Can Chael Sonnen comeback and win the MW title?

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  1. KOfinger

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    He would still be the best wrestler at MW and will have the best chin as well. Also his work ethic is impressive.
     
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    If he gets Bisping right away, yes.
     
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    It's Bisping we're talking about... Leonard Garcia could come back and be MW champ lol
     
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    I am doubtful he can beat Bisping after 2 years on the shelf.
    I kind of think pretty much most of the top 10 would be a challenge to him.
     
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    He has as much of a chance as Trump winning the presidency.
    In other words, anything is possible.
     
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    Nothing I've seen in their first fight suggests Chael could beat Bisping in this day and age.
     
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    What do you mean "can he win the title"? He's the reigning undisputed and undefeated MW champion. The question is how many more title defenses can he add.
     
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    Except the fact that he took him down, mounted, and beat Bisping?

    Worst case scenario he takes Bisping down/ Wall n Stalls the first three rounds, coasts the last two and comes away with Le Belt.



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    Weidman would be a bad match up for old Chael..
     
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    In an era where freaking Michael Bisping becomes champion, why not?
     
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    At this point in time, yes. Finally Chael will come back to USADA's level playing field, and he won't be forced to cheat-to-compete w/ a bunch of juiced-up freaks.

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    It was a gift decision, meant to precipitate and justify his rematch with Silva - the fight fans had been anticipating.
     
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    If he gets a quick title shot at Bisping maybe, if he has to earn a title shot then win, hell no.
     
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    your correct.... he is a lock!
     
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    With USADA testing, Sonnen is a B fighter at best. He literally only started beating good fighters when he was clearly on a plethora of PEDs.
     
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    Not in the USADA era, doubt the dude can crack the top 10 without his "supplements".
     
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    Anybody in the top 10 can beat Bisping. Rockhold fought a dumb fight like Ronda. And got KTFO for his trouble. Now we know, I am guessing Chael has been on HGH/TRT since his loss to Maia. Having said that...

     
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    Chael is not a better wrestler than Weidman.

    Chael would have a realistic shot of beating Bisping because of good style matchup, but pretty much anyone else would kill him.
     

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