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BEST GRAPPLER ON MMA TODAY

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BEST GRAPPLER TODAY IN MMA
ANTONIO RODRIGO NOGUEIRA 17 28%
SAKURABA 1 2%
GENKI SUDO 5 8%
BJ. PENN 19 31%
FABRICIO WERDUM 6 10%
OTHERS... 13 21%
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THIS POLL IS BASED ON FIGHTERS WHO TAKE MAS OF 10 COMBATS IN MMA. JACARÉ AND ROGER GRACIE ARE NOT VALID FOR THIS POLL.

OTHERS : FRANK SHAMROCK

RENZO GRACIE

EMELIANENKO FEDOR

ARONA

FILHO

GSP

KAORU UNO

ETC ETC ETC ETC ETC ETC...



Post #1   1/29/07 8:03:43AM   

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Why do you have people like Penn, St. Pierre, and Parisyan listed when you leave out people like Hughes and Monson?

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monson should not be on that list and i dont think hughes should either, im not exactly sure you know what you are talking about!! well if you were talking about wrestling maybe hughes, but not grappling or subbmission.. come on MMA , i give a class on saturdays maybe you should attend..

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Shaolin should be on the list too, I would probably pick him as the best grappler

Post #4   1/29/07 10:17:00AM   

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no couture or lindland listed either. surely worth a mention. i'll take filho.

ps. he means caol uno not karo

grappling is part of wrestling

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good point red mist good point...

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Dean Lister should be a mention. But out of the list Nog and Bj are at the top of food chain mma. And I think what separates them is the fact that they can work at such a fast pace and pull something off. Most grapplers like Travis Lutter are slow and take their time, but Bj and Nog don't have that problem. You set the pace and they're not afraid to match it.

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Fedor ( Sambo master), Nogueira ( BJJ master), Werdum ( BJJ master), Kerr ( excellent takedowns, and submission defense), Arona ( excellent takedowns, and very strong. Filho's the same).

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Bottom line is that polls on forums arent big enough to satisfy everyone.
I voted for Fabrico just cuz he is a ADCC champ.

Post #9   1/29/07 12:57:14PM   

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Why do you have people like Penn, St. Pierre, and Parisyan listed when you leave out people like Hughes and Monson?



Exactly, what in the hell type of poll is this?????? Hughes, Lindland, Randleman, Couture, Diego, and Monson are better grapplers. Very weird poll. Should have been best submissionist with the people you named.

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Werdum if the best on the list but if you had Shaolin on there i would pick him.

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Exactly, what in the hell type of poll is this?????? Hughes, Lindland, Randleman, Couture, Diego, and Monson are better grapplers. Very weird poll. Should have been best submissionist with the people you named.


All those folks you mentioned are excellent wrestlers, but IMO the term grappler is more all-encompassing, not only wrestling/takedown/GnP, but also submision/escapes/ability to work from the back, etc... It's also true that you can't satisfy everyone with a six option poll, so don't get too upset about it.

That being said, I'm gonna go with my personal fav, Genki Sudo, maybe not the best but in my eyes the slickest and sneakiest, a great fighter to watch in general... WE ARE ALL ONE!

PS: Sudo's my fav, but the best grappler on the list is Werdum.

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Posted by pv3Hpv3p

Exactly, what in the hell type of poll is this?????? Hughes, Lindland, Randleman, Couture, Diego, and Monson are better grapplers. Very weird poll. Should have been best submissionist with the people you named.



All those folks you mentioned are excellent wrestlers, but IMO the term grappler is more all-encompassing, not only wrestling/takedown/GnP, but also submision/escapes/ability to work from the back, etc... It's also true that you can't satisfy everyone with a six option poll, so don't get too upset about it.

That being said, I'm gonna go with my personal fav, Genki Sudo, maybe not the best but in my eyes the slickest and sneakiest, a great fighter to watch in general... WE ARE ALL ONE!

PS: Sudo's my fav, but the best grappler on the list is Werdum.


Well I guess grappler does mean more all around ground skills, but I still dont like the choices presented. And trust me I definitley wasn't upset about it although I guess the way I type I get a little intense.

P.S. the best grappler on the list was Other haha.

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The Nogueira brothers are the best grappling specialists in MMA today, simply geniuses when it comes to ground fighting.

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Matt Serra is an EXCELLENT grappler left out.... good example of how only 1 skill wont make you a champion in MMA.

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