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Old 12-25-2013, 08:27 AM   #1
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Yoel Romero

Not heard much hype around this guy at all. Why do guys like Khabib, Barboza and McGregor get talked up as future champs despite the obvious holes in their games. This guy's an olympic silver medalist in freestyle wrestling, has sick KO power, all finishes by T/KO, only loss to Feijao at LHW. I'm happy to be proven wrong but as far as I can see his only weakness is his age.

After he destroys Brunson he deserves a better opponent (Brunson is a step down from Markes imo). He's title material if he stays injury free.

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Old 12-25-2013, 08:29 AM   #2
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He's exciting no doubt. Loved it when he brutally ended Markes' boring ass. But he's pretty old so that doesn't make many people too excited.

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Old 12-25-2013, 08:34 AM   #3
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It just upsets me we did not see a 28-29 year old Yoel Romero. His age will play a factor

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Old 12-25-2013, 08:42 AM   #4
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agree. he is kinda old to start. thats probably the reason

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Old 12-25-2013, 08:45 AM   #5
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It just upsets me we did not see a 28-29 year old Yoel Romero. His age will play a factor
Too right, would've been sweet if he'd taken up MMA younger. Still, I'm struggling to name a MW he wouldn't stand a good chance against. It's strange that this guy's stayed under a lot of fans' radars when he's clearly a threat to anyone at MW.

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Hes exciting, but hes old as fuck, thats why.

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It just upsets me we did not see a 28-29 year old Yoel Romero. His age will play a factor
Seriously.

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Old 12-25-2013, 09:16 AM   #8
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If he was 10-13 years younger dude would have a thread everyday especially after the flying knee and putting Markes to sleep.

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Still 2 years younger than the guy who's the betting favourite to reclaim the middleweight title on Saturday.

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Old 12-25-2013, 09:42 AM   #10
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He's had some. Terrible fights too.

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