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Re: The Upcoming and Rumored Fights Thread
« Reply #2650 on: April 12, 2017, 07:40:46 AM »
I don't think Bisping was on anything. Never showed a performance level that could make me think so.

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Re: The Upcoming and Rumored Fights Thread
« Reply #2651 on: April 13, 2017, 07:31:34 AM »
Gian Villante vs Steve Bosse at the UFC on Fox card in Long Island in July.

TWO HOSSES BANGING OUT BAH GAWD.

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Re: The Upcoming and Rumored Fights Thread
« Reply #2652 on: April 13, 2017, 08:11:39 AM »
Gian will have his LI crew, hopefully Bosse brings the Bosse Posse from the QC for this war.

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Re: The Upcoming and Rumored Fights Thread
« Reply #2653 on: April 13, 2017, 08:12:22 AM »
Gian is gonna get merked. Bigly.

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Re: The Upcoming and Rumored Fights Thread
« Reply #2654 on: April 17, 2017, 04:46:36 AM »
Woodley started a training camp. No idea who he's facing.

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Re: The Upcoming and Rumored Fights Thread
« Reply #2655 on: April 17, 2017, 04:49:30 AM »
NOT MAIA WTF

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Re: The Upcoming and Rumored Fights Thread
« Reply #2656 on: April 17, 2017, 05:00:13 AM »
Well if he's gonna fight in August for example, it's probably best to start training for Maia right now.

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Re: The Upcoming and Rumored Fights Thread
« Reply #2657 on: April 17, 2017, 05:08:32 AM »
Maia must be planning on tapping Gamebred quick if he's going to have that quick of a turnaround for a title shot.

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Re: The Upcoming and Rumored Fights Thread
« Reply #2658 on: April 17, 2017, 05:10:47 AM »

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Re: The Upcoming and Rumored Fights Thread
« Reply #2659 on: April 17, 2017, 06:36:37 PM »
Cyborg says she's fighting de Randamie for the hardly existent 145 pound belt at UFC 214.

On the same show DC is supposed to defend against Manuwa or Jones.

And it's in Anaheim and I can't go!

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Re: The Upcoming and Rumored Fights Thread
« Reply #2660 on: April 17, 2017, 11:49:45 PM »
Banned from Anaheim, eh?

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Re: The Upcoming and Rumored Fights Thread
« Reply #2661 on: April 18, 2017, 12:12:32 AM »
Damn Trump has extended his travel ban to Intra-Cali movement eh?

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Re: The Upcoming and Rumored Fights Thread
« Reply #2662 on: April 18, 2017, 12:18:27 AM »
Marcellus Wallace revoked all his Anaheim privileges.

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Re: The Upcoming and Rumored Fights Thread
« Reply #2663 on: April 18, 2017, 10:14:00 AM »
Too poor.

Woodley says he's fighting that day too.

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Re: The Upcoming and Rumored Fights Thread
« Reply #2664 on: April 19, 2017, 01:09:13 AM »
Dana hates Woodley so if they can get DC/Jones or DC/Manuwa booked for that show alongside Cyborg/GDR then I think Woodley's fight gets bumped to another show.

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Re: The Upcoming and Rumored Fights Thread
« Reply #2665 on: April 19, 2017, 01:54:25 AM »
I could see a "special edition" Fight Pass card headlined by Woodley's next defense right around that same card.

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Re: The Upcoming and Rumored Fights Thread
« Reply #2666 on: April 19, 2017, 02:01:02 AM »
enjoy those fight pass subscription points, pal

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Re: The Upcoming and Rumored Fights Thread
« Reply #2667 on: April 19, 2017, 02:18:34 AM »
Woodley deserves to be relegated to FP with how he fought last time around.

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Re: The Upcoming and Rumored Fights Thread
« Reply #2668 on: April 19, 2017, 02:34:56 AM »
smh couldn't appreciate a technical purist classic

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Re: The Upcoming and Rumored Fights Thread
« Reply #2669 on: April 19, 2017, 02:44:11 AM »
I guess I'm just a racist.

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Re: The Upcoming and Rumored Fights Thread
« Reply #2670 on: April 19, 2017, 03:05:32 AM »
smh couldn't appreciate a technical purist classic

Spoiler: show


Yeah. I loved Joe after that going on about how much he loved the fight that he was paid very well to call, and getting on at the thousands of people that each paid hundreds of dollars to watch


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Re: The Upcoming and Rumored Fights Thread
« Reply #2671 on: April 19, 2017, 03:57:44 AM »
He had to have just felt that way because he's a big fan of both guys and was caught up in the chess match upon first viewing.  No WAY he rewatched it right?

