Anyone Giving Bader a Chance?

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  1. MMAProfessional

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    Everyone is talking about the Gus v Johnson fight but I haven't seen too many on Bader vs Davis. Obviously there is not title implications for these two but it will still make them fairly close to the next shot.

    I like Bader a lot and his grappling again OSP was pretty impressive. I think he has a lot more power then Davis but Davis mixes up his combinations and takedowns pretty well. Most of Bader's loses comes from him being to aggressive then getting rocked but I have a hard time seeing Davis doing that because of his point striking.

    I'm kind of torn on this because I know Bader hasn't improved as much as Jones and Jones would whoop him even worse and Davis is one of the few left to not face him. I'm hoping to see a Bader win in this one though.
     
  2. VinceArch

    VinceArch Venom in the veins.

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    I think Bader will win this.
     
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    Arm Barbarian Titanium Belt Platinum Member

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    Absolutely he has a chance.

    If his counter-wrestling is good enough to keep this on the feet, he will outstrike Phil and possibly stop him.
     
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    Could go either way IMO
     
  5. Da Speeit

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    Phil will clown and tap him
     
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    He has a chance. You have to think he will stuff some takedowns and he has the better striking of the two.
     
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    He got better hands and more power so yeah
     
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    I agree. Hoping for fight similiar to that of Mark Munoz vs. Aaron Simpson at UFC 123.
     
  9. Mikeyz

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    Bader will win.
     
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    I think their wrestling will cancel each other's out, and since Bader actually has some striking, I'm giving him a huge chance to win this.
     
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    UL no more yellows Double Yellow Card

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    50/50 for me, wanted to see this fight for a while, I think Bader takes it though, he will start more aggressive and take the 1st round and 2/3 will be close
     
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    Da Speeink Banned Banned

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    A lot of people are which is surprising, Phil is better everywhere except 1 hit KO power. Phil Davis wins this and quite honestly, I think he makes it look easy.
     
  13. fullbodydenim

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    Davis beat Bader in wrestling in college years ago and I think he's more athletic than Bader.

    Davis beat Machida who KO'd Bader.

    I'd like to see Davis win so hes closer to a title shot against Jones since Bader lost convincingly to Jones (just like everyone else).
     
  14. Da Speeink

    Da Speeink Banned Banned

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    Also beat Glover who KO'd Bader.
     
  15. The Taxman

    The Taxman Askren P4P #1

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    Absolutely. It would be stupid not to
     
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    His wrestling should be good enough to nullify Davis' takedowns and his striking is way better. Plus he hits a ton harder. Davis has quickness on his side.
     
  17. Da Speeink

    Da Speeink Banned Banned

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    False
     
  18. Da Speeit

    Da Speeit CANCEROUS POSTER Platinum Member

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  19. LongTermLurker

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    Probably could get great odds on Phil ITD.
     
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    Is still give Phil a sizable advantage in wrestling but Bader's striking is definitely better so it's kind of a toss up
     

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