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  1. Natesblackshirt Banned Banned

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    Can someone please explain how mighty mouses division isn't weak when this guy was going to get a title shot coming off ONE win. Thanks.
     
  2. Tormund Banned Banned

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    They're waiting for the likes of Scoggins & Smolka to establish themselves as true contenders.
     
  3. BrazilianDude Gold Belt

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    It is weak. The champion is on a very different level.
     
  4. Weidman Still my booooy!

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    This guy is the only one to take out Mighty Mouse.

     
  5. P0rkchop Black Belt

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    People I've never heard of shouldn't get title shots
     
  6. JohnyBrabo Mackin & Stackin Belt Platinum Member

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    He was actually ranked 13th before the fight was announced. Then he magically ascended the rankings to number 8. Could you imagine the 8th ranked LW or WW fighting for the title? Lol turrible

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  7. JohnyBrabo Mackin & Stackin Belt Platinum Member

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    Of the other 33 guys in the weight class. Like 35 fighters. In total.
     
  8. cOugAr_LIbRe_85 Brown Belt

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    It says it all that Reis was co main, MM pulls out and he's bumped down to first fight on the Fox Sports prelims (might not be official fight order yet I'm not sure).
     
  9. heavyarms21 Ryozanpaku Belt

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    Combination of it not being a great division and Mighty Mouse being absolutely outstanding.
     
  10. mjmj Red Belt

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    Or the 13th ranked MW.





    Wait…..
     
  11. hiagops White Belt

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    Well, Dan Henderson is fighting Bisping...
     
  12. JohnyBrabo Mackin & Stackin Belt Platinum Member

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    Does Reis have a previous win over the champ too? Are you really comparing Reis to Dan Henderson? Because if you are, you shouldn't be. I'm not defending Dan fighting for the belt by the way but comparing him to Wilson Reis is outrageous.
     
  13. mjmj Red Belt

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    Of course not. I actually like the idea of Henderson getting one more shot, deserved or not.

    But the point being, rankings don’t always tell the entire story.
     
  14. Natesblackshirt Banned Banned

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    Reis has been facing a murderers row of opponents while Hendo's been pading his record against bums in a weak division. Show some respect.
     
  15. JohnyBrabo Mackin & Stackin Belt Platinum Member

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    The rankings mean absolutely nothing, but Reis fighting for a UFC title given his resume means even less. Most Sherdoggers, who are hardcore fans, couldn't pick him out of a police lineup.
     
  16. MaXx CaliFornia Yellow Belt

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    Comparing reis to hendo?
    Hendo is getting the shot
    And with a win could go down as goat or Atleast should be in talks
     
  17. UJustGotChaeld Steel Belt

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  18. BrazilianDude Gold Belt

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    Yeah... There aren't many guys. It's sad, because I like the division.
    I just wish Lineker wasn't so bad at cutting weight and could have had his shot against MM... MM would probably turn it into a wrestling competition and still win, but I would be excited to watch.
    Lineker and TJ are the two most interesting fights for Mighty Mouse imo, but I would watch a Cruz rematch as well.
     
  19. JohnyBrabo Mackin & Stackin Belt Platinum Member

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    Lineker vs MM would have been very interesting. But he is doing much better than I expected at 135. I thought he had a low ceiling just because of his size. But got dam he is fun to watch, iron chin and brick fists.
     
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    I am way too high for this lmao. Seriously what the story behind this
     

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