Who is a better option than C-level Cain rematch?

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  1. benebox

    benebox Brown Belt

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    Simple question: Which of the following top 10 HW fighters would you rather see Werdum fight opposed to seeing the Cain rematch?


    1. Junior Dos Santos - Just beat Miocic and already has a decisive win over Werdum
    2. Stipe Miocic - Only loss in last 5 wins is a close decision against Santos
    3. Andrei Arlovski - 5 win streak, highest in HW division
    4. Travis Browne - just lost and got soundly beat by Werdum 2 fights prior
    5. Ben Rothwell - 3 win streak including KO win over Overeem
    6. Mark Hunt - Coming of loss, was soundly beating Werdum before KO loss
    7. Josh Barnett - Coming of loss
    8. Alistair Overeem - 2 win streak, is 1 -1 against Werdum winning most recent fight
    9. Frank Mir - 2 win streak, only fighter who could rival Werdum on the floor

    Bonus fight
    10. Fedor Emelianenko - HW and p4p GOAT, 3 year lay off / has loss to Werdum

    I would personally rather see all the top 10 HW's apart from Brown, Hunt and Barnett. So that is 7 out of 9 or 8 out of 10 if they sign Fedor. Do you Agree?

    *I would add a poll but I'm too stupid to figure out how
     
  2. JKS

    JKS 77+&--#rT....

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    Arvloski, solid streak with some good names and has a win over Werdum
     
  3. GoldenAzazel

    GoldenAzazel Undisputed Champion & General Manager of PWD Platinum Member

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    Arlovski imo. That win streak and what a great comeback story it could be.

    I think Fedor should be saved for the next HW title fight.
     
  4. SchlomoS

    SchlomoS Purple Belt

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    Arlovski, Miocic or even Hunt. Hunt lost to Miocic, but he also fought Werdum on short notice in Mexico as well. and getting caught with a flying knee isn't really the same as getting dominated for 3 rounds. At this point, i'd have picked almost anyone in the top 10 over Cain.
     
  5. benebox

    benebox Brown Belt

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    So only Arlovski, or is there any other fight you would have prefered to the Cain rematch?
     
  6. benebox

    benebox Brown Belt

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    Even Hunt and Barnett (if he wins) are probably better options. It just goes to show you how bad this fight is!
     
  7. Bmartin89

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  8. Fight Professor

    Fight Professor Gold Belt

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    We have already seen Werdum vs. Arlovski and it was not a good fight.

    Stipe is an obvious choice. My second choice would still be Werdum.
     
  9. Blanqa Blanqua

    Blanqa Blanqua Silver Belt

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    C-level lolllolol
     
  10. YagyuINC

    YagyuINC Orange Belt

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    We saw them fight at UFC 70 in what, 2008?
     
  11. cumafish

    cumafish Silver Belt

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    that's a c-level post right there.
     
  12. RoscoeRufus

    RoscoeRufus Lineal Pootie Tang Belt Champion

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    Arlovski or Miocic
     
  13. EYEKICKFACES

    EYEKICKFACES Green Belt

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    Werdum vs Werdum? Book it!
     
  14. Szwok

    Szwok Brown Belt

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    Cain doesnt deserve a rematch... not in the slightest. Few other fighters that make sense for getting a TS.

    AA: 5 win streak as mentioned.
    JDS: win over werdum and was nr 1 contender for ages.
    Rothwell: nice streak and finishes.
    Reem: 2 wins and a rubber match

    As Condit is getting a TS ANYTHING is possible in the UFC. Even Cain getting a rematch that makes 0 sense.
     
  15. Goatenstein

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    I wouldn't mind Cain's immediate rematch if he hadn't been so inactive for half a fucking decade. His prime is probably over and wasted.
     
  16. waldywaldy

    waldywaldy lol motherfuckers

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    I like the Overeem fight. Reem was the last man to beat Werdum. Besides, this fight needs to happen before Reem shrinks back to LHW.
     
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    BlastoiseDad Al-hamdullilah

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    Oorlofski
     
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    If you want to be fair, it should be Junior.
    He is the #2 ranked and beat him already.


    But here are my thoughts one by one:

    1. Junior Dos Santos - personally, I would not have junior so high. But since this is UFC Rankings, I would not be opposed to be him.
    x 2. Stipe Miocic - 1-1 in his last two. Needs more wins to get to contention.
    3. Andrei Arlovski - WOuld be a nice fight IMO. But his best win is Browne. Pair him with Rothwell. Winner is next contender.
    x 4. Travis Browne - just lost, and already lost to Werdum. Needs more wins to get to contention.
    5. Ben Rothwell - 3 win streak, but his only true top win is Alistair Overeem. Have him fight AA for next contender spot.
    x 6. Mark Hunt - He should get his chance eventually, after all, he fought Werdum with no camp at an altitude, and did better than Cain until knees of (wer)doom. But he's on a two fight losing streak... needs to turn it around to get another crack to the belt.
    x 7. Josh Barnett - Same as MArk. needs to turn it around to getsome wins to get to the discussion.
    8. Alistair Overeem - This is the fight (I think) is most intriguing. AO changed his style and now is much more dangerous. Plus they are 1-1 and it is the only fighter I wouldn't know how to predict the outcome due to the improvement from both guys.
    9. Frank Mir - I love Mir's resurgence, and this would be the battle for BJJ supremacy. But he has a recent loss to AO, and this would put AO in front at the race for a title shot.


    So if I had to eliminate some top 10 that I don't think should be called "contenders" yet, I would be left with:

    1. Junior Dos Santos
    2. Andrei Arlovski
    3. Ben Rothwell
    4. Alistair Overeem
    5. Frank Mir

    If any of the above got a title shot, I would not be mad.

    My preference, in order would be:

    Alistair Overeem
    Junior Dos Santos
    Andrei Arlovski
    Frank Mir
    Ben Rothwell

    Note: If Fedor Joins the UFC, I would have him fight Cain. The winner gets a title shot..
    While I do consider Fedor GOAT, I would like to first see how he fares against a top opponent before allowing him to compete for the gold.
    But if UFC did that, I would not be mad.
     
  19. SpiderNxno

    SpiderNxno Blue Belt

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    Fe-Fucking-Dor
     
  20. Ehrmantraut

    Ehrmantraut Real American Platinum Member

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    Cain is F-level at best. Especially after that display in his last fight.
     

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