm the way Conor has, and his meteoric rise to fame and glory remains one of the most fascinating things i've ever experienced in any sports. I remember seeing him for the first time at the weigh-in of his UFC debut against Marcus Brimage and wondering "who the fuck is that guy ?!" (for real), and that first fight against Brimage as well as the post-fight presser sure rose a lot of interest. I remember having heard the name before but never actually knew who he was so I went back to his Cage Warriors fights, and you could already see the potential and what the hype was about. From that point, I knew this guy could be something special. I just never knew he would turn out to be the sport's biggest star ever in about two damn years... The man single-handedly changed the game forever and elevated the sport to new heights (much like Muhammad Ali did for boxing) through his captivating trash talking and mind games, brash attitude, unbreakable confidence and remarkable ability to back it all up in the octagon in spectacular fashion. His Irish takeover was quite simply mind-blowing and the hype he created was unparalleled, he brought Ireland on the map like no athletes before. His rise was a thrill to watch. From his first 5 fights in the UFC to his interim title fight against Chad Mendes (which remains one of my favorite moments of all time), he was arguably my favorite athlete ever. I simply had never experienced such a thing in MMA and it was mesmerizing. The whole Aldo build-up was a thrill to watch (and i'm a HUGE Aldo fan), and even though I was heartbroken and beyond shocked by the result, Conor's aura became something else. His first fight against Nate Diaz sure took some of it away and was kind of disappointing at the time, but it turned out to be a MONUMENTAL moment that made a superstar out of Nate and gave birth to one of the sport's greatest rivalries that led to a legendary rematch for the ages. The following fight against Eddie Alvarez was the cherry on top... An history-making masterclass that restored all the hype, left me in awe and further cemented my admiration for the man. Unfortunately, Conor's career went kind of downhill from here... There was the money fight against Mayweather, which did nothing to help his legacy and kind of tarnished his reputation in my opinion, even though some are able to take some positives out of it. His star power and credibility were arguably at its highest entering the fight and earned him tons of money. But then, the Khabib fight happened, and the McGregor effect took a massive hit. He brought a lot of controversy with some of his despicable, uncharacteristic actions and his trash talking leading up to the fight became sort of questionable and somewhat of bad taste for the most part. Sure the whole build-up created a lot of buzz and made it the biggest fight in the history of the sport, but it also made Conor look bad, and his performance didn't help overshadow all of that. The aura that made him so special prior to the Mayweather fight lost some of its magic, it lost me a little bit as well, but the man managed to get back on the right path, built himself back up and I hope this can lead to another title run as there's nothing quite like a Conor McGregor run.
  2. 2

    Georges "Rush" St. Pierre
    Georges St. Pierre
    "Rush"
    26-2-0
    πŸ₯Š The Fighter β–Έ [ ≀ ⭐⭐⭐⭐+ ] β€» πŸ‘ŠπŸΌ The Man β–Έ [ ≀ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ] ⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘ A man who embodies the true spirit of martial arts like few champions have, one of MMA's greatest ambassadors, and for those reasons, one of my biggest inspirations. GSP's philosophy is the polar opposite of what detractors of the sport think of it. He's not (all) about violence, blood, trash talk and stuffs, of course there's some of that, that's a part of it and one of the reasons I love it, but GSP has always valued respect, intelligence and athleticism over everything, and you can only appreciate that. He was never the most entertaining fighter to watch, especially for casual fans... Frequently criticized for not finishing fights, even labelled as boring by some, and I hated it. OK, he never had one-punch knockout power, never engaged in some wars and all, I never thought he was that fast or explosive either, but his IQ and the way he was able to dominate thanks to his jab, his perfect timing, his elite wrestling and top control was quite fascinating. He always fought the best guy available, some very solid competition. I honestly don't think he would be quite as dominant in today's MMA, but he was one of my first introductions to the sport, a true martial artist, always a class act on top of being a french-speaking fellow, and his comeback win over Michael Bisping after 4 years to become a two-division champion remains one of my favorite moments of all time.
  3. 3

    Gunnar "Gunni" Nelson
    Gunnar Nelson
    "Gunni"
    17-5-1
    πŸ₯Š The Fighter β–Έ [ ≀ ⭐⭐⭐⭐+ ] β€» πŸ‘ŠπŸΌ The Man β–Έ [ ≀ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ]
  4. 4

