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Karlos Vemola out at UFC 155, Strikeforce vet Derek Brunson meets Chris Leben

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Four-time Strikeforce veteran Derek Brunson is making his way to the UFC. Brunson replaces an injured Karlos Vemola and now meets Chris Leben at UFC 155.

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Post #1   12/18/12 9:05:50PM   

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Brunson is a tough young kid I think he has a bright future. I'm curious to see how he rebounds from the knockout loss to Jacare. This is a very winnable fight for both men.

Post #2   12/18/12 9:22:21PM   

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Lombard!....or Brunson, he's my second choice.

Post #3   12/18/12 9:23:20PM   

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I just don't think Brunson is well-rounded enough to take on a vet like Leben.

Leben via tko.

Post #4   12/18/12 9:41:53PM   

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Nice to see Brunson in the UFC. If Jacare can KO Brunson, Leben should be more than capable. Brunson is a little more well rounded however. If he Brunson can get this to the ground it's his fight to win, but Leben's chance of getting a quick stoppage are good. Hmmm I'll have to think about this one lol.

Post #5   12/18/12 11:23:39PM   

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Posted by Gogoplatapus

Lombard!....or Brunson, he's my second choice.



i think its too early for leban to fight lombard. i think he needs a smaller name thats tough but not lombard caliber. i dont want to see leban get destroyed right after being layed up for that long. i think brunson is a great choice, he's tough and young with a lot to prove. leban has to prove himself again too.

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Post #6   12/19/12 12:14:03AM   

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Very surprised lombard didn't take this fight.
This card is taking hits. Not suprised.

Glad Brunson stepped up. I hope they get a replacement for McKenzie

Post #7   12/19/12 2:00:46AM