UFC president Dana White has named the 4 fighters who he would place on an MMA Mount Rushmore. The UFC boss spoke in regards to the fighters he holds within the highest regard throughout his current look on The Schmozone Podcast, he stated.
“I imply for those who speak about a Mount Rushmore, the place their heads are carved in stone without end, it’s important to go Royce Gracie, no brainer, it’s important to try this. Amanda Nunes, it needs to be Amanda Nunes the best feminine fighter ever. The opposite two are powerful. I must go along with Jon Jones. The fellows have by no means been overwhelmed. What’s extra superb about him going undefeated, which is extremely superb as a result of only a few folks do on this sport, is the issues he’s carried out to himself exterior the Octagon and he nonetheless hasn’t been beat… The quantity 4 on Mount Rushmore, I suppose it’s important to go along with Chuck Liddell. On the cut-off date, he was the most important star ever. It’s virtually a coinflip between Chuck Liddell and Forrest Griffin.”
White ignored two of the very best of all-time in Brazilian legend Anderson Silva and two-weight UFC champion Georges St-Pierre. Regardless of doing so he was eager to provide each males immense credit score, he stated.
“When you have a look at what Anderson Silva did for Brazil and GSP did for Canada, these guys had an influence on a whole nation could be very large and really robust.” (Transcribed by BJPENN.com)
Apart from the 2 fighters talked about above, there are many different high-profile omissions from White’s record that are positive to get MMA followers speaking. Conor McGregor, Ronda Rousey, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Demetrious Johnson to call only a few who might be sad to have been ignored.
How do you are feeling in regards to the 4 fighters Dana White has on his MMA Mount Rushmore?