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Menjivar vs. Yamamoto added to UFC 165 in Sept.

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In addition to the Light Heavyweight title fight, UFC 165 will feature a battle between "The Pride of El Salvador" and "Kid" Yamamoto.

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Post #1   6/20/13 1:52:41AM   

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This is going to be a fun scrap.

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Post #2   6/20/13 5:39:58AM   

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Sadly, I see this being Kid's last fight in the UFC and (possibly) his career.

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Post #3   6/20/13 6:29:12AM   

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Posted by emfleek

Sadly, I see this being Kid's last fight in the UFC and (possibly) his career.


Was he cut once before or did he just have a long lay off? I certainly don't like his chances here.

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Post #4   6/20/13 7:11:34AM   

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Kid should be at 125 if he wants any chance of ever winning in the UFC.

Post #5   6/20/13 7:33:40AM   

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Surprised Kid wasn't cut, happy to see him back
This is a tough fight and I agree a cut to 125 would have been smarter but maybe he is also getting up there in age, I hope he's been training a lot during this layoff.

Post #6   6/20/13 10:23:26AM   

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Kid is just straight up not at the level of the UFC fighters that he is getting paired up with, he is past his prime. I think he is cut when he losses this one (it would be like the fourth in a row I think).

Post #7   6/20/13 10:49:01AM   

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This should be a very good fight, but I think Menjivar is more well-rouded.

Post #8   6/20/13 11:49:14AM   

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Menjivar will beat Yamamoto easily. Atleast Kid came to the UFC and gave it a go I have to give him props for that.

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Post #9   6/20/13 12:54:00PM   

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Badass match. Tough fight for kid.
Should be his last in Ufc. Then on too one fc probably

Post #10   6/20/13 2:36:45PM   

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this will be Kid's last match in the UFC..Ivan is more UFC level then Kid..i predict a a sub from Ivan..

Post #11   6/20/13 2:44:14PM   

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I used to love Kid. I wish he could've made it into the UFC a lot earlier in his career. Damn shame.

With that said, I'm excited for this fight.

Post #12   6/20/13 5:08:39PM   

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The ufc loves Menjivar these days, and where's the "Kid" been? I pick Ivan ftw.

Post #13   6/21/13 8:44:57AM