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Disagree with pettis about wec vs ufc

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by dubie86, Dec 22, 2012.

  1. dubie86

    dubie86 Brown Belt

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    I just think the lw div has changed drastically since the merger.

    Bj moved up, Diego moved up, florian went down, sean sherk disappeared

    Benson is obviously the best addition with wins over the best guys even though I believe he lost to edgr twice.

    Pettis lost to guida & beat imo two middle of the pack fighters in Stephens (featherweight) & Lauzon.

    Cerrone beat up on oliveria, siver, & Stephens (all featherweights) & IMO middle of the pack lw's. lost to Diaz & beat guillard who is dangerous but you never know what your getting.

    None of them have faught Maynard who is probably the only one left in the div that was near the top when the debate first started.
     
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    I think Maynard would beat both Cerrone and Pettis, his wrestling is too good and I don't think he would be subbed by them. But hey, you never know. Crazy shit happens in this sport.
     
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    Lucifer Alpha The Catastrophe

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    Maynard lost to Edgar (featherweight). Actually, Frankie said he could make bantamweight, so Maynard lost to Edgar (bantamweight).

    Is that how this works?
     
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    Gray beat Edgar, Siver, Ken Flo and Guida. All featherweights.

    TS has some weird logic.
     
  5. Lucifer Alpha

    Lucifer Alpha The Catastrophe

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    BJ lost to Pulver (bantamweight).
     
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    SeattleFightFan Steel Belt

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    WEC LW's were and are great. the biggest surprise of any merger since Pride. so Pettis got LnP'd - it happens. so Cerrone is really good but not quite as good as Diaz - neither are most other LWs.

    he may have gone a bit too far with his verbage. owell. they did better than YOU and EVERYONE ELSE expected. and that was his point.
    if you'd just get the point instead of nitpick the specifics, you'd have already known this.
     
  7. dubie86

    dubie86 Brown Belt

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    Has nothing to do with it lol. It's Wec vs ufc when the debate first started. How wec guys beat middle of the pack lw fighters & all the sudden pettis thinks they have the best lw's...they dont, when the debate first started the ufc lw division was stacked & in its prime. It's now filled with up & comers.
     
  8. AndyGoaty**

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    Edgar beat benson twice
     
  9. dubie86

    dubie86 Brown Belt

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    I'm not nitpicking the specifics I'm just stating facts. Pettis is comparing apples to oranges. I agree also Im surprised how well they are doing, but look who they are doing it to. The div is nowhere near what it use to be.
     
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    WEC was badass, I miss the WEC
     
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    lol how do ppl think Edgar won the first one? he clearly won the 2nd fight but Ben clearly got the first one.
     
  12. dubie86

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    IMO I think pettis thinks because he beat Bendo and Bendo beat the better comp, that he's right p there in the mix when he really hasn't faced a top tier ufc lw
     
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    Yeah I didn't see the second fight but I thought that Benson won the first and didn't really see the controversy. I mean, I understand why some thought Edgar won but I don't get why they think it was such a stupid call on the judges part. It was a close fight
     
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    Most people agree Edgar won the first round and the 3rd and 5th rounds were close. I thought Benson won the first one but can see how you could score it for Frankie.
     
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    I got 700 euro in win money that proves you wrong.
     
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    I miss the blue cage..
     
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    Yeah that's how it works.

    MMAth is a thing of beauty:icon_chee
     
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    No anyone with a brain know Benson won the first and Edgar won the 2nd
     
  20. Edwin

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    Why's Bendo the lightweight champion and Edgar moving down to featherweight then?
     

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