    Dustin "The Diamond" Poirier
    Dustin Poirier
    "The Diamond"
    26-6-0, 1 NC
    πŸ₯Š The Fighter β–Έ [ β‰₯ ⭐⭐⭐⭐+ ] β€» πŸ‘ŠπŸΌ The Man β–Έ [ β‰₯ ⭐⭐⭐⭐+ ] ⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘ Dustin Poirier is the embodiment of perseverance. A man who went from being an exciting young prospect at 145, albeit a mostly wild one with a questionable chin, which ultimately cost him some of his most crushing defeats, most notably first-round knockouts at the hands of an ascending Conor McGregor at 145 and a more stunning one at the hands of Michael Johnson after a promising 4-0 run after moving up to 155. But from there, Dustin quickly evolved into one of the very best in the world in arguably the UFC's toughest division. He was already known for being an exciting fighter prior, but took it to a whole new level after that Johnson fight, all while drastically improving his skills and never losing that heart and fire, and if anything, only making it bigger. It resulted in one of the most inspiring rebuilt ever seen in the UFC as well as one of its most exciting runs. A thrilling 6-fight undefeated streak including wins over former UFC Champions Anthony Pettis and Eddie Alvarez (twice, the No Contest was bullshit), future UFC Champion Justin Gaethje and capped it off with a win over the UFC Featherweight Champion Max Holloway to win the Interim UFC Lightweight title. And he did it all in the most exciting way possible, earning 5 post-fight bonuses, putting on classics against Gaethje and Holloway and not having a single ordinary fight, only wars in which he displayed exceptional heart, an undying will, a phenomenal ability to recover and a somehow improved chin on top of elite skills. Of course he went on to be another victim to the monster that is Khabib in a failed attempt at the crown, but once again rose back up and came back with yet another mind-blowing performance in one of the greatest 5-round non-title fights ever in an absolute war against Dan Hooker. Really, his ability to overcome adversity is absolutely remarkable and he still brings it every single time. You just cannot hate the fighter... And you can only respect the man as well. A true role model whose genuine charity work earned him the inaugural "Forrest Griffin Community Award". The man embodies the spirit of martial arts beautifully. A true inspiration inside and outside the octagon.
  5. 5

    JosΓ© Aldo "Junior"
    JosΓ© Aldo
    "Junior"
    28-6-0
    πŸ₯Š The Fighter β–Έ [ ≀ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ] β€» πŸ‘ŠπŸΌ The Man β–Έ [ ≀ ⭐⭐⭐⭐ ] ⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘ One of my early favorites back when he was sending shock waves in WEC, and i've been rooting for him ever since. One of my favorite fighters to watch, his striking is phenomenal, explosive with some of the deadliest leg kicks ever, excellent boxing, a crisp jab, a wicked liver shot, some of the best head movement and reflexes in MMA, stellar takedown defense, remarkable toughness but most importantly tons of heart and an undying will. His reign on top was a joy to watch, from his flash 8-second knockout of Cub Swanson, his destruction of Urijah Faber's leg back in WEC, to his hard-fought classic with Mark Hominick in front of over 50.000 fans in the first featherweight title fight in UFC history, his knockout of Chad Mendes in Brazil, and their legendary rematch, his great first (super)fight against Frankie Edgar... Some will say he had a couple of underwhelming defenses in between, that he was too preservative and lost the killer instinct he had in WEC, but he was dominant and I had no problem with that. He also was never the biggest personality, the fact he doesn't speak English never helped obviously and remains part of the reason he was never a huge draw despite being one of the best fighters to ever do it, but he's always been respectful, humble, friendly with the fans and his story is one of the most inspiring rise to glory. Even as a Conor fan who had a blast during the build-up to their fight, his 13-second, career damaging knockout loss remains one of the most heartbreaking moments i've ever experienced as a fan of the sport. The following back-to-back losses to Max Holloway (a nightmare match-up) just after regaining the title against Frankie also affected me a lot as a fan. That's also why the following back-to-back emotional wins by knockout over top competition when most people were counting him out only reinforced my love and respect for the legend he is as I realized just how much this meant to him and how much I wanted him to succeed and prove people wrong. This man deserves more respect, people (most of those who started watching because of Conor) diminish his phenomenal accomplishments ever since the Conor fight and his crushing defeats over the absolute beast that is Max Holloway, but he is undeniably one of the the greatest fighters of all time and one of my absolute favorites, whenever Run This Town starts playing, I get goosebumps like very few other entrance songs in MMA.
  6. 6

