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If Leon's not getting a shot?

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  1. KantoTerror Gold Belt

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    How bout the Loser of Gilbert Burns / Wonderboy? I think he can beat both...but he's also beatable by both...
     
  2. Hellowhosthat Steel Belt

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    Three piece and a soda fight is the fight to make.
     
  3. GreatSaintGuillotine You may not like what I say but it's the truth.

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    I think Burns beats Leon but id be down to see that
     
  4. WHALEWOLF Green Belt

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    I really thought Leon was going to prove he really deserved the title shot... he didnt.
     
  5. Bowel-forged Stool Manlet belt Platinum Member

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    Colby would beat the shit out of Nate Diaz. To me it’s usmon, Colby, then a steep drop off
     
  6. youllneverwalkalone Brown Belt

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    Agree, although the loser of Burns/Wonderboy is a very good plan B in case someone plays hardball.

    For me any fights between top 5 WWs is great and we def need more of those.
     
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    I don't see how they can't give him the shot but absolutely see how they don't want too.
     
  8. daniel san Black Belt

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    Masvidal fight makes sense from a PPV perspective, it will sell. Doesn't make sense for Edwards though as a win over Masvidal shouldn't put him any closer to a title shot.

    I would prefer loser of Burns and Thompson, it will be the very first fight against an elite WW so he will get a shot at proving himself. He's likely going to lose to either of them though, I just don't see Edwards ever becoming a legit contender.
     
  9. tornado362 Orange Belt

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    Think it should be Winner of Thompson/Burns
     
  10. Martialbeef Red Belt

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    Just keep giving him fights until he finishes one
     
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  11. Limit Smasher Brown Belt

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    What? Why not the winner?

    I think Wonderboy knocks Usman out.
     
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    At this point it might be best to sit out and wait. If Colby gets the next shot. There is no argument for anybody other than Edwards to challenge next after that. He’s earned it.
     
  13. Straatblaffer Brown Belt

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    He dominated Diaz for 23 minutes? Isn't that better than a quick (T)KO?
     
  14. Raymundo Alvarado Guevara Purple Belt

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    Colby hurt your feelers?
     
  16. Paolo Delutis Silver Belt

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    Lol would he now???...

    The dudes a spaz on the feet and hasnt stopped anyone...except for Max griffin who ever that is lol inside the UFC...

    Diaz has literally faced the better competition...i dunno when you guys r gunna learn how much experience and adversity means for a fighters career...


    Colby gets finished within 3 round if he ever fights Usman again...and Nate would box up Colby with ease... Colbys only way to win would be to hug Diaz for 5 rounds lol...litterally hold on for life..
     
  17. Bowel-forged Stool Manlet belt Platinum Member

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    Well in that case, why isn’t Leon getting the title shot?
     
  18. Kwic Red Belt

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    Yup.
    Masvidal gets a 3rd TS if he wins.





























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  19. Paolo Delutis Silver Belt

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    Nothing is decided yet...colby can yap all he wants....

    Till somethings signed i could careless
     
  20. BenRichards Brown Belt

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    If wonderboy beats burns he'd definitely have rank on Edwards. Wonderboy offers a different fight for Usman and would be on a decent streak if he beats burns.

    Edwards kinda got played and played himself in the process. He took a high profile fight against essentially a jobber in Nate. He was on track in that fight to look like a dominant force instead the talk is of Nate clowning and almost finishing him. In the books leon won. Throughly outclassed Nate but his profile has dropped and Nate's has stayed the same or risen. Leon should've fought wonderboy. Now he's somewhat in purgatory. Colby most likely gets next then leon has to hope burns wins or his stock drops more as wonderboy leapfrogs him.

    In a socially relevant sense leon hasn't done himself any favors. As of now he's famous for recieving the 3 piece and a soda and Nate clowning around and almost finishing him in the 5th. As a straight up competitor I think leon has the goods to give Usman problems but he doesn't really have a solid highlight to hang his hat on that isn't him getting embarrassed
     
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