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Who got snubbed for a title shot worse, Hendricks, Bader or Assuacao?

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  1. edisraw Purple Belt

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    Obviously all three are the rightful next contenders.

    Bader- Literally was set to face the now champion in a 5 round main event, He was snubbed for someone that lost in 2 minutes to the person the current champion beat for the title. Snubbery at it's finest.
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    Hendricks- By all accounts (outside 2 judges that were distracted by whatever was in the arena during the 2nd fight) Hendricks has beaten Robbie Lawler twice Id go as far as to say its not debatable (so would most media scorecards). Hendricks is a bit of a douche and people love Robbie so of course no one holds for Hendricks even after he beats Matt Brown, and is about to be passed over for Condiut. Snub.

    My pick is Assuenco sorry for spelling his name wrong, but the guy has the longest winning streak at 135 which is dreadfully thin AND BEAT THE CHAMPION! The fight while debatable is by no means a robbery like lets Hendricks vs. Lawler 2. How Cruz can come off the bench and win one fight then re injure himself just doing regular training and being shelfed for another year and still be called number 1 contender is just silly. We have the most marketable rematch available to us, and its being passed over.

    Who do think got snubbed the worst, one of these guys, maybe JDS for a Werdrum rematch, maybe Jacare at middleweight? Maybe someone i completely missed.
     
  2. UniqueSteez Be water my friend. Platinum Member

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    Assuncao, he hasn't lost since 2011 undefeated at Bantamweight and has the longest winning streak out of the three. Also has already defeated the Bantamweight Champion in T.J Dillashaw.
     
  3. rpn453 Brown Belt

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    Bader.

    I think Assuncao has been injured, and maybe still is.
     
  4. Aerose91 Brown Belt

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    Hendricks before fighting GSP. That's the worst snubbing for a title shot ever. The dude basically cleaned out the division before getting to the title.
     
  5. Hans Gercmiov Titanium Belt

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    Assuncao.
     
  6. CajunOutlaw Purple Belt

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    I agree Bader got snubbed, Gus should at least win a fight before he gets a title shot, I'm a fan of his but its the truth. Hendricks wins one more fight and Lawler gets through Condit and we'll see the third fight, I'm okay with the UFC going slow as they usually rush trilogies. Assuncao is hurt as far as I know, and if you think that's a more marketable fight than Cruz then I have some ocean front property in Arizona to sell you.
     
  7. Snarly Orange Belt

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    Edgar. Don't get me started.
     
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    Edgar beat Chad Mendes?
     
  9. edisraw Purple Belt

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    Thats a good one it should def have been Him not Mendes.
     
  10. Western OPS Yellow Belt

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    Hendricks didn't get snubbed. He doesnt deserve a rematch. Hendricks isnt even an exciting fighter. All of his biggest wins have been lay n pray.

    The last Lawler fight, Hendricks just buried his head for 3 rounds and held on.
     
  11. edisraw Purple Belt

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    None of those are reasons for him not to get the third fight tbh. Go home, casual.
     
  12. Jonesisinnocent Blue Belt

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    Condit. /thread
     
  13. moreorless87 Straba

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    Hendricks, beat the champ once, many thought he did the second time, beat the guy challenging him.

    Not even THAT boring, all those fights had more aggressive stand up in them than most of GSP's title run. Hendricks simply ran afoul of Georges fanboys and was doomed to being hated from that point on.
     
  14. TFanatic Silver Belt

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    Bader doesn't get to fight for the belt because no one wants to see him fight and he's never beaten a top 5 fighter or shown he can hang with top guys at LHW. Can't even remember his last exciting win.
     
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    Grey Maynard should've had a shot before frankie
     
  16. Selukrid612 Red Belt

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    Have we even actually gotten confirmation that Cruz is getting the next title shot?
     
  17. Melas Chasma Silver Belt

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    Thats exactly the reason Gus got his title shot over Bader.
     
  18. CajunOutlaw Purple Belt

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    No kidding. I don't particularly think Assuncao is getting snubbed here, though, not if he's hurt. If he's ready to fight significantly before Cruz and they keep Dillashaw on the shelf for that Cruz fight then he's getting snubbed. if they're both healthy at the same time well...Cruz never lost his belt he deserves a shot at it.
     
  19. BenRichards Brown Belt

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    bader should've gotten his shot by default. it's kind of silly that he didn't. considering the guy fighting in his place got demolished in his last fight.

    hendricks has had three title fights and is danger close to the fourth. no snubbery there.

    assuacao deserves a shot but not more so than the champ. cruz gets first crack if he can heal up in time.
     
  20. GibsterMMA Blue Belt

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    Bader for sure IMO, was scheduled to fight Cormier for #1 contender before the whole Jones disaster, has won 4 straight (OSP and Davis included), Gus just was KOd in round 1 by a guy who was pretty dominated by DC.

    Should be
    Cormier vs Bader
    Gus vs OSP
    Evans vs Teixeira
    Johnson vs Manuwa
     

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