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    EXCLUSIVE | Sean Sherk:


    “I want to be known as one the best fighters in the world during my era,” said Sherk. “I’ve always showed up ready to fight and put on a great show.”

    It is a fact when Sherk fought the fans would get an entertaining show. The fact that Sherk was also relevant force in two weight classes also says a lot about his talent and skill level. Some of his best fights were against the best the UFC has ever seen; Matt Hughes, Georges St. Pierre, and BJ Penn. All of those fights ended with losses, but entertaining fights none the less.

    “I think I did make my mark, I fought the best of the best,” said Sherk. “I’ve fought for world titles in multiple weight classes.”

    The legacy we leave behind is important, but probably more important to professional athletes. What they accomplish is how they are remembered. There have been countless number of professional athletes in MMA, but only a handful are revered by the fans. With only 9 members, the number of UFC Hall of Famers is an even smaller group. Sherk would love to have his name included in that short list.

    “I think I did create myself a legacy as being one of the best in my era,” stated Sherk. “I’d like to be recognized as a UFC Hall of Famer.”

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    Did I miss something?

    Sherk always put on an entertaining show?
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    I would love to see him in the HOF eventually. I'd like to see him come back for one or two more fights too.

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    Meh, I wasn't a fan. I didn't find his fights that entertaining and wasn't the least bit surprised when he got popped for PEDs.

    Has he officially retired? Last I heard I thought he was just out with an injury, but that was a long ass time ago.
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    Hasn't officially retied and last I heard he had plans to return sometime this year... when you look at his record, his only losses have been to BJ, GSP, Hughes and Frankie Edgar. People love to hate on him for being a LNP fighter, but his fights with Evan Dunham and Tyson Griffin were all-out wars. I always liked they guy an would like to see him throw down once or twice more and then retire. He's been around enough to have earned his way in the history books and I don't think he has much left to prove.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Esox Express View Post
    Hasn't officially retied and last I heard he had plans to return sometime this year...
    That's what he said last year and the year before that..and the year before that.

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    I heard he will make his return in the summer of 2019.

    I like Sherk, and I wish him well. He could have been so much better if his reach wasn't 14 inches.
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    Sherk =


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    He had a nice run and was very competitive but he is not HOF material IMO. The last fight I remember him in was against Frankie Edgar I always thought he lost that fight more than Frankie won it. Sherk could of secured the take downs he needed for a ud but instead stood and banged with Frankie when Frankie was picking him apart in the feet and mixing it up enough to get a take down here and there.
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    Quote Originally Posted by beardown98 View Post
    He had a nice run and was very competitive but he is not HOF material IMO. The last fight I remember him in was against Frankie Edgar I always thought he lost that fight more than Frankie won it. Sherk could of secured the take downs he needed for a ud but instead stood and banged with Frankie when Frankie was picking him apart in the feet and mixing it up enough to get a take down here and there.
    He had passable boxing but I believe his bulkiness would always slow his standup against the speedier fighters in the LWD.

    There was no way he was going to out Frankie Frankie.

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