Who would teh Chris have a better chance against in a rematch - Rockhold or Romero?

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  1. Matty da Ranga

    Matty da Ranga Banned Banned

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    Both fights will take place at Light Heavyweight.


    Since Luke says he's going to 205 and Yoel needs to be up there too.

    Me personally, I think he loses both.
     
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    Rockholds chin has slipped more than Yoels diet,

    so I vote Rockhold.
     
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    Arm Barbarian Steel Belt Platinum Member

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    He actually was doing pretty well against Yoel before getting his head kneed clean off.
     
  4. Matty da Ranga

    Matty da Ranga Banned Banned

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    It was 1-1 going into the 3rd, however Weidman barely won the 1st whereas Yoel clearly won the 2nd.

    He was doing ok, but not winning by any means.
     
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    joeyjoejoe Silver Belt

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    Neither it’s a loss either way lol. I kid, Rockhold would be the better match up at this point. Yoel’s only gotten older and meaner while Rockhold has been finished twice. The Chris at 205 would be interesting.
     
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    Really? I remember Yoel started taking im down at will.
     
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    Same result by both, but he might have a better chance against a chinny Luke (but at 205 his chin might hold up better).
     
  8. EmbraceTheGrind

    EmbraceTheGrind Orange Belt

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    I'd favor Chris in a rematch over them both. Chris actually started going for wrist rides in his last fight.. something he should've been doing the day he won the belt.
     
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    Exactly what i remember. He started fading in the 2nd, allowing yoel to take over. Yoel would have probably won the 3rd as well.
     
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    jenspulverizer Blue Belt

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    That's Yoel's fighting style, he takes rounds off then smashes you when he see's a small opening
     
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    I feel like hes gigantic at 85 even compared to Luke who is also a huge 85er. His power would be only enhanced when his fight night weight is heavier, and I dont think Rockhold's bones would be able to handle.
     
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    Its yoels style. He isn’t trying to win a decision ,just looking to take your head off. He’s happy to hang back and get tagged up it seems. He did the same against Whitaker.
    Who knows though? Maybe if Chris never kept spamming takedowns he most likely wouldn’t have took a knee to the dome. Question is would Yoel have eventually found another way to almost kill him.
     
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    Chris might, & that's a big might, have a chance against Luke in a rematch.
     
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    Obviously Rockhold. I seriously doubt he beats Romero anywhere
     
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    So Rockhold.
     
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    Definitely Rockhold. If Bisping can knock Rockhold out clean, you have to think pretty much any good fighter on the roster has a great chance at doing the same.
     
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    Can't I just remember and love the fact that Romero brutally ko'ed both of them?<{vega}>
     
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    The Chris would KO Luke in a rematch

    Romero likely has Chris’s number
     
  19. Human Bass

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    He wasn't, he clearly lost the 2nd round. Actually he was winning the Rockhold fight til that stupid kick.
     
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    He murdered them both, the guy is brutal inside that cage but such a nice guy outside of it lol.
     
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