Khabib should be next for Cerrone.

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  1. MachidaNo1Fan

    MachidaNo1Fan Red Belt

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    I was on the hype wagon but now I know.. Cerrone will never be a championship level fighter. He's just not good enough imo he will sit in the top 5 for the remainder of his career. I actually feel bad for Benson getting robbed. Another fight with Pettis would be a waste of time
     
  2. The_Renaissance

    The_Renaissance Sherdog Bunceweight Champion

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    #1 contender fight, coming soon.
     
  3. JayPrimo

    JayPrimo Blue Belt

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    Agreed, I don't think Cerrone stands a chance against Pettis
     
  4. Gatts

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    Match pretty much makes itself, I'd have Cerrone on call to fill in if RDA pulls out aswell.
    6 fight's in 12 months. He deserves it.
     
  5. ArtemV

    ArtemV Gold Belt

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    Let Cerrone get his title shot, controversial or not, a win is a win, Cerrone has earned a title fight. But he will lose, so give Khabib.. Bobby Green vs Masvidal winner if Cerrone does get a fight vs Pettis.
     
  6. JonKunDo

    JonKunDo Postin 25/8

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    Heck no. Who wants to see Cerrone wrassle f***ed?

    He deserves a crack at Pettis way more than anyone else. If Cerrone doesn't wanna sit out and wait then they should give him a rematch with Nate Diaz, or else people like Michael Johnson or Tony Ferguson.

    Giving him his worst possible match up when the champion is a stand-up fighter would be completely retarded
     
  7. SimonNova

    SimonNova Worship and forget

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    Yup, Mandatory 5 rounder here.
     
  8. DetachedOrchid

    DetachedOrchid MAYANS M.C.

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    true..the only thing i took from their fight is that pettis would smoke them again with ease.
     
  9. edwinmaniac

    edwinmaniac Blue Belt

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    cerrone said in the post fight presser that after talking with Dana, it sounds like his next fight will be vs Khabib. Cerrone also said he wants a break first though.
     
  10. The Swirl

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    As much as this is the fight to make, I dont want the Cerrone win streak to end. Its been such a fun ride

    Khabib by UD
     
  11. K1MMA

    K1MMA Saku Belt

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    Khabib vs. Pettis
     
  12. Shammon

    Shammon Brown Belt

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    Cerrone vs. Khabib in April/May sounds good to me.

    Khabib wants the fight as well. He's been posting about Cerrone on twitter for a couple of days now lol.
     
  13. Hendo101

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    This
     
  14. trblesome1

    trblesome1 Silver Belt

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    Isn't Khabib injured?

    I would think by the time he is able to train again and get in a good camp that will be a ways down the road, Cowboy probly wants a fight before that
     
  15. jjjjjjjjjjohnny

    jjjjjjjjjjohnny JDP is the CHAMP!

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    khabib should be fighting pettis - plain and simple. the UFC doesn't want to risk having their wheaties boy taken down into oblivion.
     
  16. Hannya MMA

    Hannya MMA Blue Belt

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    More likely...Cowboy still got this.
     
  17. Moneymma

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    That is the fight to make,but knowing cerrone he will fight asap against anyone
    If he wants title shot give him khabib. All top fighters are booked,who will he fight that is coming of win and he hasnt beaten b4?
     
  18. Fight Professor

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    I doubt Cerrone is going to wait until May.
     
  19. Kanster

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    For sure, but Khabib is injured unfortunately.
     
  20. JKS

    JKS 77+&--#rT....

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    I don't see it that way
     

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