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Miocic 3 30.00%
Cormier 7 70.00%
Ngannou 4 40.00%
Lewis 6 60.00%
Dos Santos 6 60.00%
Ivanov 4 40.00%
Usyk 0 0%
Gassiev 5 50.00%
Poirier 7 70.00%
Alvarez 3 30.00%
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Old 07-10-2018, 11:10 AM   #101
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Re: Still waiting for Holloway-Ortega - MMA/Fightin' Thread

how do you get one of those posters that the fighters are always signing on a tuesday?
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Old 07-10-2018, 12:10 PM   #102
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I would think DC saying that no one else deserves the LHW belt right now would be a way of prolonging him holding it without defending it.

Conor-type move.
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Old 07-10-2018, 01:04 PM   #103
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It’s kinda weird to me the way these fighters jealously guard their end of career record. When you look back on the legends they are usually remembered for their peak, not decline. It’s not like it isn’t transparent when they choose easy fights and if anything it diminishes their standing more than the few extra wins help it. Imo anyway.
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Old 07-10-2018, 02:17 PM   #104
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Yea I doubt we see Cormier at LHW again. His last couple weight cuts killed him and he had to cheat to make one of them. Plus he got super fat, would be brutal trying to make 205 anytime soon at his age.
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Old 07-10-2018, 02:33 PM   #105
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Cormier retirement will be contingent to JJ punishment, there is absolutely no way Cormier pass the chance to prove himself a last time unless JJ is out for years. The poor guy had an insane career but will be haunted forever by 2 losses.
I doubt Cormier ever wants to fight JJ again, especially after getting the 2 divisions titles.

Would literally ruin his own legacy to go 0-3 to jones right before retiring. And at this point he probably believes its really damn likely he'll lose.
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Old 07-10-2018, 06:05 PM   #106
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It’s kinda weird to me the way these fighters jealously guard their end of career record. When you look back on the legends they are usually remembered for their peak, not decline. It’s not like it isn’t transparent when they choose easy fights and if anything it diminishes their standing more than the few extra wins help it. Imo anyway.
He just beat Stipe, fought Jones twice, and cleaned out the light hw division. Why shouldn’t he be able to fight shogun if that fight pays the most?
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Old 07-10-2018, 06:08 PM   #107
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The only fighters you can argue he’s dodging he already beat. Shogun doesn’t have a quality top five win to justify a title shot but let’s not act like he’s completely washed up, all his losses were to quality opponents and he’s years younger than DC.

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Old 07-11-2018, 02:20 AM   #108
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Does that fight pay the most? If so that is ****ed up. I’m not saying the dude is a dodger, but this is a replay of Bisping if he is letting the war torn legends jump the line. If it is not because he is guarding his legacy and is because he wants easier fights to preserve brain matter or they do pay more, good for him. I was only talking about the argument that it will make his legacy stronger. It won’t imo.
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Old 07-11-2018, 02:44 AM   #109
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Does that fight pay the most? If so that is ****ed up. Iím not saying the dude is a dodger, but this is a replay of Bisping if he is letting the war torn legends jump the line. If it is not because he is guarding his legacy and is because he wants easier fights to preserve brain matter or they do pay more, good for him. I was only talking about the argument that it will make his legacy stronger. It wonít imo.
The only thing that's going to make or break his legacy is another loss or beating Jones. He's beaten everyone he needs to beat but Jones. On top of that Brock isn't an easy fight for anyone.
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Old 07-11-2018, 03:01 AM   #110
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The only thing that's going to make or break his legacy is another loss or beating Jones. He's beaten everyone he needs to beat but Jones. On top of that Brock isn't an easy fight for anyone.
I donít think we disagree except another loss wonít break his legacy imo. Beating jones makes it better but other than that if he retires now or beats lesnar and shogun makes zero difference to how people think of him in 10 years. The reality is, sadly they wonít. The whole legacy thing is fleeting af in mma. IF anyone remembers any fighter it is vague.
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Old 07-11-2018, 12:38 PM   #111
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as a rando/casual/dont train bro, all i know is when they pan to cokehead cte chuck in the crowd, i always get a smile on my face and tip my glass at him for being a badass. i dont think at all about him getting slept in his last 17 fights or whatever
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Old 07-12-2018, 12:05 AM   #112
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You know I thought Brock had worse striking than he did before I rewatched Lesnar vs Cain

He didnt look that bad at all first 2 minutes especially against a guy like Cain.

https://streamable.com/tbu1x

Like compare him to anyone else in the UFC whos had 5 fights or less hes in the top tier of learning how to strike, and at heavyweight
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Old 07-12-2018, 05:59 PM   #113
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Felder's broken arm in round 1 vs Mike Perry... appaerntly it was true O_o

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Old 07-12-2018, 06:24 PM   #114
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So Dana and Schaub get into it on instagram with Dana saying people will stop caring about Schaub once Rogan stops carrying him. Shaub then responds with this and it ends with Schaub basically saying Dana was sleeping with Ronda.

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Old 07-12-2018, 09:27 PM   #115
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Juicy. I generally don't put any stock into anything Schaub says but it wouldn't surprise me if Dana banged Ronda.
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Old 07-12-2018, 11:07 PM   #116
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You know I thought Brock had worse striking than he did before I rewatched Lesnar vs Cain

He didnt look that bad at all first 2 minutes especially against a guy like Cain.

https://streamable.com/tbu1x

Like compare him to anyone else in the UFC whos had 5 fights or less hes in the top tier of learning how to strike, and at heavyweight
hes never looked awful, but man brocks cardio seems questionable. i think DC would destroy lesnar. this cain fight lesnar was much younger too.
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Old 07-13-2018, 01:12 AM   #117
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Or Dana banged Bryan Callen.
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Old 07-13-2018, 01:41 AM   #118
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I never knew Schaub got with ronda for a while, weird.
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Old 07-13-2018, 07:06 AM   #119
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There's also been rumours for years about Dana banging the ring girls while on tour. Schaub doesn't necessarily have to be talking about Ronda here.
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Woah Mr Mendes, you truely are back, sir.
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Old 07-15-2018, 12:10 AM   #121
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Looks like I missed a massive robbery

http://www.mmadecisions.com/decision...ustin-Scoggins
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Old 07-15-2018, 12:18 AM   #122
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SUPER SAGE
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Old 07-15-2018, 12:31 AM   #123
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so Ivanov was stabbed in the heart and now hes a 16-1 heavyweight?

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Old 07-15-2018, 08:27 PM   #124
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was that scar beneath the sternum the stab hole? that **** was creepy
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Old 07-15-2018, 08:51 PM   #125
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i wondered but I read that the knife came from his armpit to barely pierce his heart so it wouldnt be that
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