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List Rules Please vote for these MMA legends based only on their time in the ring

The greatest MMA legends of all time are all here on this list. Some of the best MMA fighters have come up from nothing more than street scrappers to become the best fighters in the world. With intense training and tremendous mental and physical focus, these famous men have earned the title of greatest MMA legend.

Some of the men on the list of the top MMA legends are new to the sport and have come up through the UFC organization, while others can be considered MMA pioneers. Some, like Chuck Liddell, have become pop culture icons and UFC legends while a fighter like Royce Gracie is considered to be one the toughest MMA fighters to have entered the octagon. All these factors- the toughest MMA fighter, the best grappler in the MMA, the best conditioned MMA fighter- come together to determine what makes the best MMA fighter and who can truly be called the greatest MMA legend of all time.

Who are the greatest MMA fighters of all time? Who are the top MMA legends? What MMA fighter is the best of all time? These are the questions we seek to answer with this votable list of the greatest MMA legends ever, ranked by MMA & UFC fans like you. If your favorite MMA fighter isn't on the list, make sure to add him so he can do battle with other MMA athletes as they slug it out for the top spot and title of best MMA fighter ever.

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Georges St-Pierre is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time

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Anderson Silva is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time

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Fedor Emelianenko is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time

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Jon Jones is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time
Jon Jones age 30

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Royce Gracie is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time
Royce Gracie age 51

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Conor McGregor is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time
Conor McGregor

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Chuck Liddell is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time
Chuck Liddell age 48

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Dan Henderson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time
Dan Henderson age 47

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Randy Couture is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time
Randy Couture age 54

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Matt Hughes is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time
Matt Hughes age 44

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Bas Rutten is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time
Bas Rutten age 52

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José Aldo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time
Jose Aldo age 31

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B.J. Penn is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time
B.J. Penn age 39

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Mirko Filipović is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time

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Wanderlei Silva is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time

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Brock Lesnar is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time
Brock Lesnar age 40

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Cain Velasquez is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time

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Demetrious Johnson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time

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Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time

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Ken Shamrock is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time
Ken Shamrock age 53

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Vitor Belfort is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time
Vitor Belfort age 40

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Chris Leben is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time
Chris Leben age 37

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Daniel Cormier is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time

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Lyoto Machida is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time
Lyoto Machida age 39

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Quinton Jackson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time

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Dan Severn is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time
Dan Severn age 59

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Maurício Rua is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time
Maurício Rua age 36

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Kazushi Sakuraba is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time

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Forrest Griffin is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time

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Nick Diaz is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time
Nick Diaz

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Frankie Edgar is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time
Frankie Edgar age 36

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Nate Diaz is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time
Nate Diaz age 32

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Urijah Faber is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time
Urijah Faber age 38

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Don Frye is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time
Don Frye age 52

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Rich Franklin is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time
Rich Franklin age 43

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Rickson Gracie is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time

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Dominick Cruz is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time
Dominick Cruz

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Tito Ortiz is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time
Tito Ortiz age 42

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Igor Vovchanchyn is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time

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Frank Mir is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time
Frank Mir age 38

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Frank Shamrock is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time

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Chael Sonnen is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time
Chael Sonnen age 40

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Michael Bisping is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time

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Mark Coleman is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time
Mark Coleman age 53

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Justin Gaethje is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time

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Andrei Arlovski is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time

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Anthony Pettis is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time

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Fabrício Werdum is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time

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Renzo Gracie is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time
Renzo Gracie age 50

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Robbie Lawler is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time
Robbie Lawler age 35