Posted by wapttn
Posted by NatedawgThaM
I hope he fights Kenny Florian since he once one in Feburary or March because he actually deserves to fight the winner of BJ/Joe but if he wants one that soon he should fight Kenny Florian. Nobody else really deserves to fight him except Clay Guida if he beats Huerta IMO.
so what you're saying is that sherk's stripped of the title, edgar deserves the next title shot? are you serious? This guy is the definition of lay and pray. I've ripped into people for using that phrase to describe fighters like hughes but this guy has only finished 1 of his last 5 fights and it was against mark bocek. This guy goes for the takedown and does almost nothing while on top, his ground and pound is slack, and lacks the skills to pass an average guard. Penn would embarass him, stevenson would outclass him in every respect, if he could get florian to the man, florian would sub him, and guida would probably outwrestle/outstrike him, and probably end up with a mount or sub in the scrambles/transitions.
Edgar deserves a chance to prove himself, but how about he proves himself against someone with takedown defense or solid jj? something tells me that if he loses the ability to take his opponent down and control him there then he's going to look far less impressive.
I agree 100% wth the guys post exactly right above me. Obviously you forgot the Tyson Griffin fight. LNP? That was the most exciting fight of the year IMO. Up there with Huerta/Garcia and don't even say Tyson has bad takedown defense. He's has great BJJ since trains with David Terrel in a Gracie camp and is a great wrestler. He beat Tyson excitingly in every aspect of MMA. He finished Bocek who is has good grappling and he stopped him.
You want to talk about him not finishing his fights? Tell me what Lightweight, who's fought top 10 competition who finishes there fights? Not Griffin. Not Guida, not Huerta since he only stops low competition. Lightweights rarely ever stopped there fights which is why they are so exciting since they have 3 round wars.
Get your eyes check dude. He's had 3 fights in to the UFC and in 2 of them there were no signs of LNP. Only the last one and you can't blame him for it since he was going against a world class striker and it was way better then any of Tito Ortiz, Sean Sherk, Rashad Evans LNP. There was actually some GNP there.