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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 28

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Royce Gracie is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time
Royce Gracie age 49

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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 46

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Dan Henderson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time
Dan Henderson age 45

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Randy Couture is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time
Randy Couture age 52

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Bas Rutten is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time
Bas Rutten age 50

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Matt Hughes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time
Matt Hughes age 42

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José Aldo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time
Jose Aldo age 29

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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 37

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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 38

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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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Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time

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Demetrious Johnson 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 51

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Chris Leben is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time
Chris Leben age 35

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Vitor Belfort is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time
Vitor Belfort age 38

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Lyoto Machida is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time
Lyoto Machida age 37

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Quinton Jackson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time

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Dan Severn is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time
Dan Severn age 57

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Kazushi Sakuraba is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time

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Nick Diaz is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time
Nick Diaz

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

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

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Frankie Edgar is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time
Frankie Edgar age 34

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Maurício Rua is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time
Maurício Rua age 34

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Nate Diaz is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time
Nate Diaz age 30

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Urijah Faber is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time
Urijah Faber age 36

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Rich Franklin is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time
Rich Franklin age 41

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Rickson Gracie is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time

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

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

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Chael Sonnen is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time
Chael Sonnen age 38

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Don Frye is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time
Don Frye age 50

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Igor Vovchanchyn is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time

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Frank Mir is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time
Frank Mir age 36

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

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

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Michael Bisping is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time

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Mark Coleman is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time
Mark Coleman age 51

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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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Renzo Gracie is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time
Renzo Gracie age 48

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Liam McGeary is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time
Liam McGeary age 33

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Tank Abbott is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time
Tank Abbott age 50