Chad Mendes vs Manny Gamburyan at UFC 157

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  1. mawashi geri**

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    Chad by UD, a step up in competition but was hoping hed take a bigger one, guess he really wants to stay busy and get that Anderson money
     
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    Damn, they are never gonna give Manny a soft ball, are they?
     
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    Big step up in competition for Mendes, he's been smashing jobbers since the Aldo loss. I still think he'll win this one though.
     
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    Chad keeps it smart, he should take this.
     
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    Odd Matchup. Chad better watchout for the haymakers
     
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    Big test for Manny..... War Manny I guess but I dont think he will, Im am pulling for him though
     
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    Mendes should be able to control the clinch for most of the fight and get the unspectacular UD imo. But don't count out Anvel connecting with a huge KO punch. Great fight imo. Gamburyan is about the level of fighter Mendes should have gotten immediately after his misstep against Aldo.
     
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    I hope Mendes win this one.
     
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    lol at this matchup, give Mendes someone in the top 5-10 already.. Jesus!! What's Manny? Top 30-40?
     
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    I was thinking the same thing.
     
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    Interesting fight. Will definitely watch.
     
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    Mendes needs a top 10 opponent and anything less is not good enough. He's fighting guys way below him in the rankings when he probably is the #2 featherweight.
     
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    mendes getting the fitch treatment
     
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    Puzzling match-up for reasons already stated, but oftentimes I find myself doubting less after the actual fight. But this is nevertheless a head scratcher.

    I think it means the UFC doesn't want Mendes to fight for the title again anytime soon.
     
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    After two squash matches they set Mendes up with a 3rd? Manny got dropped by Omigawa what do you think Mendes would do to him? Probably another KO.
     
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    Mendes gonna take it
     
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    IMO, this is a mismatch. Too high for Manny and too low on the ladder for Chad.

    But since not a lot of top FW opponents are available maybe he wants to stay busy.
     
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    Makes little sense and style wise I don't see manny giving mendes trouble. Dias was a better fight but whatever. Manny gets fed to the sharks all the time. I guess the UFC is just keeping chad busy with highlight reel fights til Aldo vacates.
     
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    manny is in trouble
     

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