Did Brown show you championship level form tonight?

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  1. Degen Gambler

    Degen Gambler Silver Belt

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    IMO he didn't show us anything we didn't already know about him. He is tough as hell and he keeps coming forward looking for the kill.

    With that being said, Silva didn't offer any resistance after the first few minutes of the fight. I'm not sold that Brown has what it takes to win the belt. He needs to fight a top contender to give us a real gauge on what he is capable of.
     
  2. betyourlife82

    betyourlife82 Be water, my friend

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    Sounds like you answered your own question
     
  3. jiujitsuforever

    jiujitsuforever Banned Banned

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    Robbie vs Hendricks didn't seem like a championship level fight :)
     
  4. abravo

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    Condit or Lombard would be my next choice for him..
     
  5. ModernMatt

    ModernMatt Green Belt

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    He showed good heart and that he's tough as nails but a fight against an elite striker like Pettis who won't gas out will be bad for him.
    But this is MMA and you never what will happen in a fight, didn't expect Silva to gas out so quickly.
     
  6. Marck

    Marck Blue Belt

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    Im just curious, how do you determine who is a championship level fighters and who is not? whats your basis?
     
  7. Fizzee Water

    Fizzee Water Silver Belt

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    Is Pettis moving up now? :icon_twis
     
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    Post Crisis Professional Shit-poster

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    He seems very hittable from southpaw IMO.
     
  9. schwe30

    schwe30 Black Belt

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    The only new thing he showed tonight was that bodyshots are his weakness.
     
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    jmd69 Brown Belt

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    One truth in this post, you never know what will happen. What we do currently know is that fighters (especially the champ) will fight in his weight class.
     
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    jmd69 Brown Belt

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    Exactly...good point.

    Brown kept going and pushing the pace and was pretty impressive in his ability to keep such a relentless pace. Credit Silva for lasting as long as he actually did.
     
  12. FlyingSpladle

    FlyingSpladle Purple Belt

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    he's hella fun to watch, match him up with a top guy who's got a compatible style (Condit) and we'll find out
     
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    HAHAHA, shit sorry, for some reason i thought this was a LW fight. My head's just mush this week.
     
  14. Lloydster

    Lloydster Orange Belt

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    He showed championship heart, a respectable jiu-jitsu game, and his signature strength/endurance advantage.

    I say give him a title eliminator match with one of the top 5.
     
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    1neomonkey Brown Belt

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    Brown is exciting to watch, is winning his fights, and is a fan favorite, don't need any more reasons to grant title shots than that.
     
  16. Degen Gambler

    Degen Gambler Silver Belt

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    Whether or not he appears to have the skills and qualities to have a good chance at beating a guy like Hendricks. Right now I haven't seen anything from him that would make me think he is anything more than a huge underdog against Hendricks and the guys in the top 5.
     
  17. Magooglie

    Magooglie Steel Belt

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    He showed heart, and I was entertained.
     
  18. Guts

    Guts H-Minus

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    Miss the old days, when it was just about two dudes getting in a cage, and finding out who was the better man.
    People can't even just enjoy a good scrap, for what it is anymore.
     
  19. LiverpunchKO

    LiverpunchKO Purple Belt

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    Just because he doesn't fight as technical as Georges or condit, doesn't mean he's not champ material. Manny pacquiao doesn't look technical but we all know he's elite.
     
  20. JAGDPANZER209

    JAGDPANZER209 STONED TO THE BONE

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    About to say this. Every decent connection to the body made him react. But I dont care. Still want to see him challenge for a title.
     

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