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#1 Jolldan

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Posted 06 December 2017 - 08:12 AM

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Earlier this week, on the latest edition of The MMA Hour, former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold called for a fight the division’s interim champion Robert Whittaker.

 

“They have to make up backup plans,” Rockhold said. “They’re trying to make fights like [me versus] Yoel Romero right now. Why would I fight Yoel Romero no one clearcut fighting Whittaker? Obviously I want to fight for the title if that’s available, I’m not going to f*cking sign any fight. I want to fight for the title, and if that’s available, that what I’m going to do.”

 

Rockhold, of course, is not the only middleweight with his sights set on Whittaker. Shortly after knocking out former champion Michael Bisping late last month, surging contender Kelvin Gastelum also called for a battle with the interim champion.

 

Evidently feeling that Rockhold is trying to swipe his favored matchup, Gastelum took to Twitter to ask the fans what they’d prefer. Though he doesn’t mentioned Rockhold explicitly, it’s quite clear that’s who he’s referencing in “option A”, as Rockhold recently emerged from a prolonged layoff to defeat David Branch, who only recently joined the UFC fold.

 

See Kelvin Gastelum’s Tweet below:

 

“A: Fought only once in 18 months against someone who wasn’t even competing in the UFC a year ago,” Gastelum said.

 

“B: Fought 4 times in 12 months, 3 of them in the main event in the last 8 months against former champions ranked in top 10 of the division,” he continued, referencing himself, including the fact that, unlike Rockhold, he doesn’t have a modelling career.

 

 

 

Who would you prefer to see fight Robert Whittaker? Luke Rockhold or Kelvin Gastelum?

 


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Posted 06 December 2017 - 08:13 AM

rather see rockhold fight bobby knuckles, least we know rockhold will make weight


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Posted 06 December 2017 - 08:17 AM

Is this a joke?

Lol kelvin did you really forget that this just happened back in July?


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Posted 06 December 2017 - 08:26 AM

Kelvin Gastelum is an idiot.
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Posted 06 December 2017 - 08:39 AM

In the last year he fought one guy under the age of 38. That guy subbed him but he is trying to brag about his competition?
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Posted 06 December 2017 - 09:28 AM

He asked a question or poll. Here is the answer. I want to see Luck fights Whittaker. The other options are not as worthy as Luck.



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Posted 06 December 2017 - 09:41 AM

C: Yoel Romero.



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Posted 06 December 2017 - 09:48 AM

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Preliminary talks are underway to book Robert Whittaker vs. Luke Rockhold for UFC 221 in Perth, Western Australia, sources say. Not 100% just yet, though.



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Posted 06 December 2017 - 09:54 AM

If the ufc does Rockhold v W then I'm sure they will book Kelvin v Yoel. Yoel would win that fight easily.



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Posted 06 December 2017 - 12:49 PM

Need to get that middleweight fight night knockout competition set up. Fightweek maybe?

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Posted 06 December 2017 - 12:55 PM

Is this a joke?

Lol kelvin did you really forget that this just happened back in July?


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this a joke?

Lol WTG did you really forget that this just happened back in round 1?

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Posted 06 December 2017 - 07:57 PM

Gastelum still got ways to go before a title shot.

 

Hasnt beat and/or fought nobody really impressive and when he did he lost (Weidman).

 

Oh and lost to Magny by the way lel


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Posted 06 December 2017 - 08:25 PM

Is this a joke?

Lol kelvin did you really forget that this just happened back in July?


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I'm a Kelvin fan, but dis


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Posted 06 December 2017 - 08:53 PM

Is this a joke?

Lol kelvin did you really forget that this just happened back in July?


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this a joke?

Lol WTG did you really forget that this just happened back in round 1?

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All I see is a fat can who got strangled by a guy on a 3 fight losing streak.  


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Posted 06 December 2017 - 09:02 PM

All I see is a fat can who got strangled by a guy on a 3 fight losing streak.

you didn't see the fat can drop drop him and put him away and would have TKO'd if not saved by the bell?
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Posted 06 December 2017 - 09:10 PM

you didn't see the fat can drop drop him and put him away and would have TKO'd if not saved by the bell?

And?  He lost the fight.  

 

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Posted 06 December 2017 - 10:46 PM

And? He lost the fight.

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meh. it proves Weidman is an ankle diving chinny can and not a lot else imo
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Posted 07 December 2017 - 05:54 AM

Well given that Bisping beat Rockhold, and was on his way to winning against Kelvin until fat lad caught him with a lucky shot when he was still concussed from fighting the greasy one, I think the next shot should surely go to the Count?

 

Let's pretend the GSP nonsense never happened and unify the belts like they should have done before Bobby Duckles conveniently grazed his knee.


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Posted 07 December 2017 - 08:33 AM

Well given that Bisping beat Rockhold, and was on his way to winning against Kelvin until fat lad caught him with a lucky shot when he was still concussed from fighting the greasy one, I think the next shot should surely go to the Count?

