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Who takes Dillashaw vs. Assuncao 2

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  1. PhilBaloney Green Belt

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    Assuncao beat Dillashaw in a very close fight that easily could be scored for either guy just 7 months ago. A rematch makes a lot of sense.

    Who do you think wins a rematch, and do you think it would be close or lopsided.

    Personally i think Dillashaw wins, because it seems he is improving more between each fight, but i definitely think it will be a close fight.
     
  2. Kalmah Gold Belt

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    Dilla-ding-dong for sure. He arguably won when they fought but got robbed by the judges.
     
  3. King Kong Bundy** Orange Belt

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    Dillashaw, never been impressed with Assuncao, and the judges were having a awful night art that event, they did lots of weird scores.
     
  4. matrat103 Guns don't kill people, the government does. Platinum Member

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    My money's on Dillashaw.
     
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    It's going to be really good, and really close.
     
  6. JayElectra Paper Belt Banned

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    Dillashaw wasn't robbed in their first fight. That 3rd round was extremely close. Assuncao is a good counterstriker and is likely capable of making another close fight, but Dillashaw has clearly improved even if their first fight was rather recent.
     
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    Of course people will say Dillashaw after last night but Assuncao's style should still present him problems like the first time. Assuncao is pretty much nothing like Barao as a striker. He's got a much more patient, almost karate like, counter punching style.
     
  8. Steve08 American Fedor Belt

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    I support this rematch and would pick Dillashaw. So much improvement even since they fought.
     
  9. Augustus Caesar Put Up Your Dukes Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    I think that TJ should have won the first fight and I am picking him in the rematch.
     
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    Dillishaw, though probably a close decision if there's no finish
    He won the last fight, but it was close and went the other (wrong) way.
    He's going to be riding high on confidence in his next fight with a win over one of the best fighters in the world. Though Assuncao is on a winning streak, the momentum is on TJ's side.
     
  11. Steve08 American Fedor Belt

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    TJ didn't have such a confusing switch-hitting style the first time they fought either though, Assuncao will be hard pressed to time counters against a guy whose attacks continually come from different angles (e.g. southpaw rear straight comes from same angle as orthodox jab).
     
  12. Dethrone1989 Brown Belt

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    Have to pick Dillashaw at this point. Will be a damn good nonetheless.
     
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    I will fabor Dillashaw since I thought TJ clearly won last time, and this time he will have 5 rounds to make it more clear.
     
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    That fight could have gone either way.

    Assuncao is good at taking guys out of their rhythm and making things ugly.

    I wouldn't mind seeing TJ defend against someone else first, and then have him face Assuncao again.
     
  16. Westbrick Brown Belt

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    scored the 1st fight 29-28 Assun
     
  17. matt2287 Yellow Belt

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    Tj won that first fight pretty sure they fought in brazil so home judging
     
  18. icex48x Brown Belt

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    TJ wins.
     
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    How would Assuncao do in a 5 rounder? What is his cardio like?
     
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    Also, the TJ Dillashaw we saw last night is new. The way he moved in and out and kept moving. The amazing part is he has the cardio to do it. Cardio, movement and power is a pretty scary combo. TJ needs to dance with the one that brought him and keep up this style, if he does he can be champ for a long time.
     

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