Overeem Opponent!

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  1. Sonny Qc

    Sonny Qc Gold Belt

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    He is main-eventing the Rotterdam card.
    Fightnetwork mentioned Josh Barnett as a possible opponent. Love that match-up!!!
    Do you? if not who would you like to see him face if not Barnett?
    Werdum likely face Miocic a few week later @ 198
    Rothwell Vs JDS & Mir Vs Hunt already announce
    that leave ;Browne, Big Foot, Arlovski (big enough name to main event)
    Arlovski is his teamate and i'm not a really a fan of the 2 other re-matches, also I think Bigfoot Vs Struve was rumored for that same card.
    UFC probably threw some major $$$ at him.
    I don't doubt they would love to give him a title shot in a near futur. Probaly 1 win away.
    Barnett is a safer pick right?. (only 8 ko/tko in 34 wins)
    Your thoughts?
     
  2. PivotPunch

    PivotPunch Red Belt

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    Isn't the Browne fight as good as confirmed?

    Why should he fight Barnett who just got choked unconscious. Since Rothwell is already fighting the guy who got knocked out by the guy he knocked out him vs Bropwne seems likely.
     
  3. Diggem

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    I hope they pull Overeem from that card and give him title shot instead.
     
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  4. raconnor

    raconnor Rebawk Belt

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    he's going to fight browne.

    cain is injured
    miocic fighting for the belt
    ben has a fight
    arlovski just lost
    jds just fought him
    browne is the highest guy that isn't booked, injured, or coming off a loss
     
  5. BisexualMMA

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

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    I hope it's Overeem vs Browne so I can hear what Travis says on Oprah after the loss.
     
  6. joeyjoejoe

    joeyjoejoe Silver Belt

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    Isn't Barnett coming off a loss? UFC should just toss some money at Rumble to move up and take a fight with Alistar.
     
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  7. Sonny Qc

    Sonny Qc Gold Belt

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    I lol!
     
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    Sonny Qc Gold Belt

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    You don't like Reem haha!
     
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    daniel san Brown Belt

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    Why would Overeem fight Barnett? Barnett does not deserve a fight with Overeem, he needs to get at least one decent win (or Overeem to lose his next fight) before they should fight.

    Browne is the only fight that makes sense unless Cain heals up quickly (can't recall how long he'll be out).
     
  10. SUBLIME FAN

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    Cains surgery only had a 3-4 week recovery he could be ready by May 8
     
  11. esalmighty

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    Says who?
     
  12. K1MMA

    K1MMA Saku Belt

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    I think that deal is done. UFC 198 in Brazil.
     
  13. GetWrecked

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    you sir sure is so updated, it's already scheduled. Wedum vs Miocic.
     
  14. esalmighty

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    Please tell UFC and Sherdog to update then...because 198 does not have anything.

    So....source?
     
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  15. Harmonica

    Harmonica Strong, silent type

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    Browne rematch does make sense. They're both coming off wins and Overeem really needs to remove that stain from his record.
     
  16. K1MMA

    K1MMA Saku Belt

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    I'm sure UFC will announce their event when it's fully done.

    So far it looks like this:

    UFC 198 Fight Card
    Fabricio Werdum (c) vs. Stipe Miocic
    Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza vs. Vitor Belfort
    Demian Maia vs. Matt Brown
    Nate Marquardt (34-15-2) vs. Thiago “Marreta” Santos (12-3)
    Bryan Barberena (11-3) vs. Warlley Alves (10-0)

    http://www.mmaweekly.com/ufc-198-event-page-and-fight-card

    Edit: Little Nog vs. Cummings is missing from their list, but it's likely gonna be there as well.
     
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  17. Wizzlebiz

    Wizzlebiz Wizzlebiz is the Wizziest

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    The last confirmation i saw of stipe vs werdum was when stipe was a fill in when cain injured himself. I havent seen anything confirmed after that was canceled.
     
  18. esalmighty

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    So I guess it won't be a Fight Night.
     
  19. Evangelion

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    No no its not
     
  20. Odoylerules4lyf

    Odoylerules4lyf The Salacious One

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    Never, ever count on Cain healing up quickly, or being healthy at all.
     

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