WW title picture looking very messy right now because of Woodley.

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  1. PROlogic

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    If Darren Till beats Wonderboy does he get the shot at Woodley?

    But then because of the interium title (due to Woodley's inactivity/injuries) how do you then give Till the shot over the interium title winner?

    But then at the same time, if you go by rankings, how do you not give Till the title shot when he will have beaten then #1 WW?

    Do you just do Till vs the title interium winner instead?

    But then that's killing 2 WW title fights 2 contenders

    WW title picture is in a very bad tricky place right now due to Woodley

    Let's hope Till can win big and make a definitive statement, and bring excitement and legitimacy back to the Welterweight title picture

    That will clear things up a bit more

    When is RDA vs Colby?

    Hopefully that happens soon

    Maybe the one with more impressive performance gets the shot

    Despite the messy WW title picture and awful Woodley, at least we have 2 great match ups to decide the future in Till vs Wonderboy, and RDA vs Colby
     
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    rda-colby is in a few weeks.

    since that's for an interim belt, i imagine winner gets first crack at woodley.

    if till beats wonderboy, he can either sit and wait for the winner of woodley-rda/colby or take another fight in the meantime.

    if wonderboy beats till, then one more contender (till) will have to work his way back to title contention.
     
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    in no uncertain terms, when champs don't fight contenders within reasonable amounts of time, the whole division suffers.

    Woodley and WW are merely the latest example.
     
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    Please, Woodley fought 4 times in a year and is now out due to a shoulder surgery. He is not inactive and WW is not messy
     
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    Is not having a Woodley fight so bad? I've actually always supported champions fighting less, at least in title fights, until clear #1 contenders emerge. I've never been for title fights simply cuz the champ is fresh.

    With that said, it would be nice if Woodley showed any eagerness to fight a contender.
     
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    RDA vs Colby is in two weeks, for the interim WW championship. Winner of that fights Woodley probably in September or October. That's it, unless something crazy happens.
     
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    the biggest thing that always comes to title fights is timing and who healthy coming out of fights..

    Woodley now said he cleared to return now.
     
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    Not sure why Woodley is trying to come back like a month after the Interim WW belt fight. Kinda seems like dodging.
     
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    What exactly did he say and when?
     
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    Finally someone who isn’t stupid.

    People hate on Woodley yet he’s super active. I don’t even find him that enjoyable, but I give respect to him 100%

    I want Thompson to hold the title. What sucks is if this was a “real” sport, Thompson again should get a shot.

    In a perfect world, #1 should always be given the shot (assuming he fights someone else after losing to the champ and wins that fight)

    It does get somewhat weird though if till does win, as you can see the ufc def wants him to be champ.

    My prediction..... Thompson beats till throwing the brakes on that plan. Till then has to fight Mr. 30% (and probably gets wrestle smashed) Colby... if he does pull off a win ... has 40% to beat woodley. RDA I put him at 35%. Meanwhile Thompson sits on the sidelines waiting and praying woodley loses so he can , and rightfully so, get another crack.
     
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    How exactly is asking for a fight dodging? LOL

    The hate is strong with some people in this post. LOL
     
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    Just realized the Wonderboy/Till fight is on Sunday. A fuckin Sunday?

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    he hopes to fight at ufc 227. but as a champ he have to fit into what ppv they want.

    I think the biggest thing that will tell is how healthy the winner of sun and rda vs Colby are. if both come out hurt and Woodley has top fight someone else that where the timing comes into it. the other thing that matter is who else in the top 5/10 has fights booked already 2.
     
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    Baffles me why a interim title is necessary, Woodley is on his way back in Aug. Ufc didn't need to panic.
     
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    Vibranium.
    Adamantium.
    Interium.
     
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    fights are always about timing. if Woodley fights at ufc 227 vs someone the interm person will be the person he fights next.
     
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    The thing about Woodley is he was begging to fight Bisping or gsp and then when denied those he THEN had to sit out for injury. He wasn’t talking about it when he was searching for a red panty night.

    And it’s been a hot minute since he’s fought.

    He went from being active to not fighting trying to pick his next fight to time off for injury

    He needs to get that shoulder straight and come back quick. The ring rust gonna hurt him.
     
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    when they set up that fight it was to help sell ufc 224 but has to change it cause of Colby. also Woodley didn't know how long he would of been out at that time. ufcwas fearing Woodley would been out all of 2018.
     
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    he just said he cleared to return.woodley cant help that after the maia fight he got hurt and had to have surgury
     
  20. PROlogic

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    It was 0 times for the longest after beating Kelvin by split decision then sitting out waiting more then a year for a title shot he simply demanded and never earned


    And 2 of those 4 were against the same opponent in Wonderboy after repeatedly trying to avoid the fight both times after he was finally forced to both times

    Now out with an injury

    There isn't some "imaginary hate train" around Woodley

    All the hate Woodley gets is deserved based on things Woodley has done and brought on himself

    @WhosTheBoss @Franc Mittelo
     
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