    Dominick "The Dominator" Cruz
    Dominick Cruz
    "The Dominator"
    22-3-0
    πŸ₯Š The Fighter β–Έ [ β‰₯ ⭐⭐⭐⭐+ ] β€» πŸ‘ŠπŸΌ The Man β–Έ [ β‰₯ ⭐⭐⭐⭐+ ]
  7. 7

    Francis "The Predator" N'Gannou
    Francis N'Gannou
    "The Predator"
    15-3-0
    πŸ₯Š The Fighter β–Έ [ β‰₯ ⭐⭐⭐⭐ ] β€» πŸ‘ŠπŸΌ The Man β–Έ [ β‰₯ ⭐⭐⭐⭐+ ] ⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘ African warrior and fellow Frenchman representing France and Cameroon the best way possible.
  8. 8

    Israel "The Last Stylebender" Adesanya
    Israel Adesanya
    "The Last Stylebender"
    19-0-0
    A true marvel to watch. The Last Stylebender is one of the most brilliant strikers to ever step foot inside the octagon, he has a swagger and confidence about him both in and out of the cage that makes him fascinating to watch. He's a true stud with a great martial arts spirit, a remarkable mindset, he might come off as cocky and arrogant but he's just REAL and truly down to earth. He loves the sport and respects his peers as perfectly displayed by his fight with Anderson Silva in particular but also his absolutely epic 5-round war for the ages against Kelvin Gastelum. Adesanya is for REAL. πŸ₯Š The Fighter β–Έ [ ≀ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ] ~ πŸ‘ŠπŸΌ The Man β–Έ [ ≀ ⭐⭐⭐⭐+ ]
  9. 9

    Robert "The Reaper" Whittaker
    Robert Whittaker
    "The Reaper"
    20-5-0
    πŸ₯Š The Fighter β–Έ [ ≀ ⭐⭐⭐⭐+ ] β€» πŸ‘ŠπŸΌ The Man β–Έ [ ≀ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ] ⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘ Aussie's biggest pride. One of the most humble and likable fighters ever, nothing but respect.
  10. 10

    Anderson "The Spider" Silva
    Anderson Silva
    "The Spider"
    34-10-0, 1 NC
    πŸ₯Š The Fighter β–Έ [ ≀ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ] β€» πŸ‘ŠπŸΌ β–Έ The Man [ ≀ ⭐⭐⭐⭐ ] ⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘ The original G.O.A.T. Inspired so many fighters, revolutionized striking in mixed martial arts and dropped many jaws with some things we had never seen before in the sport, that high-risk matrix style, hands down, dodging shit and throwing front kicks to faces, a marvel to watch.
  11. 11+

  12. 11

    Nate Diaz
    Nate Diaz
    20-12-0
    πŸ₯Š The Fighter β–Έ [ ≀ ⭐⭐⭐⭐+ ] β€» πŸ‘ŠπŸΌ The Man β–Έ [ β‰₯ ⭐⭐⭐⭐+ ] ⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘ "It's da return of da gangsta thanks ta..." The fact Nate never walked out to this iconic Outkast song is a crime, but hey, he's a West Coast Gangsta so maybe that's why.
  13. 12

    Nick Diaz
    Nick Diaz
    26-9-0, 2 NC
    πŸ₯Š The Fighter β–Έ [ ≀ ⭐⭐⭐⭐+ ] β€» πŸ‘ŠπŸΌ The Man β–Έ [ β‰₯ ⭐⭐⭐⭐+ ] ⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘ MMA's original gangsta.
  14. 13

    "The Korean Zombie" Chan Sung Jung
    Chan Sung Jung
    "The Korean Zombie"  |  16-5-0
    πŸ₯Š The Fighter β–Έ [ ≀ ⭐⭐⭐⭐+ ] β€» πŸ‘ŠπŸΌ The Man β–Έ [ ≀ ⭐⭐⭐⭐+ ]
  15. 14

    Alexander "The Mauler" Gustafsson
    Alexander Gustafsson
    "The Mauler"  |  18-6-0
    πŸ₯Š The Fighter β–Έ [ ≀ ⭐⭐⭐⭐+ ] β€» πŸ‘ŠπŸΌ The Man β–Έ [ β‰₯ ⭐⭐⭐⭐ ]
  16. 15

