Aldo's Next Opponent - Page 2 - MMA Forum - UFC Forums - UFC Results - MMA Videos
UFC The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is a U.S.-based mixed martial arts organization, recognized as the largest MMA promotion in the world. The UFC is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada and is owned and operated by Zuffa, LLC. This promotion is responsible for solidifying the sport's postion in the history-books. UFC is currently undergoing a remarkable surge in popularity, along with greater mainstream media coverage. UFC programming can now be seen on FOX, FX, and FUEL TV in the United States, as well as in 35 other countries worldwide.

Reply

Old 05-23-2011, 06:31 PM   #11 (permalink)
Featherweight
 
Brydon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: High Wycombe, England
Posts: 1,384
Brydon is on another level nowBrydon is on another level nowBrydon is on another level nowBrydon is on another level nowBrydon is on another level nowBrydon is on another level nowBrydon is on another level nowBrydon is on another level nowBrydon is on another level nowBrydon is on another level nowBrydon is on another level now
Florian

Tuf 1 runner up
Fought at 4 weights (once he has fought at 144)
15 fights in the UFC
Finshes more than 90% of fights
2 time title contender
One of the faces of MMA, commentates on ESPN MMA Live etc

Mendes

1 fight in the UFC
Finishes only 40% of fights
Thats about it


Florian vs Aldo is by far the more marketable fight and to be honest if Florian isn't hurt by the cut, then a much harder fight for Aldo.
Brydon is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 

Old 05-23-2011, 06:47 PM   #12 (permalink)
Middleweight
 
KillerShark1985's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Essex, UK
Posts: 2,806
KillerShark1985 Is Beyond A Rankings SystemKillerShark1985 Is Beyond A Rankings SystemKillerShark1985 Is Beyond A Rankings SystemKillerShark1985 Is Beyond A Rankings SystemKillerShark1985 Is Beyond A Rankings SystemKillerShark1985 Is Beyond A Rankings SystemKillerShark1985 Is Beyond A Rankings SystemKillerShark1985 Is Beyond A Rankings SystemKillerShark1985 Is Beyond A Rankings SystemKillerShark1985 Is Beyond A Rankings SystemKillerShark1985 Is Beyond A Rankings System
To be fair, Florian probably will be a better fight just for the simple fact that I believe Aldo will completely tool Mendes, although the Mendes fight would be interesting now because after seeing Aldo on the ground for the first time in his last fight I don't think wrestlers are going to be worried much about taking him down, where as because there may have been concerned over the hype of his BJJ game, but that been said I still think this fight would be kept standing and turn in an easy win for Aldo, where as Florian would be a much harder test such he be on form.

But the fact Florian has been out with injury for a while and this will be his first fight at 145lb god knows Mendes is the more deserved of the 2 fighters.

Come to think I would sooner Florian have a come back fight first, look at Shogun on his return, Belfort on his, in Shoguns case a little different since he was champ so facing No.1 contester is just an unfortunate hazard of a returning from injury champ, but I am starting to think that fighters returning from injury should not be straight given title shots, even if you whee the No.1 contender before been injured, which is not the case for Kenny since its a totally different division.
__________________

KillerShark1985 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-23-2011, 08:27 PM   #13 (permalink)
Bantamweight
 
Pound&Mound's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 787
Pound&Mound is on another level nowPound&Mound is on another level nowPound&Mound is on another level nowPound&Mound is on another level nowPound&Mound is on another level nowPound&Mound is on another level nowPound&Mound is on another level nowPound&Mound is on another level nowPound&Mound is on another level nowPound&Mound is on another level nowPound&Mound is on another level now
Quote:
Originally Posted by KillerShark1985 View Post
To be fair, Florian probably will be a better fight just for the simple fact that I believe Aldo will completely tool Mendes, although the Mendes fight would be interesting now because after seeing Aldo on the ground for the first time in his last fight I don't think wrestlers are going to be worried much about taking him down, where as because there may have been concerned over the hype of his BJJ game, but that been said I still think this fight would be kept standing and turn in an easy win for Aldo, where as Florian would be a much harder test such he be on form.

But the fact Florian has been out with injury for a while and this will be his first fight at 145lb god knows Mendes is the more deserved of the 2 fighters.

Come to think I would sooner Florian have a come back fight first, look at Shogun on his return, Belfort on his, in Shoguns case a little different since he was champ so facing No.1 contester is just an unfortunate hazard of a returning from injury champ, but I am starting to think that fighters returning from injury should not be straight given title shots, even if you whee the No.1 contender before been injured, which is not the case for Kenny since its a totally different division.

