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post #71 of 75 (permalink) Old 07-08-2012, 01:23 PM
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There isn't any real challenge left in the MW division for Anderson Silva. I like to think he would move up to greener pastures instead of boring us with fights against people that have no real business being in the same ring with him.

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post #72 of 75 (permalink) Old 07-08-2012, 07:13 PM
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I think Silva should take a few fights at LHW, but I don't agree with a permanent move up.

I think Silva/GSP is more likely to happen rather than Silva/Jones, given that GSP beats Condit.
Jones > Silva > GSP mainly because of size, imo. GSP might get some takedowns against AS (might), but I don't think he could hurt him.
Jones on the other hand is another story. I think he'd take Silva down and Silva would not be able to survive on his back like he does so well because of JBJs ridiculously long arms and vicious GNP.
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post #73 of 75 (permalink) Old 07-08-2012, 11:13 PM
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Henderson was quite eager for a rematch with Silva, wasn't he¿

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Rashad is the only MW fight I could get excited for. Silva vs Jones would be THE FIGHT.

I see Chael moving up to ESPN or FOX SPORTS
I could see that happen. I think Sonnen spoke the truth when he said that his only objective is to get the belt and that is now so far out of reach that at least a little lay off would make some sense. Maybe coming back to fighting after Silva's retirement.
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post #74 of 75 (permalink) Old 07-09-2012, 02:21 AM
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Could Rashad make MW? I mean, he fought at HW, dunno how healthy it would be for him to cut that much.

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post #75 of 75 (permalink) Old 07-09-2012, 02:24 AM
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> Sucker punch


> During a fight



Pick one.
Not a sucker punch; don't put your hands down in the middle of a fight. That guy was headbutting him throughout also wasn't he.
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