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Stefan Struve returns at UFC 175 to meet Matt Mitrione

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The long heart-related saga is over for Stefan Struve, and the big man will make his UFC comeback at UFC 175.

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Post #1   5/8/14 12:37:47AM   

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Not the best fight for Struve coming off a layoff.

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Post #2   5/8/14 12:43:11AM   

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I like the fight. Glad struve is back

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Meathead Via Flying Arm Bar

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Meathead Via Flying Arm Bar



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Risky fight for Struve but he can definitely pull it off if he doesnt go toe to toe. Once it hits the ground its over.

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I think this is an excellent welcoming back fight for Struve. I'd like to see how he handles Meathead before he gets back near the top 10 guys.

Like mentioned already Struve should/could take this very easily. But a slugfest is not his best chance of winning.

I wouldn't be surprised if Struve is right around a 2-1 favorite. The time off is always a bit of concern though.

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I have always liked Struve as a fighter, purely for his heart for a fight against older and stronger opponents at a young age for a heavyweight. So I am hoping Struve has learned a lesson from his fight against Hunt..... Dont trade with the heavy hitters. He has more than enough skill to win this on the ground, but Mitrione's chance improves dramatically if it stays standing.

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WAR STRUVE!

Maybe with all this time off, he was able to work on his reach advantage and his striking. Doubtful.

Struve via submission round 2.

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Glad to have the skyscraper back

I just pray that he uses his BJJ versus Meathead! Struve has decent striking (Stipe, Morecraft..) but his ground game is where it's at. Don't be a hero Stefan!!!

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This is a winnable fight for both guys. It should be an absolute war!

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Great to see him back.

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I'll be gutted if we never see Struve vs Big Nog at some stage in the future.

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Just good to see him back, was looking doubtful there for a while.

Post #14   5/8/14 2:48:07PM