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Old 01-22-2014, 02:16 AM   #61

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Originally Posted by BearGrounds View Post
Sounds like you believe Penn to be motivated.
yes I do considering leaving yes men for a camp of elites and going back to his bjj roots im pretty sure Baby Jay is motivated and ready to win what should be the rubber match

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Old 01-22-2014, 02:29 AM   #62
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While I agree that the result of their first fight would've made it (along with other reasons like losing and weight cutting) more natural for Penn to return at LW, the result of that first fight also sways perceptions of a 3rd fight in a too extreme direction.

Complaints would somewhat turn to praises if the judges had scored it the way the large majority saw it, like with the making of Penn/Hughes 3 after Penn's losses at LW.

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Old 01-22-2014, 02:36 AM   #63

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Originally Posted by SODACKER View Post
There was a stretch he was in seven straight title fights. He won 3. He should have a long road back.
He's a fan favorite and he's marketable.

With that, if he beats BJ, he'll have one fight, then a title shot.

Maaaaaaaybe two fights after Penn, if the division is clogged like it is now, but even then, thats a big stretch.

Cub Swanson will be the FW champ.

Aldo/Pettis will never happen.

Barao and MM are 2 of the best champs.
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