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Jose Aldo 367 67.09%
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Old 10-21-2014, 04:30 PM   #181
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There's a first time for everything. The Alpha Hombres always come in with great cardio.
Chad wasn't displaying phenomenal cardio in his bout with Nick Lentz. I don't expect a repeat of that performance, but figured it should be mentioned.

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Old 10-21-2014, 04:32 PM   #182
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Such a tough one. As a huge Mendes fan, this fight makes me nervous. Overall, I give Aldo a slight advantage.

The striking will be close early, but I expect Aldo to find his rhythm around the second/third round. Mendes is first guy IMO to be just as explosive in this department as Aldo, but he doesn't have the fluidity and general experience Aldo does.

I do think Mendes can bully Aldo in the clinch again. By that, I mean having Aldo pretty much constantly defending against the cage and losing the positioning battle.

Takedowns will be few and far between. I think it'll be a lot like Edgar/Aldo here. Mendes will get a takedown or two, but will have trouble doing much with it.

If Mendes can avoid the finishing shots by Aldo (head kicks, knees, spinning shit) he can make a it a very close one and possibly eek out a decision.

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Old 10-21-2014, 04:36 PM   #183
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Chad wasn't displaying phenomenal cardio in his bout with Nick Lentz. I don't expect a repeat of that performance, but figured it should be mentioned.
This is a huge factor that worries me. Yes, he was sick in that fight. But if you watch the Guida fight closely, he slows down noticeably towards the end of the second and in the third. I think this is really overlooked because he still got the finish late.

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Old 10-21-2014, 05:00 PM   #184
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Such a tough one. As a huge Mendes fan, this fight makes me nervous. Overall, I give Aldo a slight advantage.

The striking will be close early, but I expect Aldo to find his rhythm around the second/third round. Mendes is first guy IMO to be just as explosive in this department as Aldo, but he doesn't have the fluidity and general experience Aldo does.

I do think Mendes can bully Aldo in the clinch again. By that, I mean having Aldo pretty much constantly defending against the cage and losing the positioning battle.

Takedowns will be few and far between. I think it'll be a lot like Edgar/Aldo here. Mendes will get a takedown or two, but will have trouble doing much with it.

If Mendes can avoid the finishing shots by Aldo (head kicks, knees, spinning shit) he can make a it a very close one and possibly eek out a decision.
this is pretty much how i feel
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This is a huge factor that worries me. Yes, he was sick in that fight. But if you watch the Guida fight closely, he slows down noticeably towards the end of the second and in the third. I think this is really overlooked because he still got the finish late.
valid point yet Lentz is solid and being sick while fighting sucks hard. that aspect def being underrated. Also chasing guida around 2 rounds should be like 4 with aldo. Aldos been somewhat slow paces and guidas a bouncy ball lol.

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Old 10-21-2014, 08:19 PM   #185
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Going with Aldo as of right now, but I reserve the right to change my mind before Saturday.

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Old 10-21-2014, 11:42 PM   #186
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Going with Mendes as long as he can survive the first 2 rounds. His style will outscore aldo as they both gas

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Old 10-22-2014, 03:36 AM   #187
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Old 10-22-2014, 08:46 AM   #188
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Aldo by tko but I think Mendes would put up a better fight this time around

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Old 10-22-2014, 07:06 PM   #189
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This PPV comes down to: Is Aldo v. Mendes worth $50 for that fight alone?

Rest of the card is dogshit.

Over the Hill Glover vs. Mr. Pink Shorts? Hell na!

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