Is there anyone more undeserving of title shots than Holly Holm?

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  1. Joshuaace

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    Okay Bud, but it does look like you are trying to remove one of them from title contention. So who do you propose Nunez fight while Vieira/Holm have their fight? Or should the Champ just sit out and wait?
     
  2. youllneverwalkalone

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    Realistically, it will depend very much on what the fighters (especially Nunes) want. One good option is having Nunes fight Cyborg next and have Holm fight Vieira for the #1 spot at BW.

    If you are asking what I personally would like, then it's Nunes vs Holm, winner fights Cyborg. I like Vieira but I think she needs another fight before a TS, so I'd have her fight a top ranked BW (maybe GDR or Pena, they should both come back soon) in the meanwhile.
     
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  3. Joshuaace

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    So shook you now have Colby failing as a match maker also. He's been barking up the tree since his debut. 8-1 getting a paper belt shot has no place on this list. Doesn't matter how much I despise a fighter, I have respect for 9-1.
     
  4. executionermma

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    Vieira just beat 2 former title challengers in McMann and Zingano. Her UFC competition so far has been better than Holm's before the Rousey fight, so yeah ofc Vieira deserves a titleshot, at least much more than Holly does. I wouldn't be against a title eliminator between them, but if someone is ahead, to me it obviously should be Vieira.
     
  5. youllneverwalkalone

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    McMann and Zingano were former title challengers all right but that was ages ago (and I mean both in terms of time and of skill-level). Neither was near title contention at the time they fought Vieira. Cat in particular was coming off 2 losses and a 2 years hiatus so she wasn't exactly a world-beater at that point. Anyway, if you think Vieira's resume gives her a stronger claim to a TS knock yourself out.

    Preferences aside, the other obvious thing here is that very few people would be excited about a Nunes-Vieira fight at this point, whereas Nunes-Holm coudl be decent in terms of PPV buys.
     
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  6. 58miles

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    Holly Holm has already gotten too many undeserved title shots, she doesn't need another. As for Nunes her next fight should be against Ketlen or the woman she called out first, Cris Cyborg.
     
  7. youllneverwalkalone

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    Holly Holm is #1 contender at BW. Holm-Vieira or Nunes-Holm next.
     
  8. 58miles

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    She's 2-4 in her last 6 fights with only 1 of those wins at 135. No more title shots for Holly Holm right now. If she wants a shot at the 135lb belt let her win some more fights at 135 meanwhile let Nunes fight Cyborg or Ketlen.
     
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  9. youllneverwalkalone

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    No more TS for Holm? Fine. Let's have Holm vs Vieira next.

    You guys need to understand nobody gives a shit about Vieira vs Nunes right now. Vieira is a no name fighter and just because she edged out a victory over Zingano (who 0-2 and coming off two years inactivity) doesn't deserve TS before Holly who is #1 at BW.
     
  10. Coexist

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    Silliest thread title I've read today
     

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