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MMA Mania Consensus Rankings: Heavyweight

Wanted to do this for a while...

The last time I saw this done on the site was about a year ago, and I believe that Phish Nation was the author of that series of fanposts. I rarely see Phish around here anymore, and I love stuff like this, so I've decided to take the reins.

A lot has changed in this past year. Fedor lost...twice. Strikeforce has had two titles change hands. The UFC has different champions from a year ago in more than half their weight classes (3 of 5 in the older classes, 4 of 7 if you count the new WEC-adopted weight classes). Japanese MMA - officially in the tank.

Something tells me that rankings this year will be DRASTICALLY different than they were last year. And no weight class brings up more vocal opinions for or against certain fighters than the heavyweight division. Fedor. Lesnar. Overeem. The opinions of the masses vary greatly on many of the top heavyweights in the game right now. So, let's hear them...

As you can see, we'll start with heavyweights. What I want from you guys is just a simple top 10 list. I'll start it off...

1. Cain Velasquez

2. Alistair Overeem

3. Brock Lesnar

4. Junior Dos Santos

5. Antonio Silva

6. Shane Carwin

7. Fabricio Werdum

8. Fedor Emilianenko

9. Frank Mir

10. Roy Nelson

For each pick, I'll assign a point value, and then add it all up at the end. You put somebody as #1 on your list, they get 10 points. #10 = 1 point. I'll tally up all the votes and then post the MMA Mania consensus rankings all together once we finish all the weight classes. Have at it guys...

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