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post #61 of 138 (permalink) Old 10-27-2012, 12:37 AM
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Randy brutalizing him for threerounds wasn't decisive? What about the first time Randy punched his face in or Overseem choking him out?

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post #62 of 138 (permalink) Old 10-27-2012, 01:21 PM
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I see no reason to think Bisping will win this and I love it.
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post #63 of 138 (permalink) Old 10-27-2012, 04:01 PM
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Tough fight to call, but I'm surprised by the amount of people expecting an easy win for Belfort.

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Vitor has shot this down as just a rumor.

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post #65 of 138 (permalink) Old 10-28-2012, 08:50 PM
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I've listed this as a rumor because I don't buy anything until MMAFighting, MMAJunkie, or MMAWeekly reports it but twitter is blowing up with this, so take it as a rumor for now. Apparently Alden Halpern(the guy who owns MMA Elite which is Bisping's main sponsor) broke the news.

This is the worst possible match up for Bisping outside of Anderson, and even though he got smashed Vitor has to feel somewhat good about the fact he did something to Jones, with Bisping's tendency to get rocked in every fight and Vitor's finishing ability, I'll take Vitor by stoppage.
I think Bisbing may take this, but frankly this is the wrong fight for Belfort. Should have been matched up against Sonnen.
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I have problems seeing Bisping winning this, I want him too don't get me wrong, but I can't see it. The only way he wins is to go to a Decision and that's 3 rounds without getting clipped.

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Bisping by TKO or Decision then!

A Decision is possible, but I think he would need to really get his out pointing game down. I just Vitor rushing him if that happens.

A TKO I can't see, Bisping just doesn't have the power.

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post #67 of 138 (permalink) Old 10-29-2012, 12:59 PM
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Bisping will out work Belfort. Believe.
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Bisping will out work Belfort. Believe.
Let me guess, you are from the UK...only way you can beleive that.
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Belfort is all around the better striker. Speed, power, technique. I guess I would give Bisping the better footwork but he just can't afford to strike with Belfort.

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I think this is a close fight with Belfort having the slight edge.

But Bisping will not fight standing for long enough to get KOd, he will look to get the TD and GnP, Belfort should be the superior grappler and if he can reverse on the ground and stuff alot of TDs he will take the decision.

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