Would GSP have fought Whittaker if he never got colitis?

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  1. TheSpider Brown Belt

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    I don’t think he would have. What do you think?
     
  2. Pillar of Society Orange Belt

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    He would have fought Jones for LHW title if it wasn't for that damn colitis!
     
  3. sdpdude9 Black Belt

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    I always got the impression the Bisping fight was going to be a one off.
     
  4. chitoortiz Gold Belt

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    Yes I do think he would have.
     
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  5. Kos Fan Purple Belt

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    I don’t think so he came back because he knew he could beat Bisping, and I’m not faulting him for that.
     
  6. OmegaRugal Red Belt

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    No chance. Everyone except GSP fanboys knew he was never taking that fight or the Romero fight.
     
  7. Chubi Blue Belt

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    Nah, he just wanted to fight Bisping and get the belt. He just will never say it.
     
  8. Naught2Sixty Red Belt

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    Yeah maybe but I think he saw an easy out like when I'm asked to take out the trash I suddenly have to "poop".
     
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  10. humdizzle Brown Belt

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    No.

    bisping was an easy once in a liftetime matchup. that's why he took the fight. The guy got gifted a decision over silva. then took a short notice fight and caught an arrogant luke rockhold with a clean shot. GSP saw the opportunity and pounced. I can't think any other recent champs with 7 L's on their record when they got the belt.
     
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    No. He said he doesnt want to fight whittaker or defend a belt... He only took the fight because bisping had a miracle belt.. And was about out the door and out of his prime and he fogured it would be an easy spectacular mw title win for his record.. Little did he know bisping wooped his ass for almost 5 rounds but he pulled out a win and denied him a rematch and got colitis and wants to try khabib at 155 now
     
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    Fuck no lol.

    He waited 4 years for a weak one eyed MW champ and then immediately bounced once he had to fight Romero or Whittaker.
     
  14. Krimzon Brown Belt

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    knowing Whittaker was next GAVE him colitis
     
  15. ThunderStruck Geodor GemeSianenPo Yellow Card

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    How embarrassing that MW Silva couldn't beat a guy who was an "easy once in a lifetime matchup" for WW GSP.
     
  16. Dave Poodle Brown Belt

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    Yeah i reckon he would have
     
  17. jx820 Red Belt

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    Maybe. He definitely only came back because he thought Bisping was beatable, but Whittaker was a former WW and not a huge MW. GSP would have given up an inch in height and had a 3 inch reach advantage so he might have still gone for it if he could strategically see a path to victory.

    If it was a guy like Like Rockhold at a bulky 6'3" with 77" reach, or just a nightmare style match up like Romero he would definitely have walked away.
     
  18. Ironnik94 Danger Belt

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    Correct me if i'm wrong but didn't GSP already plan to move up to 185 BEFORE Bisping was champion?
     
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  19. C0NCH3TO Gold Belt

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    Gsp would have beaten him at any weight class.
     
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  20. TheSpider Brown Belt

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    39 year old Bisping was damaged goods after oldman Silva and oldman Hendo destroyed his chin. Gastelum destroyed oldman Ping way easier and faster than GSP did
     

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