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post #34 of (permalink) Old 01-10-2013, 12:41 PM
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Originally Posted by AmdM View Post
I believe that the immediate title shot serves the purpose of making harder for Bellator to come up with a matching propose due to the large but still unknown income that Eddie would receive due to it.
It's pretty obvious Eddie doesn't qualify for a title shot and the UFC knows it!
Between Eddie, Gilbert, and Pettis

Eddie Pitbull/Aoki/Curren
Melendez Thomson/Masvidal/Kawajiri
Pettis Cerrone(if it happens)/Lauzon/Stephens

While Alvarez may not be the best choice I do think his victories qualify him. Especially as both Pettis and Melendez are coming off injuries.
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