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WW Contender Order per Dana

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by bbman182, May 27, 2014.

  1. bbman182 Black Belt

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    Currently Scheduled:
    #2 Rory Macdonald vs. #3 Tyron Woodley (Jun 2014)
    #1 Robbie Lawler vs. #5 Matt Brown (Jul 2014) for #1 contender
    #6 Hector Lombard vs. #9 Dong Hyun Kim (Aug 2014)


    Planned:
    Johny Hendricks vs. Lawler-Brown Winner (Oct/Nov 2014)
    Lombard-DHK winner vs. Macdonald-Woodley winner (Nov/Dec 2014) for #1 contender

    Source: MMAMania

    Best WW Tourney ever?
     
  2. Timeghoul Orange Belt

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    Looks like Lawler and T-Wood are getting the next title shots.
     
  3. Meathead Jock WAR ASKREN

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    Lawler and Lombard, but I'm more of a T-Wood fan.
     
  4. Mr.Dream Blue Belt

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    I like it.
     
  5. bbman182 Black Belt

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    If Marquardt can KO Woodley with his crappy TDD then Lombard most certainly can.
     
  6. Augustus Caesar Festina Lente Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Makes sense, I like it.
     
  7. bbman182 Black Belt

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    WW Contendership order barring injury....

    Dark horses at WW also include #10 Saffiedine, #13 Gunnar-#14 Laflare winner, and #11 Gastelum-Musoke winner...

    Just for shits and gigs I'd love to see Ellenberger vs. E. Silva as well.
     
  8. C0NCH3TO Gold Belt

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    Unless Johnny gets injured i dont see Lawler fighting for the title soon.
     
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    If #8 Maia beats Yakovlev at TUF Brazil 3 Finale, he could face any of those guys next. #12 Pyle as well. WW is stacked right now.
     
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    I see him fighting for the title in October if he beats Brown... like the article says. Dana really wants that rematch.
     
  11. bbman182 Black Belt

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    I think Maia has a really long road to hoe since he hasn't been the most exciting guy in a while in addition to 2 losses in a row... His back is actually against a wall in the Yakolev fight... could see himself in a Fitch/Shields/Okami situation.
     
  12. icex48x Brown Belt

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    Damn, really hard fight for Brown.

    I'm sure the fight will be awesome, just sucks one of them has to lose.
     
  13. fortheo Titanium Belt

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    wasn't his last fight fight of the night?
     
  14. HeavyHands20 Blue Belt

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    Agreed! The Welterweight division since GSP retired has been on fire and hasn't shown signs of slowing down either.

    I started a thread back in December to focus on the current Welterweight division and to keep track of the progression of contenders throughout the year. Very pleased in what has happened in 6 months so far

    http://forums.sherdog.com/forums/f2/welterweight-elite-8-a-2628327/
     
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    What a bunch of horse shit. A guy who has no top 10 opponents gets a #1 contender fight. If I was Rory or Woodley, I'd be fucking pissed. At least Lawler gets an easy road to a rematch. Unfuckingbelievable.
     
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    Agreed. I hope Condit makes a speedy recovery
     
  17. Lustercross Brown Belt

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    Chill bro. Lawler will put him in his place and everything will be normal again.
     
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    The first one was great. Who can blame him?
     
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    Which is why Lawler is fighting Brown. Easy to sell Lawler/Brown bc people are eating up the hype on Brown and actually think he deserves a title shot. I'd be very surprised if Brown ever beat anyone in the top 5.
     
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    Easy road? Matt Brown and Ellenberger in just a few months.
     

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