Would Caol Uno be able to defeat BJ Penn nowadays?

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  1. Solidrock

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    Uno is doing well in the Japanese circuit... on the other hand, BJ looked awful in his last fight against Edgar. :icon_sad:

    Would he be able to beat BJ today? do any of you would like to see Penn/Uno III?
     
  2. The Reed

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    Would watch. I still think BJ has things to offer despite his recent slump.
     
  3. Fork

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    i'd be surprised if uno won, but i'd love to see it.
     
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    I don't think so, would watch though.
     
  5. The Clifford

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    I'm more interested in knowing if Goldberg could pronounce Caol Uno's name nowadays.
     
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    Lol at fighting on Japan's small time companys compared to fighting Frankie Edger
     
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    Against tippy toes BJ? Probably.
     
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    he wasn't just fighting scrubs either. He fought some very solid dudes and beat them
     
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    penn shat the bed in his last fight but he's still many magnitudes a better fighter than the guys uno has been facing... i think penn would beat him up
     
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    now with that said! Uno and Penn had a great match up at UFC 41 which the majority of these jonny come lately's have not seen. Uno looks good at 145. Who knows if Penn would have a better weight cut. I wouldnt mind seeing it! I am a fan of both who are pioneers of the sport.
     
  11. Paradigm

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    so random...was just talking with my friend last night about their fight when BJ starched him in like 8 seconds.
     
  12. RoscoeRufus

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    kinda indifferent on who I think would win, but hell yeah i'd watch that matchup...
     
  13. Lacet

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    Unfortunately I think anyone can beat BJ nowadays. It was depressing seeing him so helpless and on that weird stance his last fight.
     
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    would watch. Definitely a right match-up for both before retiring.
     
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    BJ would probably look pretty good if he got to fight in Japan too. I mean Cro Cop is finishing guys over there for crying out loud.
     
  16. Edwin

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    I love Uno, but he got beat up pretty badly by Ishiwatari in Shooto 2 or 3 years ago and Ishiwatari is a bantamweight.

    I know it was a while ago and Uno has been on a decent streak since then, but I still wouldn't pick him to beat Penn.
     
  17. JacJeanFinger

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    Yes I'd love to watch Penn/Uno III and my odds on this fight would be

    Penn -220
    Uno +165

    I was having thoughts of Penn/Uno and also Penn/Sato about 30 hours ago.
    Somebody shared with me.
     
  18. The Reed

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    Well he was finishing guys in the UFC too...
     
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    BJ would tear the Japanese circuit apart from 145 to 170.
     
  20. Phrozenspite

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    i wonder what his camp was telling him when he was trying that shit. unless he came up with it himself on the way to the cage lol
     

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