Who is picking Dillashaw, and why?

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  1. fortheo

    fortheo Steel Belt

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    Despite the odds; I am picking TJ Dillashaw to win right now. I think he has the footwork, and a better understanding of angles and distance than Barao. TJ always enters on one angle, and leaves on another. I think he either wins a decision or rocks Barao and gets a choke. I know the odds are slim, but fuck it
     
  2. jiujitsuforever

    jiujitsuforever Banned Banned

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    If he does win he will win same as hendo. Big ko, but I don't think it will happen
     
  3. bandicoot

    bandicoot Red Belt

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    No one actually believes he'll win, if that's your question.

    Has someone put some money on him? Of course.
     
  4. fortheo

    fortheo Steel Belt

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    I actually think a big KO is the least likely way that Dillashaw could possibly win. However, it is nice to see someone playing with the idea of Dillashaw even winning haha.

    Need some more fans in here though.
     
  5. fortheo

    fortheo Steel Belt

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    I believe he will win, I know it's unlikely...but yeah. If someone put money on him, then I'd like to at least no why they think Dillashaw even stands a chance. I gave my reasons, I'd like to hear others.
     
  6. Kalmah

    Kalmah Gold Belt

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    I'm sure there's a couple people picking or wanting him to win just because he's the American/speaks english.
     
  7. U.P.F.C.

    U.P.F.C. SBG Brown Belt

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    I believe he will win. gotta stand tall and make a good name for alphamale after Uriah didnt know how to intelligently defend
     
  8. JohnnyShotgun

    JohnnyShotgun Green Belt

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    I've got him via submission in the 4th; gotta love the underdog.

    Also I can't stand Renan's face.
     
  9. bandicoot

    bandicoot Red Belt

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    Wanting someone to win and believing they will are two different things.
     
  10. Carniusss

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    TJ is just way too hittable in my opinion.
     
  11. fortheo

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    Okay ? I said "believe", where are you getting "wanting" from?
     
  12. nightmancometh

    nightmancometh Yellow Belt

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    Why is he getting a title shot? I haven't gotten a chance to watch him fight yet, but he is 9-2 with a loss (albeit split decision) as recently as October. I love Team Alpha Male, but it seems like they are feeding TJ to Barao. They couldn't get him a few more fights first so he would have a better shot?
     
  13. trane

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    Because Raphael Assuncao is injured

    Also the fight with Assuncao was really close. He isn't being fed to Barao, he is a really good fighter but just doesn't have all that much experience
     
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    I'm favoring barao, not picking, favoring. As much of a chance people are giving him, i think tj can definitely pull it off. Seen Crazier shit happen.
     
  15. Mr Boogaloo

    Mr Boogaloo Silver Belt

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    anyone putting money on him is blinded by the odds and optimism
     
  16. Sammy Bananas

    Sammy Bananas Green Belt

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    You said you believe he will win. Then you said that it is unlikely. If you are predicting him to win, then you would believe that outcome to be likely.
     
  17. DownwardStrike

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    Barao ITD offers the most favorable odds.
     
  18. sp1017

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    Gotta spend money to make money. At +500, it's a pretty good payout even if your betting 20 bucks.
     
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    The odds are tempting, and he is a good fighter, but I just can't see it.
     
  20. JKS

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

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    I don't think many do, in fact on the forums I haven't seen one person say he will win yet aside from this 1st page
     

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