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If Chael beats the No. 1 Contender, then he rightfully becomes the No. 1 Contender.

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  1. JimmyJumper Blue Belt

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    It's ridiculous how everybody is freaking out over the possibility of Sonnen getting another title shot. Vitor accepted this fight knowing his contender status would be on the line, this was his choice.

    If Sonnen can grind out a victory over the obvious No. 1 contender then he rightfully deserves a title shot. Don't be so damn dramatic Sherdog.

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  2. ConditFan Brown Belt

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    No. Even if sonnen completely annihilates vitor, Jacare deserves it more.
     
  3. 1neomonkey Brown Belt

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    Exactly! Its not like Chael is getting an immediate title shot....He's having to fight the number one contender for it.

    Its very simple stuff.
     
  4. Kalmah Snap Jitsu Belt

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    That's not how it works unfortunately. Or maybe fortunately in this case.
     
  5. 1neomonkey Brown Belt

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    Ronaldo is on the shelf till August.
     
  6. I Hate You _________________

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    You're asking people here to think, that was your first mistake.
     
  7. Edmond Rousey Blue Belt

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    How long has it been since Chael fought at 185?
     
  8. KESA Purple Belt

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    vitor accepted the fight cause he knows he will destroy sonnen.
     
  9. Gunny Gold Belt

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    I'm ok with it. Chael is putting his ass on the line and deserves to be rewarded should he manage to pull off the win
     
  10. 1neomonkey Brown Belt

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    Who cares, the guy is fighting the number one contender.

    You're telling me that if Rumble Johnson had a fight against Werdum or JDS and beats one of them that he'd have to go to the end of the line. That would be ridiculous.

    You beat the number one guy, you become the number one guy...very simple math.
     
  11. krelianx Gold Belt

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    I think he should get another fight before getting a title shot if he wins.
     
  12. Gunny Gold Belt

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    Another thought; the biggest winner of this whole debacle is likely to be Chris Weidman. Assuming he gets past Machida, the PPV points on his next defense are going to be huge after this crazy fucking build up
     
  13. SuperBadAzz Brown Belt

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    No, no, no & hell no.. Wanderlei & Chael deserved each other. Rankings were close, they wanted to fight, Wanderlei punked out.

    That in no way makes Chael deserving of a #1 contender's match.. Vitor is a savage & will fight anyone especially someone that dogged his home country. Of course he wanted the fight. But there were guys ranked below Chael that would've jumped at the opportunity as well.

    Chael lost his last fight. Not only lost, got the shit kicked out of him & folded.. I like the guy but no way he deserves a title shot with a win here... Jacare, Rockhold, hell even dickhead Kennedy deserve it more.

    This whole situation is just bullshit...
     
  14. infamouz ice Brown Belt

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    this. but he is not going to win...vitor all the way baby
     
  15. ConditFan Brown Belt

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    Great. That's perfect timing for the next title shot in Sept or October.
     
  16. PanyeEast17 Green Belt

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    GTFO....Chael annihilating Vitor is better than anything Jacares done in his career
     
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    Yuuaap #1 contender fight. The Gangster
     
  18. 1neomonkey Brown Belt

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    Only Jacare is sidelined, Rockhold hasn't beaten a top ten guy since his ass whooping from Vitor, and who cares about Kennedy.

    Chael's last fight at MW was not only against the champ, but against the GOAT, so I don't mind that he gets to fight the number one contender.

    Vitor's a beast, and I doubt no one wants to fight him, good on Chael for taking the fight, and if he wins, then he deserves the title shot.
     
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    says the Zuffa employee.
     

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