TJ vs Moraes ; Cruz vs Assunção ; Lineker vs Garbrandt . How do you see these fights going ?

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  1. Kung Fu bb Red Belt

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    Which of these fights do you think is really gonna happen? How do you see these fights going?

    Does anyone else think Moraes is gonna knock TJ out?
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    Lineker has better chin and more power. I got Lineker by KO over glass chin Garbrandt.
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    Assunção is more active than Cruz lately, so I see him outpointing Cruz.
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    Thoughts?
     
  2. Sapp Silver Belt

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    I believe Lineker beats Cody, bad matchup for him.

    TJ vs Moraes ia great fight. Leaning towards TJ, I suspect he'd wheel out his wrestling, but Marlon is very dangerous. I hope that fight is next.
     
  3. beephin Red Belt

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    All great fights that should happen next.

    The guys under 5’10 will win
     
  4. VicVinegar Blue Belt

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    PLEASE GIVE US CODY LINEKER !!
    Kind of unrelated but I also want to see Mendes vs Stephen's at fw
     
  5. JKS 77+&--#rT....

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    I will take TJ by dec

    Lineker by KO (this is a power/chin vs power/chin fight and i'll take Lineker power/chin over Cody)

    Assuncao by dec here.....I dont think we'll see the same Cruz when he's back
     
  6. mooseman17 Black Belt

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    TJ via clean decision, Lineker by KO, and the third I can't say, leaning towards Cruz, but it will be an ugly fight for sure.
     
  7. SKITZADACTYL Gold Belt

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    TJ decision
    cruz decision
    lineker KO
     
  8. Gabe Saturdays are for the Boys

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    Garbrandt is too fast and technical for brawler Lineker
    Cruz would probably outpoint Assuncao
    Dillashaw beats Moraes
     
  9. RayA Brown Belt

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    TJ vs Moraes
    TJ's left high kick is his bread and butter, but Moraes has demonstrated competence in his own kicks in his last two fights. I don't think TJ has ever faced another kicker before, so this would be interesting. As long as TJ doesn't run into any of Moraes's stikes, I do think he consistently gets the better of every exchange. TJ enters at an angle, lands a combination, and backs out over and over until a TKO in the late rounds.

    Cody vs Lineker
    I do think Cody can stay calm enough and recognize that brawling is Linekers specialty. I think Cody can outbox, or outwork him, and shoot for TDs when needed. Lineker has never been KO'd iirc, so I say Cody by decision.

    Cruz vs Assuncao
    As much as I advocate this being the perfect fight for both of them ranking wise, I imagine this being incredibly dull, and boring. Cruz pitter patter decisions Assuncao to a UD.
     
  10. RayA Brown Belt

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    I always feel the need to point out Assuncao's discipline in holding back that last hammerfist.
     
  11. Mysterio Banned Banned

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    TJ
    Cruz
    and Lineker because Cody's chin has been cracked.
     
  12. pizzle Silver Belt

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    TJ vs Moraes... I think TJ
    Cruz vs. Assuncao.. Cruz, easily
    Lineker vs Garbrandt.. I'll go with Lineker by ko
     
  13. Grapplefest Black Belt

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    Lineker vs Cody is a just bleed slug fest I'd love to see
     
  14. Liverkick-king56 Green Belt

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    I'm a huge Lineker fan but why is everybody counting out cody? he still has the fastest hands at bw... This fight should've been made instead of the tj rematch, hopefully the ufc books it.
     
  15. qw3rty PM me for free filler-room uppercuts

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    Agreed with the three results
    TJ/Cody/Cruz are the top dogs while healthy. I'm a big fan of Marlon since he KOd Tyson Nam buy TJ is styllisticaly the worst matchmaking of the three top guys
     
  16. TheRuthlessOne Banned Banned

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    Cody vs Lineker would force Cody to evolve if he doesn't wanna be knocked out again

    I'm all for it

    But I read yesterday that Cody broke his hand in the TJ fight and will be out for around 6 months
     
  17. Kung Fu bb Red Belt

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    His ego got broken too.
     
  18. TheRuthlessOne Banned Banned

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    Thats good

    Some fighters need to get checked

    Cody thought he was the bomb diggity
     
  19. RayA Brown Belt

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    Just throwing this in there aswell. If these fights are made, I'd say

    [TJ/Moraes winner vs Ass/Cruz winner]

    vs

    [Lineker/Garbrandt winner vs Rivera/Dodson winner]

    Cejudo kinda throws a monkey wrench in this progression if he beats DJ in a trilogy. He'd fight the finalist of the top match-ups.
     
  20. tdluxon Red Belt

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    Moraes is kinda a beast, I definitely think he’s a danger for Tj
     

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