Thiago Santos should be the one fighting for the title

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  1. strebitel86 Banned Banned

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    Regardless of the outce, everyone knows that Thiago Santos won the fight against Jon Jones.

    My question is why is Santos not fighting for the title?

    Where is his rematch against Jones?
     
  2. spinup Black Belt

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    His knee's busted.
     
  3. strebitel86 Banned Banned

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    Regardless who wins this fight, Santos should have his titleshot.
     
  4. Lukn4trbl Brown Belt

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    He can fight the winner.
     
  5. JabToucher Banned Banned

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    Yeah Jones did that to him.
     
  6. strebitel86 Banned Banned

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    Or maybe the winner of Anderson-Blachowicz gets the shot.
     
  7. strebitel86 Banned Banned

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    I agree.
     
  8. Ironnik94 Silver Belt

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    No, Thiago Santos did not win this fight. I wish he did, but he didn't.

    At best, you can argue that close fights should be ruled a draw and that it therefore should've been a draw.
     
  9. Slatersan Red Belt

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    Is thiago even training yet? The dude destroyed his knees. What are you talking about ts?
     
  10. strebitel86 Banned Banned

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    But Santos beat him decisively.
     
  11. Ironnik94 Silver Belt

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    Correct me if i'm wrong, but didn't Santos injure his knee when throwing a left (or right?) kick that missed?
     
  12. LastBlood Banned Banned

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    Thiago is still trying to learn walking again dude
     
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    The people's champ is in a hospital bed since the fight he won
     
  14. Paulsp Black Belt

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    He’s still recovering and rehabbing from the ass kicking jones gave him

    <JonesDXSuckIt>
     
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    "ass-kicking"
    <mma3>
     
  16. xP Silver Belt

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    Reyes should be fighting him for the title.

    Jon lost to a zero legged fighter. Two-leg Thiago puts Jon 6 feet deep.

    He tore ACL, MCL, PCL, and meniscus in his left knee. So a very nasty injury. I don't think we know the exact moment it happened but something like that isn't a result of a strike landed on him, it's the result of dramatic movement, so yeah likely throwing a powerful kick that didn't land. he also re injured his right knee from a previous injury. I think he came into the fight with banged up knee(s) but that isn't confirmed.
     
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  17. EXOICHO PRIDE

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    you're correct. Jones lost to a man that was kicking him with legs that were already fucked up for most of the fight.

    Santos is underrated as fuck. He's the real "lion heart"
     
  18. vinnie245 Green Belt

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    Santos wont be able to fight until at least July since his knee literally exploded, UFC wont wait that long for another title fight...
     
  19. Ironnik94 Silver Belt

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    That he fought as good as he did with such an injury is really insane. He's a damn tough dude.
     
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    It wouldn't be surprising, given Jones' tactics, but in fact I believe he did it to himself.
     

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