Why not Cain v Fedor for a title shot ?

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  1. Coffee79

    Coffee79 Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    It seems fair.
     
  2. John Wayne's Teeth

    John Wayne's Teeth Green Gucci Suit Platinum Member

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    Fedor and his fans are scared shitless of that lol
     
  3. Hans Gercmiov

    Hans Gercmiov Steel Belt

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    Cain has already lost the belt twice and Fedor hasn't beat anyone of note in like 6 years.

    So I vote no.
     
  4. Rubberneck76

    Rubberneck76 Alizée Belt Platinum Member

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    It is fair that is why Fedor fans want nothing to do with it. I'm surprised more of his fans aren't demanding he fight Derrick Lewis for a title shot.
     
  5. Tooth and Nail

    Tooth and Nail Forever Brocktober

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    Fedor vs Werdum 2 is the big money fight though.

    The UFC would be stupid to not make it happen.
     
  6. PRIDEWASBETTER

    PRIDEWASBETTER United We Stand Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    It would be a good fight to see where Fedor's at right out of the gate.
     
  7. thrillkilla77

    thrillkilla77 Green Belt

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    I'd be okay with it
     
  8. DetroitRob

    DetroitRob Common Sense Philosopher

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    No way Fedor takes that fight especially for a first fight back.
     
  9. Szwok

    Szwok Brown Belt

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    Fedor is a bad match up for cain. Cain fights close so chances are big he will end up in a judo throw. Followed by an arm bar. If he fights at range Fedor throws bombs and crushes cains chin slapping on arm bar after for good measure.

    Ofc Fedor is older, 5 years, and prolly has some good amount of ring rust. But tbh Cain hasnt been to active either. Fedor was a gold medalist for sambo in 2012, since then cain only fought 3 times....
     
  10. Zelig

    Zelig Blue Belt

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    Fedor could clip him, easily. I'd pay to see it. Ppl always build Cain up as this invincible force but I don't see it, I remember his early fights and his championship moments. He's big and awkward in his movements, he's 33, his chin and reflexes will soon fade and he'll be a one trick pony.. he's a risk to get clipped every fight here on out, whether it's JDS, Werdum... or Kongo, or Fedor.
     
  11. benebox

    benebox Brown Belt

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    Well Mir is out of the question for a return fight so I vote title fight. Or Barnett.
     
  12. loisestrad

    loisestrad Gold Belt Platinum Member

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    Fedor is on a 3 win streak.

    Cain is 1-1 since 2013.

    I don't see how Cain deserves Fedor.
     
  13. HelloJapan

    HelloJapan Talking loud and saying nothing. Platinum Member

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    How about no.
     
  14. r-harper-1

    r-harper-1 Red Belt

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    Feed Fedor Bigfoot first IMO .....no need to throw him to the lions after a few years off
     
  15. milliniar

    milliniar Who needs a belt?

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    Because Cain needs a better win to get another title shot
     
  16. CoffeeAndBeer

    CoffeeAndBeer OG from 1993

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    Either Arlovski or Fedor.


    Edit: I mean, either Arlovski or Fedor for this next Title shot... vs Werdum.

    But Fedor vs Velasquez in a Title Eliminator would be great (if Fedor's not getting Werdum next)
     
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  17. bullfish

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    amen fedor wins
     
  18. RTL

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    Because you're guaranteed to kill off one of the two top contenders in an already weak division.
     
  19. Merman

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    Cain is in no way deserving of another try. He got dominated.
     
  20. Senzo Tanaka

    Senzo Tanaka Silver Belt

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    I think it's a tough first fight back for Fedor and from a marketing and business standpoint, it's a risky move.

    If Fedor comes back and gets blown out by Cain, people are going to say he should have never came back and there won't be must interest in seeing him continue to fight.

    If you immediately put him in a title shot, if he loses to Werdum, he simply lost to the best HW in the world currently and a guy that has already beat Fedor. If Fedor wins, it would show he still has it and you can really get behind him and start putting him in fights against guys like Cain, Stipe and JDS.
     

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