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The fans have spoken. The best fight in UFC history is Robbie Lawler's epic welterweight title defense against Rory MacDonald at UFC 189 on July 11, 2015.

Lawler vs. MacDonald narrowly edged Jon Jones' light heavyweight title defense against Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 165 in the Final Four portion of fan voting, which drew more than 18,000 votes on ESPN.com.

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Post #1   4/11/17 1:03:16PM   

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I'll take Etim/Barbozza over either of these fights. Toughness and durability don't make a great fight, it's technique and conditioning combined with a spectacular finish.

Post #2   4/11/17 2:22:34PM   

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Posted by jbmoviefan

I'll take Etim/Barbozza over either of these fights. Toughness and durability don't make a great fight, it's technique and conditioning combined with a spectacular finish.




There's been so many great fights over the years, I don't think I could pick one and call it the best but if I had to I'd say, Shogun Hendo.

Post #3   4/11/17 3:21:42PM   

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For me, no, but I certainly understand the appeal. Its too hard to pick a "best fight ever" these days.

Post #4   4/11/17 5:19:34PM   

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Definitely a fantastic fight. I won't call a single one the best but I'd include Bermudez/Grice in the conversation.

Post #5   4/11/17 5:36:22PM   

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Not in my top 5 even in live fights seen.


Hendo vs shogun 1
Wandy vs lidell.

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Posted by isk

Definitely a fantastic fight. I won't call a single one the best but I'd include Bermudez/Grice in the conversation.



I remember that one. Not two of the biggest names but those guys went back and forth.. super competitive fight

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Shogun vs Hendo and Bigfoot vs Hunt.

Post #8   4/12/17 12:09:44AM   

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For sober knockers they could have added Wanderlei vs Stann...that was pretty epic for a slugfest.

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Stout v fisher 2 is still one of my favorites to watch

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Jones vs Gustaffson is up there too! Imagine if Melendez/Sanchez went 5 rounds?!

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I have to go with Hendo vs. Shogun 1. It might not be the most technical and hold up after you know the result, but when originally watching it on PPV, it was great. The huge swings in momentum and numerous close finishes were unreal. I admit it gets sloppy towards the end, and both fighters are exhausted, but that toughness and warrior, no quit, mentality, make it all that better. Plus two all time greats going at it, pushes it up a level.

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Posted by Dberntson

I have to go with Hendo vs. Shogun 1. It might not be the most technical and hold up after you know the result, but when originally watching it on PPV, it was great. The huge swings in momentum and numerous close finishes were unreal. I admit it gets sloppy towards the end, and both fighters are exhausted, but that toughness and warrior, no quit, mentality, make it all that better. Plus two all time greats going at it, pushes it up a level.



2 of my favorite fights happened that night. Hendo v Shogun was so insane and had so many momentum shifts but my favorite fight that night was Eddie Alvarez versus Chandler. It had just as many momentum shifts and it was fought at such a high level. It was a great night to be a fight fan.

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Posted by Wallass

Shogun vs Hendo and Bigfoot vs Hunt.




2 of my favorites as well. I didn't want to say the Bigfoot vs Hunt fight because there was nothing technical about it. But the heart, damage each other took was out of this world.

Shogun vs Hendo 1 was so crazy. I don't agree with the Decision though. I think it shouldn't been a draw.

Chandler vs Alvarez was badass too

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Don't sleep on Erick Silva vs Matt Brown. It was only a round and a half, but it was a round and a half of complete savagery!

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