Khalil Rountree Has Offered to Step in vs. Alexander Gustafsson @ UFC 227

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  1. Arkridge

    Arkridge Senior Moderator Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Don't see Gustafsson accepting this fight. Very high risk and a very low reward.

    I think he'd wash Khalil, but it's still risky.
     
  2. Rygu

    Rygu Black Belt Platinum Member

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    If I were Gus I would decline, there's nothing to gain from this fight unless he needs the money really bad and this guy is his only option to fight.
     
  3. KazDibiase

    KazDibiase "My style is kneeing people in the face."

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    I'll take it! :D

    Hopefully Khalil come in rare form and win cause we need new blood for the LHW divison.
     
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  4. RealMadridMMA

    RealMadridMMA Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    I think he'll accept if the offer really is on the table. He just wants to fight.

    Khalil is a dangerous fight for Gustafsson, at least for the first round. He's explosive as fuck and hits hard. Overall Gustafsson is the better fighter though.

    EDIT: I think they might wait until this weekends fights to make a decision. If Shogun, Corey or Smith dominated their opponents they could possibly want one of them to fight at 227 if they're uninjured.
     
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  5. arrelione

    arrelione Member of the YES!!! Revolution

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    Nah, Alex will call out a MW coming of a loss instead.
     
  6. Dbreiden83080

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    Gus needs to take it. Solidify his number 1 contender spot. He has been out a long time..
     
  7. podsox

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    Squash match imo. Still don’t think roundtree is anything special
     
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    I don't see Alexander accepting that one, don't think Gus is completely over his blackguyitis...
     
  9. Gabe

    Gabe Saturdays are for the Boys

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    I hope it happens. Not as good of an opponent as Volkan but Gus needs to fight it's been too long. Also Rountree can put anyone's lights out.
     
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    joeyjoejoe Silver Belt

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    Take the fight and crush him Gus, got to stay active so people actually remember you for something other than your losses.
     
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    pizzle Black Belt

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    I thought it was ROUND tree not Rountree
     
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    If Gus is serious about getting the belt he must take this fight.
     
  14. RustyShacleford

    RustyShacleford Blue Belt

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    If he wants the DC rematch, he'd better take a fight. Doesn't have to be Rountree if someone better is available, but he needs to fight someone. If Shogun fights and wins and Gus doesn't fight, it's gonna be hard to argue that Gus deserves the shot.
     
  15. SKITZADACTYL

    SKITZADACTYL Gold Belt

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    i mean good for rountree for KO'ing a shot saki, but gus fucks him up.
     
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    Thesnake101 Think about it, it worth it.

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    Khalil Rumble Jr blacks him.
     
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  17. UL

    UL no more yellows

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    haha

    shogun vs gus should have been the fight for the belt

    dumb noobs
    including you OP
     
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    Lets see how much of a viking you are Gus
     
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    Fighting Romero or Rockhold would be smart, thankfully you're not his manager.
     
  20. Arkridge

    Arkridge Senior Moderator Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    I can't wait for the realization that Shogun is done to wash over you when Anthony Smith thuds an elbow over his temple and Rua's body collapses into itself
     

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