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Although UFC Fight Night 20 still hasn't been announced yet by UFC, the January event in Virginia now has it's main event-Nate Diaz vs. Gray Maynard. Diaz's camp has confirmed the fight and word is Maynard will probably get a future title shot if he wins.

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Post #1   10/20/09 7:57:18PM   

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Good for Gray. He deserves a chance at a title shot.

Post #2   10/20/09 8:03:11PM   

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how many fight nights has nate diaz done? it has to be like 5 after this one. he's the fight night KING!!

Post #3   10/20/09 8:05:16PM   

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didnt diaz already sub him in tuf? Either way maynard by ud

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Maynard gets a title shot if he wins, but Diaz doesn't?

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Nate lost two in a row before submitting Melvin. Even a victory over Gray would put him a couple wins away from a shot with BJ.

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Posted by Wallass

Nate lost two in a row before submitting Melvin. Even a victory over Gray would put him a couple wins away from a shot with BJ.



This is true, I just think it's kinda stupid to have a matchup where only 1 person would benefit from winning. Using the logic of Nate's most recent slide in the UFC, what does a win over him really do for Gray? I know Nate beat him on the show, so that is good motivation for the fight, I just think Gray should probably get another fight before his title shot.. preferrably Sherk, Stevenson or Florian...all who have been in the title picture the past few years. Just my .02

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Posted by xdanish020


Posted by Wallass

Nate lost two in a row before submitting Melvin. Even a victory over Gray would put him a couple wins away from a shot with BJ.



This is true, I just think it's kinda stupid to have a matchup where only 1 person would benefit from winning. Using the logic of Nate's most recent slide in the UFC, what does a win over him really do for Gray? I know Nate beat him on the show, so that is good motivation for the fight, I just think Gray should probably get another fight before his title shot.. preferrably Sherk, Stevenson or Florian...all who have been in the title picture the past few years. Just my .02



I totally disagree I believe nate has everything to gain. Instead of feeding him another can they give him gray who's been looking top 5 imo hes been beastly and ever improving. A win over gray would push him way up in the rankings prob putting him 1 away from a title. this being said they would give him another top level compeitior instead of beating a can then having to face somebody like gray. so imo this could put him 2 win away from a shot compared to 3 if he would have to fight a can then 2 more top competitors.

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Posted by RandyCouture


Posted by xdanish020


Posted by Wallass

Nate lost two in a row before submitting Melvin. Even a victory over Gray would put him a couple wins away from a shot with BJ.



This is true, I just think it's kinda stupid to have a matchup where only 1 person would benefit from winning. Using the logic of Nate's most recent slide in the UFC, what does a win over him really do for Gray? I know Nate beat him on the show, so that is good motivation for the fight, I just think Gray should probably get another fight before his title shot.. preferrably Sherk, Stevenson or Florian...all who have been in the title picture the past few years. Just my .02



I totally disagree I believe nate has everything to gain. Instead of feeding him another can they give him gray who's been looking top 5 imo hes been beastly and ever improving. A win over gray would push him way up in the rankings prob putting him 1 away from a title. this being said they would give him another top level compeitior instead of beating a can then having to face somebody like gray. so imo this could put him 2 win away from a shot compared to 3 if he would have to fight a can then 2 more top competitors.



Of course, this is pretty much common sense though. My point was focused more so on Gray getting a shot after defeating Nate.

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good rematch , i hope nate taps him again .

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good rematch

i like the bully in this one

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i don't see how u could not give gray a title shot if he wins
but if he does does that mean he would leap frog over frankie ?? for a title shot??

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So diaz subbed maynard on TUF? I can't remember all the past TUF's.

Its hard for me to pick against Diaz. But Idk yet. Good fight though.

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Posted by prozacnation1978

i don't see how u could not give gray a title shot if he wins
but if he does does that mean he would leap frog over frankie ?? for a title shot??



Gray beat Edgar last year, I think he is already ahead of him.

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All I'll say now is just announce the event already and put tickets on sale, UFC! If it's at Patriot Center as rumored I'm now willing to bankrupt myself to get tickets, this is turning into a great card. And one that's actually near where I live.

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