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Yoel Romero vs Jon Jones

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by MescalineDreams, Jan 12, 2019 at 2:53 PM.

  1. MescalineDreams

    MescalineDreams Silver Belt

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    Only guy I see being any sort of threat to Jones at either LHW or HW outside of DC

    Would be a fun fight
     
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    No it wouldnt.

    Hypothetically its fun, but itd be a leg kick, teep fest by Jones. Jones would easily UD him.

    You need reach, size on Jones to be effective, Yoel would be the smallest man in a long time.
     
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    Jones would be too long and hard for yoel to take it that deep.
     
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    Romero walks around the octagon absorbing shots just waiting until he can land a big shot

    Jones would pick him apart from the outside
     
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    It would be a fun fight, but like everyone else Jones fights Yoel's strengths would have the tables turned on him. Jones would outwrestle and strangle him.
     
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    MescalineDreams Silver Belt

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    Yoel prob walks at like 220

    He'd be a reasonably sized LHW, height and reach aside.

    But yeah, high likelihood of a Jones decision.

    he beats everyone tho, Yoel has a better shot than most. I'd argue even better than DC

    There aren't many Interesting fights left for Jones, Yoel is def one of them.
     
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    Jon is 6'9" and 248lbs, Yoel is a manlet next to him

    Plus it would break sweet Holly's heart to see her two boys tussle for realsies

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  10. Ideanudge

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    Yoel always manages to deliver that blow that drops a fighter. Every single opponent he faced in UFC got dropped by him. He is very patient and has high ring iq, it would be very interesting to see what sort fight would happen with two guys who adapt inside the cage as they fight.
     
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    That's exactly how I imagine the fight going!

    Only way Romero wins is if Jones let's his guard down and gets too comfortable.
     
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    Yoel has the best chance of finishing Jon at 205, which makes him the most interesting matchup for Jones in that weightclass, because no one will beat him by decision.
     
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    The guy that struggle with former WWs, And was beat up by Brunson is moving up a weightclass to fight the best fighter in the UFC? Come on.
     
  14. MescalineDreams

    MescalineDreams Silver Belt

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    Yoel by all accounts could easily be the champion right now.

    Whittaker Is one of the best fighters MW has ever seen. As Is Yoel.

    Yoel Is easily one of the scariest fighters in MMA and has been for quite a while.

    What a stupid comment.
     
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    Easy win for jones with the right game plan staying on the outside, he wins every round and barely takes any damage.
     
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    more like 6'4"
     
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    If Yoel was a dominant MW, you could have a case, but he is not a dominant mw. He is not even the champ, even if he got a few tries. He often struggle in his fights. Jones is not Brunson or Whittaker or Jacare or Kennedy... And Yoel struggled with all of them.

    Jones is the scariest fighter in the UFC at the moment.
     
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    Roidero is about as big a threat to Jon Jones as Ireland would be were they to wage war on Russia.

    0% threat.
     
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    Nobody is a match for Jones at LHW

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