Hate ads? However, declaring him the GOAT at this point is wrong. Create YOUR own ranking today. Yes, Adesanya is perfect at 20-0, but he just defended his UFC title for the second time. Adesanya has become a superstar for the UFC. Who is the man at 185? Adesanya is the best in the world right now, but he still has a ways to go in my eyes before he can be declared the greatest middleweight in UFC history. UFC STRIKEFORCE ALL OF MMA YOU CHOOSE!!!!! If he would have retired after he defeated Stephan Bonnar, he would still be considered to be the greatest to ever do it. This past weekend at UFC 253, Israel Adesanya (20-0) put on a show. Yes, Silva lost the fight, but at 43 years old, Silva was able to keep the fight close, and he won a round. With the current and future young lions of the middleweight division (Alvarez, Jacobs, Saunders, Charlo’s, Derevyanchenko, Hurd and very young Munguia) fighting and training hard to be an all-time great, we look back at the best 30 middleweights of all time. Yes, I understand that Silva has really fallen on rough times, but you have to remember, he’s far past his prime. Pick 'Em & Fantasy Games - All the biggest upcoming MMA & Boxing fights - Create a free Tapology account to play . While some legends have been stripped of championship titles, others seem … Of course, things derailed for Silva starting at UFC 162. As Tapology users create their own lists, the consensus rankings will update in real-time. When he was in his prime, Silva dominated the UFC like only Jon Jones has dominated the UFC. UFC Rankings FAQ * These rankings are not official, nor do they reflect any affiliation with, sponsorship, or endorsement by the UFC. However, it’s still impressive that Silva can compete at his age. Whether it be the way he talks, his dancing, or his incredible slick striking skills, Adesanya wows fight fans. The greatest fighter to have ever lived, Robinson was a phenomenal middleweight. Discussion in ' UFC Discussion ' started by Istryker , Sep 26, 2020 . One of the UFC’s Best of All Time. Stylebender is clearly the best in the world now, but I think that people need to pump the breaks just a little. 1. close. That’s still belongs to the Spider. In fact, he looked pretty good in February of 2019 when he fought to a decision with Adesanya. Pick 'Em & Fantasy Games - All the biggest upcoming MMA & Boxing fights - Create a free Tapology account to play. Creating a Tapology account = Less advertising. The rankings generated by the UFC can be found here. He proved he’s the best middleweight in the world. Before Adesanya fans immediately try to argue, I will warn you that there is no argument when it comes to their resumes inside the UFC. To me, he’s not even in the conversation with the actual GOAT of the middleweight division yet. input. Forums > Fight Discussion > UFC Discussion > Adesanya is the greatest middleweight of all time. However, after Saturday evening, I was seeing a little bit of being a victim of the moment. Greatest MiddleWeights Of All Time. He very well might be the greatest middleweight to have ever stepped foot in the UFC. There have been so many controversies in boxing that the disputes over titles seem endless. The consensus ranking compiles our member lists, then updates in real time for up-to-the-minute information. MMA's middleweight division features some of the world's top strikers, some of its best wrestlers, and some of its highest caliber Jiu-Jitsu players. Bulldog_Bradbury's rankings: Greatest Middleweights of all time. Rankings 1 2 3 Next › Last » 1. Silva outclassed every opponent on his way to winning his first 16 UFC fights. They combine for exciting stylistic matchups and unpredictable finishes. input. Contributors | Create Your Own Rankings | Discuss Ranking. Facing his toughest test to date in Paulo Costa (13-1), Adesanya put on the performance of his career stopping Costa in the second round. Guidelines: Ranking Type: Fighters; ... For Greatest MiddleWeights Of All Time, the 100 most-recently updated member lists will be included. Silva won the middleweight crown back at UFC 64 and successfully defended the title 11 times before falling in 2013. : UFC Rankings are comprised of all fighters currently signed to the UFC. close. For Greatest Middleweights of all time, the 100 most-recently updated member lists will be included. Register free on Tapology to build unique custom rankings of the greatest UFC & mixed martial … So now YOU decide the All Time Greatest Middleweights in MMA History. A winning streak that still hasn’t been matched in the promotions history. Sugar Ray Robinson. Deciding upon the best fighter of all time in the middleweight category is a challenge. Many of boxing's all time greatest pound-for-pound fighters spent significant time in their careers fighting in the middleweight division. And it is because of the fighters that these fights were so great. - Read MMA ... Read more… Sugar Ray Robinson 2. Who's the greatest of all time? While the Middleweight division has never been the most stacked, it has always produced some of the best fights. Remember, he just became champion in October. Yes, I understand that Silva has really fallen on rough times, but you have to remember, he’s far past his prime. Top 30 Greatest Middleweights Of All Time: 1. The greatest middleweight bouts of all time. Here are the best of the best bouts from Anderson "The Spider" Silva on down. There were some members of the MMA media and the UFC Twitter mob that were already declaring Adesanya the greatest middleweight in UFC history. There is only one GOAT at middleweight and his name is Anderson Silva (34-10, 1 NC). Updated 2 days, 16 hrs ago. Like all great champions, Silva was never the same as he exited his prime. All Time Greatest Middleweights in MMA History. Marvin Hagler Updated 5 hrs, 18 mins ago. Here are the current world's best. George Gigney lists the 10 best middleweights of all time. It has been populated by all-time greats, blue-chip prospects, shopworn journeyman, oversized welterweights, undersized light heavyweights, gatekeepers and flashes in the pan. Tapology's rankings update in real time to compile our member's lists of MMA's greatest middleweight affairs ever. Privacy. There is no questioning the talent and the skill of Israel Adesanya. Charley Burley 3. It's a source of endless debate: who are the greatest MMA fighters of all time? There is only one GOAT at middleweight and his name is Anderson Silva (34-10, 1 NC). He’s not even one year into his title reign, and some are already declaring him the GOAT. Before Adesanya fans immediately try to argue, I will warn you that there is no argument when it comes to their resumes inside the UFC. Silva’s unbeaten reign inside the UFC spanned seven years. Who Is The Best Middleweight Of All Time?