Why is Rashad Evans being considered for a title shot?

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  1. Dick

    Dick 1PunchKO Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Is it just me or is it weird that out of nowhere, a man we haven't seen fight in 2 years is apparently getting a title shot with his next win?

    Rashad hasn't looked good in 5 years and his last 2 wins should have been squash matches ( Chael fight was, but thats not saying much).

    He looked about 265lbs of dough earlier this year also and were supposed to be taking him serious?

    And why are people looking past Bader like he's an easy win? The man is younger, stronger and just as experienced.
     
  2. C0NCH3TO

    C0NCH3TO Gold Belt

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    Is he? he would get crushed by dc, aj and gus.
     
  3. The ScorpioN

    The ScorpioN "GET OVER HERE!"

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    They're giving a guy coming off a loss a title shot.

    Who would you rather see DC/Gus fight? Bader?
     
  4. Degen Gambler

    Degen Gambler Silver Belt

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    Because he beat Brad Imes and Sam Hoger.
     
  5. The ScorpioN

    The ScorpioN "GET OVER HERE!"

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    I disagree. I think he beats Bader comfortably and can potentially beat Glover. AJ and Gus would be rough though.
     
  6. Shocktagon

    Shocktagon Brown Belt

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    Anything is possible in the post-Jones LHW division.
     
  7. Emjay

    Emjay And again and again and again and ag.. zzzzzzzz

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  8. MotorcycleMir

    MotorcycleMir Blue Belt

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    Rashad has looked terrible since losing the belt. In fact, besides the Chuck win, he never looked that good to begin with (dropped the first 2 rounds to Forrest). After his performances against Jones and Little Nog which are imo, 2 of the worst in mma history, he should be retiring
     
  9. LHWBelt

    LHWBelt Silver Belt

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    Probably because Bader should have been the rightful #1 contender. If Rashad beats the guy who should be fighting for the title right now, why wouldn't he jump the que a little bit? Also, he is on a fight fight win streak even if those wins were in 2013.
     
  10. SchlomoS

    SchlomoS Purple Belt

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    i just hope Bader gets the memo. no more boring ass fights no one wants to see him anyways. Maybe if he manages to do something mildly exciting, he could get the shot. But that's just how bad Bader is; being overlooked for an old man who hasn't fought in 2 years.
     
  11. Rum

    Rum Champion of Champions

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    Because LHW is shallow as fuck. Maybe even shallower.
     
  12. The real JG

    The real JG Banned Banned

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    As opposed to Gustaffson who is fighting for the title off a loss?
     
  13. Lucifer Alpha

    Lucifer Alpha The Catastrophe

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    because 205 is in dire straits.
     
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    riitzni Silver Belt

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    Because Jones isn't at the top anymore.

    Shogun or Rampage are probably next. Jesus, that's scary even typing out.
     
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    djacobox372 Gold Belt

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    Glover already beat Bader, and just stopped OSP. Rashad shouldn't be put in front of him.
     
  16. Nightwing090

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    Wait... Dana White & Joe Silva pass deserving people over for title shots? Shocking...
     
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    well if he beats Bader
     
  18. Evangelion

    Evangelion Silver Belt

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    why do people act like a fighters last 3 or 4 fights are the only thing that determines whether he gets a title shot or not?

    Rashad is being considered because he's a former champ, a big name, popular and has been in some pretty memorable fights.
     
  19. INGRAMOPHOBIAC

    INGRAMOPHOBIAC Yellow Belt

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    Don't forget Sean Salmon
     
  20. cheesus

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    Wot ? He destroyed Chael, gave Rampage a wrestling clinic & established where Davis is in the division. He did better than a lot of people did against Jones...the lil nog fight was strange though i'll give you that. Nogs TDD was on point in that fight though.
     

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