Holm + Bethe = 0 top 10 wins

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  1. TheRuthlessOne

    TheRuthlessOne Violence Belt

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    We now live in a time

    Where back to back challangers for the Women's Bantamweight Championship have a total of 0 top 10 wins


    WHO WANTS A TITLE SHOT

    You can get one

    and you can

    I dont know who you are but sure here is a title shot

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  2. Skydome

    Skydome Banned Banned

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    I am not bothered by it, the division is still pretty new and undeveloped. Holm is undefeated and been pretty flawless so far. Correia got the shot cause Ronda called her out and they did the fight in Brazil
     
  4. sonhow

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    Rousey hasn't beaten Nunes, Evinger, Eye or Holm yet. I guess Holm is easiest to sell and undefeated. Every fight except Cyborg is a stay busy fight for her though.
     
  5. Drake

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    That is pretty bad... Nunes should have got it.
     
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    KhabibTheBeagle Papi de la Sherdog

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    They have only 1 Top 15 win between them. Yet, I suspect Holm will be moved up to the Top 5 for promotional purposes, same as Bethe was.
     
  8. Drake

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    Most likely.
     
  9. KhabibTheBeagle

    KhabibTheBeagle Papi de la Sherdog

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    Holm isn't ready for this fight, yet, IMO. She hasn't even faced a Top 10, and it feels like they're feeding Holm to Rousey, prematurely. God forbid, Holm has time to become a serious threat.
     
  10. krelianx

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    Nunes was a far better option, I think, at this point. Oh well.

    I thought Holm looked very suspect against Pennington, and frankly she just needs more experience. This should be another quick Rousey submission.

    Nunes on the other hand, looked really scary and on point on her last two. She was also beating Cat up in her fight...
     
  11. UniqueSteez

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    LouisBolanos Popcorn tastes good

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    People bitching about top 10 wins as if top 10 wins mean anything. They're all getting finished in seconds consistently, what difference does it make? Holm is a long-time, credentialed combat athlete who's going to get crushed, Tate already had 2 chances and will get crushed a 3rd time. What's the big deal? It's the Ronda Rousey can crushing show and it's entertaining.
     
  13. INoHespectChael

    INoHespectChael Black Belt

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    Meh it's how the ufc rolls these days. It's the same in the men's division. Rankings and win streaks don't mean shit.
     
  14. FightsFTW

    FightsFTW Red Belt

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    Not to mention Holm hasn't even looked impressive in the UFC. Bethe at least finished somebody.
     
  15. houjebek

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    Bethe was Rousey worst opponent EVER!
    Seriously she was gifted the decission over Kedzie but I didn't really feel it justified.
    However Holm is a different story, really accomplished boxer and she seems really capable in her last fights. I agree it is early to grant her a titleshot but I can live with it.
    It would be better if Holm fought 1 girl from the top 10 but then she could lose, so they would just lost another contender, so I understand it.
     
  16. Gigaton Punch

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    Reneau was ranked in the top 10 when Holly beat her, no?

    Reneau is a good WBW fighter. Bethe beat the dregs of the division. This isn't as bad as that shot. It's still pretty bad though. If they weren't gonna give it to Tate, Nunes was the clear next best option
     
  17. houjebek

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    nailed it.
     
  18. JKS

    JKS 77+&--#rT....

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    If you dont think the Renau fight was impressive then I dont know what to tell you. She pretty much dominated from start to finish and turned it up in the 3rd round
     
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    Oh I didnt knew that my bad.
     
  20. FightsFTW

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    This is how I feel, she hasn't looked impressive, hasn't beaten anyone worth mentioning. She still needs time to develop and get comfortable. She looked like she was barely starting to get there in her last fight, she needs at least 2 or 3 more fights imo before a shot. I agree, it feels like they are feeding Holm to Ronda now that she's not a bigger threat. In a way keeping Ronda safe (not that she needs it), but minimizing the chance for her to lose.
     

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