We've Seen 7 Belts Change Hands In A 7 Month Span

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  1. Arkridge

    Arkridge Senior Moderator Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Dominick Cruz, Meisha Tate, Stipe Miocic, Michael Bisping, Eddie Alvarez, Amanda Nunes and now Tyron Woodley. All of them except Cruz are first time champs.

    Most unexpected half a year run in MMA history? Not sure how the UFC feels about it but I love the surprises we've got this year. I like seeing new champs crowned.

    Lets the surprises continue, we've still got (almost) half a year to go!
     
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    Headkicktoleg Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    I'd like it more if the new champs weren't calling out old men so they don't have to fight real challengers
     
  3. Brit_Brawler

    Brit_Brawler Silver Belt

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    maybe now we are seeing who the real clean fighters are.
     
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    Arm Barbarian Titanium Belt Platinum Member

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    Virtually no belt seems safe at this stage.
     
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  5. Arkridge

    Arkridge Senior Moderator Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Except Mighty Mouse's. Can't see anyone in that division beating him.
     
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    Arm Barbarian Titanium Belt Platinum Member

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    haha yeah, I almost wrote that in my OP.

    DJ has pretty much cleared out his division.
     
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    And I really could not see Michael Fucking Bisping knocking out Luke Rockhold. No one is safe
     
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    JohnyBrabo Mackin & Stackin Belt Platinum Member

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    I'm lovin it. May the parity continue.
     
  9. Arkridge

    Arkridge Senior Moderator Staff Member Senior Moderator

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  10. peterparker66

    peterparker66 Black Belt

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    Man i Wonder if MM dodge a bullet pulling out of this Card .
     
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    peterparker66 Black Belt

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    And that's when it happen's
    just when you least expect it
     
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  13. Darwinambrosius

    Darwinambrosius Thought you had a friend, boy?

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    And if we go back slightly further, Ronda and aldo lost as well
     
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    USADA
     
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    thobra Red Belt

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    I would say: Rousey, Cain, Weidman, Pettis, Aldo just after USADA was more shocking. All these guys was said to be nearly unbeatable, And would hold their title forever... And then suddenly, at the exact same time, everyone looked like shit, And lost the belt.
     
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    JustBleed69 Touch-Butt Black Belt

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    By the end of the year I see it being

    HW-Tossup between Stipe, Reem, and Velazquez
    LHW- Cormier holds it down
    MW- Jacare
    WW- Wonderboy
    LW- Eagle
    FW- McGOAT either retires or vacates belt, Jose is champ again
    BW- Cruz
    FLW- Mighty Mouse

    So at least 3 more title flips in Men's Divisions alone
     
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    probably need to remove Jones dreckly
     
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    Jackonfire BMF Mod Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    To me it just really drives home the point of how awesome guys like Aldo, Anderson, and GSP were, defending the belt fight after fight, year after year. It's what sets them apart from the rest.
     
  19. LHWBelt

    LHWBelt Silver Belt

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    DJ is the only one who seems safe. Stipe's a HW so he def isn't safe. Cormier didn't look that impressive against Silva and he's pushing 40 now. Bisping was thought of as a good gatekeeper before snagging his belt and he's in his late 30s. Woodley lost to Rory I believe not that long ago and I can easily see Thompson taking him. Alvarez is a stud but LW is just too sick, I can see Aldo beating McGregor in a rematch for sure, Cruz is breakable. There we go.
     
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    Arkridge Senior Moderator Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Yup. Anderson is my favorite fighter all time and he was so dominant, seeing him in 2016 I die a little inside every time he fights now.
     
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