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Ronaldo Souza Deserves Title Shot With Next Win

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by msm1981, Apr 7, 2019.

  1. msm1981 Green Belt

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    I don't know what Sean Shelby's malfunction is but if Ronaldo Souza wins in Fort Lauderdale
    Florida at the end of this month that would make him 10-3 overall which should depending
    on belt unification sure him up a title shot unless the title committee does a u turn and gives
    someone else a shot at gold.
     
  2. Reach4theSky Playin' a riddim

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    Bet half the people here don't even know who Ronaldo Souza is...

    But they sure as hell know Jacare..
     
  3. Sweater of AV Gold Belt

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    This guy has something to say about that.

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  4. Failwani Black Belt

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    Of course he should, but I wouldn't be optimistic if I were him.

    He's gotta wait for the winner of Kelvin vs Israel to face Whittaker, and then hope there's no rematch, and hope in the meantime some more marketable middleweight doesn't make a run while he's waiting around.
     
  5. IngaVovchanchyn Plutonium Belt Platinum Member

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    Who can deny a two fight win streak?
     
  6. BEATDOWNS Titanium Belt

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    We told Jacre if he takes the fight with Hermansson he is guaranteed a title shot - Dana White

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  7. Alpha_T83 Black Belt

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    In theory you're right ... but Gastelum vs Adesanya winner will fight Whittaker, so that won't happen.

    The only way Souza gets the next title shot, is if Whittaker is still injured and gets stripped, then he will fight the Gastelum/Adesanya winner.
     
  8. msm1981 Green Belt

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    I am used to addressing Jacare Souza and Shogun
    Rua by there first names which is a habit I've had as
    long as both have fought.
     
  9. msm1981 Green Belt

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    Robert Whittaker was cleared by his doctor not long ago so he is waiting on UFC 236 so
    he can prepare for the winner later this year.
     
  10. EzekielFromMount Blue Belt

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    A title shot isn't nearly as big as a potential Camozzi trilogy match would be.
     
  11. IngaVovchanchyn Plutonium Belt Platinum Member

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    Isn't Shogun's first name Emilio?
     
  12. Alpha_T83 Black Belt

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    Nice, glad to hear it. I'm a huge reaper fan.
     
  13. CountOfSoCal Black Belt

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    Jacare will more than likely have to wait over a year for his title shot if he wins.

    Best case scenario: Have Jacare act as the backup for the Kelvin/Izzy winner vs Whittaker.

    With Whittaker's luck, he'll pull out at the last minute, and Jacare will finally get his shot.
     
  14. JKS 77+&--#rT....

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    Jacare will hold out and wait for the winner of the unification bout. He's already said he would do that in the past. Izzy/Kelvin is next weekend, Jacare fights end of the month. Whitaker/Interim champ would be set for late summer early fall and then Jacare gets his crack end of year of early 2020 .
     
  15. Harlekin Black Belt

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    Lost to Gastelum and looked bad against Weidman till the ko.
    Got schooled against Whitaker and koed by Yoel.
    What a shit thread.
     
  16. Okajima Red Belt

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    No chance he gets a shot. If they were ever going to give him one, they would have by now.
     
  17. Draxton Captain shitpost

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    He needs to take some tips from Holly.
     
  18. Okajima Red Belt

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    What a shit post. Losing by split decision ≠ getting KO'd.
     
  19. UL no more yellows Banned

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    MW is messed up at the moment

    If he doesn't take another fight
    He could possibly be waiting till early 2020 for a title shot

    That is if Whitaker doesn't get injured

    Interim winner vs Whitaker wouldn't happen till September/October
     

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