    Daniel "DC" Cormier
    Daniel Cormier
    "DC"  |  22-2-0, 1 NC
    πŸ₯Š The Fighter β–Έ [ β‰₯ ⭐⭐⭐⭐ ] β€» πŸ‘ŠπŸΌ The Man β–Έ [ ≀ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ]
  17. 16

    Max "Blessed" Holloway
    Max Holloway
    "Blessed"  |  21-5-0
    πŸ₯Š The Fighter β–Έ [ ≀ ⭐⭐⭐⭐+ ] β€» πŸ‘ŠπŸΌ The Man β–Έ [ β‰₯ ⭐⭐⭐⭐+ ] ⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘ Hawaii's pride. The coolest fighter in the game, one of its greatest and most exciting warriors ever.
  18. 17

    Tony "El Cucuy" Ferguson
    Tony Ferguson
    "El Cucuy"  |  25-4-0
    πŸ₯Š The Fighter β–Έ [ ≀ ⭐⭐⭐⭐+ ] β€» πŸ‘ŠπŸΌ The Man β–Έ [ ≀ ⭐⭐⭐⭐ ]
  19. 18

    "Sugar" Sean O'Malley
    Sean O'Malley
    "Sugar"  |  12-0-0
    πŸ₯Š The Fighter β–Έ [ β‰₯ ⭐⭐⭐⭐+ ] β€» πŸ‘ŠπŸΌ The Man β–Έ [ β‰₯ ⭐⭐⭐⭐ ]
  20. 19

    Jorge "Gamebred" Masvidal
    Jorge Masvidal
    "Gamebred"  |  35-13-0
    πŸ₯Š The Fighter β–Έ [ ≀ ⭐⭐⭐⭐+ ] β€» πŸ‘ŠπŸΌ The Man β–Έ [ β‰₯ ⭐⭐⭐⭐+ ] ⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘ Even though he ain't no West Coast Gangsta, he's still one of the realest gangstas in da game.
  21. 20

    Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson
    Demetrious Johnson
    "Mighty Mouse"  |  30-3-1
    πŸ₯Š The Fighter β–Έ [ β‰₯ ⭐⭐⭐⭐+ ] β€» πŸ‘ŠπŸΌ The Man β–Έ [ β‰₯ ⭐⭐⭐⭐+ ] ⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘ The Flyweight G.O.A.T.
  22. 21

    Justin "The Highlight" Gaethje
    Justin Gaethje
    "The Highlight"  |  22-2-0
    πŸ₯Š The Fighter β–Έ [ β‰₯ ⭐⭐⭐⭐+ ] β€» πŸ‘ŠπŸΌ The Man β–Έ [ ≀ ⭐⭐⭐⭐ ] ⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘ Back when he was mainly an obscure talent in WSOF, I knew Justin Gaethje was something different. Ever since I saw his fights against Melvin Guillard and Luis Palomino and the way he so carelessly brutalized them, like he had absolutely no regards for his own health, just marching forward recklessly and breaking them was truly fascinating. I instantly, and naturally, wondered how this crazy fuck would fair in the UFC against elite competition, and when that finally happened after making 5 defenses of his WSOF title and creating a bit of buzz around him, I was hyped. First UFC fight, he gets a main event spot against a top 10 lightweight, and my god did he show what he was all about.
  23. 22

    Edson "Junior" Barboza
    Edson Barboza
    "Junior"  |  20-9-0
    πŸ₯Š The Fighter β–Έ [ β‰₯ ⭐⭐⭐⭐+ ] β€» πŸ‘ŠπŸΌ The Man β–Έ [ β‰₯ ⭐⭐⭐⭐ ]
  24. 23

    Darren "The Gorilla" Till
    Darren Till
    "The Gorilla"  |  18-2-1
    πŸ₯Š The Fighter β–Έ [ β‰₯ ⭐⭐⭐⭐ ] β€» πŸ‘ŠπŸΌ The Man β–Έ [ ≀ ⭐⭐⭐⭐+ ]
  25. 24

    Junior "Cigano" dos Santos
    Junior dos Santos
    "Cigano"  |  21-7-0
    πŸ₯Š The Fighter β–Έ [ ≀ ⭐⭐⭐⭐ ] β€» πŸ‘ŠπŸΌ The Man β–Έ [ ≀ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ]
  26. 25

