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Fights to make after UFC 156

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DrivenDavies15

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Alright guys so I'm going to try explaining my choices for fights to make, and discuss more n stuff, so tell me what you think,,, just trying to change it up lol.

Jose Aldo - Apparently Anthony Pettis texted Dana asking to fight Aldo at 145 which would be sick but as far as contenders go I'd have to say Ricardo Lamas would make the most sense right now, Swanson/Poirier winner and TKZ are up there as well

Frankie Edgar - He put on a great fight like always so I'd say if he sticks around at 145 (which I assume he will considering how good he looked) he could fight Erik Koch or Hatsu Hioki

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira - Pretty boring fight but none the less he won and it's huge for him so he's close to top of division by now, Glover Teixiera would be a good fight or maybe like Gustafsson/Mousasi winner but who know how things will play out.

Rashad Evans - Very surprised he lost this, Bader and Davis dominate lil nog and Rashad looks like crap... I still want to see him fight Shogun Rua and that fight makes sense right now, maybe loser of Gustafsson/Mousasi

Antonio Silva - Holy shit, pretty depressed as i'm a pretty big Overeem fanboy but wow Silva KO'd him clean so props. I'm not too interested in a Velasquez rematch right now but he beat the #1 contender so it wouldn't be out the question. Cormier/Mir winner would be good even though he already lost to Cormier, more so the Mir fight if he can get past DC would interest me. Struve/Hunt and Werdum if he beat Big Nog are the only other fights I can think of.

Alistair Overeem - Junior Dos Santos would be a great opponent and still a fight I would want to see, or Cormier/Mir loser. He looked good tonight but he got caught, I bet he wont underestimate anyone again.

Demian Maia - He is a BEAST at 170, dominated Fitch at his own game, he's got to be very close to a title shot now, that whole "tournament" thing for Condit/MacDonald and Hendricks/Ellenberger Dana White is talking about is happening so unclear on where he goes next. I say Hendricks get the shot if he beats Ellenberger and Condit/MacDonald winner should get Maia or also if Tarec Saffiedine is near the top of rankings as well after the Marquardt win he could fight him too.

Jon Fitch - Nice sub defense but he got dominated, I'd like to see him fight Martin Kampmann or Nate Marquardt next

Joseph Benavidez - looked great tonight, I think it's a little too soon for a MM rematch but I wouldn't be against it. I'd rather see him fight John Moraga for #1 contender.

Ian McCall - Solid effort in a defeat, Chris Cariaso makes sense next for him.

Evan Dunham - Big win for him tonight as well, I'd say Jamie Varner or Khabib Nurmogomedov would be good fights

Gleison Tibau - Yves Edwards or Mark Bocek sound good to me

Tyron Woodley - DAMN! People hate on him for being boring and he just sent a huge message, he did in 30 seconds what Jake Ellenberger couldn't come close to doing in 3 rounds. I'd say he gets Mike Pyle, John Hathway or maybe even Hardy/Brown winner. Lots of fights you could make for him.

Jay Hieron - I could see him Cut unfortunately, always been a solid guy but can't manage to get a win in the UFC, and with all this new talent coming over I just don't see him sticking around

Bobby Green - awesome performance, I would see him getting Evan Dunham or Edson Barboza would be cool with me

Jacob Volkmann - gassed hard and got subbed again, I'd give him Mac Danzig or someone like that.

Isaac Vallie-Flagg - He looked stellar too, I think Myles Jury or Francisco Trinaldo would be good for him.

Yves Edwards - sucks to see him lose but he hung in there, you could give him almost anyone, I'd like to see Matt Wiman or Melvin Gullard honestly

Dustin Kimura - Dude has some awesome BJJ and was arguably losing the 1st 2 rounds and comes back with a slick sub, Francisco Rivera would be a good fight

Chico Camus - should have kept it standing, probs would have won... Marcos Vinicius or Edwin Figueroa sound good to me

Francisco Rivera - great fight, great win, Dustin Kimura or Erik Perez are good fights

Edwin Figueroa - Chico Camus or Roland Delorme sound good to me

So let me know if you like this or not, I know it's more reading so i'd do whichever way. Also let me know what fights like you like after this upset filled night!

Post #1   2/3/13 4:05:14AM   

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love Rivera vs Kimura, Edwards vs Wiman, McCall vs Cariaso, Fitch vs Marquardt, Overeem vs JDS, Rashad vs Shogun, Edgar vs any 145er & Aldo vs Lamas

not quite sure how i feel about Pettis vs Aldo. i love em both & it'd be fun as hell to watch. but it's just so random to me, especially w/ all the exciting matchups for pettis at 155

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Post #2   2/3/13 5:11:32AM   

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Jose Aldo - Benson Henderson

Frankie Edgar - Korean Zombie

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira - Alexander Gustafsson

Rashad Evans - Glover Teixeira

Antonio Silva - Gabriel Gonzaga

Alistair Overeem - Junior Dos Santos .

Demian Maia - Rory MacDonald

Jon Fitch - Carlos Condit

Joseph Benavidez - John Moraga

Ian McCall - Chris Cariaso

Evan Dunham - Donald Cerrone

Tyron Woodley - Eric Silva




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Edit note/reason: Alexander Gustafsson

Post #3   2/3/13 10:47:53AM   

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Jose Aldo - Ricardo Lamas or Anthony Pettis
Frankie Edgar - Chad Mendes/Manny Gamburyan winner
Lil' Nog - James Te Huna/Ryan Jimmo winner
Rashad Evans - Dan Henderson/Lyoto Machida loser
Antonio Silva - Stefan Struve/Mark Hunt winner
Alistair Overeem - Junior Dos Santos
Demian Maia - Rory MacDonald/Carlos Condit winner
Jon Fitch - Johny Hendricks/Jake Ellenberger loser
Joe Benavidez - Demetrious Johnson rematch
Ian McCall - John Dodson
Evan Dunham - Diego Sanchez/Takanori Gomi winner
Gleison Tibau - Jacob Volkmann
Tyron Woodley - John Hathaway
Jay Hieron - Cut
Bobby Green - Matt Wiman
Jacob Volkmann - Gleison Tibau
Isaac Vallie-Flagg - Jon Tuck
Yves Edwards - Abel Trujillo
Dustin Kimura - Hugo Vianna
Chico Camus - Vaughan Lee/Motonobu Tezuka loser
Francisco Rivera - Brad Pickett
Edwin Figueroa - Roland Delorme

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Post #4   2/3/13 2:27:47PM   

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Mauler/Lil Nog or Mauler/Texeira sound awesome, I say make Mauler/Texeira and Lil Nog/Shogun 2 that will tell us where everybody stands at this point. It seems like everybody is looking lackluster lately......except Jones/Silva

Post #5   2/3/13 2:40:09PM