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Bendo deserves a Title Eliminator match after this.

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  1. gocubs1815 Black Belt

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    So while the division is on hold for the Pettis-Melendez season of TUF, Bendo deserves a top LW for an Eliminator fight.

    Not too often he finishes a fight, but he looked IMPRESIVE tonight.

    He is CLEARLY #2 behind Pettis.

    Who do we stick him against???
     
  2. YoungBoyd World class chess player

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    Then it should be Khabib.
     
  3. fernandom Purple Belt

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    only fight that makes sense is Khabib

    also Khabib wins, especially a 3 rounder .He's better than Rustam
     
  4. vyronturner Blue Belt

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    agreed.

    apparently this was his first finish in 11 fights. Hopefully this lights a fire and he starts finishing more often
     
  5. blingking stoppage

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    Bendo has two losses against the champ but has basically beaten everyone else including the number one contender.

    I would rather see Bendo get the next crack as opposed to anybody else, especially if Gilbert wins the belt.
     
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    he needs at least 2-3 more wins before even being considered, arleady been dominated twice by pettis, no thanks
     
  7. yesitsmario Purple Belt

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    Bendo vs Khabib.
     
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    Doesn't matter...whoever has that belt is just keeping it warm for Khabib
     
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    yeah

    i honestly think melendez matches up well with pettis and we will see melendez vs henderson 2
     
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    Bendo was on fire tonight, all the way from walk ins til the finish. He actually FINISHED a fight, but he needs more dominant wins before he can fight Pettis again.
     
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    lol Bendo will never fight a 3 round fight again.
     
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    First fight wasn't a domination - just sayin...
     
  14. manapua Brown Belt

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    I think he needs a title eliminator vs khabib. They've been on a collision course ever since khabib beat Healy.
     
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    I beg you to put him in there with Khabib, so he can get ragdolled....Khabib is a savage and the BIGGEST THREAT to Anthony Pettis's LW championship

    Gils good but he likes to stand and box a little too much, Aldo doesnt have the TDs and would get UD maybe finished, Khabib will get in his face make a firefight instead of fighting tactical and force pettis to move backwards with his Striking/Grappling

    Showtime is my favorite fighter, but Khabib might just take his belt...im extremely nervous/anxious for this fight to see Pettis challenge himself(not that he hasnt) but everyone that calls him out he destroys so id like to see him in a war
     
  16. schwe30 Black Belt

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    Bendo vs Khabib for #1 contender. Honestly, it should've always been Khabib. Bendo was too much of a step up for Khabilov.
     
  17. Zap It's clobberin' time.

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    He misses that belt. Looked like a monster tonight. He should fight Khabib and the winner gets next crack at it.
     
  18. gocubs1815 Black Belt

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    But has Khabib ever fought a 5 rounder before???

    And I just have never seen him fight a "REALLY GOOD" wrestler before. Shalorus was good, but he was garbage in the UFC compared to with his striking.
     
  19. Magooglie Steel Belt

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    He could get a title fight if Pettis wasn't injured and locked into a dumb defense against Melendez.

    A fight with Khabilov makes the most sense. I'd like to see Khabib in rounds 4 and 5. I'm always surprised he's not completely tired after round 3 since he's an active guy.
     
  20. Goodfella86 Gold Belt

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    bendo/khabib for a title shot, imo. josh Thomson/mj winner vs. cerrone/miller winner for the next shot (RDA is up there, too)
     

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