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Re: The Upcoming and Rumored Fights Thread
« Reply #2672 on: April 19, 2017, 05:31:21 AM »
tbf, Joe does that for a lot of fights that fans boo. I Think he did that for Silva/Leites too, another awful fight. I think he just looks up to fighters too much to criticize them for inactivity, so he paints it as being 'technical' and 'tactical'.

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Re: The Upcoming and Rumored Fights Thread
« Reply #2673 on: April 19, 2017, 06:02:57 AM »
Anik keeps it real though. I remember when fans gave him shit on twitter because he was trying to sell Danielle Taylor vs Maryna Moroz back in the summer and it was a stinker, he apologized the next day and said he shouldn't have been trying to pull one over on the fans. Rogan would never do that.

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Re: The Upcoming and Rumored Fights Thread
« Reply #2674 on: April 19, 2017, 06:22:25 AM »
I guess I'm just a racist.

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Re: The Upcoming and Rumored Fights Thread
« Reply #2675 on: April 20, 2017, 12:05:12 PM »
Jones-DC 2 for UFC 214. No tune up.

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Re: The Upcoming and Rumored Fights Thread
« Reply #2676 on: April 20, 2017, 12:49:02 PM »
Incoming failed drug test for DC just to spice this feud up

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Re: The Upcoming and Rumored Fights Thread
« Reply #2677 on: April 20, 2017, 01:24:04 PM »
If DC makes it to the fight without getting injured, it's probably going to be the best preparation he's ever had. Won't have time to get fat between fights.

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Re: The Upcoming and Rumored Fights Thread
« Reply #2678 on: April 21, 2017, 12:59:11 AM »
Dana has also said that if Jones fights at 214 he won't be the main event sooooooo.........

So Dana is lying. Who the fuck are we kidding.

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Re: The Upcoming and Rumored Fights Thread
« Reply #2679 on: April 21, 2017, 01:58:50 AM »
DC's best shot at a win here.  Smart by WME to try and milk a third

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Re: The Upcoming and Rumored Fights Thread
« Reply #2680 on: April 21, 2017, 02:13:27 AM »
I don't see anything in DC's game since the first fight that doesn't shake my belief that Jones is the absolute worst style matchup. He has the range and striking to land, the takedown defense to stuff whatever Cormier rushes him with and the clinch game to dish it back. Unless Jones has completely fallen off a cliff in the last 14 months I think he wins again and DC moves up to HW.

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Re: The Upcoming and Rumored Fights Thread
« Reply #2681 on: April 21, 2017, 02:33:52 AM »
If DC's cardio holds up, I think he could out point for 3 rounds. I'm also assuming Jones is a more timid version of hi former self and fights similarly to the OSP fight. In all honesty, if Jones is strong mentally DC can't win. But he is skilled enough to capitalize on a lazy Jones.

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Re: The Upcoming and Rumored Fights Thread
« Reply #2682 on: April 21, 2017, 03:02:36 AM »
DC has never won a fight by out-pointing anybody standing. If he can't take Jones down (and I don't think he can) he 100% loses the fight.

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Re: The Upcoming and Rumored Fights Thread
« Reply #2683 on: April 21, 2017, 04:13:10 AM »
Well then perhaps out-pointing was a poor choice of words.  I think DC can win 3 rounds if he can establish himself as the aggressor.  My main point is obviously I don't think he can finish Jones, but he just had zero in the tank for the championship rounds in their first fight.  Acknowledging that, I also have to acknowledge what both guys have looked like since then.  Better cardio for DC and a rusty Jon again leads me to believe DC can win 3 boring clinch heavy rounds.

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Re: The Upcoming and Rumored Fights Thread
« Reply #2684 on: April 21, 2017, 04:45:10 AM »
If DC tries to establish himself as the aggressor I think he runs into a quick beating. Even after the layoff I don't see Jones losing this fight


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Re: The Upcoming and Rumored Fights Thread
« Reply #2685 on: April 21, 2017, 05:11:17 AM »
DC was doing well in the first fight until he got poked in the eye... I see that happening again.