Does Carla Esparza have a solid chance against Tatiana?

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  1. AminoAcid

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    She's a +400 underdog, which seems a bit high to me.

    What do you guys think?
     
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    Nope Tatiana is a future champion
     
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  5. AminoAcid

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    Thinking of placing a bet on Esparza. WMMA is too unpredictable, even the biggest underdogs have a shed of light, imo.
     
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    Doubt it, Tariana is a much bigger and better grappler than her

    That being said she almost KO'ed Gadelha on the feet so who knows anymore
     
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    I’ll be honest with you, bro. The names are somewhat familiar but without pics, I can’t help you out.
     
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    Tatiana is much bigger and has better grappling. she is 2time bronze medalist.

    Esparza's only and biggest weapon is her wrestling and she is gonna be outwrestled.
     
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    I haven't seen enough of Suarez (only the Grasso fight), but yeah +400 seems very high. Isn't this a big step up in competition for Tatiana?

    Also, Esparza looked really good against Gadelha, who is also a bigger, stronger grappler.
     
  10. ChaelSonnen

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    She has no chance at all. Trust me, I'm betting the house on Tatiana. Too strong, too big, much better wrestler.
     
  11. Cam Zink

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    wmma lel
     
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    This fight is kinda like T-800 vs T-1000, so no....

    ..... but we know who won in the movie, so maybe
     
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    Always go with chael p!
     
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    Tatiana is very good, but still unproven. Finishing Grasso is nice, but Tatiana faced mainly strikers, with one exception, and that fight went to very dominant, but still decision against figter who was just grappler but more bjj than wrestler.
    Esparza is her first big test, but being bigger and more acomplished younger wrestler will help Suarez, so she is favourite, but +400 for Carla is just crazy.
    Remeber Esparza derailed Calvillo's hype train (-200 odds), kinda same happen with Gadelha (-250 odds), at this point Carla is ultimate gatekeeper, but if she will win here, I see rematch vs Gadelha.
     
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    Carla's best chance is to outstrike Tatiana. I don't think she can outgrapple her.
     
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    Haha I fucking love that analogy!
     
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    Where are the pics
     
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    Be fair to Tatiana!

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    I like Carla but I'm having JJ flashbacks but this time at the hands of a better wrestler.

    .....not winning
     

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