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Who do you "THINK" will win Silva vs Sonnen II

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Who do you "THINK" will win
Anderson Silva 37 67%
Chael Sonnen 18 33%
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I think Silva is the better fighter by far.. but "Styles make fights!" and Sonnen's wrestling + GNP is exactly the recipe to undo Silva's "GOAT" Style

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Posted by Patchedup15

I think Silva is the better fighter by far.. but "Styles make fights!" and Sonnen's wrestling + GNP is exactly the recipe to undo Silva's "GOAT" Style

It would mess up his P4P rank, that I agree on, but even a lose doesn't undo anything he accomplished....including a sub win over Sonnen. If Sonnen wins, its still 1-1

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I can't see Sonnen stopping Silva and I can't see Sonnen successfully dodging head kicks and knees all five rounds either. I think the first fight was more a matter of the fact that SOMEBODY would eventually beat the odds and make it through 4 rounds of precision strikes and it just happened to be Sonnen.

The rematch should help determine whether or not luck was involved in the first fight.

Silva by KO.

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Posted by Vikingr

Silva will win.He is a real man of steel,unlike Sonnen.




I'm a little confused... Chael is skinny and doesn't train hard? In my opinion, Anderson is the 'skinnier' guy, at least he will be on fight night. If you aren't talking about fight night, then maybe Chael is 'skinnier', but that would lead to your second point. I could be wrong, but I was under the impression that Anderson gets a little out of shape and/or packs on some pounds in the midsection when not training for a fight. Also, I was under the impression that Chael trains pretty hard (just maybe not on sub defense). I know I've seen some videos of him and it looked to me like he was working pretty hard. I remember a couple with Okami and Chael was destroying him in the drills.

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Posted by prophecy033

Seems to be a difference between who you WANT to win and who you THINK will win


its like when my fave fighter, Keith Jardine, fought Rampage. I wanted Jardine to win, but I picked Rampage because he hits harder and has a far better chin.

but with this fight here, Sonnen has the style to beat Silva - especially if he improved his sub defense to above average. I hate Silva, but it is difficult to pick against him

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Who i want to win = Chael Sonnen

Who i think will win = Anderson Silva

Their tale in the first fight was that shot that Chael landed early in the first that had Silva hurt, then he rushed in and took Silva down and didn't look back. I just don't think Anderson lets that happen again, i think he controls the striking and that will be the full story of the fight.

I want Chael to beat on him, but i just don't think it happens unfortunately.

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