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After watching Aldo and Barao back-to-back with Dantas vs. Galvao in between, I can't help but wonder what would happen if Renan and Joes put their camp loyalty aside and fought each other. They have similar styles, with Aldo being a little faster and more accurate of a striker and Barao having the better ground game.


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Post #1   2/16/13 8:04:11PM   

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i honestly have no idea

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I'd take Aldo mostly due to size and experience over better fighters. I'd love to see it though.

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Aldo is more explosive, and a much tighter striker, I think that would give a slight edge.

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Posted by Budgellism

I'd take Aldo mostly due to size and experience over better fighters. I'd love to see it though.



I am inclined to go the same as Aldo's TDD would likely make it a striking battle. Barao does seem to handle the later rounds better, though, so if Barao was able to survive rounds 1 and 2 he'd have a good chance.

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Post #5   2/16/13 8:30:27PM   

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Posted by Budgellism

I'd take Aldo mostly due to size and experience over better fighters. I'd love to see it though.



same for me

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I'd go Jose. I think it would be a great fight, but I give Aldo the edge because of the aforementioned size and experience, as well as being the better, more powerful striker. I also think his vicious leg kicks could make a big difference.

Post #7   2/16/13 9:34:36PM   

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Aldo for sure
I think aldo would even finish him

Post #8   2/16/13 9:52:51PM   

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Posted by prozacnation1978

Aldo for sure
I think aldo would even finish him


im with u I think Aldo puts Barao away.

Post #9   2/16/13 10:44:24PM   

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Aldo via destruction

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Barao at +600 PG odds

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Aldo wins, his striking is on Anderson Silva level, nobody can touch him on the feet.

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I love Barao, but at this point it's difficult for me to pick against Aldo under any circumstance. He's hit the Anderson Silva/GSP plane, where I'll never pick against him in his division.

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Posted by Budgellism

I'd take Aldo mostly due to size and experience over better fighters. I'd love to see it though.



I have to agree... Barao may end up being better, but right now i'd go with Aldo all day

Post #14   2/20/13 10:17:06PM