If Silva really does get a title shot.....

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  1. Tarbender

    Tarbender Blue Belt

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    I'm a Weidman fan, and think he should be able to handle Belfort fairly easily.....but Belfort is a great fighter and always dangerous!

    If Silva gets a title shot with a win over Diaz....a part of me wants Belfort to win because I think I would rather see Silva vs Belfort 2, than Weidman vs Silva 3.

    I think Weidman easily handles Silva again.....but I would really look forward (as much as last time) to watching Silva and Belfort fight again.....and I think it would last a little longer than the first one!
     
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    Weidman/Silva III is a squash match.

    Silva/Belfort II is interesting.
     
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    What if Belfort beats Weidman but then Belfort's test shows a T/E of .11/1?
     
  4. daPROFESSOR

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    Spider has another title run left in him
     
  5. TrueBias

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    Hopefully he doesnt have another silly injury. However, its hilarious that his win over Diaz is still more deserving of a title shot over Hendricks and his.
     
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    He said he wont fight a Brazillian for it.. But then again A.S changes his mind like the Irish weather.
     
  7. Air Lats

    Air Lats Gentlemen, this is democracy manifest! Platinum Member

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    Im with you. I have no intrest in silva/weidaamn III. Silva / Belfort is great though. No way weidman loses to belfort tho. I wish theyd give silva two or three before weidman again. Its like its kind of a miracle that we get to see silva fight again. Im afraid that next time he fights weidman might be the last time we ever see him fight.
     
  8. JKS

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    I would actually like to see both fight pretty even. Although, leaning towards Belfort.....I feel that even though it was a decisive finish, it just too early and in one of those unexpected ways. I just wanted to see more of a striking battle between 2 of the best.
     
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    Silva and Belfort don't like each other.
    I don't think this would be an issue.
     
  10. 76Knockout

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    Silva/Weidman 3 would be so uninteresting, and that's not saying i don't think Anderson could win. But Weidman only has 2 title defenses atm, so young into his title run to fight Silva AGAIN is boring i just hate it. If Silva gets too old and retires before another shot so be it. He already cemented his legacy awhile ago.

    And lol at Weidman handling Belfort with ease, have to disagree with you on that one. But i'd be much more interested in a Silva/Belfort rematch for sure.

    Side note, Hendricks/Lawler 3 might be the most uninterested i have ever been in a title fight.
     
  11. ColonelAngus1

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    Agreed. How many times does he have to beat Anderson Silva? If he beats him for the 3rd time, is Anderson one win away from another shot? UFC is becoming a fucking joke with their matchmaking.
     
  12. Senzo Tanaka

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    A 3rd Weidman loss on Silva's resume is going to hurt his legacy badly. He didn't want the 2nd fight but got talked into it. They'll probably hype him into a 3rd fight only to fail again.
     
  13. MMAaficionado

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    Uninteresting? I bet millions of fans disagree including myself.
     
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    plus belfort can win
     
  15. mma midwest fan

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    We would have to see signs of the Anderson of old vs Diaz for me to be hyped for another shot at Weidman. If Anderson still looks like his quickness, reflexes and agility are there, I could be sold on a Weidman fight again. Weidman still the favorite, though.
     
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    It's not like Silva was dominated twice by Weidman. I really want to see a 3rd fight.
     
  17. Toxxus

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    I'm a huge Anderson fan, but I felt like Weidman has his number pretty badly. Started to see a glimmer of hope in the 2nd match when Weidman started struggling with takedowns, but then the leg break.

    I'd favor Weidman in a rematch in the 80/20 range and I'm not a fan.
     
  18. Thuckey

    Thuckey I swear to drunk.. I'm not God. Platinum Member

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    I think Silva has a really good chance to beat him still. Not making excuses for the first two fights although they were strange circumstaces, I think it would still be well fought evenly matched but Silva could edge him out given a full round affair without the BS.
     
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    As long as Anderson stops that vowning bullshit, I think he could take Weidman.
     
  20. Yolandabecool**

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    I think lighting certainly struck twice for Weidman. That being said I don't want to see a third bout.

    I do feel at this point in Anderson's career, Weidman has his number. The third fight would likely go down the route of a competitive albeit clear win for Weidman 48-47 or 49-46.

    I'd prefer to see Jacare get the next fight.
     

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