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Josh Thomson vs. Maximo Blanco Set for Unannounced Strikeforce Show on Sept. 10

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Maximo Blanco is ready to make his Strikeforce debut and he’ll get the chance to face a former champion.

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Post #1   6/1/11 5:17:36PM   

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Lol, beat me to it by seconds.

This is a pretty big step up in competition for Blanco. I think Thomson should be able to win, but I wouldn't bet on it. This fight will be epic though. That much is certain.

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If Thompson can avoid the first round blitz, he should be able to take the fight and possibly finish with a submission.

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Thompson easy

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People dont know Blanco has an awesome wrestling background, he will easily keep this on the feet where he's going to merc Josh Thomson for a stoppage or a 30-26 type decision. Surprised they didnt just sign him into the UFC, bad move, he deserves his shot over a lot of the garbage talent from TUF in the last few years.

Post #5   6/1/11 8:47:21PM