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Old 04-01-2014, 01:55 AM   #11 (permalink)
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I did mention this as one of the last fights I'd like to see. I don't really see Fejiao as a challenging fight...he gasses to easily. Hendo is always dangerous at any point. "IF" Hendo somehow wins...talk about a 2nd coming. In my books I give him more respects than Couture. Hendo fights everybody and has been in serious wars. He doesn't try to grind out a win.

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Old 04-01-2014, 10:44 AM   #12 (permalink)
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DC really needs to work on his footwork and head movement, cause in the Cummins fight he was too sloppy with that. If he doesn't do this he will get caught with a H-bomb and that's game over

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Wasn't Hendo's last fight the last time he'll ever be granted the TRT exemption?

We have yet to see how non-TRT Hendo will hold up. I hope he it doesn't affect him too drastically, or he'll be in a world of hurt.
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Old 04-01-2014, 11:23 AM   #14 (permalink)
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Well sounds like it may not be happening. But I hope Cormier fights someone that isn't an unknown before getting a title shot (not like it was his fault Rashad got hurt).
Eh he has enough names under his belt. I wouldn't mind him knocking out Bader to get his shot. Isn't that how Jones got his shot anyways? A combo of beating Bader and a Rashad injury, DC could do the same.
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This will be a huge fight if it goes down.
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he already has that and is good in it , he did it in the roy nelson fight for 3 rounds and got the W , but hendo wont gass , still even if hendo tried to do combinations rather then "the one punch gameplan " he still will lose , it's that simple
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Eh he has enough names under his belt. I wouldn't mind him knocking out Bader to get his shot. Isn't that how Jones got his shot anyways? A combo of beating Bader and a Rashad injury, DC could do the same.
I meant names in the UFC, and more specifically at LHW. Yes that's how Jones got his shot, but Bader was undefeated and far higher ranked then, and seen as a potential title threat. Now, he's a gatekeeper. Can't compare the same fighter three years later. And Rashad injury was because he was next in line....that's irrelevant. That'd be like if Gus was getting the winner of Bones/Glover and Gus got hurt, then I'd be OK with Cormier getting the title shot due to the circumstances; injuries happen. But as a "he's next in line due to what he's done" guy, Cormier should have to beat someone at LHW that isn't a no-namer.
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I meant names in the UFC, and more specifically at LHW. Yes that's how Jones got his shot, but Bader was undefeated and far higher ranked then, and seen as a potential title threat. Now, he's a gatekeeper. Can't compare the same fighter three years later. And Rashad injury was because he was next in line....that's irrelevant. That'd be like if Gus was getting the winner of Bones/Glover and Gus got hurt, then I'd be OK with Cormier getting the title shot due to the circumstances; injuries happen. But as a "he's next in line due to what he's done" guy, Cormier should have to beat someone at LHW that isn't a no-namer.
the fact that he competed at heavyweight and beat some of the best guys their , and then competed in LHW and got a win means he's ready , still i don't think he should wait , he needs to keep fighting to keep the momentum
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I meant names in the UFC, and more specifically at LHW. Yes that's how Jones got his shot, but Bader was undefeated and far higher ranked then, and seen as a potential title threat. Now, he's a gatekeeper. Can't compare the same fighter three years later. And Rashad injury was because he was next in line....that's irrelevant. That'd be like if Gus was getting the winner of Bones/Glover and Gus got hurt, then I'd be OK with Cormier getting the title shot due to the circumstances; injuries happen. But as a "he's next in line due to what he's done" guy, Cormier should have to beat someone at LHW that isn't a no-namer.
Sarcasm. Maybe I should have made it more obvious

Just so many DC haters out there it seems.

Also I don't agree DC has to beat someone you or anyone has heard of in the LHW division. I don't put much stock in names though.
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Sarcasm. Maybe I should have made it more obvious

Just so many DC haters out there it seems.

Also I don't agree DC has to beat someone you or anyone has heard of in the LHW division. I don't put much stock in names though.
Gotcha, sorry, didn't pick up on that lol.

I just don't think what he did at HW should hold too much merit at LHW. It's not his fault Rashad got hurt. But considering there are other options at LHW, Cormier should have to beat at least a gatekeeper before getting a title shot. Hendo would be a good matchup because while beating Hendo in 2014 isn't super impressive, he is at least a name with a great past, and it's not like he's a complete can.
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