Wait so...these fighters are contenders?

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  1. Dragonseeker

    Dragonseeker Brown Belt

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    No wonder why Anderson Silva doesn't seem that interested in fighting anybody in MW right now.

    I mean, Belcher, Okami, Boetsch, Phillippou are supposed to like one or two big fights away from a title fight and they all looked awful.

    I mean, if I am Anderson, I wouldn't even care until one of them wins like six fights in a roll.
     
  2. nintey

    nintey Brown Belt

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    Weidmans the only semi interesting guy.
     
  3. Sonicabewm

    Sonicabewm Green Belt

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    Chris Weidman and Bisping are solid contenders
     
  4. cOugAr_LIbRe_85

    cOugAr_LIbRe_85 Brown Belt

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    There's no fight at 185 that really stands out for me for Anderson. Weidman slightly, but nothing too exciting there. Honestly, Anderson should fight GSP, defend the belt one more time at '85 against weidman then just step up to 205 for good. Fight bones, win or lost there's great fights at 205 for him.

    Maybe even one fight at hw!
     
  5. cluegoo**

    cluegoo** Purple Belt

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    Belfort would be a big enough win for bisping to get a shot, weidman looks to have ability but his wins are pretty mediocre despite the made up rankings you cant justify a shot with so few fights and munoz as your best win. Tonight has knocked potential contenders down a bit.
     
  6. okami was the only one that at one time was a true contender IMO but he got his ass handed to him already...the rest were never close to contenders although they def tried to sell it like they were...i never bought it...
     
  7. All In The Game

    All In The Game Green Belt

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    i dunno man prolly the gym or something
    6 in a roll, huh...
     
  8. misfitofscience

    misfitofscience Brown Belt

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    185 is easily the worst division. Only 125 comes close and that's just because it's so new.
     
  9. Claude

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    There's a guy who has been looking great, but Anderson already said no to that fight. The quality of contenders in the MW division is nothing new. It's a pretty weak division. Anderson should either accept the Weidman fight or move up.
     
  10. Boom_Ba_Ye

    Boom_Ba_Ye Purple Belt

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    Hector Lombard is a legit contender.
     
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    snoop dogg*** Baby Heath goon$quad

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    yup.
    Alot of wall n stall apparent at 185 today..
    thats not hector
     
  12. KAZSoliloquy

    KAZSoliloquy Look at the state of his face

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    Thankfully there's still Vitor, Bisping, Lombard, and Weidman
     
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    So first people claim Weidman is the undisputed MW contender, and now after tonight people are acting as if these fights had anything to do with the title picture?

    MW haters need to keep their story straight
     
  14. Nova Q

    Nova Q Banned Banned

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    Outside of like 3 fighters the MW division is a joke and you saw that in full display tonight.
     
  15. Arista

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    MW is just a surplus of mediocrity. Let The Spider have a challenge and do whatever fight will bring in "Anderson Silva money". Bisbing has name recognition, but his chances are nonexistent. Weidman has 1 chance in hell. Just one. But no name recognition and Anderson is beyond that.
     
  16. its really becoming more apparent the only fights that seem worthy of Anderson Silva are superfights or at least interesting LHW fights...shit, id rather see Anderson fight a guy like Thiago Silva over any of these leftover MW so called contenders...they just dont spark any interest...
     
  17. Cygnus-X

    Cygnus-X Red Belt

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    C'mon, who can't get behind Anderson vs Bisping? That will be brutal. Just brutal. And Bisping is going to make it worse by trash talking all the way up to it.
     
  18. it really does seem that way...theres no stars in the division that spark an interest...nobody that stands out...anyone that was interesting already fought and lost to silva...theres really nothing left...
     
  19. the trash talk only does so much but what could bisping really say? especially when we all know hes guaranteed to get knocked the fuck out...that would be the only reason for this fight...HL reel KO of bisping...sonnens shit talk was different because he actually took silva deep into the 5th round and almost won...so when the rematch came around he had ammunition...i just couldnt take bisping seriously...
     
  20. Rod Farva

    Rod Farva War Big Nog!

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    Silva would kill any of those guys. All the fans, UFC brass, and the fighters all know it
     

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