1. The official Sherdog Store is back! Check it out! » Discuss it here! »

Better fight for Sonnan

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by joshbish, May 29, 2014.

  1. joshbish Blue Belt

    Joined:
    Dec 9, 2010
    Messages:
    731
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    S Florida
    This Belfort fight is a better fight for Sonnan. If he wins, he gets another top level MW fight, and gives him the chance to climb back up..if that's what he wants. I know he just wants to take out everyone from Brazil, which I think is funny, but this fight is one where he can gain position in the MW division. Fighting Wand does NOTHING for him.

    This being said, I think that Sonnan can beat Belfort...it just depends on if we see the Belfort that was murdering everyone in that division before he had the TRT issues. I think this is a great fight...I look forward to it.
     
  2. jiujitsuforever Banned Banned

    Joined:
    Jul 9, 2013
    Messages:
    5,547
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    north carolina: aka most bipolar weather on the ea
    vitor has better striking, power, and bjj.
    sonnen has better wrestling and cardio.

    im going to no trt vitor still.
     
  3. UL no more yellows Banned

    Joined:
    Jul 26, 2011
    Messages:
    49,413
    Likes Received:
    1
    Sonnen has no chance of winning

    He is getting KTFO
     
  4. joshbish Blue Belt

    Joined:
    Dec 9, 2010
    Messages:
    731
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    S Florida
    I'm guessing you thought that Shogun was going to KO Sonnan too?
     
  5. 315MMAFighter MąïȚře Đë Đəğåť§ - Pure Dominican Platinum Member

    Joined:
    Jan 17, 2013
    Messages:
    14,820
    Likes Received:
    2,225
    Location:
    Nǝʍ ⅄oɹʞ Ɔᴉʇʎ
    Sonnen against Headkick Godzilla aka Vitor Belfort, smh. Sonnen is gonna get smashed
     
  6. The Komodo Blue Belt

    Joined:
    Feb 22, 2014
    Messages:
    589
    Likes Received:
    0
    I wouldn't say it's better since Chael would've beaten Wanderlei easily, but since they're both off of TRT I think if Chael goes straight at Vitor he can win it.
     
  7. Sharknado Green Belt

    Joined:
    Oct 8, 2013
    Messages:
    965
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    On teh internetz
    Do you cry every time you see this?

    [​IMG]
     
  8. SlicerDM Peace is a lie, there is only passion Banned

    Joined:
    Mar 18, 2014
    Messages:
    9,940
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    The Great White North
    How is Vitor and Shogun even comparable at their stages of the their career. Just because he takes the most logical root you basically call him a hater. Vitor is going to bang out Chael in a round. Stay mad
     
  9. jiujitsuforever Banned Banned

    Joined:
    Jul 9, 2013
    Messages:
    5,547
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    north carolina: aka most bipolar weather on the ea
    i wasnt shocked at all chael beat rua, i expected as much, if chael beats vitor i will be shocked
     
  10. hypocalking Gold Belt

    Joined:
    Jan 2, 2006
    Messages:
    20,152
    Likes Received:
    42
    Location:
    L.A
    Sonnen is one dimensional. All he has is his shot and then LnP. Watch Vitor throw a nasty uppercut when Sonnen tries to shoot. Both Vitor and Rumble have been throwing nasty uppercuts when guys try and shoot in on them. Chael is getting KTFO!!!
     
  11. countswagula Gold Belt

    Joined:
    Oct 2, 2012
    Messages:
    15,662
    Likes Received:
    267
    Sonnen himself said it best. Wand was an easy fight for him, Belfort is a very hard one.
     
  12. BrazilianDude Gold Belt

    Joined:
    Feb 28, 2011
    Messages:
    19,678
    Likes Received:
    127
    He gains more if he wins this, but it's a much harder fight imo.
     
  13. RealMMA Green Belt

    Joined:
    Apr 10, 2014
    Messages:
    1,262
    Likes Received:
    1
    Wanderlei was the better fight for Sonnen. It was a win against a name fighter, which is the only thing Chael needs. Can he beat Vitor? Yes. But it is a much more difficult fight. Chael came very close to surviving 1 round against excellent wrestlers Jon Jones and Rashad. If he can survive one round against Vitor, I think this is his fight.
     
  14. sethcab Purple Belt

    Joined:
    Nov 13, 2010
    Messages:
    1,558
    Likes Received:
    0
    Tougher fight, but he can still pull it off.
     
  15. joshbish Blue Belt

    Joined:
    Dec 9, 2010
    Messages:
    731
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    S Florida
    Absolutely..that's the point of the post. It's a MUCH harder fight.That being said, he has way more to gain, especially since it's a #1 contender fight.
     
  16. Dethrone1989 Brown Belt

    Joined:
    Aug 1, 2012
    Messages:
    3,809
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Portland, OR
    Ranking wise this is a better fight for Sonnen, but fight wise this is much worse. I definitely see Sonnen getting dropped and finished via gnp.
     
  17. Rag1ngBull Banned Banned

    Joined:
    Nov 20, 2013
    Messages:
    30
    Likes Received:
    0
    At what weight are they fighting because im pretty sure the wanderlei fight was at 205
     
  18. Dethrone1989 Brown Belt

    Joined:
    Aug 1, 2012
    Messages:
    3,809
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Portland, OR
    205
     
  19. Badguy4523 White Belt

    Joined:
    May 4, 2014
    Messages:
    7
    Likes Received:
    0
    Sonnen gets a title shot if he wins.
     
  20. 315MMAFighter MąïȚře Đë Đəğåť§ - Pure Dominican Platinum Member

    Joined:
    Jan 17, 2013
    Messages:
    14,820
    Likes Received:
    2,225
    Location:
    Nǝʍ ⅄oɹʞ Ɔᴉʇʎ
    Sonnen is in for a world of hurt come UFC 175
     

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.