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If u have to make a bet who would u bet on Stipe or Francis?

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by true_fan, Nov 19, 2020.

  1. true_fan Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    This is one of the hardest choices for me because I’m a Stipe fan and I don’t want him to receive a sneaky punch like DC’s and go to sleep but I’m going with him this time again based on game plan. Who are u picking last call?
     
  2. Steve-French What A Rush!!!

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    Stipe. Francis has done fuck all in his last 4 fights that proves that he could stop Stipe's wrestling. He's looked impressive with his KO's, but he hasn't shown us if he is on par with a high level wrestler.
     
  3. John of Arc Banned Banned

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    Gun to head I'd pick Stipe but Francis can sleep anyone.
     
  4. sampuncher Red Belt

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    Purely because I haven't seen Ngannou's fights go long enough for me to see that he's massively improved any grappling or ground game since that first fight, I'd go with Stipe if I had to choose.
     
  5. dipstickjimmy Red Belt

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    Stipe. Love watching Francis KO people dead but if he can't do that he has nothing else to offer. He had 25 minutes to KO Stipe and he didn't get it done.
     
  6. Beherit Banned Banned

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    defended blades, and cain takedowns, and destroyed half the division in less than 20 seconds. Ngannou will win, i can AV bet right now.
     
  7. VinceArch I am all of me.

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    Stipe for sure. The first reply to this thread nailed it, what has Francis done to show he can stop the TD's? Sherdoggers just want him to win cause he's muscular.
     
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  8. Rvd Slmr Silver Belt Platinum Member

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    He literally beat two better wrestlers than Stipe in a little more than one minute combined. Francis hasn't shown that he can win a five round decision, but he absolutely can get an early finish.
     
  9. Ares Black Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    Miocic, since he's a much better fighter.

    Could Ngannou win? Sure.
    Will he? Probably not.
     
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  10. Qays Stetkevich Brown Belt

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    Defended Blades . . . . for how many seconds did that fight last
     
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  11. BluntForceTrama Red Belt

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    Depends if we talking about 'entitled' Francis or not

    might be redundant to mention that tho
     
  12. PizzaandBeer Banned Banned

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    Their first fight was Stipes easiest fight if his career, he took all Ngannous shots and kept coming and out boxing him then wrestlefucked him when he wanted. I think Francis is too slow for Stipe.

    Stipe is better everywhere except power
     
  13. akproplayer Purple Belt

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    Going with Fran. Don't want to pray for 25 minutes that Stipe doesn't get caught.
     
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  14. Ch31ck Purple Belt

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    Blaydes and Cain are better wrestlers than Stipe.
     
  15. Wand claude van-damme Blue Belt

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    Lotta love for Stipe. Love me some Stipe too, and his first fight with ngannou had me pretty amped the whole fight not gonna lie..
    with that being said Stipe going night night! And anyone else whos steps in there with ngannou right now doing the same...
     
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  16. melvinj0 Gold Belt

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    I think Stipe just has to survive the early rounds again, I don’t really think there’s anyway Francis can keep up with Stipe’s in pace after a few rounds, but at the same time Francis could definitely land that big one early and end it. I lean toward Stipe though.
     
  17. Ch31ck Purple Belt

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    Picking Francis, he's going to brutally KO Stipe.
     
  18. Bend NvR Break Order to Chaos. Chaos to Order.

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    I'm not getting tricked again like Rumble vs DC 2.

    I'm picking Stipe.

    I might be in the minority but Ngannou has regressed to me over his UFC career. Forget training grappling or defensive striking Ngannou literally thinks he can touch anyone and they'll go to sleep. He kinda reminds me of Deontay Wilder.

    Nothing says Stipe won't double leg him and put him on his back for the entire fight again.
     
  19. jimmy dakine Green Belt

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    I would bet on Stipe and here is why....Stipe is more skilled and more experienced and already been in there with Francis. Not saying Francis cannot win, but thats not what a bet is. I do see Francis having improved much over the last 3 years...he basically punches as hard as he can, then and now.
     
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  20. Steve-French What A Rush!!!

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    Stipe has better wrestling credentials than Curtis as Blaydes was NJCAA were Stipe was NCAA. Although Blaydes did drop out of school his sophomore year to pursue MMA. Either way neither of them even wrestled with Stipe at all when they fought. Plus Cain is so busted up from injuries over the years he's not even close to the same fighter he was. Stipe is just a stylistically bad fight for Francis. He proved this when he dominated him for 25 minutes.
     
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