The Trenches, Episode 21 Poll: Does Adesanya Deserve a Title Shot if He Beats Silva at UFC 234?

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Does Israel Adesanya deserve a title shot if he beats Anderson Silva this weekend at UFC 234?

  1. Yes

    42.6%
  2. No

    57.4%
  1. jei

    jei Danger Zone Admin Staff Member Forum Administrator

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    Covington suing the UFC tells me he wants out, but where would he go from here? Does he think he'd get paid tremendously well in Bellator?
     
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    jei Danger Zone Admin Staff Member Forum Administrator

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    Ant and Jason are digging into the questions from @Fahcough and @Char Jawz, hilarious answers.
     
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    europe1 It´s a nice peninsula to Asia

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    ACA also has a bonus for finishes. 5k

    It's the kind of thing you can do when you don't have to worry about your economy.
     
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    jei Danger Zone Admin Staff Member Forum Administrator

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    Ah I knew there was another mid-level promotion that did it. Thanks.
     
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    I wonder what the UFC will do. If anything, I can see them having Jacare and Adesanya fight if the champ is hurt
     
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    europe1 It´s a nice peninsula to Asia

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    Having a one-dimensional approach vs a guy as crafty and slick at Whittaker doesn't look like a good recipe.
     
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    jei Danger Zone Admin Staff Member Forum Administrator

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    Trader Joe's whiskey, how about that.
     
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    hashtag herpes lips, here we go
     
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    Israel is already on the path to a belt I say let him continue on his path to a belt, I don't think beating Anderson should be the fight that sends him to a title fight. A fight with a MW that is closer to the current strength of the MW class.
     
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    europe1 It´s a nice peninsula to Asia

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    Gastelum is one-two the fighter
     
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    Tom Hardy is in love with him?
     
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    europe1 It´s a nice peninsula to Asia

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    No idea about that reference. I just thought Gastelum is one of those fighters who throws the one-two combination all the time
     
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    jei Danger Zone Admin Staff Member Forum Administrator

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    Oh I thought you were talking about One-Two from RocknRolla.
     
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    europe1 It´s a nice peninsula to Asia

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    Whittaker has some key things.

    Jabs
    Feints
    Angles
    Smart Combinations.

    Both Bisping and Weidman gave Andersson hell with those attributes. Why wouldn't Whittaker be able to do the same? These are just natural counters to Silva's style
     
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    That I would even agree.
    But awarding Adesanya a title shot over Jacare would be a travesty.
    Adesanya beat Brunson... who lost to Jacare before losing to Adesanya.
    And then Jacare beat Weidman... who is higher ranked than Silva.

    There's absolutely no logic or reasoning to have adesanya leapfrog Jacare...
     
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    europe1 It´s a nice peninsula to Asia

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    Ben Henderson the sleeper nerd:D

    And again, Israel's nickname is from a goddamn cartoon show!
     
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    europe1 It´s a nice peninsula to Asia

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    The Palaeontologist is strong within George St Pierre!

    No love for Josh Barnett? Dude plays freaking Magic the Gathering!
     
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    Appearing in a comic book movie is pretty high level, though.
     
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    jei Danger Zone Admin Staff Member Forum Administrator

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    Great show, thanks for watching, and thank you for all the questions this week. We'll have a few more answered in this week's "Ask Ant" article, and I'll let you know if you were included in that discussion as well.
     
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    Yeah.

    Luke and Yoel are moving up to 205. If Silva wins he'll get a title shot too I believe.
     

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