1. The official Sherdog Store is back! Check it out! » Discuss it here! »

Does Barao deserves an immediate rematch?

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by Modern, May 25, 2014.

  1. Modern Blue Belt

    Joined:
    Mar 1, 2014
    Messages:
    662
    Likes Received:
    0
    Anderson got his. Does Barao deserves one even though he got dominated?
     
  2. BringCodyBack Green Belt

    Joined:
    Apr 23, 2014
    Messages:
    1,281
    Likes Received:
    2
    No needs 2 fights , that was a complete domination dont rush him just yet , what if he looses again on a imediatte rematch then what? Let the guy build his confidence again
     
  3. ShreddinMMA Gold Belt

    Joined:
    Jan 18, 2009
    Messages:
    18,931
    Likes Received:
    1,837
    Location:
    PNW
    No. Good God stop the immediate rematches. Stop the rematches after one fight.

    If a fighter loses the belt he should 2 wins at least to get back into a title shot. The UFC is too obsessed with rushing these potential trilogy matches.
     
  4. BringCodyBack Green Belt

    Joined:
    Apr 23, 2014
    Messages:
    1,281
    Likes Received:
    2
    And dont ever compare what Anderson did in the ufc to Barao please.
     
  5. Charlie Sheen Invisible Belt

    Joined:
    May 23, 2013
    Messages:
    8,486
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Limbo
  6. yookfarb Red Belt

    Joined:
    Aug 30, 2013
    Messages:
    8,226
    Likes Received:
    189
    Location:
    DMV
    Let him fight Cruz
     
  7. Arkridge Senior Moderator Senior Moderator

    Joined:
    Dec 15, 2010
    Messages:
    21,935
    Likes Received:
    450
    Location:
    San Jose
    No. I'm sure he would've if TJ finished the fight early when he had him hurt, but he got dominated for 4 1/2 rounds and than finished. No need for a rematch.
     
  8. The Komodo Blue Belt

    Joined:
    Feb 22, 2014
    Messages:
    589
    Likes Received:
    0
    Nope. Only Anderson deserved the rematch, and that was more because of how he lost rather than the fact that he lost.
     
  9. Peteyandjia Silent Snow Staff Member Forum Administrator

    Joined:
    Apr 22, 2007
    Messages:
    79,225
    Likes Received:
    3,744
    Location:
    Mountain Bar
    Normally I'd say no but a 33-fight unbeaten streak in MMA is just crazy.

    I'd be fine with an immediate rematch.
     
  10. FenoxSky Brown Belt

    Joined:
    Jan 1, 2013
    Messages:
    4,933
    Likes Received:
    0
    I thought rematches were granted when there was a doubt of who was the best fighter.
    TJ adopted Barao and took him for a walk in the park, and even bought him some ice cream.
     
  11. BabyBlue_Bomber Black Belt

    Joined:
    Dec 21, 2006
    Messages:
    7,053
    Likes Received:
    4,039
    Why? The fight wasn't the least bit competetive. Do you have something against Barao?
     
  12. Diet Otsuka Red Belt

    Joined:
    Aug 26, 2009
    Messages:
    8,337
    Likes Received:
    0
    Even though he didn't really demonstrate that he had anything for TJ, at any point in the fight?
     
  13. Kingfarthur Purple Belt

    Joined:
    May 2, 2014
    Messages:
    2,052
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Kalamazoo Michigan
    I want to see Barao fight again soon. I think he'll perform much better in his next fight. However, I would like to see Cruz fight for the belt if hes ready in September. Barao vs. Assuncao would be great too.
     
  14. edwinmaniac Blue Belt

    Joined:
    Dec 8, 2013
    Messages:
    898
    Likes Received:
    0
    no, anderson's reign in the ufc leading up to his loss was greater than Barao's
     
  15. countswagula Gold Belt

    Joined:
    Oct 2, 2012
    Messages:
    15,665
    Likes Received:
    269
    A better example would be BJ. But no, I'm not for it. Immediate rematches don't generate much interest and are ultimately unfavorable for the fighter who got defeated, since he has no time to adapt his game, and he's somewhat locked out of the title picture if he loses again. It's like JDS getting a third fight with Cain that soon, even though there was a viable contender in Werdum.
     
  16. hadrian999 Green Belt

    Joined:
    Feb 8, 2011
    Messages:
    1,294
    Likes Received:
    0
    everyone dana likes gets one
     
  17. LoveHateLove Green Belt

    Joined:
    Feb 6, 2012
    Messages:
    1,228
    Likes Received:
    93
    Nope he does not deserve a rematch, no way
     
  18. UL no more yellows Banned

    Joined:
    Jul 26, 2011
    Messages:
    49,413
    Likes Received:
    1
    Yes, no point wasting his time, let him get his belt back in which he will do.
     
  19. YoungBoyd World class chess player

    Joined:
    Dec 14, 2011
    Messages:
    5,897
    Likes Received:
    66
    Location:
    اسلام آباد
    He should just take some time off and reassess things. And then come back after the summer, fight a top 10 guy.
     
  20. Zenmetsu Orange Belt

    Joined:
    Jun 19, 2012
    Messages:
    460
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    East Hartford, CT
    Nah he got tooled for four and a half rounds then finished, let him fight his way back up. If it was a flash KO or some freak accident, sure.
     

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.