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Old 01-04-2011, 05:43 PM   #21 (permalink)
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I pick Werdum and i'm pretty confident about it.
You think he will defeat Overeem?
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Not even Strikeforce matchmaking is that messed up.
Yes, yes it is:
http://sports.espn.go.com/extra/mma/...ory?id=5989025

They should have stripped Overeem or left him out of the tournament. Having him compete for his own belt is silly and adds another layer of disrespect to the title no one seems to want.

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And I forgot to laugh at the sweetheart deal Barnett's getting here.
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I pick Werdum and i'm pretty confident about it.
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I hope so. I am a big Werdum fan. He was done wrong by the UFC and has been done wrong by SF. Would be hilarious if he beat the 2 fighters everyone is saying are the best in the world. People still wouldn't give him credit. And would continue to rank Reem and Fedor over him.
I give both of you 5:1 odds if you take that bet with me!

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Old 01-05-2011, 02:33 PM   #24 (permalink)
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I pick Werdum and i'm pretty confident about it.
well i doubt hes getting overeem to the ground in any fashion, even if overeem knocks him down he isnt going to follow him to the ground... but hey he could always outstrike him
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Old 01-05-2011, 05:24 PM   #26 (permalink)
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even if overeem knocks him down he isnt going to follow him to the ground... but hey he could always outstrike him
No way I see Overeem looking like this against Werdum:

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Werdum doesn't have a chance.
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Werdum doesn't have a chance.
I think Werdum will submit him again!
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I think Werdum will submit him again!
It has to go to the ground first. How is that going to happen? Werdum gonna pull guard?
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It has to go to the ground first. How is that going to happen? Werdum gonna pull guard?
I'm just not entirely sold on Alistair Overeem! That's what I'm basing my opinion on! You guys seemed really excited for him but keep in mind this isn't the first time this man looked dominant over a couple of cans and mid tier fighters! Don't get me wrong, I think the man has loads of potential but when ever he gets to the big players like Nogueira, Shogun or Arona the man crumbles.


But hey, I'll tell you what! If he beats Werdum then I'll become a believer! Until then I'll always be skeptical if he can win over guys like Werdum and Fedor!
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