    MaurΓ­cio "Shogun" Rua
    MaurΓ­cio Rua
    "Shogun"  |  26-11-1
    πŸ₯Š [ β‰₯ ⭐⭐⭐⭐ ] β€» πŸ‘ŠπŸΌ Character/Personality: [ β‰₯ ⭐⭐⭐⭐ ]
  27. 26

    Johnny Walker
    Johnny Walker
    17-5-0
    πŸ₯Š [ ≀ ⭐⭐⭐⭐+ ] β€» πŸ‘ŠπŸΌ Character/Personality: [ β‰₯ ⭐⭐⭐⭐+ ]
  28. 27

    Mark "Super Samoan" Hunt
    Mark Hunt
    "Super Samoan"  |  13-14-1, 1 NC
    πŸ₯Š [ β‰₯ ⭐⭐⭐+ ] β€» πŸ‘ŠπŸΌ Character/Personality: [ ≀ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ]
  29. 28

    Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone
    Donald Cerrone
    "Cowboy"  |  36-15-0, 1 NC
    πŸ₯Š [ β‰₯ ⭐⭐⭐⭐ ] β€» πŸ‘ŠπŸΌ Character/Personality: [ ≀ ⭐⭐⭐⭐+ ]
  30. 29

    "Ruthless" Robbie Lawler
    Robbie Lawler
    "Ruthless"  |  28-14-0, 1 NC
    πŸ₯Š [ β‰₯ ⭐⭐⭐⭐ ] β€» πŸ‘ŠπŸΌ Character/Personality: [ β‰₯ ⭐⭐⭐⭐ ]
  31. 30

    Frankie "The Answer" Edgar
    Frankie Edgar
    "The Answer"  |  23-8-1
  32. 31

    Colby "Chaos" Covington
    Colby Covington
    "Chaos"  |  15-2-0
    πŸ₯Š [ β‰₯ ⭐⭐⭐⭐ ] β€» πŸ‘ŠπŸΌ Character/Personality: [ β‰₯ ⭐⭐⭐⭐ ]
  33. 32

    "Groovy" Lando Vannata
    Lando Vannata
    "Groovy"  |  11-4-2
  34. 33

    Bobby "King" Green
    Bobby Green
    "King"  |  25-10-1
    πŸ₯Š β–Έ [ β‰₯ 8.5/10 ] ⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘ πŸ‘Š β–Έ [ β‰₯ 9.0/10 ] ⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘
  35. 34

    Cody "No Love" Garbrandt
    Cody Garbrandt
    "No Love"  |  12-3-0
  36. 35

    Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson
    Stephen Thompson
    "Wonderboy"  |  15-4-1
  37. 36

    "The Korean Superboy" Doo Ho Choi
    Doo Ho Choi
    "The Korean Superboy"  |  14-4-0
  38. 37

    Brian "T-City" Ortega
    Brian Ortega
    "T-City"  |  14-1-0, 1 NC
    πŸ₯Š [ ≀ ⭐⭐⭐⭐+ ] β€» πŸ‘ŠπŸΌ Character/Personality: [ ≀ ⭐⭐⭐⭐ ] ⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘⁘ Mexican warrior, Brazilian jiu-jitsu wizard, Siren hair, straight up gangster.
  39. 38

    Dan "The Outlaw" Hardy
    Dan Hardy
    "The Outlaw"  |  25-10-0, 1 NC
  40. 39

    Paul "The Irish Dragon" Felder
    Paul Felder
    "The Irish Dragon"  |  17-5-0
  41. 40

    "Smooth" Benson Henderson
    Benson Henderson
    "Smooth"  |  28-8-0
  42. 41

    Alistair "The Demolition Man" Overeem
    Alistair Overeem
    "The Demolition Man"  |  46-18-0, 1 NC
    Regardless of the steroid controversy, Alistair Overeem remains one of the most inspiring fighters in MMA history. Despite a weak chin that saw him get knocked out about more than any MMA fighters ever, the man always found a way to comeback every single time and remain a threat for any heavyweights in the world. Unlike his chin, his heart should never be questioned
  43. 42

