1. Where did your likes go? Please Read This Thread »

Conor McGregor vs Khabib Nurmagomedov makes the most sense

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by The Hound, Feb 23, 2016.

  1. The Hound Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

    Joined:
    Jan 3, 2016
    Messages:
    801
    Likes Received:
    0
    Donald Cerrone just got wrecked in a title fight

    Nate Diaz beat MJ but before that he was doing terrible

    Anthony Pettis is coming off 2 losses where he looked helpless

    Since Conor was getting a title shot and Khabib is the #1 LW in the world, it makes the most sense to book Conor vs Khabib for the interim LW title.

    Khabib says he is ready, Conor is ready of course, what are we waiting for?

    Personally I think McGregor should jump on the opportunity because this is his best opportunity to beat Khabib, coming off of a 2 year lay off and a string of injuries.
     
  2. Yari ななせまる

    Joined:
    Jun 24, 2008
    Messages:
    7,106
    Likes Received:
    7
    Khabib is no draw and I doubt Zuffa wants their last hypetrain derailed.
     
  3. KillingJoke Red Belt

    Joined:
    Apr 18, 2010
    Messages:
    8,476
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Houston, Tx
    No. I'll pass. Rather push the RDA fight to UFC 200.
     
  4. Sasquatch Smith Red Belt

    Joined:
    Mar 1, 2011
    Messages:
    7,590
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    CT
    Not for the UFC it doesnt. Khabib has a real shot of just throwing Conor around or at least easily out wrestling him for the whole fight. Not what the UFC wants at ALL.
     
  5. Ragnus K-1 Heavyweight Champion

    Joined:
    Feb 23, 2016
    Messages:
    1,343
    Likes Received:
    0
    I have a feeling the ufc might want to wait out the khabib vs conor matchup, i think given time they could be our pacquiao vs mayweather, the match up is insane and both are complete monsters
     
  6. The Hound Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

    Joined:
    Jan 3, 2016
    Messages:
    801
    Likes Received:
    0
    We got Zuffa in the house
     
  7. Fatal Catro Red Belt

    Joined:
    Mar 29, 2009
    Messages:
    8,318
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Canada
    For the sport yes, for the UFC no.
     
  8. KillingJoke Red Belt

    Joined:
    Apr 18, 2010
    Messages:
    8,476
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Houston, Tx
    The dude hasn't fought in almost 2 years and you wanna give him a interim title shot? Add the fact that he's absolutely a non draw. Yeah, makes a lot of sense.
     
  9. spikey White Belt

    Joined:
    Nov 29, 2015
    Messages:
    85
    Likes Received:
    0
    Why is no one mentioning Eddie Alvarez?
     
  10. The Hound Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

    Joined:
    Jan 3, 2016
    Messages:
    801
    Likes Received:
    0
    That's what I mean.

    The only way this fight should be for an interim belt should be Conor vs Khabib.

    Why the hell would we want either of those 3 guys fighting for the interim title? It doesn't make sense.
     
  11. The Hound Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

    Joined:
    Jan 3, 2016
    Messages:
    801
    Likes Received:
    0
    He's number 1 in the world, and he wrecked the champ in his last fight.

    He's only been out due to unfortunate circumstances in training.

    Who else at LW deserves to fight for the interim title? The 3 names I mentioned in the OP definitely don't, not more than Khabib.
     
  12. godofghosts Blue Belt

    Joined:
    Aug 23, 2015
    Messages:
    590
    Likes Received:
    0
  13. LukeSkyRutten Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

    Joined:
    Jan 31, 2016
    Messages:
    2,679
    Likes Received:
    0
    'IF' Conor beat Khabib it would answer every possible question about Conor. IMO though, thats a fight he can a minuscule chance of winning.
     
  14. MadHouse Black Belt

    Joined:
    May 20, 2015
    Messages:
    7,333
    Likes Received:
    1
    i don't like Ferguson but he deserves it more i mean at least he SHOWS UP to his fights

    are people really so desperate to see Mcrgegor lose to aan unreliable, glass body, no draw, human blanket like Khabob?
     
  15. NinjaSpider Brown Belt

    Joined:
    Apr 22, 2011
    Messages:
    2,608
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Broscience university
    This is a sport , not a popularity contest. Atleast its supposed to be.
     
  16. MMAFanatic86 Brown Belt

    Joined:
    Oct 25, 2009
    Messages:
    3,902
    Likes Received:
    0
    RDA didn't????? It's fukin LW
     
  17. The Hound Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

    Joined:
    Jan 3, 2016
    Messages:
    801
    Likes Received:
    0
    Is Ferguson even down for the fight?

    Even if he is, the only debate as far as fair goes should be either Ferguson or Khabib... No one I mentioned in the OP deserves it. Khabib has already said he's down to take the fight.
     
  18. Codpiece Not afraid to care

    Joined:
    Dec 10, 2011
    Messages:
    19,828
    Likes Received:
    9
    Location:
    Brisbane
    Right, this is a sport. So you want an interim shot to go to aguy who hasn't competed in two years?

    Madness!

    Conor/Ferguson would be the best alternative, really bummed RDA/Conor isn't happening.
     
  19. The Hound Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

    Joined:
    Jan 3, 2016
    Messages:
    801
    Likes Received:
    0
    The guy is the #1 guy in the world. He ragdolled the champ in his last fight. If anyone deserves the fight its him or Tony.

    Were you mad about Dominick Cruz getting an immediate shot at TJ too?
     
  20. KootenayKid Brown Belt

    Joined:
    Jun 30, 2015
    Messages:
    3,872
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    An Igloo
    Because his performances don't warrant it.
     

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.