MMA Vera vs Sylvia @ UFC 68

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  1. Rob H

    Rob H New Member

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    from mmaweekly.com:

    UFC 68: MARCH 3, 2007 IN COLUMBUS, OHIO (Nationwide Arena)

    -Tim Sylvia (#5 Heavyweight in the World)* vs. Brandon Vera
    -Rich Franklin (#5 Middleweight)* vs. TBA

    Finally we should see the end of that sloth's reign as champ.
     
  2. Rob H

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    that's exactly what i was wondering? What chump or no name are they going to throw in there.
     
  3. gtpjim

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    Vera will lose.
     
  4. AK-47

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    maybe they'll give chris leben to rich franklin
     
  5. SCirone

    SCirone Moderator

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    I was thinking Swick
     
  6. CyberEye

    CyberEye Oh god, the voices

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    I'd be willing to bet it'd be one of these two
     
  7. McClane

    McClane Who Killed Marilyn?

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    I'd love to see Vera win, but it wont be easy.
     
  8. Sammo

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    mmaweekly rumour page just changed Franklin's opponent from TBA to Swick
     
  9. Kuet

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    you forgot to write RUMORS .. mma weekly is a pretty good scource for all rumors, but they are rumors at best until they have been comfired... look at the rumors going around for ufc 66 while back .... :hsd:
     
  10. Kuet

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    :fawk: swick/leben should fight first then the winner can fight rich for #1 contender status.
     
  11. SCirone

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    Why fight Rich for number 1 status? He lost. Thats it. It wasnt even a close fight. He needs to move to the bottom of the ladder, but he wont and Dana will give him a rematch for his next fight after 68
     
  12. Phill A. Peno

    Phill A. Peno It's Filipino, stupid. OTTC, Cycling Crew, WRX Cr OT Supporter

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  13. CyberEye

    CyberEye Oh god, the voices

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    sportsmanship be damned, it's what sells tickets baby!!!

    :ugh:
     
  14. tidbits

    tidbits the POPE

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    I think Vera has the tools to beat Sylvia, he also has one of the best coaches in the world in Lloyd Irvin. I'm predicting Brandon by KO or Submission in under 3 rounds.
     
  15. Mountain Dude

    Mountain Dude Here it comes, and there it goes, another day in d

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    What happened to UFC 67?!
     
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    CyberEye Oh god, the voices

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    Isn't 67 going to be the horrible title matches with the TUF winnars?
     
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    Franklin v Swick would be good swick deserves it.
     
  18. AznFreeballiN

    AznFreeballiN mangekyo sharingan

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    as much as i hate sylvia, i dont see vera winning :hs:
     
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    My bet is Sylvia by 5 round "stand and pray" decision... I bet the big goon will just fi fie foe fum around the ring and use his long assed arms to keep Vera away...
     
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    In which case he is going to be eating leg kicks. While Tim may have the reach with arms, his arms aren't longer than Brandon's legs, and if it goes to the ground, Tim is finished.
     
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    The only thing that might make this fight different is that Vera is a very aggressive fighter and will hopefully take the fight to Tim a lot more than Monson or an unusually timid Arvloski did...
     
  22. IntheWorks

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    I don't care who's fighting.. I just hope that it is definitely going to be in columbus.... I'm going to try my hardest to get tickets.
     
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    I see Franklin destroying Swick. Coming off of a loss, and with comparing how both fought The Crow, Franklin will maul him. Swick is far too sloppy with his standup, Franklin will dance around workin angles and drop bombs. On the ground, Rich is far too strong and smart to get caught in a sub.


    Vera/Sylvia is much harder to predict. Vera will take the fight to Tim, and he'll probably eat a few of his infamous jabs in the process, or he'll stand outside choppin away at his lead leg. Maybe Vera by sub rd 3, I dunno for sure though.
     

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