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Could Francis have made a worse decision?

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  1. mallen7272 Shooper

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    What was he thinking? If Blaydes gets him down it's game over. Why say yes to a top wrestler his Achilles heel?
     
  2. Sapp Silver Belt

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    I mean he beat him the first time. I agree though, this was quite a fight to take, I was thinking they'd give him a step down.
     
  3. UFC178 Banned Banned

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    To be fair, we really don't know the improvements he has made from the Stipe fight. Maybe he's improved all aspects of his wrestling game, we just didn't get to see the real Francis show up in July.

    I agree though, this is a terrible match up for anybody in the HW division, Francis or not.
     
  4. mallen7272 Shooper

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    Doctor stoppage. Meh
     
  5. Noleggeisha Brown Belt

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    I don’t believe they offered him many high profile options. It is a pretty bad match up if he can’t find it in himself to come out guns blazing.
     
  6. Diunx Banned Banned

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    I mean, he already beat him...
     
  7. Sapp Silver Belt

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    Very warranted stoppage, Blaydes' eye was totally closed.

    Still, I think Curtis definitely has the edge in the rematch. Francis seems like a wild card right now though, who knows how he'll come out for this fight.
     
  8. mallen7272 Shooper

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    Ya we established that
     
  9. Sansnom Banned Banned

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    "Meh"

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    Yeah definitely. Either do nothing Ngannou shows up, or he tries to make up for last time and comes out way too aggressive, ends up on the ground.

    Seems to me the least likely occurence would be him coming out active but patient.
     
  11. mallen7272 Shooper

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    I take it you have never seen Bisping vs Henderson 2
     
  12. Sansnom Banned Banned

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    Yes I did. What's the point?
     
  13. The Natural Born Runner Banned Banned

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    I reckon Curtis ragdolls him.
     
  14. Mysterio Banned Banned

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    I doubt it was his decision.

    He's at the point where he fights who they tell him or they cut his ass.
     
  15. mallen7272 Shooper

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    I'm saying I can think of 5 other similar situations off the top of my head that didn't get the doctor stoppage
     
  16. JokerOfThePack There's no I in team but there's a U in c*nt

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    Yes.
    Changing his name to Franny NGanny
     
  17. blaseblah Steel Belt

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    Active but patient is how he was in the first fight. He needs to get back to that.
     
  18. chaos_36 DOOM all capitals no trick spelling.

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    He could have urinated on an electric fence?
     
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    Why should Bisping vs Hendo 2 have been stopped? Bisping won lol.

    As for Blaydes, the doctors stopped it because his eye was completely shut and he couldn't see. That is a valid reason.
     
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    I don't like this matchup. Francis should be fighting someone off of a loss.
     

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