The question now becomes, should Wonderboy take the Woodley route?

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  1. 13Seconds

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    Woodley's strategy worked. He was the #1contender and waited patiently for the elusive titleshot. It wasn't a popular strategy among fans, but it secured him the titleshot.

    If St Pierre get's the next shot, should Wonderboy take one last fight, or should he just wait it out like Tyron did?
     
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    chitoortiz Silver Belt

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    Always very risky to wait it out.
     
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    Wonderboy should def. go the Woodley route and wait. There is no denying that he should get the next title shot, and the only one that should be able to jump over him and get a shot is GSP because he did retire with the strap.

    No reason for Wonderboy to take a fight, unless he really needs the money.
     
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  4. Bend NvR Break

    Bend NvR Break Order to Chaos. Chaos to Order.

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    He hasn't been promised anything. DW hasn't said WB is getting the next shot. And Condit and Maia are about to tangle. WB shouldn't sit out. Welcome Nick Diaz back or fight Robbie.
     
  5. 13Seconds

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    Yeah he should probably check with Dana first and make sure the shot is his Before making any decisions
     
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  6. KillerIsBack V2

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    didn't work out well for Tony Ferg and Khabib
     
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    LongTermLurker "Et tu, Brute?" Platinum Member

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    Tyron had a fight booked that fell apart because of his opponent that the UFC gave him credit for. Waiting 8 months would be okay, but longer would be a waste.
     
  8. Hoop

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    Yeah, bit of a crappy situation for Thompson.

    I don't think the UFC will put Woodley in against Diaz. GSP has being dropping hints that he might come back, before confirming he will. Then talking about fighting at LW. Then taking on Bisping. And now Woodley. Then you have Dana saying he doesn't think he'll come back - but that means they've probably signed him and will do a big reveal soon.

    You never know, but I don't think the UFC will give Woodley those fights and will tell him to fight Thompson. He'll get stripped of the belt if he doesn't fight Thompson (if it's made) And it's not like he has much leverage. But the logic Woodley uses, he'll probably say; 'I was a company man sitting out for so long waiting for my shot'
     
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    bigbangspiritbomb Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    Are you kidding? Did you watch what happened to Gus? Went from thumping the goat to getting clobbered by rumble.
     
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    Yeah. He wants money. He will lose sooner or later. He's creating a buzz. Wonder boy should be next but do should jacare.
     
  11. chitoortiz

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    Wow, you gave an example of a fighter not waiting it out and paid for it.

    I can provide examples of the opposite.

    That's why it's risky.

    So no....I'm not kidding.
     
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    Wonderboy should just quit & become a hermit/wondering master. Fuck UFC.
     
  13. Hoop

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    It doesn't seem like a positive buzz. Diaz saying he wants an offer he can't refuse - to be honest, after that Silva fight, I don't think they'd be too keen to pay him what he's looking for.

    I'd like to know what his train of thought is if the UFC come out and say no to both Diaz and GSP. He's buggered then.
     
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    He should fight lawler

    Winner of that fights winner of Woodley vs GSP
     
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    He wasn't the #1. He got the title shot when Hendricks pulled out of their fight. Weirdest way anyone ever earned a title shot.
     
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    i think everyone should calm down about GSP. we've been hearing this all year. until there's an announcement, i'd assume it wont happen. all he said was hes "interested" and they're talking.

    if woodley does fight GSP at MSG, WB should wait and fight the winner i think. they dont give him next, he should ask to be released from his contract and go somewhere else.
     
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    retired for 4 years to come back at age 36? no thank you...
    Winner of Condit/Maia deserves a titleshot and a half
     
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    Left out the part where GSP was the WW GOAT who never lost his title.

    Also been retired for 3 years and is 35. Nice job stretching he truth.

    Add to that the fact that we've recently had multiple champions in their mid-to late 30s.
     
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    Sit at ringside and call out Woodley before and after GSP fight, then he will have a shot to fight GSP for the Belt

    After GSP crushes Woodley dreams of "Money Fights"
     

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