Is Gustafsson the worst possible match up for Cormier in the LHWD?

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  1. Dream20

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    Except for Jones. The question isn
     
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    I think Shogun with his kicks and tricky ground game is the worst match up for Cormier.
     
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    just LOL. Shogun would lose to Cummins at this point.
     
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    Do you mean 2005 Shogun or Shogun who got demolished by Chael?

    Or are you trolling?

    Either way, DC beats Shogun on two weeks notice then and now.
     
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    haha ;)
     
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    Eh..Demolished means a brutal beating. Shogun got subbed early, not demolished.


    TS.. Once DC gets inside and he likely will, Gus is in trouble. That wrasslin.
     
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    I was trolling a few posts up... of course. and, talking about Shogun, he actually picked Cormier over Gustafsson in a brazilian interview i read... he thinks cormier's wrestling will give gus problems.
     
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    Rumble supossed to have great TDD too (people make this conclusion from Davis fight) but in reality he was ragdolled
     
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    Yeah I thinks so...
     
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    DC, AJ, and Gus are the real talent at 205 right now. Gus has lost his luster though so he better put on a great performance if he wants to stay up with the big boys.
     
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    Yes, but only by default. The rest of the division sucks. I think Cormier lays on him with ease.
     
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    People still drinking the Gus kool aid
     
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    I suppose but simply because the drop-off in talent is so high. Stylistically the match-up favors DC but the division is super weak right now so yes, for what that's worth. It is kind of a deceiving question tbh. And not like Gus can't win but a lanky guy without a wrestling background not known for 1-punch KO power certainly isn't the kind of fighter you would normally look for when trying to match someone against DC
     
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    I agree with TS.
     
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    Gus handled Bones's wrestling just fine - far better than DC did - and that was a Gus who hadn't yet learned how to handle the extra pressures and hype and extra rounds of a title fight.

    Now Gus's had all that experience - plus learned a hard lesson from AJ - if he's half as smart as he seems he should be better than ever.
     
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    styles makes fights and cormier has a different wrestling style than jones, with that said I think the fight will be close.
    I'm really looking forward to see what happens.
     
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    in b4 the diggem spam bot posts more gus hate
     
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    Yeah, it's definitely an intriguing match-up. I feel like we know exactly what DC does but in many ways Gus still seems like something of an unknown quantity.
     
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    Him and Jones, yes.
     

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