Let's pretend the GSP nonsense never happened and unify the belts like they should have done before Bobby Duckles conveniently grazed his knee.



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Posted 07 December 2017 - 08:52 AM

this a joke?

Lol WTG did you really forget that this just happened back in round 1?

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Yes that was a big punch. Are you trying to argue that one left is enough to earn him a title shot now? Lol.

Kelvin is fast and has a huge left hand, that was enough to put away Bisping, Vitor, Kennedy and probably most of the middleweight division. But not Weidman. Chris recovered immediately and ended up dominating every second of that fight both on the ground and on the feet.

Stay salty my friend.
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Posted 07 December 2017 - 09:01 AM

Smh


That proposal was so preposterous I shook my own head while writing it.
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Posted 07 December 2017 - 03:10 PM

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Posted 08 December 2017 - 03:21 AM

Screw Rockhold. Give KelGOAT the shot


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Posted 08 December 2017 - 10:46 AM

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Posted 08 December 2017 - 10:56 AM

Now that Rockhold was gifted a title shot without merit I expect Yoel to fight Gastelum next. Cheating Gastelum will get destroyed.



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Posted 08 December 2017 - 11:44 AM

this a joke?

Lol WTG did you really forget that this just happened back in round 1?

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Lucky punches happen in this sport. That's how Spits both earned and lost the belt.

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Posted 08 December 2017 - 11:46 AM

Well given that Bisping beat Rockhold, and was on his way to winning against Kelvin until fat lad caught him with a lucky shot when he was still concussed from fighting the greasy one, I think the next shot should surely go to the Count?

Let's pretend the GSP nonsense never happened and unify the belts like they should have done before Bobby Duckles conveniently grazed his knee.


This is your best bit of trolling yet. I tip my bowler hat and lift my tea cup to you, kind sir.
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Posted 08 December 2017 - 12:05 PM

Lucky punches happen in this sport. That's how Spits both earned and lost the belt.

 

Bisping KO'ing Rockhold was not lucky at all.....Rockhold has the worst striking defense in mma.



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Posted 08 December 2017 - 12:55 PM

Bisping KO'ing Rockhold was not lucky at all.....Rockhold has the worst striking defense in mma.

 

Either trolling or let's say whatchamacallit ,oh yeah trolling.


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Posted 08 December 2017 - 01:09 PM

Either trolling or let's say whatchamacallit ,oh yeah trolling.

 

 

Rockhold was KO'd by point fighting Bisping and was almost KO'd by David Branch lol....................................................................................


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Posted 08 December 2017 - 04:09 PM

They can say whatever but Whittaker is NOT the champ because he did not beat the champ.

 

The last guy to hold the belt was GSP,before that Bisping,so if GSP quits,it goes to the LAST belt holder or since Kelvin beat Bsiping,he would then get it.

How do they figure Whittaker gets the belt,just because they say so?You don't just hand out belts,you have to EARN them by beating the current belt holder/champ.

 

As to Luke,he simply thinks he is better than he is and that is his downfall,he needs to wake up or really fall off the way BJ Penn did because he thought he was better than he really was.I also saw signs in the Weidman fight that Luke did not seem to have all that good a cardio either.


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Posted 08 December 2017 - 04:52 PM

If the ufc does Rockhold v W then I'm sure they will book Kelvin v Yoel. Yoel would win that fight easily.

 

King Kelvin would knock Yolo out cold.


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Posted 08 December 2017 - 04:53 PM

They can say whatever but Whittaker is NOT the champ because he did not beat the champ.

 

The last guy to hold the belt was GSP,before that Bisping,so if GSP quits,it goes to the LAST belt holder or since Kelvin beat Bsiping,he would then get it.

How do they figure Whittaker gets the belt,just because they say so?You don't just hand out belts,you have to EARN them by beating the current belt holder/champ.

 

As to Luke,he simply thinks he is better than he is and that is his downfall,he needs to wake up or really fall off the way BJ Penn did because he thought he was better than he really was.I also saw signs in the Weidman fight that Luke did not seem to have all that good a cardio either.

 

zaksame, please


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Posted 08 December 2017 - 04:54 PM

They can say whatever but Whittaker is NOT the champ because he did not beat the champ.

 

The last guy to hold the belt was GSP,before that Bisping,so if GSP quits,it goes to the LAST belt holder or since Kelvin beat Bsiping,he would then get it.

How do they figure Whittaker gets the belt,just because they say so?You don't just hand out belts,you have to EARN them by beating the current belt holder/champ.

 

As to Luke,he simply thinks he is better than he is and that is his downfall,he needs to wake up or really fall off the way BJ Penn did because he thought he was better than he really was.I also saw signs in the Weidman fight that Luke did not seem to have all that good a cardio either.

 

Yeah taking antibiotics because you are sick is known to hurt your cardio, boy.

 

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