Now is the time for Chad Mendes to move to BW

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  1. M Raid K

    M Raid K Black Belt

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    Dillashaw and Faber are waiting in the wilderness for Dominick to return to action and while a clear contender didn't emerge, Chad Mendes could rack up a couple of wins and claim the title shot himself. I mean he's not getting a third title at FW after this knockout loss to Edgar, knockout loss to McGregor and 2 losses to Aldo, so why not try in the different division?
     
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    campbecc Silver Belt

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    He'd probably have a hard time making 135; he's not a small fighter for 145. Despite what Sherdog seems to think height does not equal weight; he's stocky as hell
     
  3. KB Warrior

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    Its possible to lose muscle mass.
     
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    Here we go again, in before he is told by the armchair trainers of Sherdog that he must change camps.
     
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    subhuman trash Mystic Tap Double Yellow Card

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    Cruz would gas him in 1 minute so no.
     
  6. Toco

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    Well, his camp seems to now be garbage, so
     
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  7. DaffodilMcWoozy

    DaffodilMcWoozy Brown Belt

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    I dont think he can make that weight.
     
  8. muaytao

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    Those t rex arms aint touching Cruz
     
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    TCE The Three Piece with the Soda Platinum Member

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    He's quite a big FW as it is. He packs a lot of muscle for his weight class, I don't see him ever making 135.
     
  10. Coconut Joe

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    I'd love for Mendez to fight at bantam weight, if possible? IMO he'd be more then a match for Cruz. I'm not sure how brutal the cut would be for him though?
     
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    So camp bashing is aloud but not fighter bashing?

    Oh wait. You said "seems" to now be garbage. Move along.
     
  12. LouisBolanos

    LouisBolanos Popcorn tastes good

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    Nah he's not going to be able to cut to BW. It's time for him to retire and focus his energy on finz @ featherz since he's not going to get to the top and deep down he knows it.

    http://www.finzandfeatherz.com/
     
  13. campbecc

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    sure but it's not like Chad is like Lombard at 185; Chad is a natural 145 fighter in fighting shape.
     
  14. emog1

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    It is time for mini to make money
     
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    Chad is finished. Conor took that soul.

    Hope his 500k was worth it.
     
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    Good idea. Chad against Dillashaw for the next shot at Cruz. He can always move back up in the future.
     
  18. conorbless1

    conorbless1 Banned Banned

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    Chad is still elite at FW. One win against Holloway and he's in title contention again. He has all the tools to beat Conor. I don't think a rematch with Frankie would go the same way again. IMO he should take a lot of time off, upgrade his standup and jiu jitsu and try one more time a title run in the FW division.
     
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    So he loses title hopes now it's time to retire? There are 600 fighters on the roster maybe 30 are in position to realistically fight for a title. In sports most contenders are not champions. He should stay where he is and fight and get better.
     
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    If Chad can make 135 Id favor him over Cruz and Dillashaw.
     

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