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Palelei's real test will come...

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  1. rplende Green Belt

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    Yes! How about Gabriel Gonzaga or Josh Barnett?? Palelei is highly underrated in the rankings. He belongs in top 10! He would beat Mir and Big Nog easily enough!
     
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    Lol let the islander monsters fight themselves? I say a match with Struve.
     
  3. iloveufc123 UFC <3

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    Hahaha nice :D
     
  4. benjaminbuttons Banned Banned

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    Helwani retweeted Rothwell saying he wanted to fight Soa earlier. Sounds good to me.
     
  5. wearetheromans Black Belt

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    that's pretty much everyone except for maybe bigfoot silva

    he cuts from like 290
     
  6. gevoudane ʇlǝq ʞɔɐlq

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    Have him take Schaub's head off
     
  7. ngn21 Wipo belt

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    sounds good... he hasn't earned a fight with a guy like hunto... if soa can beat big ben maybe...
     
  8. HIMBOB Steel Belt

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    Only times Cain has struggled is when fighting guys smaller than himself, ie JDS and Kongo.
     
  9. HIMBOB Steel Belt

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    I'd say any one in the 9-15 range would be good.



    Side note:
    Love that Cromier is at 15th, undefeated with wins over 4, 5, 9 and 10.
     
  10. Lito Lapida Brown Belt

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    Palelei vs. Antonio Silva
     
  11. TJC Green Belt

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    This.
     
  12. Yolandabecool** Brown Belt

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    I saw Soa lose to LHW Cormier live. He'll lose to the top fighters regardless.
     
  13. Kimura123 White Belt

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    Palelei vs Gonzaga
     
  14. Codpiece Not afraid to care

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    And fighting at LHW. I mean that's just weird.


    Anyway, I don't know that Aussie fans crazily over rate Soa. Most don't really know who he is! I think he belongs somewhere in the top 14-20 at HW, and since he has won three on the trot in the UFC he should face someone with a little more name value. Rothwell has thrown his hat in the ring, that'd be fun.
     
  15. Bokelj Trigger central

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    That's why he did so well against Cormier?
     
  16. Bokelj Trigger central

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    I like this matchup
     
  17. The_Renaissance Sherdog Bunceweight Champion

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    I like Soa but his three wins have come against bottom-level Hws.
    His real test will come next, when he fights a better HW. I can see him fighting Jared Rosholt actually, probably as co-main event on the Oklahoma UFN card in the summer.
     
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    He should fight JdS when he comes back. Problem solved.
     
  19. tkotom Fedor belt

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    Palelei vs AbuSchabi is the way to go.
     
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    That would be big.
     

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