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post #11 of 27 (permalink) Old 09-11-2006, 08:29 AM
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If Nate Quarry couldn't pull it off, then there is now way Chris Leban can. Lets face it, Quarry is a lot better than Leban!
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post #12 of 27 (permalink) Old 09-11-2006, 08:39 AM
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Rich, no doubt in my mind!

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post #13 of 27 (permalink) Old 09-11-2006, 12:31 PM
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RIP Leben

Leben will get wrecked, he's not even close to being ready for Franklin IMHO!

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Yeah, that's a great idea. If Swick can get passed Loiseau, then have them set up their rematch (which I think is quite anticipated by a lot of fans) in December.
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Not to take anything away from Leben but look what happened when he fought someone with some experience(Silva), now Silva has a title shot, I'd be pissed if I was Leben but I think he should fight the winner of the Swick/Loiseau fight then title shot. JMO.
I personally think that is a good choice, winner of Swick/Loiseau. I really don't think Leben can go with Rich Franklin, though crazier things have happened. I feel that Leben will wind up leaving the UFC after another year or so. Just a feeling.
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Death to Leben
Leben<Franklin. Leben isn't that good and would get destroyed similar to the silva fight

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Originally Posted by boondock
Leben will get wrecked, he's not even close to being ready for Franklin IMHO!
i agree, leben woulg get ko'd second round...ur from revere huh?? im from everett..thats kinda funny.gbl is in the house


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post #18 of 27 (permalink) Old 09-11-2006, 04:04 PM
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Leben is a wild, uncautious striker. He's not ready for Franklin for sure.
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i agree with most that leban is not ready yet, nothign against him personally but Franklin is a A+ fighter.

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post #20 of 27 (permalink) Old 09-11-2006, 05:40 PM
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This is a joke right?

This fight will never happen. The only way Leben will ever get a title shot is if Silva beats Franklin and Leben beats an average opponent to have "The rematch that everyone has been waiting for"...the "retribution".

And his striking is far from top notch, swinging your arms around with your eyes closed is not top notch. Yes he has a lot of power, but a lot of guys have a lot of power, and they arent considered top notch strikers. His striking is sloppy, and any good striker will get through them and knock him out (aka Silva).
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