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Old 07-18-2014, 12:28 AM   #51

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Originally Posted by FlyingKimurabar View Post
IIRC Jacare cracked Rockhold plenty with big right hands. Think he even dropped Luke. Also people forget how close of a fight that was. Very close. Many scored it for Jacare.
He had right hand's early in the 1st & 2nd that staggered Luke but didn't put him down. Jacare started dropping off midway through round 2.

Rockhold does need to learn how to keep his hands near his face.

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Old 07-18-2014, 12:35 AM   #52

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Luke is a tough match-up for Chris. GTFO, it's a great fight.

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Old 07-18-2014, 12:36 AM   #53

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Vitor, Rockhold, and Jacare are all potentially very dangerous fights for Chris. It is MMA after all. But if he gets by those three I don't see who beats him. And I still would give Machida in a rematch the best shot of anyone (depending on the time frame as he isn't a young fighter) But I don't see any of them beating Weidman twice so if one does manage to get him they won't have the belt for long.

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Old 07-18-2014, 06:32 AM   #54

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Weidman would annihilate Jacare. Rockhold is at least semi-well rounded.

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Old 07-18-2014, 06:34 AM   #55

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Chris is gonna smash Luke's surfboard if they ever fight.

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Old 07-18-2014, 06:52 AM   #56
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Originally Posted by brian12 View Post
He doesn't have the hand speed or athleticism to strike with Weidman.
Who, this guy?

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Old 07-18-2014, 07:45 AM   #57

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Two well rounded fighters peaking in their prime. Can't wait.
You're gonna have to. This fight isn't gonna happen anytime soon if ever.

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Old 07-18-2014, 08:34 AM   #58

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Originally Posted by bellend View Post
Rockhold is a lot larger with reach and frame compared to Weidman but his striking and chin isn't up to par.
They're pretty much the same size. Rockhold is an inch taller, Weidman's reach is an inch longer.

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