Better than Anderson Silva? Better than Fedor Emelianenko? It's possible
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Jon Jones put on another impressive performance last Saturday night to successfully defend his UFC light heavyweight title for a seventh time, but is he already entering the conversation for the greatest mixed martial artist of all time?
Arguably, Jones is still undefeated as a fighter (his one loss came by way of disqualification in a fight he was dominating) and he’s been running roughshod over the best of the best in the 205-pound division for the past few years.
Following his decimation of top contender Glover Teixeira at UFC 172, Jones is starting to land on the radar for the best of all time discussions alongside names like Anderson Silva and Fedor Emelianenko.
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But is he already the greatest?
That’s what we discuss on today’s Great MMA Debate podcast while also dissecting the rest of the hot topics from UFC 172 including Anthony Johnson’s entry into title discussion while simultaneously ending Phil Davis’ run at the gold.
Plus on today’s show we welcome in former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson as well as Ultimate Fighter 20 participant Tecia Torres.