Miocic vs Rothwell @ UFN 76 Dublin

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  1. Fox by the Sea

    Fox by the Sea Lighthouse keeper Platinum Member

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    A strange matchup, seems like they do not know what to do with Stipe while everybody waits for the werdum-cain rematch.

    http://mmajunkie.com/2015/08/heavyweights-stipe-miocic-and-ben-rothwell-targeted-for-ufc-fight-night-76-in-dublin?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter
     
  2. ALAN PARTRIDGE

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    its a solid fight
     
  3. Hans Gercmiov

    Hans Gercmiov Steel Belt

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    Winner gets Cain in 2018.
     
  4. Fox by the Sea

    Fox by the Sea Lighthouse keeper Platinum Member

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    yeah, i just wasn't expecting it. it makes stipe looks further away from a title shot.
     
  5. Arkridge

    Arkridge Senior Moderator Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    When the news of this broke earlier today, I was so annoyed at the matchup because it made it pretty much a guarantee that Cain was getting a rematch.
     
  6. DJ Deuce Groan

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    I like this fight.
    Looks like an easy call for Stipe, but don't sleep on Big Ben.
     
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    not easy at all
     
  8. Evangelion

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    Miocic by having talent. The only time Rothwell wins over someone good its cause there chinny, Stipe isnt
     
  9. Towelie by TKO

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    This means if Arlovski beats Mir without taking damage he'll likely get the title shot when Cain pulls out of 194.
     
  10. DJ Deuce Groan

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    Exactly my point.
     
  11. bjjHERRERA

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    good fight. tough to call. stipe has better technical boxing, while big ben has that power. im intrigued.
     
  12. L0ki

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    Not sure who they are trying to set up as number 1 contender because if both AA and Rothwell win, that's a solid case for either.
     
  13. Fox by the Sea

    Fox by the Sea Lighthouse keeper Platinum Member

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    if rothwell wins, we'll never hear the end of "Miocic was overrated, therefore JDS is overrated"
     
  14. Evangelion

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    Stipe has a better case than Rothwell. Even if Rothwell won the Mir/aa or Reem/jds winner would get the title shot. Mostly because Rothwell would get embarrassed by Cain or Werdum
     
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    Want Rothwell to win so I can see Evil Rothwell in the post fight interview.

    Anik will probably make it awkward again though.
     
  16. MotorcycleMir

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    This fight makes sense but Arlovski should be fighting Werdum for the belt and Cain should be at home nursing an injury. I have absolutely no desire to see him fight for the title ever again considering we just escaped his record-settingly bad reign
     
  17. mangokush

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    Excellent

    Winner gets a title shot in 2018
     
  18. Fox by the Sea

    Fox by the Sea Lighthouse keeper Platinum Member

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    cain rematch fucked the pecking order up.
     
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    Big Ben TKO 1
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  20. Fox by the Sea

    Fox by the Sea Lighthouse keeper Platinum Member

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    might just happen.
     

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