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Gilbert Melendez recently said he would like to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov, and the Dagestani fighter responded in apparent agreement.

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Post #1   10/30/13 6:42:01PM   

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am i the only one who thinks this fight would be AWESOME!!!??


Seriously though Id pick Nurmagomedov. the dude is a beast and his grappling is really pretty badass. although i have seen him eat a few shots though


oh well im on the bandwagon

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Post #2   10/30/13 7:09:29PM   

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Someone with some tdd and good stand up. Yup I'll take Gil all day

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Post #3   10/30/13 7:14:45PM   

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This fight would be an awesome brawl, it could just as easily look like the Tibau fight but I think Melendez has much better movement and would turn it into a much better fight.

Post #5   10/30/13 8:02:50PM   

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This fight is fantastic. Lw is looking exciting as hell.

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Awesome match up. Nurmagomedov is no joke.

Post #7   10/30/13 9:06:11PM   

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Posted by KungFuMaster

Awesome match up. Nurmagomedov is no joke.



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Posted by george112




I don't remember even seeing this. It must have happened long after I fell asleep.

Post #9   10/30/13 11:53:20PM   

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Fight may happen for number one contender

Post #10   10/31/13 12:56:45AM   

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I'd love to see this fight

Either guy wins and they're in title talks.

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Post #11   10/31/13 1:19:09PM   

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Would love to see this fight! Such an interesting stylistic matchup which I love of course

Post #13   11/1/13 12:54:34PM   

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Would have to definitely take Gil. Though he's been improving, I don't even think Khabib beat Tibau a few fights back. Gil isn't a matchup made for Khabib to shine in at all.

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