If Robert Whittaker beats bisping, who should he fight after that?

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  1. ConradMcgilcuty

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    Looking at the ufc rankings

    Everyone is booked but the winner of these matchups make sense.

    mousasi-carneiro winner

    Vitor vs Hendo winner

    Maybe even Machida, Tim Kennedy or Derek Brunson. Who would be a good test?
     
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    If (when) he beats (ktfos) bisping, I guess it opens him up to the higher ranked fighters. While I do think that the Vitor/Hendo winner deserves a big name, rankings wise and entertainment value wise, a fight with Whittaker would be very worth making.
     
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    Gegard or Kennedy would be 2 good choices.

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    I think Bisping is too much too soon.

    Thales Leites is a much better fighter than Robert and he wasn't able to get the job done convincingly.

    Bisping is no Tavares or Hester.
     
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    I hope so, cos I want Bisping to keep his streak going
     
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    Then if he beats the next guy, who should he fight after that? What about after that? Seriously, the fight is still 3 months away.
     
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    Thales is a different fighter. Bisping has a suspect chin and Whittaker has deadly hands. Whittaker has a good chance of winning this one, IMO.
     
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    Mousasi maybe?
     
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    I'd like to see whitaker-moose that could be a fun fight
     
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    That is a cool alternate reality you created.

    Bisping has had 34 fights and was only finished by strikes twice.

    Once to Henderson and once to Vitor. I'll even let you count the Rockhold fight if that makes you feel better.
     
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    Bisping also got hurt by Leites a few times, he got dropped by Dollaway, and yes, he got rocked by Rockhold.
     
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    He won two of those three.

    Chin isn't an issue.
     
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    The winner of Vitor/Hendo. I'd like to see Mousasi replace whoever drops out of the Romero/Jacare fight first.
     
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    While leites may have more knowledge I think robs is younger faster and has a unique style thar suits fighting someone like bisping.. and bisping cant stop circling to his left.... rob has a fast right straight.
     
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    If Mousasi wins, the Belfort fight needs to happen(if he beats hendo)..,.if they want to feed Whitaker to Mousasi so Gegard has a big winning streak then i guess that would be a good thing.
     
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    Is this not a squash match for Bisping?
     
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    We'll see on fight night. Whittaker's left hand is coming for that chin.
     
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    I really dont see whittaker koing bisping, it will surprise me if that happen

    Anyway i prefer to see him in welterweight vs gastelum
     
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    Whittaker can't make welterweight, the cut is too hard. He lost his hearing during the cut for the fight against wonderboy. He's not the tallest guy but he's f***ing thick, islander genetics in there.

    He'll hold a noticeable speed advantage over Bisping, he's also incredible strong, stronger than you would think looking at him. Should be a great fight but I'm going to hold off on speculating over who he should fight next.
     
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    lol no
     

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