    Ciryl "Bon Gamin" Gane
    Ciryl Gane
    "Bon Gamin"  |  6-0-0
  44. 43

    AntΓ΄nio Rodrigo "Minotauro" Nogueira
    AntΓ΄nio Rodrigo Nogueira
    "Minotauro"  |  34-10-1, 1 NC
  45. 44

    Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipović
    Mirko Filipović
    "Cro Cop"  |  38-11-2, 1 NC
  46. 45

    Lyoto "The Dragon" Machida
    Lyoto Machida
    "The Dragon"  |  26-9-0
  47. 46

    "Platinum" Mike Perry
    Mike Perry
    "Platinum"  |  14-6-0
  48. 47

    Gegard "The Dreamcatcher" Mousasi
    Gegard Mousasi
    "The Dreamcatcher"  |  46-7-2
  49. 48

    Chael Sonnen
    Chael Sonnen
    31-17-1
    πŸ₯Š Fighter: [ β‰₯ ⭐⭐⭐+ ] ~ πŸ‘ŠπŸΌ Character/Personality: [ β‰₯ ⭐⭐⭐⭐+ ]
  50. 49

    "The Last Emperor" Fedor Emelianenko
    Fedor Emelianenko
    "The Last Emperor"  |  39-6-0, 1 NC
    The original GOAT. The greatest fighter in Pride FC history, arguably the greatest heavyweight of all time. A quiet killer with an aura that could intimidate anyone.
  51. 50

    Thiago "Pitbull" Alves
    Thiago Alves
    "Pitbull"  |  23-15-0
    Owner of some of the best leg kicks in MMA history, Thiago Alves always had potential but never quite reached the expectations and was never able to get close to another title shot after losing to GSP at just 25 years old.
  52. 51

    Brock Lesnar
    Brock Lesnar
    5-3-0, 1 NC
    For as long as he lasted in the sport, Brock's impact was undeniable. A freak of an athlete who turned into one of the biggest stars the sport has ever had.
  53. 52

    Anthony "Showtime" Pettis
    Anthony Pettis
    "Showtime"  |  23-10-0
    Always fun to watch, Pettis has had quite a bumpy career with remarkable highs early before turning into more of a gatekeeper by his late 20s, albeit a damn good and exciting one.
  54. 53

    Michael "The Count" Bisping
    Michael Bisping
    "The Count"  |  30-9-0
    A man who proved you should never give up on your dreams by becoming one of the most unlikely champions in UFC history.
  55. 54

    "The Gracie Hunter" Kazushi Sakuraba
    Kazushi Sakuraba
    "The Gracie Hunter"  |  26-16-1, 2 NC
    The most iconic figure in Japanese MMA history. A grappling wizard and one of the most colorful personalities in the history of the sport.
  56. 55

    "The Axe Murderer" Wanderlei Silva
    Wanderlei Silva
    "The Axe Murderer"  |  35-14-1, 1 NC
    One of the most feared fighters of all time back when he was terrorizing the competition in Pride. A savage of a man, owner of one of the deadliest muay thai clinch as well as some of the most intense staredowns ever.
  57. 56

    Chuck "The Iceman" Liddell
    Chuck Liddell
    "The Iceman"  |  21-9-0
    The original MMA superstar. One of the most iconic figures in the history of the sport...
  58. 57

    Cain Velasquez
    Cain Velasquez
    14-3-0
    One of the biggest what-ifs in MMA history. The man many called cardio Cain due to his impressive endurance for a heavyweight was well on his way to become a true all-time great (and still is), but injuries ruined his career.
  59. 58

    Vicente "The Silent Assassin" Luque
    Vicente Luque
    "The Silent Assassin"  |  18-7-1
    After starting his career with a 7-5-1 record, Luque worked his way up to become a force to be reckoned with as well as one of the most exciting fighters in the world. A relentless warrior with big knockout power and a granite chin.
  60. 59

    Salahdine Parnasse
    Salahdine Parnasse
    14-0-1
  61. 60

    Kyoji Horiguchi
    Kyoji Horiguchi
    28-3-0
  62. 61

    Paulo "The Eraser" Costa
    Paulo Costa
    "The Eraser"  |  13-0-0
  63. 62

    "The Natural Born Killer" Carlos Condit
    Carlos Condit
    "The Natural Born Killer"  |  30-13-0
    An uncrowned king who always came up short in the big ones. An humble warrior with one of the best chin ever; never been knocked out in over 40 fights.
  64. 63

