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First of all, I used the search function thinking that maybe there was already a post like this at some point in the past, but I couldn't find anything. So I figured I may as well go ahead and post this myself.

What's your personal favorite MMA event of all time? Which card, from top to bottom, do you feel like you enjoyed most out of every event you've ever watched?

There's been so many great events that it's hard to pick just one, but I think I've gotta go with PRIDE Bushido 9: The Tournament. 14 total fights, 9 finishes, and all around epic fights. I don't think a single fight on this entire card could be considered a bad fight. Everyone just let it all go and put on great performances.

I was gonna leave an honorable mention as well, but there's so many it's hard for me to narrow it down.

I'm interested to see what you guys enjoyed most.

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Post #1   7/30/13 6:04:12PM   

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UFC 139 or 100

for Pride, probably Pride Final Conflict Absolute

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Posted by Shawn91111

UFC 139 or 100

for Pride, probably Pride Final Conflict Absolute




Mine is UFC 139 without a doubt. Also loved Pride Final Conflict 2005 at the time and still do.

Was in the arena watching live.

All time great fighters (Shogun, Hendo, Wanderlei) on the card.

All time favorite fighters (Shogun, Hendo, Wanderlei) on the card.

Some old and new favorite fighters (McDonald, Torres, Castillo) fighting on the card.

Awesome fights and finishes all night:
Hendo and Shogun fight to a draw in the FotY(D).

Wand and Cung would of had FotN wrapped up if not for the main event, great fight and KO.

Faber wrecked Bowels hard.

Kampmann vs Story was getting boo'd by the posers(hell the fakers and posers were booing Hendo vs Shogun and Wand vs Cung also, what can you do?), but it was a good MMA fan's fight, I dig.

Bonner vs Kingsbury was the one low point of the night, Bonnar LnP against a terrible Kingsbury. Most cards have a few fights like this. Not 139.

Bader flat-lined Brillz in 1:16 of the first round.

Mayday flat-lined Soto 20 seconds faster then that.

The Prelims had Weidman wrecking Lawlor, Castillo destroying Bailey, Baczynski gave Brown his last loss and two pretty solid and competitive 15 minute fights between Pace and Torres and Taibu and Dos Anjos. Loved it.

Once the main fights started that place was pretty electric. Faber, Le, Wanderlei, Hendo and Shogun all got massive pops from the crowd.

I don't know what card is going to have a chance to ever top that for me. Would take something pretty big and exceptional.

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Pride Bushido 9

Such a great card.

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It was a wec event but I can't remember the name of it, I'll have to look it up

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I just really enjoyed the card, it was beautiful to watch Franklin work that night, not to mention Penn vs GSP 1 and Stout vs Fisher 1. Also has Hominick's debut. I know it isn't the best card, but it has a place in my heart.

Also UFC: Kongo vs Berry is up there for me because I had THIRD ROW tickets to that KO.

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I loved UFC 139 as well, just an awesome card.
UFC 116 was one of my personal favs as well because it was first full PPV I had seen and first time ordering it live.
UFC 146 was a really good card too. Enjoyed every single fight that night.

Another event that stand out to me is Strikeforce: Henderson vs Babalu 2. Was the first time I watched Strikeforce and that card was entertaining as hell

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UFC 100 and UFC 142

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UFC 68.
Couture comes back and takes the HW title. I was there it was my first event and I watch it any time it is on replay.

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Top 3 live events

1. UFC 100
2. UFC 139
3. UFC 146

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Lots of excellent fight cards here. I loved PRIDE Final Conflict 2005 and Absolute. Shockwave 2005 was epic as well. Also UFC 58, 100, and 139 were all favorites of mine. It's hard to narrow down so many great events.

I think I'd also have to add UFC/WEC Aldo vs. Faber to the list. Aldo vs. Faber, Bendo vs. Cerrone, The Korean Zombie vs. Leonard Garcia, plus Anthony Pettis, Mighty Mouse, Chad Mendes, Mike Brown, Manny Gamburyan. Pretty stacked card overall, and very exciting to watch.

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Pride 33 takes some beating for me. the amazing fights that included the unknown Sokoudjou and his rapid KO over Little Nog, Shogun's 1s round KO over Alistair Overreem, or Nick Diaz and his Marijuana induced superbly executed Gogoplata whilst getting hammered by Takanori Gomi, and the piece de resistance, Dan Henderson's excellent KO against Wandy that started with a spinning backfist, a crunching right hook that stopped Wandy still and a thunderous left hook to end it. If you have never seen Pride 33 you really should watch it, you will not be dissapointed

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Posted by tattflash

Pride 33 takes some beating for me. the amazing fights that included the unknown Sokoudjou and his rapid KO over Little Nog, Shogun's 1s round KO over Alistair Overreem, or Nick Diaz and his Marijuana induced superbly executed Gogoplata whilst getting hammered by Takanori Gomi, and the piece de resistance, Dan Henderson's excellent KO against Wandy that started with a spinning backfist, a crunching right hook that stopped Wandy still and a thunderous left hook to end it. If you have never seen Pride 33 you really should watch it, you will not be dissapointed




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Posted by tattflash

Pride 33 takes some beating for me. the amazing fights that included the unknown Sokoudjou and his rapid KO over Little Nog, Shogun's 1s round KO over Alistair Overreem, or Nick Diaz and his Marijuana induced superbly executed Gogoplata whilst getting hammered by Takanori Gomi, and the piece de resistance, Dan Henderson's excellent KO against Wandy that started with a spinning backfist, a crunching right hook that stopped Wandy still and a thunderous left hook to end it. If you have never seen Pride 33 you really should watch it, you will not be dissapointed



This card also has one of my favorite fighters of all time, Hayato "Mach" Sakurai, in a fight against Mac Danzig where he just absolutely destroys him. Josh Barnett says Sakurai is "meaner than a badger with his tail in a light socket" at some point during this fight, and I'll never forget that

Hellboy Hansen and Sergei Kharitonov are also a couple of my favorites from this card.

I have the event recorded on VHS, lol.

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