Khabib Nurmagomedov has revealed his list of the Greatest MMA Fighters of All Time. The former UFC Lightweight champion revealed 15 names on Twitter last day and interestingly excluded Conor McGregor.
On top of the list of Khabib Nurmagomedov were Jon Jones and Fedor Emelianenko. Georges St Pierre, who was a double champion in the UFC and one of the most dominant Welterweight champions in the history, came in at second.
Former UFC Middleweight champion Anderson Silva was at three when ONE Flyweight champion and former UFC Flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson was at 4.
Khabib’s friend and former UFC Double champion Daniel Cormier came in at fifth. Henry Cejudo, Jose Aldo, Kamaru Usman, Israel Adesanya and BJ Penn completed the top 10.
You can see the complete list below.
The list was met with mixed reactions on Twitter. Some fans pointed out that Khabib excluded Conor McGregor despite McGregor getting a win over Jose Aldo.
Another fan questioned why Jake Paul was not included in the list.
Elsewhere, some fans pointed out that Khabib is on their list of MMA GOATs of all time.
“You are number 1 for me no matter what. You are the KING of the ufc and my favorite ever Nobody is on your level Khabib. I know u want to stay humble but 29-0 undisputed,” one of the users noted.
Some fans also pointed out Khabib has not included any females in the list although names like Amanda Nunes have achieved a lot.
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My mma GOAT top 15— khabib nurmagomedov (@TeamKhabib) April 12, 2023
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