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Sherk or Franca?

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Sherk or Franca?
Sherk 63 75%
Franca 21 25%
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franca pulls the upset

Post #16   6/27/07 1:01:38AM   

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As much as i love Franca,i dont see him pulling it off

Sherk is too strong of a fighter with too solid of a defense.........and fighters that short and that strong are very hard to get in a submission.

The only say i see Franca winning is by flying knee whild Sherk is shooting in

Post #17   6/27/07 2:12:35AM   

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Posted by ac_gi

Sherk via RHK.

Hey, if Rashad and GG can do it, why can't Sherk.

Because he's 5'6''...

Post #18   6/27/07 2:14:08AM   

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He just got the belt. I don't think Sherk will give it up any time soon. BJ is the biggest threat by far. Hermes has the puncher's chance.

Post #19   6/27/07 2:22:18AM   

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Franca Impressed me in his fight against Fisher but I'm gonna have to go with Sherk in this one. I know to put these guys together proves nothing but ill do it anyways lol, i think if you put Franca in the ring with GSP or Hughes he wouldn't last a more then a round. I mean when you can go 5 rounds with Matt Hughes no matter what happens in the fight your a guy thats in the fight from bell to bell and one heck of a fighter. I believe it will go to the judges and be a 5 round shut out.

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i hate to say it cuz i hate sherkbut hes prolly gonna be franca

Post #21   6/27/07 7:54:58PM   

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Posted by richieb19


Posted by ac_gi

Sherk via RHK.

Hey, if Rashad and GG can do it, why can't Sherk.

Because he's 5'6''...



Sherk can do it because he's fighting Franca who's height is 5'6" too!!

Post #22   6/27/07 8:52:47PM   

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Franca dominates the stand-up he still gets taken down but he is still going too eventually catch Sherk with a crazy over hand and pound him out into a tko. Essentially Franca is similar to Florian plus punching power minus technique and in my opinion a better ground game and Kenny had his moments against Sherk.

Post #23   6/27/07 11:54:21PM   

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Posted by BeaturAss


Posted by richieb19


Posted by ac_gi

Sherk via RHK.

Hey, if Rashad and GG can do it, why can't Sherk.

Because he's 5'6''...



Sherk can do it because he's fighting Franca who's height is 5'6" too!!



Thank you. I stand by my prediction. RHK all the way!

Post #24   6/28/07 1:35:09AM   

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I don't like Sherk much. He didn't finish Florian even though he did dominate it. I feel as long as Franca comes in great shape he can take it. Franca by Gogoplata.

Post #25   6/28/07 2:45:28AM   

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I think Sherk is too strong for the lightweights in the ufc, and Franca is gonna have a hard time on the ground against him because of his power and wrestling skills.

Post #26   6/28/07 2:55:56AM   

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Sherk's got this one. Only way I see Franca winning is by KO, and I'm not confident enough in Franca's striking.

Post #27   6/28/07 3:44:49AM   

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81 % for Sherk? I thought Sherk would be the popular favorite but I didn't expect such a large discrepancy in the numbers.

Post #28   6/28/07 4:01:25AM   

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Posted by kofranklin

Who is everyone calling on Sherk and Franca?




On the basis that sherk lost to hughes and st.pierre at welterweight, Out wrestled diaz to a boring decision victory, beat a few ufc wannabee's in the smaller shows then had the hard task of beating kenny florian for a world title in the ufc lightweight division. Im not so sure he is champion status yet. Of course he has the belt, but unlike franca, sherk hasnt muscled out the up and coming lightweights like franca has eliminated in order to get a shot for the belt. Im not slating sherk, he's an awesome wrestler, i would like to have seen him come up in the ufc at lightweight in the lightweight division before going for the title.
Franca is the most exciting lightweight in the ufc now diaz has gone, He's on a mission and i like his chances. He will definately be considered the underdog in this fight but i seriously believe he will take it. Sherk will not be able to out muscle this awesome brazillian jj black belt for 5 rounds to keep his title via decision. Franca is busy on the feet, he cant strike well, his ground game is solid and i think he is the best he's ever been since working his way upto the championship. When he wins, i guarentee he will be the champ for a long time !!!!!!!

Post #29   6/28/07 5:12:13PM   

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Posted by ac_gi

81 % for Sherk? I thought Sherk would be the popular favorite but I didn't expect such a large discrepancy in the numbers.



I'm actually surprised it's this close.

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