Can Stipe crack top 5 ?

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  1. BOTTICELLI

    BOTTICELLI MMA Fanatical Sabbatical

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    I think so, I might take him over Travis Browne ....


    We haven't even seen his skills yet.
     
  2. DeusExMachida

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    He's looked very impressive in his last three bouts, so who knows. But yeah, I think he has top 5 skills.
     
  3. Lito Lapida

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    hell yeah! I'm a big fan now after he beat a LHW
     
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    Chubby MW more like.

    Though I do agree that Stipe has real good skills, and athleticism. Don't want them to rush him though.
     
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    Probably, I'd move him ahead of Bigfoot and Browne
     
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    Depends on his opponents
     
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    feed hendo to him next.
     
  8. The Taxman

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    I'd normally say yes, but that Struve loss is a real bad blemish on his record. Nothing personal against Struve, he is just the HW gatekeeper, and he didn't even lose to Struve by sub.

    Top 10, for sure. Top 5 is stretching it right now imo. Hopefully we get the JDS fight now
     
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    He seems to be still improving so IMO yes.
     
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    Top five, for sure. He will struggle mightily against JDS, however, not to mention Brown Pride.
     
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    I think so. Hes got a ton of potential . Obviously an athletic heavyweight with both solid wrestling and boxing. I think people put too much weight into the struve loss as he was still pretty green. I would take him over struve now easy
     
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    He already is top 5
    Overeem, Barnett and Bigfoot are easy wins for hin
     
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    Cain
    Jds
    Werdum
    Bigfoot
    Reem

    All better than stipe
     
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    Stipe would annihilate Alistair and Bigfoot. Werdum would be a good fight


    Stipe is the biggest threat to Cain in the sport
     

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