Two Russians Made It to the Top-10 List of the Best MMA Fighters
CBS channel offered its version of the rating of the best fighters in the history of mixed martial arts. The list is headed by heavyweight Jon Jones, who holds the UFC title. He's also the leader of the organization's composite ranking.
Emelianenko is the champion of the legendary PRIDE promotion, he ranked at 4th position. The Russian won 27 consecutive fights from 2001 to 2009, winning the PRIDE heavyweight title, dominating some of the best in the world — including an amazing rivalry with Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and a massive win over Mirko Cro Cop. In December 2019 Fedor's «farewell tour» began. In the first fight he defeated Quinton Jackson, the dates of two more fights are still unknown.
Nurmagomedov has been perfect as a professional. With a 28-0 record and almost every win a dominant performance, it's hard to find much to complain about with «The Eagle's» resume. Nurmagomedov's victories over McGregor, Rafael dos Anjos and Dustin Poirier. He ranked at 6th position.
Top-10 List of the Best MMA Fighters of All Time (CBS Version):
1. Jon Jones
2. Anderson Silva
3. Georges St-Pierre
4. Fedor Emelianenko
5. Demetrious Johnson
6. Khabib Nurmagomedov
7. Jose Aldo
8. Daniel Cormier
9. Conor McGregor
10. Matt Hughes