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post #1 of 123 (permalink) Old 06-22-2012, 05:56 PM Thread Starter
 
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***OFFICIAL*** Wanderlei Silva vs. Rich Franklin II Pre/Post Fight Discussion Thread

Catchweight bout: 190 pounds
Main event - Five round fight





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Could tell from their weigh in's they are ready to bring on the bombs:




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I think Wandy wins this, tempted to say (T)KO but a decision is the safer bet.

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Don't know who wins but I don't think a five round fight favors Wand, then again a 16 month lay off doesn't really bode well for Franklin either.

Just hope for a good fight, both guys are fun as hell to watch, can't wait for it.

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After Guida vs. Maynard I am extremely excited about this fight as a main event because this will be the complete opposite This is gonna be good now if I actually knew anything about the other fights on the card besides Russow vs. Werdum I could get motivated to watch it.
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I would root for Franklin if he was fighting anyone else beside Wanderlei. My heart is really divided here
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I hope its a good fight, I like both guys but I'll be cheering for wandy.



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Gotta go with my boy Rich. I like wandy, but Rich beat him pretty decisively last time around. I think 5 rounds favors Rich. Conditioning has never been an issue for him.

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I want to believe that Wanderlei will win, it would be heartbreaking if I see him get KO'd in front of his friends, family, and fellow Brazilians.
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I would root for Franklin if he was fighting anyone else beside Wanderlei. My heart is really divided here
Looks like we're in the same boat.

I was damn-near having panic attacks before UFC 99.

Rich won last time, so I'm kinda leaning towards Wand... especially with him fighting on home turf.

Should be one helluva scrap.

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