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Holloway, Faber, Stephens, Alvarez, Barboza, Pettis, Gunnar ALL Want Fight in Dec.

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  1. Bels89 Blue Belt

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    Theres still a lot of high level guys that want to be on the December cards.


    Holloway, Faber, Stephens, Alvarez, Barboza, Pettis, Gunnar

    What makes the most plausible sense for these guys. Don't see how its possible to fit all of them on the 3 cards. UFC 193 needs some help I think there is a few spots left:
     
  2. Bogeyman Electrical Cord Belt

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    I feel kinda shitty for Holloway after that last fight. I know it was technically a win but it was a chance for him to make a statement. Now he's kinda left in no-man's land. They should have given him the Edgar fight.
     
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    Holloway vs Stephens
    Faber vs Caraway
    Alvarez vs Dariush
    Barbosa vs Pettis
    Gunnar vs Wonderboy
     
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    Holloway vs Stephens
    Faber vs Sterling
    Pettis vs Alvarez
    Barboza vs Miller
    Gunnar vs Maia

    Put Faber/Sterling on the TUF Finale
    Put Holloway/Stephens on 194
    Have Pettis and Alvarez headline a fight night in Dec
    Put Barboza/Miller on the FOX card
    Put Gunnar/Maia on the FOX card
     
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    Stephens does not deserve a premier fight till he can prove he can make weight, and holloway deserves a top 5 opponent at this point.. he already took a step back fighting olivera, dude destroyed a top 5 swanson to fight the #7 guy, Stephens shouldnt even be top 10
     
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    There is no any FN in Dec. Only option is FOX Event or at 194/195 card

    Holloway vs. Stephens/Guida
    Stephens vs. Holloway/Guida/Hacran Dias/Kawajiri
    Faber vs. Caraway/Sterling/Rivera rematch or Lineker w/win over Rivera
    Barboza vs. Poirier/Duffy winner
    Alvarez vs. Pettis
    Gunnar vs. Maia/Wonderboy/Magny
     
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    Zero chance all these guys get fights in December. All are probably "main card guys" at this time, and most of the main cards have been filled for the three events. No way they put any more high profile fights on the TUF 22 Finale event. Minimal chance of putting any of these guys on the Seoul card (Fight Pass) on November 28.

    I would imagine that one or two will probably end up on the first card of 2016 (UFC 195) if they don't fill it with females (which is unlikely.)
     
  8. GibsterMMA Blue Belt

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    Pettis vs Alvarez
    Barboza vs Dariush
    Nelson vs Cote/Magny
    Stephens vs Guida
    Holloway vs Lamas
    Faber vs Sterling
     
  9. YES Cartwheel Purple Belt

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    Unless we're gonna have main card level guys fighting on the Fight Pass prelims in December, there is no way all these guys will be booked.
     
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    December is already ridiculous on paper. Barring injuries, I don't know if there is enough room for all these guys.
     
  11. Max Power Got The Touch Platinum Member

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    They could have a Money In The Bank match in December. Winner gets a chance to cash in on Aldo or McGregor at any time.:)
     
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    He already made a statement beating Cub, who himself had already knocked out Oliveira in the first round. Honestly I was surprised they made that matchup in the first place. They probably wanted to keep Holloway busy and out of title contention because of that dominant loss to Conor.
     
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    Faber vs Sterling
    Holloway vs Olivera rematch (if not, why not Stephens)
    Barbosa vs Pettis please!!
    Alverez vs Dariush
     
  14. Kinger85 Gold Belt

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    too many guys wanting fights but because the UFC roster is flooded, the top guys that actually draw eyes don't get to fight as much as they should.

    The UFC product would improve 10 fold if they cut the bottom 150 guys on the roster and got the roster down to 375 or so.
     
  15. tenniswhiz Steel Belt

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    He only missed weight once, right? He was very humble and apologetic about it.

    People on here acting like he's Thiago Alves or Lineker.
     
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    Ding ding ding! Winner.
     
  17. YES Cartwheel Purple Belt

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    No, not the winner at all.

    40% correct on those matchups.
     
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    Hopefully Max is the insurance policy for either one of these guys getting hurt and is ready to step up ala Chad. Faber would be an ok fight for him but dissapointing he isn't matched up with Edgar.
     
  19. RedCansLoom16 "What's my favorite ring? The next one."-TB12

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    Theres no way all these guys get fights in December. I assume they will make Pettis a priority due to his inactivity and Faber due to him being on TUF and not having fought since May. Could also see Gunnar vs Wonderboy or Maia on UFC 194 due to the Irish connection.

    They should probably save something for the Suoerbowl as well as the Fox show that is traditionally the week before the SB.
     
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    Before people make the Gunnar vs. Maia recommendations. Remember that Maia is out indefinitely with serious staph infection.
     

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