Do you think Sonnen deserves a title shot if he beats Belfort?

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  1. Charlie Sheen

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    Simple question. What do you say, Sherdog?

    Vote and discuss!
     
  2. countswagula

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    Nope. Jacare, Rockhold, Kennedy
     
  3. meelad92

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    No. Even if he embarrasses Vitor, still no. Like the above poster mentioned, Jacare, Rockhold and Kennedy are more deserving.
     
  4. Handawg

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    Basically the same question people were asking if Hendo had beaten Cormier.

    Hard to say, you'd have to give Chael a ridiculous amount of credit with a win over Belfort, but he should be able to win another fight against a Kennedy or a Jacare if he does beat him. Hard to deny him but I wouldn't necessarily give him the shot.
     
  5. Jamoke

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    Hell no.
     
  6. Karp

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    No.
     
  7. thechoice2

    thechoice2 Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    Hell no, and the fact that the fight is at 205 doesn't even matter. That would make Sonnen 2-3 in his last 5 with three of those losses coming via stoppage. 1 win over Vitor doesn't vault him over other contenders in the MW division that are on winning streaks and have been winning at MW while Sonnen was getting thrashed at LHW.
     
  8. Chules

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    Yeah.

    Vitor is a beast and had a lot of momentum behind him before the testing issues. If Chael beats him, he's more than ready for a title shot.
     
  9. giovanni002

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    No. Chael is just doing this for the company apparently. If he wins, there are more contenders that are waiting
     
  10. Gunny

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    I'm good with it. He'd have beaten the current number one contender.
     
  11. Spiderbite

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    No, winning a LHW fight shouldn't help in the MW rankings
     
  12. rac2

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    if he beats vitor he deserves to retire with a big win.
     
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    Obviously not. A win would make him 2-3 for the last five fights.

    That shouldn't give you a title shot.
     
  14. BubbaH

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    No. I'm a Chael fan. But there is no way that he deserves a title shot in any division after his recent run.
     
  15. Just Jared

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    Beating Belfort would put him on the fast track but Jacare should be ahead of him if Chael wins.

    He hasn't even fought at Middleweight since losing to Silva and he's currently coming off a pretty poor performance against Rashad, where he got completely dominated.
     
  16. Sole

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    Vitor only has two losses since 2011 and they were to the LHW GOAT and the MW GOAT, respectively. If Chael somehow manages to beat Vitor, he definitely deserves it.
     
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    no but he could probably get one
     
  18. Hawkman3111

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    If he beats Vitor, sure why not.

    I like Rockhold but if Vjael beats Vitor who knocked out Luke I dont see how Luke is more deserving.

    Lots of talk about this but really Chael is probably not going to beat Vitor.
     
  19. The Taxman

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    No. It's a fight at LHW and he hasn't had a fight at MW since Silva II. I really like Sonnen but I can think of a handful of MW fighters more deserving
     
  20. Strychnine

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    No. I'd rather see the others mentioned previously getting a shot.
     

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