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Vettori vs Adesanya II

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by Harlekin, Apr 12, 2021.

  1. Harlekin Black Belt

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    A lot of people hating on Vettori, saying he hasn't earned it.

    I'm ok with that.
    The longer it takes, the closer Vettori is to his prime and Israel might slip out of his.
    All the casual don't grasp the concept of time and prime.

    They had a somewhat close fight. at 24y vs 28y
    They have the same amount of MMA fights.
    But Adesanya also had 80 kickboxing and 6 boxing bouts. Meaning his mileage is way higher.

    If they fight next
    27y Vettori vs 31y(32 cuz of birthday) Adesanya, probably will be a close fight again.
    33y Vettori vs 37 - will be a ko win for Vettori with brutal GNP

    So only chance for Adesanya is to fight him asap, to make it 2:0 while he has the prime advantage.
    Vettori will then have to work himself up the rankings again and Adesanya might be able to retire before that.
     
  2. Rajon Rondo MMA Analyst Yellow Card

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    They guy who got tagged by Kevin holland? Hope he wins
     
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  3. Franklin U. Gold Belt

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    The first fight means zero.
    We dont even know if IF Vvettori is top 7 material.
    The Holland fight - meh ? ( assuming the Holland derailment lands him in the top 20....lol...in a thinned out 185 division.)

    We really needed to see what he looked like vs Till.

    All that said - Adesanya by stoppage or a cautious Izz 50-45 s him.
     
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  4. Yellowcrab Orange Belt

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    Yeah but it's not about prime or not prime, it's about who deserves the title shot and it's clearly Whittaker if he wins his next fight.
     
  5. Goat St Pierre Blue Belt

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    Adesanya will stop him, his ground game has improved. Nobody in the division can stop him right now
     
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  6. Mattola Orange Belt

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    What a simple way to look at it. You must win every bet just by looking at age and number of pro fights. Nice of you to tell us your secret TS.
     
  7. Dreyga2000 STOP TREATING SPECULATION AS FACT!!!

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    Holland was lighting him up on the feet. Izzy has the good TDD. He’s going to tee off on Vettori... again
     
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  8. Raymundo Alvarado Guevara Green Belt

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    the real deserver is Whittaker and He is gonna fight this saturday with out complain
     
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  9. Ch31ck Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    Vettori isn't Jan. Israel will stop his takedowns and piece him up on the feet.
     
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  10. Rajon Rondo MMA Analyst Yellow Card

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    Which MW would actually beat Izzy?
     
  11. AmericanUppercut Leather Belt

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    Vettori has a solid chin
    and izzy is exposed.
    He can take it if he can take the shots and get izzy down.

    V does not win standing.
     
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  12. Beastslayer47 Orange Belt

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    I think Adesanya beats him in the late rounds. Chimaev gives Adesanya his biggest challenge at MW. Ik that he hasn't beaten any top 15 guy but Chimaev's wrestling is insane and he has KO power too.
     
  13. Mesos Brown Belt

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    Vettori is very durable, I wouldn’t underestimate him. Obviously Adesanya is the favorite but I can see Vettori pulling off a close decision if he makes it all 5 rounds
     
  14. KOPPE i used to wrestle in high school bro

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    Vettori has nothing for Izzy
     
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  15. mraa1 Brown Belt

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    I don't think Vettori sniffs a title shot if it's not given to him right now. Based on the Holland fight, he loses to every top 5 guy.
     
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  16. Joseph Alfano White Belt

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    These hollans pieced him on the feet statements are laughable. Landing 2-3 clean hits throughout a fight and a couple good kicks in r1 is all he had. The rest of his strikes were open palmed slaps to the ear on bottom or jumping into the pocket like hes LARPing as batman or some shit
     
  17. TJ Dillashank Green Belt

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    One more fight and give it to him Jack Hermansen is a good win
     
  18. Joseph Alfano White Belt

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    I think 1-2 more is probably best for hos career

    I imagine the top 5 will look something like this tomorrow
    1. Whittaker
    2. Costa
    3. Vettori/Cannonier
    4. Vettori/Cannonier
    5. Brunson

    Let him fight Costa or Cannonier and see where the division is at then.

    I think waiting for till only for him pull out again is the wrong move career wise
     
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  19. TJ Dillashank Green Belt

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    Cannonier vs Vettori makes sense too because Brunson wants to fight Costa and Whittaker is fighting Kelvin maybe Hermansna vs Till also
     
  20. DoctorStoppage The Ether

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    Glassjaw Rob ducked the rematch already, time to move the division forward
     

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