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Breaking: Anthony Pettis vs. Rafael Dos Anjos Headlines UFC 185 in Dallas (Poll)

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  1. Arkridge Senior Moderator Senior Moderator

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    I'm favoring Pettis but RDA is a great fighter. I believe that RDA is a tougher test than Melendez.
     
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    That headliner alone is enough to make me want to go.
     
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    Pettis by KO.
     
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    Rampage vs Shogun please
     
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    Pettis is the obvious favourite. I think RDA has a game chance though since he is every bit as well rounded. Mainly, Pettis has the advantage on the feet. Who knows who has the sharper ground game.

    It should be a great fight for at least the first 2-3 rounds.
     
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    Showtime via whatever he wants
     
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    per FRB. Will be held in American Airlines arena.
     
  9. Arkridge Senior Moderator Senior Moderator

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    If Rampage does indeed make his return on the card, Rampage vs. Shogun as the co-main event would be really cool.
     
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    Pettis and it will be easy imo
     
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    A good highlight tko or sub win for Pettis.
     
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    Khabib please come back healthy!
     
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    Pettis injured
     
  14. Arkridge Senior Moderator Senior Moderator

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    Not a single vote for Dos Anjos so far.
     
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    Pettis by thrashing.
     
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    People's computers are slower in Brazil. The Brazilian fanboys and pettis haters will show up soon.
     
  17. jei Danger Zone Admin Staff Member Forum Administrator

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    Pettis has this, even though RDA looks great. Pettis, when healthy, is just a monster.
     
  18. Dart Feld Steel Belt

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    Idk, I've underestimated RDA time and time again.

    I think he can give Pettis a good fight and could be the first fighter in a while to take Pettis deep into a fight.

    I favor the champ nonetheless. Pettis' adjustments and finishing ability is top notch.
     
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    very close fight. RDA is much more tougher, more powerful and well rounded than anyone pettis has fought. RDA imo is a nightmare matchup for pettis - he doesnt get hurt, has big power, great grappling/striking/cardio. he's like barao 2.0

    would be very impressed if pettis beats him but im sayin RDA
     
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    The poll is gonna be like 99-1 for Pettis (I voted him too) but I actually think RDA has a pretty good shot at taking this. Might throw some money on him depending on the odds and excited for the fight.
     

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