    Tai "Bam Bam" Tuivasa
    Tai Tuivasa
    "Bam Bam"  |  10-3-0
    Super fun and nice guy.
  65. 64

    Geoff "Handz of Steel" Neal
    Geoff Neal
    "Handz of Steel"  |  13-2-0
  66. 65

    Ronaldo "JacarΓ©" Souza
    Ronaldo Souza
    "JacarΓ©"  |  26-8-0, 1 NC
  67. 66

    Anthony "Rumble" Johnson
    Anthony Johnson
    "Rumble"  |  22-6-0
    Arguably the second biggest puncher in MMA history behind Francis N'Gannou.
  68. 67

    T.J. Dillashaw
    T.J. Dillashaw
    16-4-0
  69. 68

    Jon "Bones" Jones
    Jon Jones
    "Bones"  |  26-1-0, 1 NC
  70. 69

    Douglas "The Phenom" Lima
    Douglas Lima
    "The Phenom"  |  32-7-0
  71. 70

    Cub Swanson
    Cub Swanson
    26-11-0
  72. 71

    Rory "Red King" MacDonald
    Rory MacDonald
    "Red King"  |  21-6-1
  73. 72

    Stipe Miocic
    Stipe Miocic
    19-3-0
  74. 73

    "Super" Sodiq Yusuff
    Sodiq Yusuff
    "Super"  |  11-1-0
  75. 74

    Zabit Magomedsharipov
    Zabit Magomedsharipov
    18-1-0
  76. 75

    Khabib "The Eagle" Nurmagomedov
    Khabib Nurmagomedov
    "The Eagle"  |  28-0-0
  77. 76

    Yoel "Soldier of God" Romero
    Yoel Romero
    "Soldier of God"  |  13-5-0
  78. 77

    Yair "El Pantera" Rodriguez
    Yair Rodriguez
    "El Pantera"  |  13-2-0, 1 NC
  79. 78

    "Suga" Rashad Evans
    Rashad Evans
    "Suga"  |  19-8-1
  80. 79

    Quinton "Rampage" Jackson
    Quinton Jackson
    "Rampage"  |  38-14-0
  81. 80

    "The Prodigy" BJ Penn
    BJ Penn
    "The Prodigy"  |  16-14-2
  82. 81

    Mark "The Machine" Hominick
    Mark Hominick
    "The Machine"  |  20-12-0
  83. 82

    Demian Maia
    Demian Maia
    28-10-0
  84. 83

    Forrest Griffin
    Forrest Griffin
    19-7-0
  85. 84

    Thiago "Marreta" Santos
    Thiago Santos
    "Marreta"  |  21-7-0
  86. 85

    Charles "do Bronx" Oliveira
    Charles Oliveira
    "do Bronx"  |  29-8-0, 1 NC
  87. 86

    Aung "The Burmese Python" La Nsang
    Aung La Nsang
    "The Burmese Python"  |  26-10-0, 1 NC
  88. 87

    Ian "Uncle Creepy" McCall
    Ian McCall
    "Uncle Creepy"  |  13-7-1
  89. 88

    Alex "Cowboy" Oliveira
    Alex Oliveira
    "Cowboy"  |  21-8-1, 2 NC
  90. 89

    Teruto "Yashabo" Ishihara
    Teruto Ishihara
    "Yashabo"  |  10-7-2
  91. 90

    Kevin "The Monster" Randleman
    Kevin Randleman
    "The Monster"  |  17-16-0
  92. 91

    Cheick "The Darkness" Kongo
    Cheick Kongo
    "The Darkness"  |  30-10-2, 1 NC
  93. 92

    "El Guapo" Bas Rutten
    Bas Rutten
    "El Guapo"  |  28-4-1
  94. 93

    Norifumi "KID" Yamamoto
    Norifumi Yamamoto
    "KID"  |  18-6-0, 2 NC
  95. 94

    Niko "The Hybrid" Price
    Niko Price
    "The Hybrid"  |  14-4-0, 1 NC
  96. 95

    Bryce "Thug Nasty" Mitchell
    Bryce Mitchell
    "Thug Nasty"  |  13-0-0
  97. 96

    Derrick "The Black Beast" Lewis
    Derrick Lewis
    "The Black Beast"  |  23-7-0, 1 NC
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