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I like Stipe, but i think Ngannou will finish him this time....

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  1. MoreKane Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    I'm worried for Stipe, he's getting older and you can see he didn't look as great in the last DC fight
     
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  2. Get To Da Choppa Black Belt

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    I've come to learn not to doubt Stipe anymore. He's doesn't fight fancy, have explosive highlight knockouts or is a chiseled specimen, but he's like a Toyota Camry, reliable, and it just works. In the fight game it's more like a road trip than a quarter mile race
     
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    he's getting older but still in his prime ! He took several shot without falling ! And his technique improved a lot, he is very fast too and explosive with his shape !
    I pick Stipe for rematch with Ngannou
     
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    I think so too. He really fought a perfect fight last time. I don't think he can do it again.
     
  5. PizzaandBeer Banned Banned

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    Idk Ngannou had nothing for Stipe last time and Stipe took his hardest shots and kept coming and fired back lighting him up then wrestle fucking him at will.
     
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    I'd still be leaning towards Stipe in any rematch. Would have to endure a few hairy moments early but still think Ngannou's gas tank would be a major factor.
     
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    Perfect fight? Lmao your acting like Francis has more skills than him. He doesn’t, he has more power that’s it. Stipe still has his own power and is faster than him, overall better everywhere else.

    Ngannou needs the perfect fight to beat him
     
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    Well that’s silly considering francis has looked to be the exact same guy against competition that is worse than stipe and Stipe steadily improved over competition that is far better than francis
     
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    What weight is Stipe going to come in for this bout? Where he came in heavy he had more strength, but when he came in lighter he had plenty of speed compared to the rest of the heavyweights.

    Don't forget that he took a lot of shots from Cormier too and had moments where he was close to getting KO'd once.

    Wasn't there a thread where Ngannou was getting training in boxing from Teddy Atlas or something?

    But I'll learn not to doubt Stipe since he's literally a HW fighter that looks, moves, and fights like a proficient fighter instead of an out of shape slob that fights with skill approaching that of WMMA Bantamweights half the time.
     
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    I expect stipe to retire on top, respect if he takes the rematch.

    Nobody is beating 2021 Ngannou
     
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    Stipe is gonna have to fight him in his homeland of wakanda
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  13. Final Say So Icey Belt

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    Bruh
     
  14. Gamer007 Black Belt

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    Ngannou will go undefeated next year, just like the last 2 years.
     
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    I'll be honest, I picked Stipe the first time, but I'm leaning Ngannou right now. He looked pretty bad in DC 3, and he seems to have slown down.

    I hope Stipe wins, because I love the guy and Ngannou seems like a prick, but right now I see Ngannou taking his block off in round 1.
     
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    Who else is left for him to fight? Jon Jones or Derrick Lewis?

    He'd be the favorite in every possible fight for the foreseeable future.

    Stipe is the last one standing and he's clearly declined the last couple of years, he doesn't even utilize his head movement anymore. Ngannou will win every fight he takes in 2021 because the HW division isn't moving very quickly, and he's clearly head and shoulders above everyone except maybe Stipe.

    People just ignore that Francis hardly trained for the Stipe fight, he came in clearly bloated and heavier than usual. Since he's been humbled a bit, he's looked better than ever before. I'm not betting against Francis in 2021, even against the LHW GOAT Jon Jones.

    But I'd be more than willing to take AV bets :D
     
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  18. Final Say So Icey Belt

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    Francis hasn’t looked any better since he fought stipe, he looks the exact same.

    See people like you say stipe has looked slower or worse, but don’t take into account that he was fighting far and away better competition in Daniel than francis or anybody francis fought for that matter. So if stipe was fighting far better competition and did progressively better over those three fights, doesn’t that mean stipe was improving? Where francis looks like the exact same guy?

    Think harder, francis does absolutely nothing better than stipe.
     
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  19. rakeleaves Brown Belt

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    Smart $ is on Francis winning. A lot of things have changed in the past 2 years... Francis is way better and Stipe is slightly worse.
     
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  20. The Chosen Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    Smart money is always on the man who won the last contest, especially if it was a humiliating 50-45, Francis looked awful.
     
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