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post #40 of (permalink) Old 12-09-2009, 04:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Danm2501 View Post
Not impressive compared with the names BJ's faced, but wins over Parisyan, Florian, Guida, Diaz and Stevenson are impressive victories, and contribute to a record that's certainly stronger than BJ's was before he got his first title shot; and a stronger resumé I believe than the one that Florian and Stevenson had before they got their title shots. I struggle to see how a 23-2 record isn't impressive, it's not like he's been fighting all can's in the UFC.

I'm not saying Sanchez will beat Penn, I don't believe he will, but I think he's getting pretty harshly criticised on here. I think he's a talented fighter that's going to push BJ Penn hard, challenge him in the stand-up and challenge him on the ground. This isn't going to be an easy fight for BJ Penn.
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