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The discussion over who is the greatest of all time in mixed martial arts has been raging on for years, and likely will continue to do so forevermore.

While fans and pundits have managed to narrow down the list to a usual array of the same five or six names, earlier today Conor McGregor took to social media and decided to offer forth his definitive list (at present) for who should be considered for the famous acronym.

“The array of finishes, across 2 divisions, with champion status in 1, Anderson Silva is No.1 MMA GOAT,” McGregor wrote. “My array of finishes, across 3 divisions, with champion status in 2, I’m No.2. If not tied 1. However still active, No.1 is fully secured by career end. And easily. GSP is in at 3. Much less array of finishes but champion status in 2. He is far behind though. Reasons = Left 170 after much damage taken+questionable decision. Never re-engaged 170lb successors. Bottled Anderson fight. Only moved when one-eyed fighter presented. Played safe.

“Jon [Jones] is 4. Maybe tied 3. More array of finishes than 3 and still active, but champion status in just 1. Reasons = Multiple lacklustre decision performances + questionable decision win. Attempting to safe play HW entry/avoiding its champion.

“I didn’t mentions PED results on multiple entrants, even though that makes me the clear current No.1 MMA GOAT, along with still being active. Although it shames, as well as puts all runs+finishes in complete doubt, I’ve snored multiple juice heads. A true GOAT must do it all.

“Clarity on Silva’s earlier no.1 spot. Most stylistic finishes on resume. Front kicks to face. Up elbow (albeit outside UFC) Thai plum knees leading to broken facial bones. Long list of jaw dropping finishes. Myself/Anderson have the most exciting/important finishes in the sport!

“One more on George/Jon decision that will clear why I originally gave George 3 and Jon 4 before a maybe tied 3. A lot of Jons opponents were Anderson’s 185lb opponents but the array of stoppages where not there, or nowhere near Anderson’s despite the weight advantage to do so.”

While McGregor did give an honourable mention to Demetrious Johnson, the Irishman asserted that exciting finishes across multiple weight classes is the most important factor in deciding who is the true greatest.

And, while he currently sees himself as number two, the superstar was quick to note: “I’m only warming up.”