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Edson Barboza too fast for Anthony Pettis

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  1. Mufasa Blue Belt

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    pettis probably gets Koed here.

    Thoughts?
     
  2. Cry0Therapy737 Brown Belt

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    Too bad his chin isn't good enough to survive against Pettis.
     
  3. The lord of bones Banned Banned

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    Pettis will use Barbozas head as a soccer ball
     
  4. Medical Marijuana Man Buddah Buddah Buddah Double Yellow Card

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    That's a myth. Barboza has a decent chin with good recovery.
     
  5. Koro_11 Silver Belt

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    Very interesting fight.

    Anyone claiming to predict the outcome is just being stupid, this could go either way as both guys are deadly strikers. Really excited for this one.
     
  6. muaytao Brown Belt

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    Who? That guy who got knocked down by a jab?
     
  7. bbandit925 Banned Banned

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    Pettis is overrated. He would get destroyed by Khabib, RDA, Mcgregor, Ferguson, Brown, and a lot more.

    How the fuck do you go from being the lightweight champ to a losing streak, and worst of all, how the fuck do you get beaten by Eddie Alvarez lol.
     
  8. SKITZADACTYL Gold Belt

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    50/50, both guys are pretty inconsistent but can finish at any moment.

    and neither deal with pressure well, dunno what'll happen.
     
  9. Mufasa Blue Belt

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    Barbie has a better offensive wrestling and ground game too. Trains with Edgar after all.
     
  10. GBcrazy Brown Belt

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    Pettis isn't KOable dude. Barboza will go down, he is a sacrificial lamb for Anthony. He will put a fight but he is getting finished
     
  11. Arm Barbarian Titanium Belt Platinum Member

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    This is a damn good fight. There will lots of crazy spinning shit flying in this one.
     
  12. RhinoRush Company Veteran Double Yellow Card

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    Never been impressed by Barboza personally.
     
  13. Seldomseen White Belt

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    I see Barboza getting caught with something and finished like he usually does when he steps up in competition. I also see his fanboys saying "yea but did you see how explosive he looked before he got caught".
     
  14. jx820 Red Belt

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    Pettis takes this one and looks impressive doing it. Barboza will be too willing to oblige him on the feet.
     
  15. Bend NvR Break Order to Chaos. Chaos to Order.

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    8/10 times Pettis takes this fight. I'm sensing sacrifice here. Barboza can win this fight but it's he's not going to win being the Muay Thai wrecking ball he normally is. He'd have to go out out character and use TDs and GnP. It hard to change instinct.
     
  16. daprodigal2 Green Belt

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    1st round will be electric. barboza must hurt pettis in the 1st to survive the later rounds. if cerrone could land a counter strike to drop barboza, pettis' arsenal should be too much for barboza. pettis is a sniper and has a better ground game.
     
  17. NaughtyBoy Silver Belt

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    Had you noticed that Pettis is also a fast fighter ?
     
  18. Defender Blue Belt

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    Pettis will have to implement the Ferguson strategy: move quickly, use diverse, frequent attacks, and be able to take some shots.

    We'll see if he can take some shots.

    RDA is a bad dude - but Pettis didn't show much in that fight.

    This fight could be even uglier if he doesn't have a better showing.
     
  19. Crushasaurus Blue Belt

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    If cerrone and Varner put Barboza down, so does Pettis.
     
  20. The Natural Born Runner Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    Dropped by a jab and choked out against Cerrone... nnnnaaalright!
     

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