Florian vs Nunes is still on, if he gets a titleshot it would be his second fight back.
Pound&Mound is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-23-2011, 08:53 PM   #14 (permalink)
Squirrel Fighting Champ
 
Squirrelfighter's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Ohio
Posts: 2,719
Blog Entries: 4
Squirrelfighter Is A Pound 4 Pound GreatSquirrelfighter Is A Pound 4 Pound GreatSquirrelfighter Is A Pound 4 Pound GreatSquirrelfighter Is A Pound 4 Pound GreatSquirrelfighter Is A Pound 4 Pound GreatSquirrelfighter Is A Pound 4 Pound GreatSquirrelfighter Is A Pound 4 Pound GreatSquirrelfighter Is A Pound 4 Pound GreatSquirrelfighter Is A Pound 4 Pound GreatSquirrelfighter Is A Pound 4 Pound GreatSquirrelfighter Is A Pound 4 Pound Great
Quote:
Originally Posted by KillerShark1985 View Post
Dam if I could neg you again already I would for talking such sh1t, Aldo is a huge name, he was a huge name in the WEC long before the merge than brought him to the UFC, bigger than Florian, bigger than Edgar even.

If your a casual fan and dont look outside the UFC for decent fights or fighters then fair play, but don't go around supporting actions that have had negative effects on the rest of the sport outside the UFC and resulted in negative impacts on the sport as a whole just because you personally where not interested in it without a UFC name tag.

And you accuse me of not supporting the lower weights, when obviously you never supported them without a UFC name tag, now thats fcuked up.
Quote:
Originally Posted by KillerShark1985 View Post
To be fair, Florian probably will be a better fight just for the simple fact that I believe Aldo will completely tool Mendes, although the Mendes fight would be interesting now because after seeing Aldo on the ground for the first time in his last fight I don't think wrestlers are going to be worried much about taking him down, where as because there may have been concerned over the hype of his BJJ game, but that been said I still think this fight would be kept standing and turn in an easy win for Aldo, where as Florian would be a much harder test such he be on form.

But the fact Florian has been out with injury for a while and this will be his first fight at 145lb god knows Mendes is the more deserved of the 2 fighters.

Come to think I would sooner Florian have a come back fight first, look at Shogun on his return, Belfort on his, in Shoguns case a little different since he was champ so facing No.1 contester is just an unfortunate hazard of a returning from injury champ, but I am starting to think that fighters returning from injury should not be straight given title shots, even if you whee the No.1 contender before been injured, which is not the case for Kenny since its a totally different division.


__________________


Sig courtesy of that photo-matic magician limba

Quote:
I went out the way that I fight. I went out on my shield. Thatís it. Done. --Chuck Liddell
Quote:
My goal is to end my opponent --Carlos Condit
Squirrelfighter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-24-2011, 12:46 AM   #15 (permalink)
Bantamweight
 
chosenFEW's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 597
chosenFEW is on another level nowchosenFEW is on another level nowchosenFEW is on another level nowchosenFEW is on another level nowchosenFEW is on another level nowchosenFEW is on another level nowchosenFEW is on another level nowchosenFEW is on another level nowchosenFEW is on another level nowchosenFEW is on another level nowchosenFEW is on another level now
Quote:
Originally Posted by KillerShark1985 View Post
Dam if I could neg you again already I would for talking such sh1t, Aldo is a huge name, he was a huge name in the WEC long before the merge than brought him to the UFC, bigger than Florian, bigger than Edgar even.

If your a casual fan and dont look outside the UFC for decent fights or fighters then fair play, but don't go around supporting actions that have had negative effects on the rest of the sport outside the UFC and resulted in negative impacts on the sport as a whole just because you personally where not interested in it without a UFC name tag.

And you accuse me of not supporting the lower weights, when obviously you never supported them without a UFC name tag, now thats fcuked up.

so we neg rep people for having different opinions?


not saying that I agree or disagree with the guy, but thats just silly
chosenFEW is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On

VerticalSports
Baseball Forum Golf Forum Boxing Forum Snowmobile Forum
Basketball Forum Soccer Forum MMA Forum PWC Forum
Football Forum Cricket Forum Wrestling Forum ATV Forum
Hockey Forum Volleyball Forum Paintball Forum Snowboarding Forum
Tennis Forum Rugby Forums Lacrosse Forum Skiing Forums
Copyright (C) Verticalscope Inc SEO by vBSEO 3.3.2
Powered by vBulletin Copyright © 2000-2009 Jelsoft Enterprises Limited.
vBCredits v1.4 Copyright ©2007, PixelFX Studios