If Conor loses at UFC 194, how would book him for UFC 200?

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  1. TrumanBurbank

    TrumanBurbank Green Belt

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    If Conor loses, it seems likely it would be by decision because of his chin. UFC needs Conor/Ronda for UFC 200. How would you make that happen?

    I would suggest the winner of Poirier Vs. Duffy would be a good fight for Conor and for both of them too at UFC 200.

    Jose Aldo probably won't even be on the UFC 200 card.
     
  2. basedworld

    basedworld Brown Belt

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    Mendes rematch
     
  3. Bearmode

    Bearmode Blue Belt

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    It is a win-win situation for the UFC.
    If Conor loses he can take a big fight at 200 to draw PPV. If Aldo loses they can set up a rematch at UFC 200 coupled with another huge fight
     
  4. scorpipede

    scorpipede you do yo thang Baby Smurf

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    he's had 1 PPV title fight that sold well, everything else has been popular and sold. It won't matter if he's the champ at all. His fan base isn't about that title, it's about him. Dude's a legit draw. Puts asses in seats.
     
  5. Psychedelic

    Psychedelic Silver Belt

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    Conor will walk through Aldo and will make it look easy.
     
  6. Hans Gercmiov

    Hans Gercmiov Titanium Belt

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    Rematch with Aldo.
     
  7. Arrrrgh

    Arrrrgh Black Belt

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    "it seems likely it would be by decision because of his chin."

    That actually seems incredibly unlikely.
    If it goes to a decision the last thing that would tip the scales is his chin. Did you mean his chin would carry him to a decision loss?

    Either way the way a chin wins or loses a fight is by failing you or keeping you on your feet. A good chin is not a complement to a fighter's skill, if anything it is just the contrary--you have to take some big shots before people know if you have a good chin. Which means your defense failed and the opponent got through.
     
  8. Burundanga

    Burundanga The Intellectual

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    Agreed.... would remove any doubt about their first fight and would be easy to sell....

    But I'd be quite happy to see Edgar in there.
     
  9. funksoulbrother

    funksoulbrother I'm the guy that drinks the beer

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    Holloway rematch!!
     
  10. Ace of Spades

    Ace of Spades My Opinion > Yours

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    If he moves up give him Jury or Felder.

    If he stays at 145 give him Lamas or Stephens.
     
  11. 5crew

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    All of you have been poisoned by UFC matchmaking. REMATCH??

    inb4 contribute your own instead of just shitting on ideas:
    Conor move up weight class..

    UFC 200: Conor Vs Donald Cerrone
     
  12. Gohel

    Gohel Orange Belt

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    Conor vs Cowboy sounds great.
     
  13. Fox by the Sea

    Fox by the Sea Lighthouse keeper Platinum Member

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    blindfolded conor vs one arm behind her back ronda.
     
  14. Hans Gercmiov

    Hans Gercmiov Titanium Belt

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    I was being sarcastic.
     
  15. Cobra201

    Cobra201 Orange Belt

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    Aldo will sink Connor's ship deep under the sea. This hype train is about to get derailed.
     
  16. SouthSide971

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    Aldo will sub him
     
  17. Cooliox

    Cooliox Steel Belt Platinum Member

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    He wont be cleared in time. Broken jaw usually takes time to rehab.
     
  18. qw3rty

    qw3rty PM me for free filler-room uppercuts

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    Like the Conor vs Duffy/Poirer at 155
     
  19. mikekoz68

    mikekoz68 Purple Belt

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    Whaaat? How are you not understanding what he meant?

    He's saying Conor has a good chin so if he were to lose it wouldn't be by tko so it would more likely be a decision loss.

    I guess we are assuming he has a good chin and we're ignoring submissions....
     
  20. ZuffaExecutive

    ZuffaExecutive Red Belt

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    If he wins its Aldo rematch

    If he loses they would probably give him Holloway,Mendes or Lamas
     

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