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post #41 of 52 (permalink) Old 12-04-2008, 04:48 PM
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Diego would be a beast at 155. There aren't that many fighters that would be able to handle his pace, size, and grappling ability.
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post #42 of 52 (permalink) Old 12-04-2008, 05:18 PM
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Originally Posted by Javelin View Post
Bravo, smart move IMO. Like people already stated in the thread, 170's too dangerous and risky for him, with GSP, Alves, Fitch, and even BJ who might be there after the superfight. Definitely love to see a rematch against Florian.

On a sidenote, I'd like to see Serra drop to 155................after he gets his ass handed to him by Hughes
Agreed on both fronts, I think the LW class would be amazing if it added Diego and Serra to it's roster. Right now, I think the only person who could dethrone BJ would be Kenflo, you add those two and Sherk into the mix that's a good UFC LW top 5.
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I think Diego would be a beast at 155 and there are only two guys right now that I would pick over him off the top of my head and that is of course "The Prodigy" BJ Penn and this one I would have to do a little more thinking but I would still probably pick Sean Sherk over him.

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I think this would make a great addition to the LW division..

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Can't wait for this to happen Diego's gonna be a monster at this weight.
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post #46 of 52 (permalink) Old 12-04-2008, 05:33 PM
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Wow. Diego at 155??? Holy crap.
He's gonna be a huge LW. I'm still finding it difficult to picture him as a LW though. I mean, thats a massive weight cut. We'll see if its going to affect him.
He would come into fights weighing 168. Which is generally a sign they can make the lighter division i.e Kampmann coming in at 182, Hendo at 203 etc.
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Wooooow....this is some of the best news i've heard in a long time. Diego in the LW division makes it that much more interesting. Diego v Kenflo 2 anyone? i reckon that'd be a ripper

i wanna see him again, cause i luv his new found stand up.

A world GP of the best LW's would be sick, so basically dream and ufc + Gomi (of old) and Thomson
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wasn't this already posted
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post #49 of 52 (permalink) Old 12-04-2008, 07:04 PM
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If Sanchez is able to retain his cardio @ 155, I can see him being champion one day. Diego vs. Kenny II, make this happen!
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post #50 of 52 (permalink) Old 12-04-2008, 10:57 PM
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Wow, just wow! My favorite WW gaining a weight and strength advantage by moving down? He is already a top contender at 170. At 155 he would be damn near unstoppable. I like it. I like it a lot.

Great time to do it as well since he needs a couple solid wins at WW to earn a title shot. If he were to move down and get two good wins at LW I could see him getting a title shot as well. And BJ/Diego would sell PPVs!!

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