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Who do you think currently active in the UFC will make their way into the Hall of Fame?

My thoughts include the obvious

Matt Hughes
GSP
Anderson
BJ Penn

some maybe not so obvious, possibly because they have a long road still ahead of them
Brock Lesnar
Jon Jones
Carlos Condit
Forrest Griffin

And now some i doubt the UFC brass would allow in unless they win a title
Rashad Evans (needs to hold onto the title)
Jon Fitch
Anyone in the LW division (would need to be good enough to earn their own "Era" and from someone other than Joe Rogan and Mike goldberg... see Machida Era..)

Check out article for other ideas

http://bleacherreport.com/articles/774552-the-ufc-hall-of-fame-25-future-inductees

Post #1   7/22/11 6:57:55PM   

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it's really hard to find 25 in the sport bc so many people are still young

i have no clue, but if i HAD to make a list of 25 off the top of my head (all orgs)

Mirko Crocop, Dan henderson, Fedor, Wandy, GSP, Anderson Silva, Jon Jones, Rampage, Tito Ortiz, Matt Hughes, BJ Penn, maybe Nick Diaz, Barnett, Big Nog....

i honestly can't pick anymore w/out blindly guessing

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Post #2   7/22/11 7:24:50PM   

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Currently in the UFC that will make the hof:

1. Matt Hughes
2. GSP
3. Anderson Silva
4. Rich Franklin
5. Tito Ortiz
6. Forrest Griffin
7. CroCop
8. Rampage
9. Shogun
10. Big Nog
11. Frank Mir
12. Machida
13. Couture
14. Nick Diaz
15. Jon Fitch
16. Rashad Evans
17. Chris Leben
18. Wanderlei Silva
19. Yushin Okami
20. Michael Bisping
21. Vitor Belfort
22. BJ Penn
23. Clay Guida
24. Kenny Florian
25. Uriah Faber

I don't think years down the road championships will be a requirement as with any other sport. All of these guys are highlight fighters who have made a mark on the sport in their own ways.

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Post #3   7/22/11 9:45:31PM   

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my comment about championship is mostly about fitch.. for some reason people (dana, matchmaking, many fans) get bored with him and accept it when he constantly gets passed over for title shots.. since this isn't a fan voted issue, or mma journalist voted decision i think he'll be kept out for a while

Post #4   7/23/11 6:46:35PM   

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I have the opinion that its almost entirely a business issue.

The more money you made the company, the more likely it is you make it into the HoF.

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Post #5   7/23/11 7:54:40PM   

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Posted by warglory

Currently in the UFC that will make the hof:

1. Matt Hughes
2. GSP
3. Anderson Silva
4. Rich Franklin
5. Tito Ortiz
6. Forrest Griffin
7. CroCop
8. Rampage
9. Shogun
10. Big Nog
11. Frank Mir
12. Machida
13. Couture
14. Nick Diaz
15. Jon Fitch
16. Rashad Evans
17. Chris Leben
18. Wanderlei Silva
19. Yushin Okami
20. Michael Bisping
21. Vitor Belfort
22. BJ Penn
23. Clay Guida
24. Kenny Florian
25. Uriah Faber

I don't think years down the road championships will be a requirement as with any other sport. All of these guys are highlight fighters who have made a mark on the sport in their own ways.



very solid list

Post #6   7/24/11 2:29:54AM   

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Posted by warglory

Currently in the UFC that will make the hof:

1. Matt Hughes
2. GSP
3. Anderson Silva
4. Rich Franklin
5. Tito Ortiz
6. Forrest Griffin
7. CroCop
8. Rampage
9. Shogun
10. Big Nog
11. Frank Mir
12. Machida
13. Couture
14. Nick Diaz
15. Jon Fitch
16. Rashad Evans
17. Chris Leben
18. Wanderlei Silva
19. Yushin Okami
20. Michael Bisping
21. Vitor Belfort
22. BJ Penn
23. Clay Guida
24. Kenny Florian
25. Uriah Faber

I don't think years down the road championships will be a requirement as with any other sport. All of these guys are highlight fighters who have made a mark on the sport in their own ways.



I love list

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Post #7   7/24/11 3:34:38AM   

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Posted by warglory

Currently in the UFC that will make the hof:

1. Matt Hughes
2. GSP
3. Anderson Silva
4. Rich Franklin
5. Tito Ortiz
6. Forrest Griffin
7. CroCop
8. Rampage
9. Shogun
10. Big Nog
11. Frank Mir
12. Machida
13. Couture
14. Nick Diaz
15. Jon Fitch
16. Rashad Evans
17. Chris Leben
18. Wanderlei Silva
19. Yushin Okami
20. Michael Bisping
21. Vitor Belfort
22. BJ Penn
23. Clay Guida
24. Kenny Florian
25. Uriah Faber

I don't think years down the road championships will be a requirement as with any other sport. All of these guys are highlight fighters who have made a mark on the sport in their own ways.


Everybody has forgotten Stephan Bonnar.....regardless of his career he will make it in because him and Forrest raised the UFC over a million fans in one fight.

Post #8   7/24/11 3:03:07PM