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Whittaker or Vettori

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  1. Pierced7681 Red Belt

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    Who do you want to see get the next shot at Adesanya?

    I know Whittaker is ranked 1 and Vettori is 3, but I personally would rather see Vettori/Adesanya 2 as I feel there’s a better story due to the split decision in their first fight, whereas Whittaker got smashed with ease when he fought Adesanya.
     
  2. Sweater of AV Gold Belt

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    Bobby. He deserves the rematch after winning three in a row against better competition.
     
  3. Turdbucket If drunk probably being an arsehole

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    Vettori is not even half the fighter so throw him in first and then we get the proper fight with some build up.
     
  4. Joseph_McBride Silver Belt

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    Rob deserves it more for sure, but I wouldn't be mad at Izzy vs Vettori 2 for June 12th.

    If Izzy wins then do Izzy vs Rob 2 in October/November.
     
  5. NoBiasJustMMA Steel Belt

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    Don't really care as long as it is one of them. Whoever doesn't get the shot should fight Brunson for the next title shot.
     
  6. Slatersan Black Belt

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    I’d prefer Vettori because it has been longer since he fought izzy.
     
  7. Ironnik94 Silver Belt

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    Robert Whittaker!
     
  8. rakeleaves Brown Belt

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    Whittaker. Vetori hasn't beaten any top 4 MWs.
     
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  9. StoneColdSteveAustin Red Belt

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    Why don’t these two fight and the winner gets a title shot. Crazy idea I know
     
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    Whittaker deserves it much more but Marvin has a better chance of dethroning Izzy
     
  11. Dorkman Silver Belt

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    Whittaker. He just deserves it more.
     
  12. PokerandMMA Brown Belt

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    Why do that when Israel could probably fight both guys before the end of the year. There's no need to kill off one of the only 2 contenders for the belt.
     
  13. Pierced7681 Red Belt

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    Because then Adesanya has to sit on the sidelines and wait, rather they both get a shot at the belt, one after the other
     
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  14. PokerandMMA Brown Belt

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    Vettori beat the current champ according to one judge. Rob got knocked out twice against Izzy in one fight.
     
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    Roberto John 'Bobby Reaper Knuckles' Whittaker
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  16. Pain4Pain Green Belt

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    I’d be down to see Vettori fight for the strap, Robert can be the replacement if someone pulls out, or he could fight Costa if he needs quick $
     
  17. Joseph Alfano White Belt

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    Jack was ranked 4 when he beat him
     
  18. Joseph Alfano White Belt

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    As a big Vettori fan I think Whittaker is due for the next shot.
    Let Vettori and Brunson fight for number 1 contender.

    Costa vs Cannonier to get one of them of them back in the winner circle and establish a more clear top 5, loser can fight a 6-12.

    Till can fight winner of Hall Weidman or Jack Edmen

    Kelvin should fall below the top 10 and fight winnet of Stricklen Jotko or a 16-20 like Muradov
     
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  19. JonJonesNeedle Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    Whittaker for sure. IMO Vettori needs one more solid win, against one of the following: Brunson/Costa/Cannonier
     
  20. UFCIsNOTRigged Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    If Whittaker is smart he will allow Vettori to fight Adesanya first since Marvin is going to spam Izzy with TD attempts.

    Adesanya is expecting these TD attempts so if Rob waits it out he can watch Adesanya prevail and see what did and did not work or he can watch Vettori prevail and fight against a guy who he almost surely believes he is significant better than and would be an easier fight for him.

    If he loses to Izzy again he may have to switch divisions, so letting Marvin go first significantly decreases the risk to him.
     

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