Aldo vs Edgar is the best LW vs the best FW in the world

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  1. Aegon Spengler

    Aegon Spengler Gold Belt

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    Would you agree with that statement?

    Ben Henderson was gifted a decision in his rematch with Frankie Edgar - I personally think that and most MMA fans and pundits agreed that the decision was a robbery.

    http://www.******.co.uk/2012/08/11/...nderson-retains-his-title-in-denver-colorado/

    http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2012/8/12/3237467/ufc-150-results-im-glad-frankie-edgar-got-robbed

    http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2012/8/1...ults-why-im-not-glad-frankie-edgar-got-robbed

    http://www.mmatorch.com/artman2/publish/UFC_2/article_14103.shtml

    http://www.fightline.com/fl/news/2012/0811/549896/ufc-150-henderson-vs-edgar-ii/



    If you agree that Edgar should have beat Ben Henderson the second time around, doesn't that mean that this is a superfight between two champs? Two p4p top fighters?

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    Can't wait for this Superfight!
     
  2. wlu29

    wlu29 Banned Banned

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    edgar is the real featherweight and aldo is the real lw
     
  3. mrsinister

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    People are gonna hate Edgar soooooooooooooooo much if he narrowly gets a decision over Aldo.
     
  4. Evangelion

    Evangelion Silver Belt

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    no I think Pettis or Gil is the best lw
     
  5. Toxxus

    Toxxus The Ancient One

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    I wouldn't agree with the statement that Edgar got robbed in the 2nd fight with Benson. I wouldn't have complained if he'd gotten the nod since it was so close, but it was a long ways from a robbery.

    Robbery would be more like Hammil vs. Bisping or Paquiao vs. Bradley.
     
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    mikenason TOUGH GUY

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    Bendo's victory was NOT robbery. Edgar didn't do shit in that fight and got upkicked in the face and practically knocked out.
     
  7. Calvin42

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    I agree, Frankie def won that second fight.
     
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  9. Calvin42

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    That was the first fight...Edgar was never hurt in the second fight.
     
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    I agree
     
  11. Domin8er

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    You'll defend any fighter who's black, so you're not a valid source of opinion. Does your wife enjoy her bull more than you, you cuckold ?


    Anyway, this fight is actually the best LW in the world (Frankie) vs. a mediocre LW who had to drop down in weight class/competition to be recognized (Aldo)
     
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    Hatred flows through this thread.
     
  13. Lead

    Lead /Led/ Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    I still consider Edgar a champ at LW. He is 1-1 with Benson. That makes the fight with Aldo that much more historic and huge for the sport.

    Also, I do think the fight time a fighter holds two belts, it will be done at a lighter weight class like LW and FW. There is only a 10lb difference there so it's much more likely.
     
  14. Michaelangelo

    Michaelangelo Okay USA Platinum Member

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    Josh Thomson and Clay Guida dont help your argument.
     
  15. OxSxM

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    best fighters that dont cut "too much" for their weight class, i suppose. Jose is borderline tho and pettis will b LW champ in no time
     
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    This is a super fight, no doubt.
     
  17. SODACKER

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    Well edgar was soundly defeated the first fight and the second was a toss up that could have gone either way.

    No he is not the best lw.
     
  18. Evangelion

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    and yet Bendo lost to Pettis and should of lost to Cerrone in their first fight.

    Taking one fight and then basing your opinion of a fighter based on that one fight is genius.
     
  19. Evangelion

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    lol at Aldo being a mediocre lw who had to drop down. When he's fought pretty much his entire career at fw.

    It's even funnier that you are a Cruz nuthugger and are using that argument.
     
  20. Michaelangelo

    Michaelangelo Okay USA Platinum Member

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    I'm not talking about Bendo. Im talking about Frankie and he has looked better and fought better competiton than both Gil and Pettis.
    He should still be the LW Champ right now.
     

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