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I'm picking Cain Velasquez in the rematch.

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  1. UniqueSteez Be water my friend. Platinum Member

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    I know many people aren't happy with Werdum Vs Velasquez 2 but I see Velasquez winning his belt back.
    Remember when Cain lost to Junior and what happened? He had a rematch with him and had a vengeance ended up taking his belt back.
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  2. DanaBlackUFC Yellow Belt

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    Only on sea level
     
  3. TobikanJudan94 Never be game over

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    C-level Cain=GOAT
     
  4. Joey Sangfroid Purple Belt

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    Funny if he smashes Werdum and ends up sitting out for a year due to injury.
     
  5. WouldYouKindly Blue Belt

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    The first fight against junior he got flattened in a minute by a bomb, and came back and won the rematches because he took the fight to JDS. Werdum fought Cain's fight the entirety of their first fight and still won anyway.

    The dynamic of the rematch is totally different in this case.
     
  6. elfeliz Purple Belt

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    Cain was winning till he gassed
     
  7. chitoortiz Silver Belt

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    I hope Werdum wins.

    I don't want to see Cain win and defend again in 2017.
     
  8. csroster Silver Belt

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    God I hope not. HW could not be more boring with Cain at the helm.
     
  9. TheDarkEmperor Orange Belt

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    He didn't gas. He got hit with a clean shot part of the way into the second round, and never recovered.

    Next fight, Cain is going to come in, and maul Werdum against the cage.
     
  10. Agnawedbone Red Belt

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    Werdum will always be a terrible match up for Cain.
     
  11. HydralisK Surrounded By Ahos

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    It's not gonna go any different this time then it did the last. Stupid fight to make... really stupid... Let Cain fight some other guys. How many rematches had this guy had in his career? The most for such a short career for sure. Rematch Bigfoot, triple rematch JDS, rematch Werdum?
     
  12. orangecuse Gold Belt

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    I still don't understand why people are comparing JDS to Werdum or their fights with Cain. I don't get it.
     
  13. KillerElite Carlos Condit knees people in the face

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    That is what you said the first time and look what happened. I am not saying that cain won't do that but werdum played his game and won.
     
  14. Dart Feld Steel Belt

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    In Cain/JDS one he played into JDS' game at fought at range with no real pressure. In the rematch he shot repeatedly to solidify the threat of the TD and get JDS' hands lower. Eventually he landed the big shot then exploited JDS' lack of a clinch for the rest of the fight.

    In Cain/Werdum he lost the fight everywhere. Even when he was pressuring early and getting into the clinch he was taking the worse of the exchanges. He got picked apart at range and in the pocket from the 2nd round on. By the third he had no safe haven and was forced to take the small chance of neutralizing Werdum on the ground and ended up getting submitted instantly.

    There's no simple answer or easy exploit in Werdum's game for Cain and his camp here. Werdum matches up well with Cain everywhere.
     
  15. el tito Green Belt

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    Cain will probably win a decision by wrestling.
     
  16. chitoortiz Silver Belt

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    lol i'd be surprised if Cain even thinks about taking it to the ground once.
     
  17. mmacrisis Purple Belt

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    Cain will not win, my guess is he will get injured again and it will be delayed
     
  18. Subdepth Captain of a Capsized Ship

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    Cain needs a couple of tuneup fights before he gets the shot at Werdum again IMO. He was on the shelf for too long he needs to lose the rust against a couple of guys not fighting at AKA first.
     
  19. meatballhat Orange Belt

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    Immediate rematches are terrible for the UFC.
     
  20. KantoTerror Silver Belt

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    Did you actually watched the fight or just kept reading threads in sherdog about how he was not in great shape and not sea level altitude affected his conditioning? Because it looks like the knees to the body and continuous eating punches can have similar effect and Werdum shook off every thing Cain landed. Werdum was the cause Cain ran out of fuel...
     

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