Faber Bruce Leeroy. Why???

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  1. MMAProfessional

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    R.I.P Alex Caceres

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    He has looked pretty well lately. Won mini Pettis. But I would not bet on him.
     
  3. ODYSSEYMEMPHIS

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    no way, is this really happening???
     
  4. MeatheadFighter

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    Caceres will dominate Faber in the standup. 1st round KO.
     
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    Faber via submission(choke)
     
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    I'll take it, reason being Faber is fighting much more frequently than normal.

    If this was his typical 1-3 fights per year that he normally does, it's a waste of time.
    But his last 5 fights have happened within the last year, and already booked for another.
    Reminds me of Pride, more fights for top guys. Make it happen.
     
  7. Silverstar17

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    Seems like a gimme for Faber to get him to another title shot quickly. Imo Caceres is badly outmatched here. But Faber beats anyone at BW not named Barao anyway.
     
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    Word.

    Faber usually fights nothing but the best. Let him destroy this goober so he stays active.
     
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    Alex is the first of many snackrifices presented by the UFC in hopes of keeping Faber relevant.
     
  10. theanticool

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    Because everyone from like 3-12 is either hurt, a rematch, or scheduled for a fight. Besides, Cacares deserves a step up.
     
  11. LNP 101

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    Bruce Leroy wants to test his skills
    Faber wants to fight
    UFC 175 gets a good fight
    Fans happy
    Dana happy
    Ing happy
    Is normal
     
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    Vaughan Lee was busy, so next Half Decent BW to get match ups well above his station was obviously Leeroy
     
  13. BambooWater

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    I'm with you on him setting an example to work for you money.
    Just not a fan of the match up. Could be really short, ko or sub in the first 1st, or a slow grind, Faber on top.
    Leeroy is full of surprises, though
     
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    My initial reaction was "WTF?!" But after giving it some thought, I believe that they apparently want to keep Faber active & in the win column. He's been getting nothing but tough match-ups lately. This keeps him in the cage & in a pretty much "guaranteed win" situation in which he's likely to look impressive with a finish over a fighter casual fans may remember from TUF.

    At the same time, Caceras has been on nice run & definitely deserves a step up in competition. However, I believe this is too much of a challenge for Caceras & he's in over his head here.

    This fight could be used to see just how much Faber has left for the future, as well as gauging how much potential Caceras has as a possible future top 10 contender.
     
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    Damn I thought we were gonna see him against Oliveira, which is a more appropriate match.

    RIP Alex Caceres.
     
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    Oliveira is a featherweight and is fighting Hatsu Hioki in June.
     
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    atatatatata Faber is alerady dead.
    Leeroy by TKO in 1st round.
     
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    Bruce Leroy has been tearing it up lately
     
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    good tune up fight for faber imo! No way i can see him losing this one. TS next :)
     
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    Fuck yes!! I'm going to 175!!

    That card is fucking amazing, I am so pumped!!!

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