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post #1 of 24 (permalink) Old 01-30-2007, 01:47 AM Thread Starter
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Diego Sanchez vs. Koscheck

Thoughts ???

Now this fight has been confirmed it will be interesting to see where Koscheck is nowadays. You would suspect a Sanchez win here...

Surely if Diego wins this he MUST get a title shot against GSP....or maybe Serra (not likely).

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post #2 of 24 (permalink) Old 01-30-2007, 02:21 AM
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if sanchez wins this fight i think they will make him fight hughes before gSp

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first off, he might not win. kos is getting alot better. but i do think deigo would be able to pull it out.

secondly, it really looks as though dana is giving hughes a rematch here in the future. so deigo might have to fight hughes to get to GSP or just wait in line till GSP vs Hughes III happens.

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koscheck is not at diego's level
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post #5 of 24 (permalink) Old 01-30-2007, 03:21 AM
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man how many times can the ufc give diego the shaft. if they give hughes a rematch before diego gets a shot, thats pathetic. btw yes diego will crush koscheck. i wanna see diego vs hughes, then the winner against gsp. so basically i wanna see deigo vs gsp. i think hughes is fighting lytle because he needs to improve his stand up before facing gsp again, and for him, lytle is a challenge in the stand up department. hughes doesnt wanna get embarrased by gsp again, and he knows he would if he doesnt improve drastically.

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Koscheck will put up a reasonable fight, he could even win but imo Sanchez will do it via ground and pound as i would imagine he is getting pissed that he has had to wait for this long after fighting so many decent opponents for a title shot and then gets Koscheck put in front of him who has done nothing to warrant a fight between them.

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I believe that Diego will be waiting for Kos to shoot and catch him with a knee. After that flying knee Diego gave Joe Riggs I have no reason to believe he lacks the skills to deliver a knee or a well timed punch when Kos shoots. I like Kos and I am not saying he isnt skilled but I believe Diego is exceptionaly good.

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post #8 of 24 (permalink) Old 01-30-2007, 08:17 AM
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Man, I called this fight awhile ago ... and it is ****ing happening!

Oh, and Serra will still get to fight St. Pierre before anyone else does. Either Hughes or Sanchez will be next, most likely it will be Hughes though.
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post #9 of 24 (permalink) Old 01-30-2007, 01:16 PM
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I think Diego wanted this fight, to A shut Kos up and B get in another fight before he gets a title shot. I believe he stated when Rogan asked him that he wanted another fight before fighting the champ. I don't think Diego will fight Hughes unless Hughes takes his belt back from GSP.
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post #10 of 24 (permalink) Old 01-30-2007, 02:19 PM
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We already had a post on this... anywayz Diego will take Kos (which is good cuz I cant stand Kos) then they will pit GSP VS Serra and Diego Vs Hughes on the undercard setting up a gsp Vs (im hoping) Diego
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