Charles Oliveira Vs Kevin Lee set for UFC Brasilia main event

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  1. Ackmed

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    What do you think is the reason then that UFC isnt giving him ranked opponents?

    In this case FKL even wanted it.

    And before this they asked Gaethje to fight Olivera, so when fighters are available they're willing to mix up opponents far from each other in the rankings.
     
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    Like you showed there's some "ifs" before a situation arose where only a Khabib vs Islam matchup would make sense...and who knows by then Khabib might already want to retire or one of them could go to a different weight class etc. Guess we have to see "how this plays out".
     
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    I don't know, this is weird, maybe they think Lee is too good for Islam ? Which is dumb.
     
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    I guess it's possible that UFC brass want to keep building Lee and Makhachev separately like they did for Adesanya and Costa, so that there is maximum hype if either of them becomes champ since Khabib is apparently retiring soon.
     
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    Johnny Walker vs Nikita Krylov??

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    They arent building Makhachev separately though, they only give him low ranked opponents.
     
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    Great fight! Olivera has been climbing up the ranks and he's got another shot to make it big now. He's in the best shape physically and skills wise he's ever been so no better time than now. We know Charles can sub him....but I am sensing a TKO standing. Olivera has been looking great standing, he's got speed and very fluid stirking now.
     
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    Interesting fight, both guys known to fold

    I think Lee TKO Holly Vera in the 2nd or 3rd
     
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    Charles is going to submit FKL.
     
  12. SovereignPhantom

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    I think part of that is Ali only allowing him to sign for lower ranked guys. They probably don't want him to be seen as a contender while Khabib is champ. Idk, it really could just be total non-sense, but the fact that both Lee and Makhachev seemed to want this fight makes it really strange that it didn't get set up.
     
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    Good fight. I got Charles in this one.
     
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    Kevin Lee easily breaks Aloe Vera.
     
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    I guess Nik Lentz was busy. Seriously though, this is a juicy fight. I think of Do Bronx at Mcdonalds every single time he gets mentioned. Fighter Kevin Lee by a mcflurry of punches

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    He turned the fight down according to his own team.
     
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    in a normal and fair world what would make sense is
    Winner of Da bronx vs FKL
    vs
    Winner of Felder vs Hooker
    the winner of that fight fight for the title after gaethje gets his shot
     
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    They likely want to build up Machevkev. I think Kevin Lee would have beat him though
     

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