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post #21 of 28 (permalink) Old 08-22-2013, 11:47 AM
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It's called "fight for the troops" not "fight for the snobs at mmaforum" kennedy has more fans than you think. Besides, Machida has never fought at MW in his life. He's been run out of LHW by Phil Davis exactly like Stann and Boetch, why would he deserve a higher ranked opponent??
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post #22 of 28 (permalink) Old 08-22-2013, 12:18 PM
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Not surprising, Machida was going nowhere fast at LHW.
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post #23 of 28 (permalink) Old 08-22-2013, 01:31 PM
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Tim Kennedy isn't a big name my any means. But the dude is legit. He has wins over Mayham Miller, Trevor Prangley, Robbie Lawler, Melvion Manhoef, and other UFC vets...

I don't really have a problem with this fight. If Machida wants to prove that he can be a tough match-up for Weidman, he needs to beat guys like Tim Kennedy.
There's so many other exciting fights for him at 185 lbs. I'm glad he's finally decided to make the drop.
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post #24 of 28 (permalink) Old 08-22-2013, 02:31 PM
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Originally Posted by Hammerlock2.0 View Post
Don't you know that Kennedy is an ex-military-something? Surely that justifies him being in the main event, doesn't it?

No, it doesn't.
If you wanna get technical, he was a Green Beret. Those guys don't **** around.

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post #25 of 28 (permalink) Old 08-22-2013, 02:44 PM
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I hate this match up as I'm a machida fan and Kennedy is kind of a downgrade of an opponent in my opinion. It should be an easy fight for Machida. However looking at the context, Machida is coming off a lost, and this i a event for the troops.

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post #26 of 28 (permalink) Old 08-22-2013, 03:51 PM
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Weird fight for Lyoto to take. I don't think most casuals even know who Kennedy is.
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post #27 of 28 (permalink) Old 08-22-2013, 04:00 PM
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Originally Posted by VolcomX311 View Post
Weird fight for Lyoto to take. I don't think most casuals even know who Kennedy is.
I feel the same.
I guess he just wanted to fight asap.

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post #28 of 28 (permalink) Old 08-22-2013, 04:30 PM
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Not a bad fight, Lyoto is coming off a loss and dropping a division, so any opponent coming off a win is a rightful opponent.

First look you'd pick Machida, but for the facts stated above, I'm not so quick to put money on him. Ok he thought he beat Davis but, a 20lb weigh-in weight drop at this stage is quite significant.

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