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Could we see Dos Santos - Hunt?

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  1. Cotex Blue Belt

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    The current lay of the HW landscape allows for the possibility of this matchup, I think. It would be great for the fans and it either puts JDS 1 fight from a title fight ( or better), or puts Hunt directly in line for a shot.

    Thoughts?
     
  2. UFCfightman** Purple Belt

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    I can't see how jds wins that fight

    hunt's like a more stout jds
     
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    #RallyforHunt
     
  4. Cotex Blue Belt

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    Really? I feel the exact opposite. JDS' reach would keep hunt on the outside, I think, allowing him to pick him apart.
     
  5. Michael13 Black Belt

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    It seems even MORE winnable for Hunt now that we've seen JDS get dropped from strikes.
     
  6. Cotex Blue Belt

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    Definitely... JDS looked the worst we've seen him last night, but I think it was because Cain looked great. I could be wrong though.
     
  7. Benoco Red Belt

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    Pretty much this, and as bad as Junior's cardio looked Hunt's is worse. Hunt does have a chance though, he's a quality striker. Would be a fun fight.

    Imagine if Hunt climbed into the top 5, he's already one of the most loved fighters around.
     
  8. Fists of Fire Silver Belt

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    Junior would annihilate Hunt.
     
  9. Magooglie Steel Belt

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    I would much rather see JDS/Hunt than Cain/Hunt
     
  10. jonvoight's car Brown Belt

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    Junior wouldn't be worried about the takedown. The hands would fly and Hunt would be in trouble. It would look like a closer version of JDS-Big Country.
     
  11. alf stewart Green Belt

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    That's a bad fight for Hunt.
     
  12. jonvoight's car Brown Belt

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    This is a fight I could get behind. But just please give me the Barnett-Mir fight I've been begging for for the last 5 years.
     
  13. Dreihkon The good kind of weird

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    Funny thing is about this fight, if it was for the belt, I'd want Hunt to win.
    No belt on the line, I want JDS to win.
     
  14. Cotex Blue Belt

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    I agree he definitely has the puncher's chance, and it would be an amazing co-main event on a ppv , or a great free fight. Fireworks would be guaranteed.
     
  15. Barret Banned Banned

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    No that fight would be ugly the only thing we'll be seeing is a lot of JDS going for the TD no chance he'll want to go about standing with Hunt.
     
  16. Cotex Blue Belt

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    Also agreat proposed fight. Have an all HW card with those two matchups, Cain-Overeem/ Silva winner, Werdum- Struve, Big Big Country- Carwin or Travis Browne.
     
  17. BKMMAFAN Silver Belt

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    I've been hoping for this for quite some time. Hunt beats JDS standing.
     
  18. MJ1432 Yellow Belt

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    That would be a terrific fight for Hunt, not such a great one for JDS. As excellent a striker as Hunt is, he's the only non-top 5 guy I see as having a chance at JDS, while JDS is the only top 5 guy I see Hunt as having a chance of beating. If I were Hunt I'd beg for this fight but if I were JDS I'd try for someone lower risk, higher reward.
     
  19. mmagoat Banned Banned

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    JDS vs Hunt would look nothing like JDS vs Cain since JDS would not forget about his defense due to being afraid of a takedown.

    But I would give Hunt a chance since he has a lot of strength and his striking is just as good, if not better.
     
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    Great fight. Hunt just better have a good plan against Struve or it may NEVER happen.
     

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