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Bisping v Belfort - Alternative outcome

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  1. karatefish Orange Belt

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    I've read it and heard it 1000 times and it seems everyone and their dog thinks that the outcome on Saturday night will be this:

    Belfort via 1st round (T)KO
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    Bisping via UD

    Clearly Belfort likes to rush his opponents and blitz them with strikes early on and Bisping has excellent cardio and sets a frenetic pace which wears down opponents.
    I think Bisping has a real chance of slowing Belfort down and putting him on his back , where it must be said he is no slouch, but I'm hoping for a 3rd/4th round finish and a big statement from Bisping before he gets a title fight with Silva which will be a massive step-up.

    But does anyone see it going any other way?

    10 points for serious replies.
    20 points for not mentioning the words: Brit, Hendo, Trash talk
     
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  2. TankAbbott4Eva Silver Belt

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    I'm going to go out on a limb and say Belfort will sub him, seems Brazilians like to get a sub in their own country and he has legit BJJ, nearly tapped JJ.
     
  3. BrazilianDude Gold Belt

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    A TKO over a gassed out Belfort is a possibility. I still think an UD is the most likely way for Bisping to win. He just needs to survive the first two rounds and the fight is his.
     
  4. karatefish Orange Belt

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    That armbar was nasty. JJ did leave it hanging in there for a while though.
     
  5. legendtony Brown Belt

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    I think Belfort KO's him.
     
  6. Peanut Power Orange Belt

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    The problem for me is that Bisping is very hittable.

    He seems to get caught by a big punch in every fight, and I can see it happening again.

    If that big punch happens in the 3rd round onwards, it may be lacking the required power to put Bisping away.

    If that shot lands in the 1st or 2nd round Bisping could be in a lot of trouble.

    If Bisping could get Vitor down and work him like Cain/JDS 2, then hopefully Bisping can suck the life right out of him and have an 'easy' night via better cardio and picking Vitor apart.

    If he can't get him down, my advice to Bisping will be to run around the cage avoiding any sort of strikes for the 1st and 2nd rounds, and to then start engaging more in the 3rd round onwards.

    What I'm basically trying to say is this - Bisping FTW! :)
     
  7. karatefish Orange Belt

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    So what you're saying is he should do this:

     
  8. JoseAldoKillaBe Black Belt

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    Pretty much this.
     
  9. WanderLogun Black Belt In Disco

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    ~Hopefully Bisping runs away with it after the 1st
     
  10. cOugAr_LIbRe_85 Brown Belt

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    Draw. Weidman is #1, anderson is sitting out all year, so weidman takes a gimme fight against someone and loses. theres no no1 contender, MW closes for good and anderson has to move to LHW and fight bones or WW to fight GSP

    i think theres a tremendous chance of this happening
     
  11. IconicKiwi White Belt

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    Hopefully Bisping's head is removed by Vitor's hand and we never have to see him again.
     
  12. JimmyTheHand Blue Belt

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    Vitory KO's the trash talking Brit Hendo Style
     
  13. Jukai Silver Belt

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    Vitor pulls guard and chokes out that trash talking brit. And then Hendo comes in and power bombs Bisping's face while he is passed out

    edit: damn you JimmyTheHand
     
  14. karatefish Orange Belt

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    ^^ Both awesome responses. ^^
     
  15. ArtOfDrowning Lecter Belt

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    Bisping puts KO on Belfort in first minute.....now thats some science-fiction right there:p
     
  16. Blah4 Purple Belt

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    Sorry but Bisping doesnt finish top 10 guys
     
  17. GenghisKhanSays Vitor Belfort hand speed

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    Every one keeps saying Belfort will come out and try to blitz him early but i think there's just as much chance that Belfort comes out and doesn't thrown a punch for the first 2 minutes.

    I think Bisping takes a UD, maybe finishes in the later rounds.
     
  18. PoisonGodMachin Green Belt

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    If Bisping wins a boring decision, will he still get to fight Silva? I'm not so sure.
     
  19. IlFenomenoVero Purple Belt

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    You're overthinking it
     
  20. born2killl Brown Belt

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    good thing hes not facing one
     

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