Weidman vs David Branch #1 contender fight should be next?

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  1. daltonames

    daltonames Brown Belt

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    Not as low as Boetsch, and lytoto and Jacare just fought. I honestly have no problem with the fight, or the winner getting a shot after Kelvin. i mean, Kelvin, Whittaker and Yoel and it drops off after that. just keep it moving and the belt being defended.
     
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  2. pizzle

    pizzle Brown Belt

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    Weidman vs Brunson

    Branch vs I have NOT a clue
     
  3. K-Town Punk

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    Branch? No. Gastelum will probably get the title shot against the winner of Whittaker vs Romero so he's not an option. I'd put Weidman vs Souza or Rockhold as the next #1 contender's fight, even if they lost their last fight. Branch could either fight the winner of Brunson vs Carlos jr. or, if they really want to throw him in at the deep end again, the loser of the title fight. But Branch needs more than just one more victory to earn a title shot, he's only had one against a ranked opponent in the UFC so far.
     
  4. Workaholic

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    I agree. Whittaker fights Yoel, winner fights Kelvin, winner fights Weidman/Branch winner

    It makes the most sense to do it this way

    I pick Bobby Knucks to win all 3
     
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  5. LongDongSilver

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    Branch had a great opportunity when he made rockglasschin back pedal.. To bad he couldn't of landed a good hard shot ..

    and your right rocksalt did great with those guys too !!
     
  6. Evangelion

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    Branch vs Jacare

    Weidman vs Brunson/Carlos Jr winner

    Gives the Ufc two legit title contenders
     
  7. tehMoose

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    Weidman vs Jacare
     
  8. The Natural Born Runner

    The Natural Born Runner Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card Yellow Card Banned

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    It still kills me that Mousasi is not in this division any more :(
     
  9. mmacasualviewer

    mmacasualviewer Hardcores vs Casuals

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    Branch doesn't want to fight Serra Longo fighters. He personally likes Weidman.




    Just give Branch direct to Gastelum, Branch will probably win.

    Gastelum got given the most kamikaze Middleweight and then the least talented striker of the large wrestlers at 185.
     
  10. Aberlour

    Aberlour Orange Belt

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    Weidman does not deserve a title shot until he beats the Robert / Yoel loser and then beats the Champ vs Gastelum loser...imo.
     
  11. sampuncher

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    I'd have Kelvin above Weidman, I know Weidman beat Kelvin before and is ranked higher but Kelvin's been that much more active and Jacare is a great win for him.

    Let's not forget Weidmans 1 fight off a 3 fight losing streak aswell.

    I suppose all depends who wins at 225.
     
  12. sampuncher

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    I can't believe Branch is being discussed as a contender by the way, the division isn't that shallow.
     
  13. MeatheadFighter

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    Is this really where we're at? Damn MW is weak nowadays.
     
  14. Organic Damage

    Organic Damage Dancing on the ashes of the World

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    If Branch doesn't deserve Weidman Brunson certainly doesn't either.

    Maybe Branch and Brunson should fight each other?
     
  15. Duck Dodgers

    Duck Dodgers Aesthetic and explosive

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    Brunson is booked against Shoe Face in July, guys.
     
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    That’s 13? Well color me pedophile

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    No because Weidman is still in a cast and his return timeline is towards the end of the year.
     
  18. pizzle

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    Kinda looks like Branch is in no man's land right now..

    A lot of guys booked or coming off just having fought
     

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