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Forrest Griffin, Stephan Bonnar will be next UFC Hall of Fame members

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The next members of the UFC's Hall of Fame put themselves on a path to enshrinement more than eight years ago.

Forrest Griffin and Stephan Bonnar, who took part in what is widely regarded as the most important fight in UFC history, as well as one of the best fights in MMA history, will go into the UFC's Hall of Fame this summer...

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Post #1   5/26/13 10:40:08AM   

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I dont necessarily think a positive test should eliminate you from being in the HOF. But Bonnar has been popped twice. I think it sends a poor message that someone with multiple suspensions for PED ussge is inducted.

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Post #2   5/26/13 11:28:49AM   

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Their first fight deserves HOF status more than either guy does, especially Bonnar. Goodbye HOF credibility.

Post #3   5/26/13 11:31:59AM   

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Posted by Goatenstein

Their first fight deserves HOF status more than either guy does, especially Bonnar. Goodbye HOF credibility. [/Their first fight deserves HOF status more than either guy does, especially Bonnar. Goodbye HOF credibility.



Exactly. Their first fight is hall of fame worthy. As for the fighters themselves, meh. Bonnar was never really close to a title, and Griffin had one nice run. Their first fight, and Griffin's first two with Tito are a few of my favorites.

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Post #4   5/26/13 11:41:22AM   

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I think they should go into the UFC Hall of Fame together. Where would the UFC be toay without them?

Post #5   5/26/13 1:12:10PM   

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The end of Bonnar's career and the multiple PED busts sure do tarnish his legacy. However, just based on Bonnar-Griffin 1, I think he needs to be in there. This sport may not have become what it is today without that fight, and Bonnar deserves his share of the credit for that.

Post #6   5/26/13 3:48:32PM   

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i think we all expected this to happen. even with bonnar's PED use i knew dana still gives him and griffin a shit load of credit. im ok with this nomination.

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Post #7   5/26/13 7:59:46PM   

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I think they should fight one more time and both retire.

Post #8   5/27/13 11:33:28AM   

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I mentioned this yesterday morning

Post #9   5/27/13 2:44:11PM