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News Jeremy Stephens moves back to lightweight, fights Drakkar Klose at UFC event on April 17

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  1. Peli Silver Belt

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    Good to see him back, almost never in a boring fight.

    A losing streak of Aldo, Zabit, Yair and Kattar is nothing to be ashamed of.
     
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    i think he takes it
     
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    Damn good fight.

    Klose is good but not too good. I'd favor Klose in a close fight. :rolleyes:

    But hoping for a Stephens ko
     
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    If he can get to the size he was when he was LW before I think he do aight

    Broseph had one of them thick Iowa necks when he got signed and I met him in.........Iowa....
     
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    Stephens is always in good fights but I like seeing him lose for some reason, just seems like a douchebag.
     
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    Rooting for Jeremy, but Klose has the kind of style that can frustrate him.
     
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    It was very gratifying to watch Aldo land the body shot on Stephens, LOL.
     
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    I like Stephens and really hoping that a move to LW helps him. At the same time though his been getting finished and that body been looking like glass.
     
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    I don't think the weight cut was the issue with his recent losses. He's a veteran who's been fighting in UFC since like 2008 or so, probably at least 20 times (not looking it up, just going from memory), and age/injuries/high-level fights catch up to everyone.

    He made a nice resurgence a few years back, and rounded out his powerful striking with some grappling and patience, but it wasn't enough to propel him to contender status, or keep him competitive with the Top 5-10 guys for very long.
     
  13. matrat103 Guns don't kill people, the government does. Platinum Member

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    Longer than that, I believe. He has to have the most losses in UFC history but he’s also racked up quite a highlight reel and his power is a problem for absolutely anybody.
     
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    Hes one of those guys that should go to bellator. Get paid better for what he delivers. Jermias Esteban and his mexican style of fighting wont win him a title, but hes never in a boring match.
     
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    People soooo pissed with Lewis landing those two legal follow up shots to an unconscious Blaydes....

    Well...it's the return of the Stephens, that does that every time he gets a KO.

    I expect the same outrage everyone gave to Lewis, this time to Stephens when or if he does the exact same thing Lewis did again.

    Lewis has taken a ton of shit on here for no reason.

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    It's because he goes for unnecessary punches every time he gets a KO. He's intentionally racing the referee to get to the unconscious fighter. Like he genuinely enjoys hurting people, and he's trying to make the most out of every legal opportunity he has.
     
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    Feed Conor 3.77 to him and watch an even better leg kick clinic.
     
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    Interesting. I wonder who they'll match up with KZ now that Stephens returned to LW. They're supposed to be the remaining match up that would make sense at FW.
     
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    Wouldn’t be surprised if an eventual fight with Conor is is in the back of his mind with this move up

    Gotta avenge that meme
     
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    I actually like his chances of catching Klose...
     
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