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post #21 of 24 (permalink) Old 01-02-2013, 01:41 PM
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Originally Posted by Hexabob69 View Post
Time is the one who with defeat Anderson Silva no matter who the other fighter is. No loss should blemish his record anyway as he has moved past his prime and into his wane. Sorry for slight hijacking.
Agreed with your first sentence, the second one not so much. Silva has gotten better with age and is definitely not past his prime.
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post #22 of 24 (permalink) Old 01-02-2013, 01:42 PM
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I think he has a better chance of beating Anderson than he does Jones. Not sure why he isn't going to 185 now while he is still young? He probably has a better chance of beating Silva than anyone at 185, unless Weidman lives up to all the hype and then some.

That said I would pick Anderson by KO. There is probably a reason why Rashad never followed through with going down to 185 and fighting for the belt. If he thought he had a real good chance, I'm sure he would have. Perhaps he will jump at the Anderson fight when Anderson turns 40 years old to better his chances.
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I didn't read the whole letter since I'm at work, but he should move down to MW. I don't like him, but he is very talented, but LHW is usually a very crowded division. Silva/Rashad would be a very compelling and interesting fight. Rashad has only been finished once and has a better chance of beating Silva than any other MW (not like that says much).

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post #24 of 24 (permalink) Old 01-02-2013, 03:56 PM
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I dunno, Im not buying all the Weidman hype just yet.

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