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Old 08-14-2019, 05:49 PM   #1681
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I"m really cheering for DC to knockout Stipe, I enjoy Stipe and he's easy to get behind, but sitting out waiting for a rematch when he got knocked out.

There's many champions that loose that never get a second chance. To sit on the sidelines and think you are owed it is funny when he lost as decisive as one could.
I like both guys, but hate how bitter Stipe has been since the loss. Soured on him after he said stuff like that he beats DC 9 times out of 10, and that DC won the lottery in the first fight. DC is one of the all-time greats and Stipe isn't showing him enough respect.

Also heard Stipe say in an interview today that he hasn't even watched video of the first fight. Maybe he truly thinks it was only the eye pokes, and that it wasn't that DC exploited a weak spot in his game.

For a while I was thinking that Cormier wins the rematch by decision, but now wouldn't be surprised if he knocked him out again.
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Old 08-15-2019, 10:22 AM   #1682
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Old man declines to drink Conor's ####ty whisky, so Conor cheapshots the guy. Real class act.

https://www.tmz.com/2019/08/15/conor...wK8XGwfKnUwpoA
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Old 08-17-2019, 11:06 PM   #1683
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Wow. Cormier had that fight well in hand.
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Old 08-17-2019, 11:08 PM   #1684
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Great adjustment by Stipe in the 4th...I had DC up 3-0 before that. He was fighting well.

DC has his gloves off...retirement announcement incoming?
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Old 09-05-2019, 07:27 PM   #1685
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Anyone thinking Poirier has a chance this weekend?

I think he's going to get destroyed.
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Old 09-05-2019, 09:04 PM   #1686
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Anyone thinking Poirier has a chance this weekend?

I think he's going to get destroyed.

I'll give him a 30% chance...he's been on a great run (Holloway, Alvarez, Gaethje, Pettis) and I buy his determination and will to do it for his family. He was counted out against Holloway by many but he definitely proved that he is an elite fighter, up there with Ferguson and Khabib at 155. American Top Team is also probably the best MMA gym right now, there's so much success going on with their fighters lately. Dustin's wrestling and takedown defense is a huge unknown though, so I can't pick him as a favorite.

Likely bet is Khabib by decision, but I think Dustin will have his moments and make it closer than most will predict, it won't be a one-sided mauling. And if Dustin knocks him out I won't be completely surprised, I didn't think he would hurt Holloway and push him back the way he did in his last fight but it happened.

I can't wait for this fight. So many things can happen.
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Old 09-06-2019, 11:12 PM   #1687
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Of course Poirier has a chance, we just saw his teammate Masvidal flatline another undefeated wrestler. I think Khabib will likely win but Poirier will give him some serious problems if he slows down at all.
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Old 09-07-2019, 02:49 PM   #1688
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Man, I thought Dustin would come out with more offense from the start. McGregor actually did a better job of defending the takedowns.

Another dominant performance from Khabib.
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Man, I thought Dustin would come out with more offense from the start. McGregor actually did a better job of defending the takedowns.

Another dominant performance from Khabib.
Got home from vacation and just watched the fight.

Wonder how close Poirier was to locking in the guillotine in Rd 3... Otherwise it wasn't even close.

I hope Ferguson mans up and take a fight with Khabib.
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Old 09-09-2019, 04:14 PM   #1690
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Got home from vacation and just watched the fight.

Wonder how close Poirier was to locking in the guillotine in Rd 3... Otherwise it wasn't even close.

I hope Ferguson mans up and take a fight with Khabib.
Mans up? Heís never declined Khabib

He declined a fight with Holloway because he wanted to fight Khabib
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Mans up? Heís never declined Khabib

He declined a fight with Holloway because he wanted to fight Khabib
Except declining the fight meant that Poirier won that opportunity to fight Khabib when Poirier beat Holloway.

If Ferguson had just fought Max he would've had this shot instead.
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Old 09-16-2019, 04:45 PM   #1692
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Except declining the fight meant that Poirier won that opportunity to fight Khabib when Poirier beat Holloway.

If Ferguson had just fought Max he would've had this shot instead.
Canít imagine why he wouldnít be interested in an interim title fight...
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Old 09-16-2019, 05:11 PM   #1693
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That division is pretty compelling right now.

I'd like to see Khabib/Ferguson and McGregor/Gaethje then have the winners and losers fight.
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Canít imagine why he wouldnít be interested in an interim title fight...
Tony deserved the shot at Khabib first, but that's not how Dana or the UFC operates, and he of all people should know this best.
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Old 09-17-2019, 03:16 PM   #1695
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That division is pretty compelling right now.

I'd like to see Khabib/Ferguson and McGregor/Gaethje then have the winners and losers fight.
Agreed, except I don't know if McGregor has the motivation to fight anymore. Well, besides for defenseless old men in pubs.
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Anyone else see the Mike Davis prelim? I can't believe the coaches let that continue and really feel for that Griffin kid. I agree with Bisping that the fight ought to have been stopped (although I don't think the ref should have been the one to make that call).
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Anyone else see the Mike Davis prelim? I can't believe the coaches let that continue and really feel for that Griffin kid. I agree with Bisping that the fight ought to have been stopped (although I don't think the ref should have been the one to make that call).
Absolutely should have been stopped IMO. That was rough watching him face plant after getting KOed
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If you're gonna be dumb, you gotta be tough...

Guess jesus didn't like him either.

Also, how Pena lost that decision is crazy.
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If you're gonna be dumb, you gotta be tough...

Guess jesus didn't like him either.

Also, how Pena lost that decision is crazy.
I was disgusted gotta feel bad for him. He strongly had the first two rounds IMO. It does show that you can never trust the score card. Gotta give it your all every round.
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Anyone else see the Mike Davis prelim? I can't believe the coaches let that continue and really feel for that Griffin kid. I agree with Bisping that the fight ought to have been stopped (although I don't think the ref should have been the one to make that call).
The kidís father was one of his cornermen too. Canít believe they didnít stop that

That was really hard to watch, he didnít look UFC-caliber at all. And got dominated by a guy who took the fight on a weeks notice.

As for the main event, it was nice to see Joanna get back into title contention.
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