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post #10 of (permalink) Old 05-15-2013, 09:19 AM
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Originally Posted by SM33 View Post
I think Rothwell kills him. Vera did ok in the Shogun fight, but a win there would have been huge and he had the all-or-nothing minset required for that fight. Still got knocked out, and Rua isn't what he used to be either.

Ben isn't the fighter Shogun is, but he's just as tough and a lot bigger, his punches will hurt Vera quickly IMO.
The Shogun fight isnt even the issue, the Thiago Silva fight is the one that has me confused by this. If Thiago can take him down and keep him there what on earth is gonna stop Heavyweights from doing it?

Rothwell is a massive dude and if he gets Vera down he'll kill him. This isnt your 2006 Heavyweight division.

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