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Poll: Luke Rockhold likely to fight Lyoto Machida, not Bisping, according to DFW (17 member(s) have cast votes)

Who will win this fight?

  1. Luke Rockhold (5 votes [29.41%])

    Percentage of vote: 29.41%

  2. Lyoto Machida (12 votes [70.59%])

    Percentage of vote: 70.59%

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#1 RedKing11

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Posted 28 August 2014 - 05:19 PM

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Great fight but I don't understand why they aren't doing the Bisping fight. By making Rockhold and Machida fight, you're killing off one guy at the top. The bad blood is already there between Rockhold and Bisping and their fight is infinitely more sellable. 


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Posted 28 August 2014 - 05:20 PM

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Great fight but I don't understand why they aren't doing the Bisping fight. By making Rockhold and Machida fight, you're killing off one guy at the top. The bad blood is already there between Rockhold and Bisping and their fight is infinitely more sellable. 

It's because Rockhold is a potential title contender that will destroy Bisping. Rockhold/Machida is the better fight. 


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Posted 28 August 2014 - 05:26 PM

I'd love to see Rockhold v Bisping but it never made any sense for Rockhold.  Great for Bisping, but a win for Rockhold would be expected and wouldn't tell us anything about whether he could beat a no.1 contender or Weidman

 

Whereas Rockhold Machida makes sense for both fighters.  Win for either of them and they'd have a case for a title shot or at least a no.1 contender fight.

 

Bisping v CB would be cool.


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Posted 28 August 2014 - 05:28 PM

He was better off fighting Bisping. Machida is gonna body him. 


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Posted 28 August 2014 - 05:29 PM

It's because Rockhold is a potential title contender that will destroy Bisping. Rockhold/Machida is the better fight. 

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Posted 28 August 2014 - 05:47 PM

Easy win for Machida.



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Posted 28 August 2014 - 06:06 PM

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Posted 28 August 2014 - 09:33 PM

Bisping will fight the winner of Jacare/mousasi!!!
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Posted 28 August 2014 - 09:43 PM

Machida will own him just as much as Bisping would so it's not a big deal. 


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Posted 28 August 2014 - 09:50 PM

 

machida struggles with great kickboxers and technical pressure fighters. Rockhold is both. Machida be ****


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Posted 28 August 2014 - 09:54 PM

 

machida struggles with great kickboxers and technical pressure fighters. Rockhold is both. Machida be ****

 

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Posted 28 August 2014 - 10:17 PM

Machida will own him just as much as Bisping would so it's not a big deal. 

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Posted 29 August 2014 - 06:16 AM

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I got Rockhold in a sig/AV/username bet over both of those clowns. Anybody who wants it, step up and accept.

 

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Posted 29 August 2014 - 07:02 AM

see patster aint taking the bet cause he know rockhold will win


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Posted 29 August 2014 - 08:33 AM

I just stopped being a Rockhold fan over his tiger-balls stunt, and I now would love to see him get KTFO. 

 

So I hate to say it, but it just seems like Rockhold has momentum and Machida is kinda stalled.  I think that will be the difference. If Machida was more on his game and thus more aggressive -- like he was in spurts vs. Weidman -- I'd probably pick him.  As it is, I think Rockhold comes out on top.



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Posted 29 August 2014 - 09:04 AM

Ballhold/Macheater would be a cool fight. Hard to call a winner.

Doubt Ballhold has fought anyone as fast as Macheater, but he's on a nice roll lately.

I'd like to see this fight happen but it might make more sense to have Macheater fight the loser of Jac/Gaygard and Ballhold fight the winner.

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Posted 29 August 2014 - 03:17 PM

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Great fight but I don't understand why they aren't doing the Bisping fight. By making Rockhold and Machida fight, you're killing off one guy at the top. The bad blood is already there between Rockhold and Bisping and their fight is infinitely more sellable. 

 

Well if he cant get to #1 contender spot why help him get there? I think its stupid to give them easier fights to get to the champ when they cannot beat most top 5's


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Posted 29 August 2014 - 03:44 PM

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