Weidman next for title shot

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  1. Mason Magboo

    Mason Magboo White Belt

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    According to the official UFC rankings, Chris Weidman is higher than Gastelum with number 3 over number 4. Do u think he gets the shot at the belt? I think
     
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    Nah, even though that's how it SHOULD work, I see Gastelum getting it.

    The UFC has been trying to push him into a title shot forever.
     
  4. Mason Magboo

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    Nope
     
  5. Verace

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    Weidman is the GOAT of last week. No one cares about him anymore, just his dad.
     
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    Weidman had his moment in the sun. He was the guy who derailed and defended against Silva. But since his performance has been mixed at best.
     
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    a guy who's 1-3 in his last 4 and hasn't fought in a year is ranked higher than (because he beat) a guy who is 4-1-1 in the same time period. each against top 5 and top 10 fights.

    welcome to mma rankings, son.

    but to answer your question, odds are he won't. huge odds. a very remote chance. but in this day and age of title defenses against #13 ranked 45 year old fighters....well, if Weidman gets a title shot, we can honestly say we've seen worse.
     
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    Hi Chris
     
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    No, because hes been too inactive while Big Gas has beaten the former champ and former #1 contender since his loss to My Boy

    Weidman needs another win, give him David Branch or the winner of Shoeface, then if he wins that, a title shot
     
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    Sure. Weidman was always winning every fight until he lost, And according to himself is the best mw ever, so a titleshot Sounds right.
     
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    Chris needs to fight Jacare or rematch Luke. He needs at least one more win before he gets a title shot imo
     
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    He sent the Moose running to another org, of course he deserves a title shot.
     
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    1-3 in his last 4. 3 bad loses against guys ranked higher then kelvin at the time. Kelvin wasn't ranked that high when chris beat him MMA MATH doesn't work. Chris is a couple fights off a title shot. I personally think it should be jacare Weidman at this point
     
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    Dude is approaching a year since he last fought, and has been TKOd in 3 of his last 4.

    He needs another win or two to even be considered. But then, this is the UFC, so anything goes.
     
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    Is like you are trying to convince yourself rather than us

    Gastelum gets the shot
     
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    No. No I do not.
     
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    All I know is Silva is done, Vitor is done, Machida is old as shit, Bisping is done, Rockhold's at 205 etc... This division is turning to shit.
     
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    No he's completely unreliable
     
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    No.
     
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