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Munhoz the underdog against Aldo

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  1. Lights Out 101 Brown Belt

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    I find that kind of surprising considering how impressive Pedro looked against Rivera. Do we think Aldo gets the job done next week?
     
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    I think Pedro beat Frankie. And I think he beats Aldo as well. That dude is fun as hell to watch and a tough summbitch.
     
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    Aldo's skills are still top tier, it's his cardio that hurts him. He is a dangerous 3 rd fight for any one in the division.
     
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    Who would have thought Ed Herman would be on a three fight win streak in 2021

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    War short Fuse..
     
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    If it was a 5 rounder, I'd bet the farm on Pedro
     
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  7. Jinx_AA Brown Belt

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    Already bet on munhoz ...scared the line was gunna change so got in early

    He's gunna hurt Aldo
     
  8. Eric Silva 2.0 Brown Belt

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    No, Pedro has trouble with guys that use a lot of movement. Aldo will stand in front of him. Pedro has a granite chin, is a tough son of a gun and has heavy hands. I'm looking forward to this fight, it's a great matchup.
     
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    Aldo seems like a very tough stylistic match-up for Munhoz, I think him being the favorite makes perfect sense.
     
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    LOL, word. And that last "win".....hot-damn it doesn't get anymore "by the skin of your teeth" than that.
     
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    The fight is rightfully even odds. Aldo still has tons of speed.
     
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    It depends on what version of Aldo we see. I like Munhoz, but always support Aldo.
     
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    Seems like a 50-50 fight to me

    Skill wise Aldo seems to be ahead and the 3 rounder would allow for him to keep a higher pace than 5 rounder. I think Aldo probably has more tools to win but Pedro could just pressure him and look for the KO while relying on his durability.
     
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    I’d make PM a small favorite, -125 to -150. He’s hitting his stride in terms of physical ability, skills, mentality and lack of too much wear and tear.

    It’ll be a good fight and JA is still really good and can definitely win if he fights his best. I think PM will be dialed in and ready to make a statement though.
     
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    What odds of an underdog? Could be worth $5 bucks. I like both guys, Jose is legend but I still see it being competitive either way before a finish.
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    This is why I may favor him - he is very strong early and still highly dangerous. In 5 I'd take Munoz - not so sure in 3 and prolly backing Aldo.
     
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    Aldo is still a scary dude, gave Yan a tougher fight than Aljo.
     
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    I'm an Aldo fan for life, but I see Pedro winning. I think it's a telling sign that he had to resort to wrestling to beat Chito. That's a long ways away from the guy that used to leg kick and knee dude into oblivion.
     
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    Pedro's pressure & pace could break Aldo by round 3. I know Yan didn't break him until the 4th but he fought at Aldo's pace. Munhoz will fight more like Max.

    It will probably come down to the 2nd round & be a split decision, or Munhoz gets a late finish. If Aldo has a terrible weightcut maybe he gets clipped early, but so far his chin has been fine at 135.

    Interestingly enough, these 2 are separated by just 2 days in age.
     

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