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Old 10-06-2011, 01:29 PM   #346
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lolz and imagine if Machida wins I dont see how Rashards wins against Machida, talk about bad luck
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Old 10-06-2011, 03:25 PM   #347
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Machida-Jones seems like it would be a weird fight. I don't see Jones getting Machida down easily (or maybe at all). Jones' striking, while varied and unpredictable, might not be as effective vs an elusive guy like Machida. I still see Jones, based on his athleticism, size and strength, eventually wearing Machida down and winning. Probably UD win for Jones? I dunno, Machida confuses me based on his past 3 fights.
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Old 10-06-2011, 07:15 PM   #348
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I remember people telling me that Ryan Bader could beat Jones.

I remember reading a LOT, probably 40% of people picking Rampage to KO Jones.

Now I'm gonna have to listen to people thinking Machida can beat him.

Jones isn't losing this. Intriguing match up, yes...but Jones will win handily. He just has to get ahold of Machida. Machida is elusive, but has anyone even really touched Jones yet?

I believe Rashad has the best chance of the current contenders, but I do not think he will be the guy to do it either. Of course, anyone can catch Jones, but with that reach it will be far more difficult for someone to pull a Matt Serra on him.
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Old 10-06-2011, 09:07 PM   #349
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I think i posted my thoughts here about machida being the only fighter that i could think of that has the capability to beat jon jones at this moment. I never thought they'd match up this fast though. As far as im concerned this is 50/50 fight. Both are unorthodox and are hard to figure out. I dont know how machida could win, via breaking knee or tibia maybe? Im sure he is looking at how to attack the lower body of jones without opening himself up for a take down. If jones wins, I bet he does it via spinning back elbow. When machida attacks with his punches, he has this erect stance that can be vulnerable to a surprise quick counter by the very long upper limbs by jones.

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Old 10-06-2011, 10:12 PM   #350
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Old 10-06-2011, 10:13 PM   #351
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ufc 140 toronto main event is ...


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rashad evans still recovering

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Old 10-07-2011, 02:18 AM   #352
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I remember people telling me that Ryan Bader could beat Jones.

I remember reading a LOT, probably 40% of people picking Rampage to KO Jones.

Now I'm gonna have to listen to people thinking Machida can beat him.

Jones isn't losing this. Intriguing match up, yes...but Jones will win handily. He just has to get ahold of Machida. Machida is elusive, but has anyone even really touched Jones yet?

I believe Rashad has the best chance of the current contenders, but I do not think he will be the guy to do it either. Of course, anyone can catch Jones, but with that reach it will be far more difficult for someone to pull a Matt Serra on him.

Jones has quite a bit of haters out there, and nobody has defended the belt more than once since Liddell back in '06. I don't see Machida beating him, though.
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Old 10-07-2011, 02:38 AM   #353
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Machida is my favorite fighter but, why is he gettin a title shot? He lost Twice in a row (Shogun and Rampage) but then he came back and won against Couture..
That to me doesnt prove anything yet,.. But im glad he got another chance but its not fair for the other fighters..
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Old 10-07-2011, 05:54 PM   #354
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Stephens/Pettis is going to be a WAR. And it's on free tv.

I got Maynard, Aldo, Sonnen, Nam, Guillard on the main card tomorrow.
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Old 10-07-2011, 06:08 PM   #355
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Edgar-Maynard 2 is one of my favourite fights of all-time. After Edgar-Penn 1, I thought Edgar was a bit of a fraud because I didn't think he really won that fight. Edgar-Penn 2, Frankie earned my full respect and I hope he takes out Maynard tomorrow. But if someone forced me to bet all my money, it would have to be on Maynard.
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Old 10-08-2011, 12:21 AM   #356
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I think machida is the most dangerous fight for jones at 205 short of shogun getting completely healthy. I think jones wins but its at least got to give jones fans a little pause. I dont think hell be able to land any of his spinning strikes vs machida and has anyone ever been able to take machida down? I think jones by ud but surviving 5 rds with jones seems tough right now.
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Old 10-08-2011, 08:08 PM   #357
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I'm surprised the Garcia-Phan fight is on the main card. Pettis-Stephens is clearly a bigger fight but I guess they wanted to give the fans something decent for free.
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Old 10-08-2011, 08:14 PM   #358
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See that's a round that I wonder how it was scored. Stephens gets 2 takedowns but does nothing with them and Pettis actually ends up doing more in the two ground exchanges.
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Old 10-08-2011, 08:25 PM   #359
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Pettis is one damn talented fighter. As he gets more experience and becomes stronger, he should be a top guy at 155 for a while.

That fight should be 29-28 Pettis but we'll see what the judges thought.
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Old 10-08-2011, 08:32 PM   #360
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I enjoy watching Maia fight. I hope he takes this one.
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