Is anyone excited for Khabib vs Poirier

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  1. Grapplefest

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    Dustin is super tough and has legit boxing skills, no doubt about it. But does anyone think this fight will be anything different than a lopsided decision or late round finish for Khabib? Tony vs Khabib needs to be made.
     
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    Diamond was a good dude
     
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    Yeah but as a big Holloway fan I really wanted to see Holloway get the win tonght and fight Khabib.
     
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    Adygea May God bless us all.

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    Khabib will be -600 favourite again, i mean if you want a new car or new house, you bet the old ones on Khabib.
     
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    No.

    Max vs Khabib on the other hand...
     
  6. NumbBigToe

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    Not really. It'll be good to see Khabib do his thing but it won't be competitive.
     
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    Porier looked sharp tonight

    I'd like to see it
     
  8. Breaking

    Breaking One shall stand, and one shall fall.

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    Poirier was awesome tonight, and beating max in the way he did was amazing.

    But Khabib mauls him...
     
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    Round-1 Dustin has a chance
    Khabib is there to be hit
     
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    Khabib grapple is way too much to handle.
    Khabib at this stage in his career wants big bouts, like McGregor for the $$$ and then Tony Ferguson.
     
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    You guys are retarded?

    THIS MAN JUST SMASHED MAX FUCKING HOLLOWAY. HIS BOXING SKILLS (THESE JABS, MAN) WAS SURREAL, AS HIS GAS TANK WELL.

    JESUS.
     
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    Yes, obviously not Ferg levels of hype, but Dustin has earned this opportunity without a doubt. He'll go out on his shield trying.
     
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    No. Probably a mismatch. I don't see anyone beating Khabib unless Khabib moves up to 170.
     
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    He earned it, imo.

    Let it do what it do.

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    Might be a lopsided decision, but it would still be a dangerous fight for Khabib, which makes it exciting. If Dustin lands something big, he can skew the odds in his favor and he has the gastank to land something big even late in the fight. Not even an iron chin is unbreakable and Max has illustrated this perfectly. I'd still favor Khabib for obvious reasons, though.
     
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    KORMAN The Dominator - Killashaw - Khabib time Yellow Card

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    Not even slightly. Dustin doesn't have Aldo level TDD, and Khabib's already taken out better strikers. Well, I am excited to just see Khabib fight, so yeah, I guess.
     
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    Yeah, the Jabs were insane. Max is a better striker but Poirier is not far behind, power played a huge role BUT his striking skills are awesome too. I was under the impression Poirier can hurt Khabib seriously.
     
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    He better get to practicing those boxing skills off his back, because that's where he'll be the majority of the fight.
     
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    I'd favor Dustin to demolish Khabib. Poirier could be the best fighter on the planet earth who can deal with pressure fighting (Gaethje, Max...).
     

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