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Should Fedor copy DC's move to 205?

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  1. Der Ulrich Yellow Belt

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    I mean, Fedor might be a bit taller, a little bit, but DC and him seem to be the same size as far as volume goes. Hell, DC might be a little bigger.

    DC looks like a killer machine at 205, so imagine what Fedor would look like....

    It seems idiotic to me at this point not to move down, seriously.
     
  2. loisestrad Gold Belt Platinum Member

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    He looked as good at hw. His legacy is certainly better at hw. At lhw he lost to Jones, beat Rumble. That's great and all, but it's not enough to say he's a killer machine at that particular weight.
     
  3. RoryMacdonald Purple Belt

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    He's been looking far too thick lately to make LHW. Especially since he wants to fight sometime in December or so. Also wouldn't hold a distinct speed advantage anymore.
     
  4. TheScorpionDude Get over here! ~~~~~~~~~~~~==>

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    No. The GOAT is a HW.
     
  5. BenjaminDuffy Mayor of Memory Lane Staff Member Sherdog.com Staff

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    No. Fedor started losing fights at HW when his speed advantage began to dissipate. LHW would exacerbate that problem, and dump Fedor into a deeper talent pool than he ever dealt with even in Pride's HW division.
     
  6. focal Blue Belt

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    I think the competition is better for him at HW, a lot of fighters his age.
     
  7. Miiiiiiighty Gold Belt

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    DC was a better fighter at HW
     
  8. Ar145984 Banned Banned

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    yes please so Jon Jones can have Fedor in his win-streak record, thereby cementing him even further in GOATness
     
  9. Miiiiiiighty Gold Belt

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    LOL @ this deeper talent pool...

    Apart from Jones, DC, and Gus/Rumble LHW isn't that strong atm..

    It's filled with declining/aging fighters and people who wouldn't have been in the top 10 some years ago

    The top 10 guys save the top 3-4, would get wrecked by the HW top ten
     
  10. DLX thpinal

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    Too old. He'd be better off staying at HW at this point. The cut might take too much out of him.
     
  11. Der Ulrich Yellow Belt

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    True! 205 gets too much credit along with the HW's that get too little...
     
  12. Megatronlee Red Belt

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    He's a killer PERIOD
     
  13. Clippy I'M HUNGRY!!!

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    I sure hope he sticks to heavyweight. I am far more interested in potential fights in that weight class.
     
  14. Chuck Brown Belt Platinum Member

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    Couldn't agree more.
     
  15. eiyuu Silver Belt

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    Let's see how he does at HW first.
     
  16. FrontNakedChoke ____________________

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    Fedor shouldn't copy DC for anything.
     
  17. VulcanNervPinch Gold Belt

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    Yes, but he won't, and it will be a massive handicap
     
  18. Th3Sav4ge "ON CHRISTMAS?!?!"

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  19. Martinezzz Banned Banned

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    Fedor never fought in LHW why would he start at the end of his carrer
     
  20. TheGZA Excellent! But not good.

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    Yes, Fedor Vs. Black Fedor. Winner gets Johnny Bones in his return fight.
     

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