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Volk vs Poirier/Oliviera

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  1. sjon22 Blue Belt

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    Maybe I'm higher on Volk than most but I think he can take the winner of that fight. 50/50 at worst. Who wants to see this? How do you think the fight with each goes?

    I think Volk can decision both these jabroni's (respectfully lol)

    Discuss
     
  2. JudoThrowFiasco Charming Quark Platinum Member

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    Volk has amazing footwork and technical standup but Dustin has some of the most accurate hands and best timing in the sport. Chucky and Volk would be a closer fight
     
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  3. Krixes The Undefeated Gaul Platinum Member

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    Volk is a machine man but Dustin is a giant compared to him...
     
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  4. sjon22 Blue Belt

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    I like your take but if Poirier doesnt get the finish I cant imagine him out pointing him. we have seen no proof that Volk will get caught, I think the fight would look a lot like Holloway vs Volk 2.
     
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  5. JudoThrowFiasco Charming Quark Platinum Member

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    It could, certainly a valid take. But also remember what Dustin did to max, I think Volk eventually walks into big shots
     
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  6. det_regnar_på_vår_kärlek Brown Belt

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    I'd like to see Volk vs Khabib
     
  7. taugrim Green Belt

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    Volk is a tank and looks a bit leaned out at 145.

    If he trained for it, Volk could bulk up to 155.

    I don't see him doing that though. Why would he? He can make 145 and his cardio is incredible.
     
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    Volk is an absolute animal, but he's too damn small for LW
     
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    Poirier is just too big for him and he wouldn't feel any of Volk's power.

    It would look worse than when he beatdown Max.
     
  10. GordoBarraBJJ Titanium Belt

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    Dustin would walk him down and put him out.

    Charles would be interesting but still see him catching volk then putting him away with either g-n-p or a sub - he has really varied striking and underrated power.
     
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    Not a bad thing, but I think Volk has an unfinished business with Max at FW
     
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    He needs to beat Max first
     
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    Those two guys are much bigger than him. If he was taller he would stand a chance considering he was heavier in the past and is a rugby pedigree athlete
     
  14. JudoThrowFiasco Charming Quark Platinum Member

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    How about Volk Chandler?
     
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  15. sjon22 Blue Belt

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    You might be right I can't disagree with anything you said but I think its a pretty close fight. Poirier and Oliviera are both studs and Poirier fights big at 155. I think it might be the best matchup up involving different weight classes other than Usman vs Whit/Izzy.

    WIth the IQ Volk has shown I cant count him out of a decision win.
     
  16. Tchernobog Brown Belt

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    Nope, those guys are just too big for Volk, we saw what happened to Max...weight classes exist for a reason
     
  17. sjon22 Blue Belt

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    I think that might be Volks worst matchup. at 155.
     
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    Hes already done it twice. The 2nd fight was very close but that only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades
     
  19. JudoThrowFiasco Charming Quark Platinum Member

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    Really? Interesting. I think Volk matches up really well and takes it due to better speed, footwork and angles. Whats your take?
     
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    I would agree if it wernt for his high fight IQ and I am not certain most of the top 5 are stronger than him.
     

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