Should the UFC just wait on the Natty Goat's return?

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  1. The Legendary Scarface

    The Legendary Scarface الله‎ بسم

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    Paulo "All Natty Goat" Costa will be ready to bang by April and Izzy has been extremely active over the last year (fighting 5 times I believe).

    Adesanya could use 2-3 months of some rest and they could get the highly anticipated matchup between the two booked for sometime early April.

    This is a better option than having Romero fight Izzy right now IMO...

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  2. Espresso

    Espresso @Terrorist Rat Led BathtubBrothers #DefendorVacate

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  3. Evangelion

    Evangelion Silver Belt

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    There is no guarantee Costa will be back in April and having champs wait for challengers is stupid.
     
  4. Arm Barbarian

    Arm Barbarian Titanium Belt Platinum Member

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    Pauloroids and Juicehead perma-pulser Jones for the undisputed natty GOAT title.

    Make it happen, Pink Goof.
     
  5. Ingjr

    Ingjr Brown Belt

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    While I'd love to see Costa and Adesanya, I say let him fight Romero first. Hopefully Romero KO's him and then we can see him and Costa duke it out.
     
  6. DS66

    DS66 Purple Belt

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    Doubt Costa's ready to fight in April, maybe ready to start training. Regardless Khabib/Tony is the April PPV, so the earliest possible would be May. Which is pretty long for Izzy to wait for a challenger, especially if he's ready to go. Just let him bang against Yoel.
     
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  7. Ares Black

    Ares Black Asteroid Belt

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    Costa vs Romero was basically a draw.

    If Costa deserved the title shot, so does Romero.
     
  8. vanillaisis

    vanillaisis Purple Belt

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    Cannonier is on a 3 fight win streak and his last 2 losses were against fighters who are LHW's and having success. Give him the shot.
     
  9. KingBeef

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    It's already known that they are not trying to wait on Costa right now.
     
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  10. Sweater of AV

    Sweater of AV Red Belt

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    We finally have a champion that wants to stay active and fight the guys no one else wants to fight.

    Why would you want to put him on the shelf? Let him bang.
     
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  11. MMAfanboy4life

    MMAfanboy4life Blue Belt

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    Pretty much this...

    Fight delays can potentially lead to further delays. Israel seems okay with the Yoel fight.
     
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  12. Squidward_T

    Squidward_T White Belt

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    Winner gets Tyson fury for the undisputed Juicehead title
     
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  13. mkt

    mkt Gold Belt

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    50-year old Romero isn't going to KO Israel. He couldn't KO Whittaker in 10 rounds of fighting and lost to Costa already too. He's a one or two trick pony (superman punches and flying knees) and they look less explosive and more predictable each fight. He's not beating a much younger and more technical striker.
     
  14. AKA_Steve_B

    AKA_Steve_B Veteran Hall of Fame belt

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    No, we don't need Champs waiting even more than they usually do .....
     
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  15. The Legendary Scarface

    The Legendary Scarface الله‎ بسم

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    Nothing is guaranteed in MMA but that's Costa's word and his coaches said the same.

    Also, having champions fight non-contenders is stupid.
     
  16. Goatenstein

    Goatenstein Black Belt

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    Izzy wants to fight not wait for someone to get clean enough for USADA to clear.
     
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  17. CieloLuce

    CieloLuce my casual belt is fine.

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    Not fuck that, I want to see champions fight than stall, his been on a roll why stop for a juicehead.
     
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  18. cocksure

    cocksure Silver Belt

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    I thought you meant put the UFC on hold until your batty boy returned?
     
  19. blaseblah

    blaseblah Gold Belt

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    If the champ wants to fight let them fight. Title fights should not be held up because someone who doesn't have the belt is injured.
     
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  20. Doug Money

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    The situation is fucked up. Yoel dosent deserve it, Costa will be out to long and Izzy shouldnt wait.
     

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