MMA Silva/Franklin - What's next?

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  1. jag6984

    jag6984 New Member

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    After just watching the fight, I'm wondering what's next for both fighters.

    Who in the MW div is there to challenge Anderson? Obviously Henderson, if he decides he wants to step down in weight, but that may not happen for awhile. I suppose Okami has a shot now, but good luck on the UFC selling that one to fans.

    And Franklin...*sigh*. I'd like to see a fight with Nate Marquardt, but I guess he's a gatekeeper now.
     
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    Last night had the most middle weight fights i've seen in ages and it just shows how awful that division is.

    I'd like to see Yushin get the next shot.

    Then maybe drop Hendo down.


    and you might want to put Spoiler on the thread title...
     
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  3. jag6984

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    Who else is there really out there at 185?

    There's Lindland, but who knows if Dana would ever sign him.

    Cung Le might provide a nice striking match with Silva. Although I guess he is with Strikeforce at the moment, so that's doubtful.

    Kang as well, but he's tied up with K1 now.
     
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    I would liek to see Bisping drop down, get more ideal fights for him, get one tough one, then give him a title shot in England. that would be a massive fight for the England crowd, and watching Bisping get his head cracked open infront of his mom would be fun to watch.
     
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    :bigthumb: I would enjoy seeing that. Maybe that would shut Bisping up.
     
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    yeah this division sucks ass lol
     
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    need to resign lol'er
     
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    Cung Le is a crock of shit.

    He will never see a quality fighter because he isnt one. Strikeforce will protect him and you will never see him fight in the UFC.
     
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    I think the only person in the UFC that can give him a run is Hendo.
     
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    checkii ฝรั่งตาน้ำข้าว

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    :werd:

    :werd:
     
  11. acidix

    acidix Ua mau, ke ea o ka `aina, i ka pono

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    MW is crappy right now. You can't really bring anyone in either.

    Mayhem - UFC wont sign him
    Kang - Signed w/ K-1
    Filho - Won't fight Silva
    Hendo - Won't want to drop down
    Lindland - Won't sign with UFC either.
     
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    I think Franklin is shot. I would like to think that Silva just has his number but I do not think thats the case. Franklin is a class act for sure and has a huge heart but where can he go from here?
     
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    I'm most disappointed that Dana didn't sign Kang. Right now, the MW div is the only one really lacking in the UFC.

    Didn't Filho and Silva say they would fight if it came to it?
     
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    Filho has talked about fighting Silva before, and they both said they would do it.

    I think Filho can beat him... probably by laying on Silva for 5 rounds, but still...
     
  15. There's Trigg and Misaki too.
     
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    Filho is his worst match up by far.

    I want to see him fight Lawler more than anyone.
     
  17. He'd probably hurt lawler very badly.

    That said, it'd be exciting as hell.
     
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    exactly. :)
     
  19. acidix

    acidix Ua mau, ke ea o ka `aina, i ka pono

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    I think it'd be closer than you think. Lawler has become very methodical recently, and seeing as silva is also that way, it could be a technical standup battle.
     
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    Lawler, Trigg, Kang, Misaki, and Hendo all have a good shot.
     
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    Trigg did say that he felt he could beat Silva recently. He said it was his style that matched up well with Silvas. Trigg is clearly on crack.
     
  22. Silva's guard looked nasty-nasty against franklin... but silva rarely goes for back control so maybe trigg wouldn't get subbed. :rofl:
     
  23. Optamix

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    Im gonna say what everyone is thinking.

    Mayhem would wreck him :run:

    I actually want to see him get a shot.
     
  24. checkii

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    i like mayhem too much to see that happen
     
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    way to post spoiler in thread , come on man your a good one
     

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