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  1. fortheo Titanium Belt

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    Larkin, Wonderboy, Gunar, DHK, Benson, Maia, Masvidal, and Rory.


    There are some interesting match-ups to be made here.
     
  2. fortheo Titanium Belt

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    Benson vs. DHK
    Maia vs. Gunnar
    Masvidal vs. Larkin
    Rory vs. Wonderboy

    I'm not a fan of Maia vs. Gunnar because I think Maia deserves a higher ranked opponent, but since Brown is booked I think these match ups look good.
     
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    Good matchups
     
  4. joeyjoejoe Silver Belt

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    Benson vs anyone at 170 is interesting.
     
  5. ConradMcgilcuty Purple Belt

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    I would like to see Larkin vs Warkes Alves for the lols
     
  6. fortheo Titanium Belt

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    I think he'll do well if he's packing on some functional weight as he said he would. The only thing I'm worried about is him losing his cardio due to the increased mass; but If he can bulk a bit, and keep his cardio then he will do fine—his skill level has been elite for years now.
     
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    Maia vs Wonderboy
    Rory vs DHK
    Larkin vs Gunnar
     
  8. Arkridge Senior Moderator Senior Moderator

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    Benson vs. Story/Silva Winner
    Wonderboy vs. DHK
    Gunnar vs. Maia
    Larkin vs. Masvidal
    Rory vs. Lombard (Give Rory the rest of the year off after that war. Remake the Lombard fight in January.)
     
  9. fortheo Titanium Belt

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    Not bad, not bad. Masvidal vs. Larkin is interesting. I like the wonderboy vs. DHK fight too.
     
  10. Arkridge Senior Moderator Senior Moderator

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    Thanks man.

    Bendo vs. Silva/Story and DHK vs. Wonderboy should main and co main the Korea card. Those two fights plus Thatch/Hyun Gyu Lim and Do Ho Choi vs. Maximo Blanco would make a great 4 fight Fight Pass main card.
     
  11. fortheo Titanium Belt

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    Sounds good to me. I'm not sure if Benson would fight story; I'm pretty sure they roll together every day. Story gives Benson credit for a lot of the improvements that he has been showing lately. I guess they'll deal with that if it ever gets to that point.
     
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    This is very true I didn't realize this. Makes me hope Silva wins even more because Bendo/Erick is a great matchup.
     
  13. Spycho Black Belt

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    How about Maia vs the winner of Brown-Gastelum?
     
  14. fortheo Titanium Belt

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    I doubt maia would wait that long, but it would be a befitting match up in regards to rankings.
     
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    Bendo and Story won't fight.
    Training buddies.
     
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    Bendo/Silva is very interesting, similar situation to the Thatch fight, but Silva is also very dangerous on the ground. I think Bendo weathers the early storm though.
     
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    I like it. Benson-DHK is a toss-up, DHK is huge and won't get outgrappled. Maia could conceivably grind out a SD against Gunnar, but might get lit up on the feet before he gets a chance to do anything. Larkin could get picked apart on the feet by Masvidal, but Jorge's backpedalling ways nay cost him another decision. Rory will grind Wonderboy to a pulp.
     

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