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Donald Cerrone Vs Kelvin Gastelum

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  1. Lawblaw Black Belt

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    Cerrone is lucky because I can't see how he could beat Kelvin
     
  2. aherowillrise Orange Belt

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    By Kelvin not making weight.
     
  3. Kyler Ruxin Pabst Powered Fuck Machine

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    Yea you caught yourself on that one.
     
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    Would be a really tough fight for Cerrone for sure. I would like to see it now more than ever though.
     
  5. Squish II The Squish

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    Same here. Kelvin can compete with a mw wrestler in Tim Kennedy, and his striking amazes me more in every fight.
     
  6. Slapchoppin Brown Belt

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    he'd just lose some money not the fight
     
  7. RiseAboveHat Purple Belt

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    Cowboy wouldn't gas out 3 minutes in like Kennedy either
     
  8. FadeLess Silver Belt

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    No weight cutting wins
     
  9. Shotcy Orange Belt

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    That's a really hard one to tell for me. I think Kelvin is able to apply the pressure that gives him problems but Cerrone is a different fighter now. Not sure if that works anymore. His fight IQ and ability to mix it up is so much better in last two years then it once was.
     
  10. Irishwhiskey119 Banned Banned

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    It'd be a tough fight for Donald for sure. I'd give Donald a small advantage but not by much.
     
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    Cerrone is a tough call he's looked great in every fight but the RDA fight recently. Can Kelvin do that to him? Seems unlikely, but he looked smooth on the feet at 206.
     
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    By far superior Thaiboxing and better speed.
     
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    I really doubt we will ever see it due to Kelvin's cutting problem... Though Gastelum is determined to fight at ww... so who knows.

    I have learned not to bet against Cerrone at WW, least not until he shows his ceiling.
     
  14. machina1 Orange Belt

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    Short stocky wrestlers will be his nemesis, namely Kelvin and Tyron.
     
  15. devilrojo145 TheKaiZenKid

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    Advantage in which dept.?
     
  16. devilrojo145 TheKaiZenKid

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    IMO that is everyone's nemesis, hard style/attributes to beat.

    Donald is very slick in the guard however and may have his best hopes there fishing for the likes of a triangle choke.
     
  17. Irishwhiskey119 Banned Banned

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    In the winning the fight department.
     
  18. Squish II The Squish

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    Kelvin looks like he loves his hands more than his wrestling recently. I don't blame him. He would probably try to keep the fight standing himself unless he starts losing the standup.

    Solid answer.
     
  19. krelianx Gold Belt

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    I would pick Cerrone. He is much sharper and more accurate with his strikes. Kevin is a bit sloppy, even if he is good at pressuring and is durable.
     

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