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2014 is just around the corner so I figure it's a good time to see if any of the PG's favorites have changed in the past few years.

My all-time favorite has always been good ole' Chuck. He's the one that sparked my interest in the sport and I was still supporting him when I eventually made my way to the PG back in '10. Unfortunately I was too late to share some of Chuck's greatest moments with you guys.

But thankfully I had a new guy in the background about to burst into the MMA mainstream. Frankie Edgar. He's had my #1 position secured since Chuck's retirement.

So what about you guys? Any new favorites or still trucking with the oldies?

Post #1   11/22/13 2:57:16AM   

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Thatch seems to be pretty exciting, and Hendricks won me over recently. Machida's new weight seems promising too, and Vitor is having a resurgence.
MW is heating up big time, as is LHW

Post #2   11/22/13 3:08:02AM   

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Right now probably Machida

Post #3   11/22/13 4:24:03AM   

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TJ Grant
He's always been one of my favs but mainly due to the fact that he lives down the road from me & I'm obligated to root for the few fighters who are from my part of the globe.

BUT this year TJ has proved he's more then just a manly red beard! He's a lightweight beast & number one contender !!! Really hope he gets his title shot in 2014

Post #5   11/22/13 7:15:01AM   

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Call me a kiss ass, but I'm going to have to go with our very own Tyson Cunningham. Future GOAT!!!

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Posted by UFC_Fanatic

Call me a kiss ass, but I'm going to have to go with our very own Tyson Cunningham. Future GOAT!!!



Kiss ass(you asked for it). I really hope we get to see Tyson on AXS at some point next year, although I'm not sure how busy of a schedule he wants to/is able to keep. As long as he keeps winning, like we all hope he does, it's just a matter of time.

As far as my favorite right now, probably Pettis as he's homegrown and always fun to watch. It's hard not to mention Hendo as well.

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All-Time fav- Chuck Liddell

Curremt Top 5 favorites
1. JDS
2. GSP
3. Dustin Poirier
4. Frankie Edgar
5. Michael Chandler

Post #9   11/22/13 1:49:09PM   

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All time fav lidell and Hughes

Current spider Silva

As in 2014 up and cummer

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Posted by UFC_Fanatic

Call me a kiss ass, but I'm going to have to go with our very own Tyson Cunningham. Future GOAT!!!



Ha ha, thanks for the support. December 7th is the next one for me.

as for my favorite fighter, I like to see matt brown do really well in 2014. same with rick story. and definitely rooting for weidman to keep that crown for 2014

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Post #12   11/22/13 11:41:20PM   

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I'm really hoping 2014 is the year of the Pitbull... Alves & Arlovski.
I know Alves is planning on a March return and Arlovski is the reason I got into MMA so he takes the spot as my all time favorite.
I'm really excited to see what Mighty Mouse can do in 2014 too. This year especially I've grown to be a huge fan of him and if he gets past JoeB in a couple weeks I see him being champion for a long time

Post #13   11/23/13 2:05:06AM   

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It varies between whos fightinf but all time is pretty much in their primes.

All Time
1. Rampage
2 Tito
3. Anderson Silva
4. Diego Sanchez
5. Junior Dos Santos
6. Wanderlei Silva
7. Frank Shamrock
8. Nick Diaz
9. Jon Fitch
10. Eddie Alvarez

Current
1. Junior Dos Santos
2. Anderson Silva
3. Condit
4. Barao
5. Alvarez
6. Lombard
7. Faber
8. Sanchez
9. Guillard
10. Aldo

Post #14   11/23/13 6:09:26AM   

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My Top Favorites from the past and currently are Randy Couture, and Jose Aldo.

But to elaborate....


Non-Current favorites:
Randy Couture
Don Frye
Royce Gracie
Igor Vovchanchyn
kazushi sakuraba

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Current favorites:
Aldo is my current favorite.
Lawler earned some points in my book when he whooped Rory MacDonald.
Jones is just so fun for me to watch fight (those elbows!).
I've recently become a huge fan of Nurmagomedov (after he beat Abel Trujillo), and I like the Korean Zombie because he seems to have so much heart.


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