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post #141 of 143 (permalink) Old 04-15-2012, 01:17 PM
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Originally Posted by John8204 View Post
Dan Henderson is ahead of his in line, Alexander does need to defeat a top ten guy (maybe Machida) before he gets his title shot.

Another lone suffering fighter who might be in line for a title shot and who should face Thiago Silva next is Stephan Bonnar. Two more wins and that gives him a five fight win streak. I know how crazy it sounds but he's impossible to finish and he did beat Jones for a round .
you know what man, read back a page or two on my posts and you will see that Bonnar was the first name I came up with too when I thought who Gus should face next, and you know what your right, Hendo should be up next his name slipped my mind but thats exactly who should be next in line to take on the Jones/Evans winner.

That post was based entirely on the assumption there was no one else to fight for the title so may as well be him, but Hendo should be the one up next and Gus should have to take another fight first.

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post #143 of 143 (permalink) Old 04-15-2012, 07:40 PM
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Originally Posted by ESPADA9 View Post
That’s sort of a silly statement, perhaps Sweeden doesn’t have a strong wrestling tradition but that doesn’t mean people from Sweeden cant LEARN to wrestle, its not like they are missing a “wrestling” gene that prohibits them from wrestling. I think Bisping has some sick TDD and hes not from a strong wrestling culture and there is this little French speaking Canadian who has some pretty good wrestling skills from what I hear. Gustafson is trainning with some really good wrestlers.

Gustafson will probalbly never become as skilled at wrestling as Rashad or Davis but in MMA all you need to do is get good enough to neutralize your opponents game to make it irrelevant (I could give you plenty of examples).

Hes only 25 with some solid wins and only 1 loss, he'll get better, how good only time will tell.
Actually historically Sweden has arguably the second strongest wrestling tradition in the world, behind only Russia.

Little wrestling 101 for you guys.

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