Predict Garbrandt's potential reign?

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  1. Actualized174

    Actualized174 Black Belt

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    A new king at 135 has been crowned. Cody impressed last night, had an excellent gameplan and (as a Cruz fan) outclassed the former champion. MMA has been nothing but surprises for the past 2 years so far. Champions are dropping left and right and it seems that dominance is significantly harder to attain in the sport now.

    Do you see Garbrandt holding onto the title for a while? Do you see someone at 135 that will give him fits or potentially dethrone him?

    Sound off, SherVirgins.
     
  2. TheRuthlessOne

    TheRuthlessOne 3 Piece and a Soda Belt

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    if he beats TJ he will be champ for a long time.

    I dont think lineker has much of a chance with his flat footed style and no take down defense

    Jimmy Rivera would get blitzed

    Caraway has no chance what so ever
     
  3. Buckeye4Life

    Buckeye4Life Blue Belt

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    The movement and hand speed I saw last night will lead to super fights in other divisions. He is young and still getting better...
     
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  4. PureLite

    PureLite Jacked Kangaroo

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    He could keep it if he stays out of the way of Lineker.
     
  5. sgtrocknroll

    sgtrocknroll Orange Belt

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    Somehow I just don't see him beating TJ. Cody's game plan for Cruz worked but I think TJ is a much hard puncher and better wrestler. But hey who knows.
     
  6. TheRuthlessOne

    TheRuthlessOne 3 Piece and a Soda Belt

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    Cody can just do the same thing TJ did

    easy win for cody imo
     
  7. Willy Lump Lump

    Willy Lump Lump Shaman Belt

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    Im with you.

    I think Lineker is stylistically a tough matchup for Cody
     
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  8. wirerat123

    wirerat123 Belts are meaningless

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    As much as I can't stand the guy, Cruz isn't done yet. If he can best Dillashaw and Cruz (again), it'll be quite a long reign.
     
  9. JustforBROCK

    JustforBROCK Blue Belt

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    I was a fan already, but after last night I dont see anyone beating him anytime soon. TJ included.
     
  10. Mr. Jamie Cee

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    Would deal with Lineker and get dealt with by TJ, I feel.

    Probably favourite in a rematch with Dom, too.
     
  11. PureLite

    PureLite Jacked Kangaroo

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    Cody should be the favorite. But if he is in too much love with his boxing then lineker has a shot all five rounds. I could see him catching Cody.
     
  12. DaveHilly

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    He's just so fast and so powerful. He could hold it for a long time. Despite how it looked last night, I think the biggest threat to him will be Cruz because he's such a smart fighter. I think Cody will beat TJ pretty clearly. TJ is really good but the only place where he's better than Cody is his kicks.
     
  13. Benjamin Burton

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    transitional champ. tj will be champ for a couple years soon.
     
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  14. DOMMA

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    If he can beat TJ, which is a big if, he could hold the title for awhile. I think he beats Dom again and scorches the existing challengers:
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  15. blazerkor

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    Word is that he used to mess TJ up in practice and after watching him handle Cruz like that I think he'd beat the mess out of TJ.
     
  16. Willek

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    Caraway is a beast.
     

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