Yair vs Zabit

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  1. williams1885

    williams1885 Blue Belt

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    anyone else excited for this? Or is this just another technical beatdown?
     
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    Excited but I won't believe it's happening till they are both in the cage together.
     
  3. LockardTheGOAT

    LockardTheGOAT Sherdog's Intellectual Savior

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    I keep going back and forth on this, but I think Zabit takes it. Might be the best fight of the night.
     
  4. williams1885

    williams1885 Blue Belt

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    I hope it lives up to expectations. Could be fight of the year candidate
     
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    I'm big on Zabit right now. And Yair is always exciting. Looking forward to it.
     
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    Arm Barbarian Steel Belt Platinum Member

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    Zabit is too complete for him, imo.

    But this should be a really fun, stand up fight.
     
  7. pick999

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    zabit beat alot of cans while yair has had more ufc xp.
     
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  8. FlippyHambone

    FlippyHambone Girth Matters.

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    Very excited. Yair is facing an overwhelming giant but if he can pull it off he'll jump up the rankings and get major credibility.
     
  9. Bombadil

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    Zabit has wrestling i think he will take the fight to ground like Frankie did.
     
  10. LouisBolanos

    LouisBolanos Popcorn tastes good Yellow Card

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    I wish Zabit looked more like how he fights. He is the full package fighting skills wise but he's just too ugly. I don't speak Russian but I bet he's also got the personality of a 2x4 stuck in wet cement.
     
  11. williams1885

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    I wonder if he’s good at fortnite
     
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    This is going to be a great fight, looking forward to it (hopefully it doesn't fall apart).
     
  13. williams1885

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    My head says zabit but I’m all in for Yair.
     
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    LouisBolanos Popcorn tastes good Yellow Card

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    Yair is way hotter and a fellow Mexican but he really got exposed in the Edgar fight. Very disappointed.
     
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    Yair DID get dominated by frankie, but that might have lit a fire under Zair's ass. Expecting him to come back with better grappling and improved strategy
     
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    He can be improved all he like Zabit can and will dominate him on the ground. Yair has to hurt him early to have a shot at all i imo
     
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    We will see. If both fighters go full ninja mode it could be one of the better fights of history.
     
  18. SCTwins

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    I want Zabit to be good but I have to hold out on the hype train for now. This will be a good test for him. He was good against Bozniak(?) but seemed like he couldn't put him away at any point.
     
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    I'm favoring Rodriguez on this one. He has history against much better competition & Zabit hasn't proved himself against any decent fighter yet.
     
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    Seems like that's the thing with Zabit - good technic but big problems with power.
    I remember after his last fight before the UFC people were angry and was bashing ACB (promotion in which his fight happened) because they thought that fight was fixed and Zabit won by TKO by kicking his opponent in the elbow. And his other wins by KO/TKO - KO over Arapkhanov (39 years old at the moment of the fight), TKO (arm injury) win over Kokov, TKO (retirement) over Nazaryan, TKO (doctor stoppage) over Arbobov and TKO (punches) Zhetpisbayev.
     

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