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I have to go with some of my favorite fighters...

Robbie Lawler(Just a monster, KOing everybody put in front of him, he's become a complete fighter and has learned from past mistakes. Could be a real force)

Kevin Randleman(Just one of my favorites He's very explosive, one of the best wrestlers in MMA. He'd be a problem for anybody)

Pedro Rizzo(Racked up two solid wins over Justin Eilers and Jeff Monson, he still has a little bit left to put in a pretty decent run in the UFC. I think he has a chance to beat anybody. He just needs to show up like he did the past two fights!)

Nick Diaz(Tough as hell and would give anybody at 155 a tough fight, just bad luck kicked him out)

Dan Severn(Solid record and would be a great gatekeeper)

Post #31   12/27/07 10:04:19PM   

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LW: Yves Edwards
WW: Nick Diaz
MW: Robbie Lawler
LHW: Vitor Belfort
HW: Josh Barnett

Post #32   12/27/07 10:17:02PM   

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Posted by grappler0000

1. Matt Lindland
2. Josh Barnett
3. Nick Diaz
4. Robbie Lawler
5. Mach Sakurai



This is the most Perfect list

I would though put Randy in front of Nick if he is officially out

Post #33   12/27/07 10:22:41PM   

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Post #34   12/27/07 11:40:22PM   

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Randy Couture (but I understand how he needs that fight with Fedor)
Robbie Lawler
Nick Diaz
Matt Lindland (UFC needs middleweights bad!)
Frank and Ken Shamrock (Have them both fight, make tons of money!)


EDIT Barnett instead of Couture cause Couture is getting old and only wants one more fight

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Posted by gsquat

!Arlovski!
Barnett
Belfort
Lawler
Lindland



exactly

Post #36   12/28/07 6:41:32PM   

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Matt Lindland(BAD!!)
Nick Diaz
Josh Barnett
Robbie Lawler
Frank Shamrock

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Post #37   12/29/07 3:08:43PM   

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Post #38   12/31/07 10:22:44PM   

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8) lee murray
9) randy couture
10) andrei arlovski

sorry i couldnt just pick 5

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how about fighters that need to get there ass to the ufc

1-Fedor
2-Aleks
3-Gomi
4-Faber
5-Misaki
6-Filho
7-Kawajiri
8-JZ
9-Hunt
10-Kang
11-Akiyama
12-Arona
13-Condit
14-Shields
15-Melendez
16-Ishida
17-Aoki

Among Many Others

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One of my all time favourite fighters, the legend, Royce Gracie
Ken Shamrock
"Ruthless" Robbie Lawler
Pat Miletich
David "Tank" Abbott

He's not in my list but if Rickson Gracie had ever fought in UFC he would have been right up there with his brother

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1. Nick Diaz
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5. Matt Lindland

5 I don't wanna see back:

1. Josh Barnett
2. Ken Shamrock
3. Babalu
4. Any Gracie over 35
5. Jeff Monson

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Okay, I'll bite, here's what i came up with right off the top of my head.

#1 (And by a wide friggin margin at that): Genki Sudo - I miss watching him fight, wish he had made another run here before he retired.

#2: Kazushi Sakuraba - This is purely wishful thinking at this point, but if They would have brought him over after all the hype surrounding the Gracie fights, allowed him to fight at his natural weight, and gotten a tv deal so his Japanese fans could watch he would have done it. He also would have held that belt until Anderson Silva came and took it. In my mind this man would have been the greatest MW in the short history of the sport if not for Pride's penchant to use him in open weight fights against opponents where he was ridiculously overmatched. But because they decided to exploit him for the sake of TV ratings and higher gate profits, we will never know. And damn Pride for that.

#3 Renato Sobral- Great 205 fighter, always had exciting fights, and was always a threat to take the belt. If he ever starts seriously working on his hands, Zuffa would be dumb NOT to pick him back up.

#4 Caol Uno - Would prolly be better suited for WEC's 145lb division, but much like America's Jens Pulver he's made a career and a reputation fighting bigger guys. Uno Shoten just rocks, I've been a fan since I started watching and would love to see him back in the cage.

#5: Carlos Newton - Just a cool guy, great grappler and has Improved his striking quite a bit. Though he seems to have hit a roadblock mentally in recent years. Would love to see him back on track and at 185 in the UFC.

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Posted by ncordless

Genki Sudo


Genki retired dude, he is just playing in his band now, but id love him to come out of retirement and fight again

Mine are pretty easy and the same they have been for ages (bar Randy of course!)

Randy
Diaz
Baroni
Mayhem
Hansen

Make it happen Joe Silva ffs!!!!!!!!!

To think they could of had Hellboy but skimped on the $$$ being greedy ****s



If I remember right they ultimately came back for him with a bigger cash offer, though still ridiculously low, but they just wouldn't budge on the crazy exclusivity and sponsorship clauses. And Hellboy, because he is a man of principle, told them they were crazy, that he would rather fight for free than sign away his life to a bunch of greedy thugs. Finanicially it was a bad move , that's an undeniable fact. I mean, for what they were paying him, not to mention the love he would get from the fans over here and the sponship deals he would have gotten etc. He would have been taken care of, and would have done alright. But he refused to give up on his principles, and for that I applaud him. I hate that he was in a rough spot financially for awhile because of it, but in between Shooto and a occaisional K-1 Appearance he'll get out of debt and be okay again. I just hope Zuffa realizes how much better they would do in the long run if they relaxed some of this stuff. And that Joachim and some of the others reconsider and come show the American fans what they have.

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