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Hermes Franca vs. Sean Sherk?

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im down with him winning the LW title, mainly cause i DO NOT like sherks style of fighting. Prolly also because i got to train with franca here in hawaii, he is an amazing guy.

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I dont know why you guys think Franca has such a good chance at subbing sherk. He has only ever lost to GSP TKO and Hughes Descision. Sherk has very short limbs and a short neck. it is hard to catch this guy in a sub.

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Posted by Tibun

HERMES FRANCA


im down with him winning the LW title, mainly cause i DO NOT like sherks style of fighting. Prolly also because i got to train with franca here in hawaii, he is an amazing guy.


Whats that Crisp Boxing, awesome wrestling, and wicked cardio and strength?

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franca would get ripped apart.. hes too sloppy and gases easily



Franca's hands are wild but hard hitting, his cardio wasn't very good he looked gassed when Fisher was pressing the action.

Sherk by GnP

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Sherk by another 5 round War. But War Hermes Franca!

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I think Sherk would pwn Franca. Franca at this point is too slow, too sloppy, and does seem to gas a bit. Sherk has fought and competed against larger, faster, stronger opponents and more than held his own, given his size disadvantage (Hughes, GSP). I dont see Franca being a threat to Sherk atm. I dont think Sherk will have a problem until BJ moves down or they bring in some Pride talent

well said... I completely agree. I think if Melvin improves more, i think he would bring something to the table against Sherk. Melvin has great wrestling, he's a huge 155, he has solid stand up, and he is very powerful. There are many things to come in the UFC 155 pound division...

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Franca does deserve a shot,but i also think Sherk is all around too good for Franca

i dont really like Sherk and his LnP style but it will get the job done...i think France will be taken down at will and he wont land that shot he did on Fisher....Sherk defense is too solid to be KO'd on his feet

a good gameplan for Franca is to come up with a Chuck Liddell gameplan and Counter Counter Counter! knee Sherk coming in for a takedown......the only shot is for him to improve his striking......with those heavy hands i bet he has a fast mean uppercut!..just like chuck....

but then, even Franca said himself.."when i step in the cage,i forget about gameplan"......soo Sherk wins

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Post #23   2/5/07 11:23:14AM   

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I love Franca and amazed at the things he's done in the past year . On that note , I belive Sherk is to strong , has better stand-up , & his wrestling is off the hook .
The lightweight division is stacked with guys like Fisher , Edgar , T. Griffin , and possibly Jens and BJ jumping into the mix . Gotta love the 155ers !!!!

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I think he should fight Guillard, and the winner of that gets a title shot.

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