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View Poll Results: Shane Carwin vs Roy "Big Country" Nelson
Shane Carwin 17 54.84%
Roy Nelson 13 41.94%
Can't decide 1 3.23%
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post #11 of 32 (permalink) Old 09-11-2012, 02:15 AM
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I would say Carwin has this, but his super long layoff has me worried, so I'm going to go with Nelson in this one.

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post #12 of 32 (permalink) Old 09-11-2012, 02:37 AM
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Im always rooting for Carwin and Im hope he gets the brutal knockout.
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post #13 of 32 (permalink) Old 09-11-2012, 02:37 AM
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Carwin. Nelson will throw one overhand right at a time, occasionally shoot for a takedown, get stuffed, then get beat up. His best bet is to get rocked in the first, let Carwin gas himself out then crucifix him.

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Roy fights with his chin. Carwin could knock a horse out. Carwin wins.
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Nelson got himself TKO'd by Arlovski so flooring the guy CAN be done. And Carwins bombs will breach Nelsons poor defense at some point.
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Shane Carwin. Providing his long layoff doesnt affect him too much I see him finishing Nelson.
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post #17 of 32 (permalink) Old 09-11-2012, 04:12 AM
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I'd have to say Carwin, but will watch with genuine interest. Opening line I've seen is Carwin -200 and Roy +150.
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Carwin by 1st round knockout. Nelson's chin is good, but not good enough to take Carwin's punches.

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as much as i like roy i feel he has nothing to offer any top 5 HW other than punching bag practice.

i think carwin ends this dramatically within 2
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I think Nelson has enough power to catch Carwin with that overhand right he likes to throw, and I think he has more than a decent chance considering how long Carwin has been out. But Nelson's style plays right into what Carwin made a name from doing.

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