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Old 09-26-2008, 01:30 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I heard Rampage vs Silva was the co main after the Lesnar vs Couture fight.
that was moved i think.....there is no confirmed date for it...it could be dec, jan, feb...who knows
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Old 09-26-2008, 01:35 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Damnit! What horrible news. I see nothing bad bad things for Thiago in this fight. I was hoping they'd give Lyoto another opponent quickly so Thiago wouldn't have to do this. I think he matches up perfectly to be beaten by Lyoto's style.
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Old 09-26-2008, 01:48 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Damnit! What horrible news. I see nothing bad bad things for Thiago in this fight. I was hoping they'd give Lyoto another opponent quickly so Thiago wouldn't have to do this. I think he matches up perfectly to be beaten by Lyoto's style.
IDK about that. I've had Thiago as the guy to prove how overrated Machida is since I first heard about the first date .
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Old 09-26-2008, 01:50 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Too bad about the delay but still good to see this fight happen.
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I echo many other posters... Too bad we have to wait so long.

BUT, I still think Machida will school Silva.

This is a rough way to introduce Thiago to fighting contenders IMO. The guy has looked really good against a bunch of guys that aren't that great... At all.

However Machida has already dealt with fighters like Franklin, Sokky, Ortiz, Penn...

I'm not completely sold on Thiago. I need to see how he does against some top guys. Seeing him lose against Machida won't tell me much as all of Machida's opponents in the UFC have looked like ass against him.
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Old 09-26-2008, 02:39 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Shit. I was hoping these two wouldn't fight after Thiago pulled out, these guys are two of my favorite fighters makes me a sad panda to watch them fight.

I still got Machida, Thiago's stand up is good but there appears to be a lot of holes in it I believe Machida will easily expose.
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one more super fight and ufc 93 will be arguably one of the best cards
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This is a huge fight I can't wait to see this I still think Thiago's pace will be too much for Machida.
Thaigo's pace will play into machida's game plan. Machida's got this.
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machida via tko , machida actually does better against aggressive opponents
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machida via tko , machida actually does better against aggressive opponents
You seriously think Machida is going to get his 4th TKO (2 of his current tko's are hardly KO's one's a cut the other is really a submision due to strikes) against Thiago Silva?
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