Please don't rush Wonderboy. Thompson vs Macdonald, pls.

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  1. Macalpinerules

    Macalpinerules Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    I see everybody calling for Thompson to get the title shot but I think its a little to soon. He looked awesome out there against the former champ, but I think we can all agree that Hendricks is falling apart so that wasn't the best Johny.

    Wonderboy has a promising future, but let him build towards it slowly. I think Wonderboy vs Rory would be a good step up for Stephen Thompson and will give us a better gauge as to whether or not he's ready for a title shot.

    Thompson vs Rory, how do you think it goes?
     
  2. vigneshm1995

    vigneshm1995 The Notorious V.I.G

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    I think Stephen would do better against Lawler than Rory
     
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    i honestly don;t think rory is an easier match than lawler. if anything, in many ways, he's a harder match-up.
     
  4. Macalpinerules

    Macalpinerules Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    You do know that Robbie broke Rory's face and made him quit, right?
     
  5. Cooliox

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    don't rush him? He just beat the #2 guy handily. first guy to ever stop Hendricks. Lawler couldn't do it, GSP couldn't do it. Wonderboy did it inside a round.
     
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    vigneshm1995 The Notorious V.I.G

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    You do know Rory was winning the fight up until that happened right?
     
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    Styles make fights I believe is what he's getting at, and I agree with him.
     
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    Odoylerules4lyf The Salacious One

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    You do know that styles make fights right?
     
  9. gopackgo555

    gopackgo555 It's the music that we choose

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    Wonderboy is already 32 years old with years of fighting experience under his belt so lets not act like he has a long career ahead of him. He just decimated the #2 guy who has only lost 3 close and debatable decisions. How would this be rushing him?
     
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  10. Macalpinerules

    Macalpinerules Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    Hendricks is not the same fighter he was when he fought GSP and Robbie. He's falling apart and His poor lifestyle is catching up to him. He performed exactly how I expect someone to perform after nearly dying trying to cut weight. Hendricks is damaged goods and it will be confirmed as he starts losing more fights.
     
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    Are you trying to protect Wonderboy or Lawler? Because Wonderboy is a nightmare match-up for Lawler.
     
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    He can fight Rory after beating Lawler. It will be his first title defence.
     
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  13. Macalpinerules

    Macalpinerules Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    Rory is 0-2 against Robbie but I guess it don't mean nothing because, you know like "styles make fights" and stuff so yeah bro.
     
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    AZZA B Blue Belt

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    Forgive me if Woodley has a fight booked but I would like to see Woodley vs Wonderboy (winner gets title shot) and on the same card or close to it Rory vs Condit 2 for the follow up title shot.
     
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    Wonder boy should fight Woodley / Rory with the winner fighting the champ after Condit and Lawler have a rematch. I think its crazy that with all the rematches the UFC force on us they don't do them when they actually make sense.
     
  16. SirKratos

    SirKratos Silver Belt

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    With this argument you just proved you know nothing about MMA
     
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    At 32 and dealing with Hendricks like that, it's time to ride the lightening baby!
     
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    Wonderboy vs Lawler is the fight to make.
     
  19. GENERAL AZUL

    GENERAL AZUL Man in black

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    Wonder Boy is 33 years old, he is not some prospect. He just beat Hendricks like an amateur. I would be cool with a title shot next.
     
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    Wonderboy is a -400 underdog in my mind against Lawler. This an easy fight for Wonderboy. Hopefully they give him the title shot and I cant wait to jump on the odds.
     

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