Lets fantasize.. Conor winning welterweight title before winning lightweight. Why not?

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  1. Metallicalabran

    Metallicalabran Don't be scared homie!

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    Styles makes fights.

    Lawler is a brawler, thats the PERFECT tailor made kind of fighter Conor McGregor wants.

    RDA uses his wrestling a lot aiming to his opponents weakness in the ground, that doesnt sound so good from a Conor McGregor perspective.

    What do you think ???
     
  2. Hans Gercmiov

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    Depends on how this fight goes.
     
  3. CJohnny

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    He will probably try that.

    Who knows for how long RDA will be out.
     
  4. The real JG

    The real JG Banned Banned

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    Let's fantasy.

    Do you English?
     
  5. Metallicalabran

    Metallicalabran Don't be scared homie!

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    lol

    this could be shocking and hard to believe, but english is not my first language
     
  6. funksoulbrother

    funksoulbrother I'm the guy that drinks the beer

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    Lawler the brawler is no more he is now lawler the boxer who uses great movement and great hand fighting
    He also moves his head more too
    (Keep in mind the shots he took from condit the same condit who knocked out hardy)
     
  7. Metallicalabran

    Metallicalabran Don't be scared homie!

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    a powerful boxer is still much better style for Conor McGregor to fight than a powerful puncher powerful wrestler with great takedowns
     
  8. Glumberjack

    Glumberjack Brown Belt

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    I fully expect that if Conor beats Nate, the main event of UFC 200 will be McGregor vs. Lawler for the WW Title. It certainly won't be Edgar vs. McGregor for the FW Title. I don't see how the average viewer will buy McGregor/Edgar at 145 after McGregor's previous fight was a win at 170 lbs. I assume with his injury and recovery time that RDA won't be healthy in time for UFC 200, and there can be little doubt that the UFC wants Conor on that show, so really the only conceivable opponent is Lawler, unless they did an announced interim lightweight title bout (Alvarez? Pettis if he beats Barboza?) or something.
     
  9. Fatal Catro

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    Let's see him defend the belt at 145 and move slowly from there.
     
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    Drunk Bum Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    Sherdog was already fantasizing when they said he would be LW champ.
     
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    Conor would be smart to try and get that 170 title while Lawler still has the belt. If Rory or Wonderboy had it he'd have no chance, he'd have to face them eventually but then he'd be able to brag about being champ in 3 divisions
     
  12. Metallicalabran

    Metallicalabran Don't be scared homie!

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    The king has no time for those midgets, sorry
     
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    I think Rawler is a better matchup for Conor than RDA.. He beats Lawler easily
     
  14. memling

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    Did every Conor fan start smoking crack? Conor would get smoked in a fight with Lawler he would be coming in so underpowered, it would take too much time for Conor to adequately put on the weight to be at the top of 170 and he would be abandoning the belt he already has in the process.
     
  15. WSOFool

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    He likes the spotlight, so why not? It's win-win for him, more than a few pugilists move up or down a weight class or two for a big fight. If he looks good beating Nate, why not take a shot at Lawler and the 170lbs. title? If he loses, campaign at 155lbs. And get a title shot after stay busy fight...even if he somehow wins he can still move back down to lightweight.

    Amir Khan is moving up 2 weigh classes to challenge Canelo Alvarez for the WBC title...he probably has less of a chance beating Alvarez than Conor does beating Lawler but no one is freaking out or getting pissed about it.
     
  16. 209 Life

    209 Life FACE THE PAIN!!! Double Yellow Card

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    Conor vs wonderboy/nick diaz
     
  17. pjswmkj

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    Let's see how he does against diaz in this fight. diaz is slightly taller with a 2 inch reach advantage which is interesting.
     
  18. BisexualMMA

    BisexualMMA Don't Put My Name in the Name of Steroids!

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    It's ridiculous favoritism, but as long as Conor keeps winning, let him go for whatever he wants.
     
  19. soulsstealer

    soulsstealer Silver Belt

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    lawler fight is mouth watering, the glory is insane, he will become GOAT FOREVER.
     
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    Painful thread...
     
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