Stefan Struve's return and his odds

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  1. Nieliz74

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    WIth UFC 175, Stefan Struve is making his return after a 16 month layoff and some serious health issues, he says he's back to a 100% and is super motivated, what are his
    odds against heavy handed Matt Mitrione?
     
  2. nintey

    nintey Brown Belt

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    60/40 I'd say if he really is 100%.
     
  3. nick1990

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    Struve submission after taking a bit of a beating would be my prediction.
     
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    Beat me to it. Wouldn't be surprised if Mitrione KO'd him standing either though.
     
  5. nick1990

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    Agreed, Mitrione is at least a dodgy match up for Struve if not a bad one.
     
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    Struve will pull guard and submit Mitrione like he did against Lavar. If Schaub subbed Mitrione easily but couldn't do much for three rounds on top of Johnson, I think Struve can also do it.
     
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    I'd have my money on Struve for sure if he's 100%.
     
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    Struve will be a HW champ one day...just not any time soon. He's young, tall and keeps improving every year.
     
  10. Shocktagon

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    Yep. As much as I like Mitrione, this is how I see it.

    Would be happy and sad either way the fight goes, though.
     
  11. Cherry

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    He smashes Mitrione if he's back to form.
     
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    He'll take some shots but i see him going for a sub too.
     
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    Priceinator Old Gaming Wizard Double Yellow Card

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    Wait wait...Struve is 100%?

    Didn't he have some kind of heart/brain problem? Dude's been knocked out viciously quite a few times in his short UFC career.

    I fear for this health...
     
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    Tough fight for Matt.
     
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    struve gets beat up some and then finishes him(probably sub, matt seems to have a decent enough chin)...thats pretty much his MO when he doesn't get KTFO
     
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    13 fights in the UFC isnt really a short carreer if they still want him back for another fight, dude has only gone the distance once..He's a
    very entertaining fighter to watch , hopefully he has learned to not stand and trade..
     
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    Agreed.
     

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