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Who Should Fight Who? UFC Fight Night 30 Winners & Losers

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Machida should fight Mousasi - Reason: Machida looked incredible at the new weight. He knocked Munoz out halfway through the First round with a beautiful headkick. It was great. Hes more powerful and even faster at 185 lbs. Every Middleweight in the UFC better watch out. Machida's coming for that belt and I'd say hes pretty close to getting a title shot. Hes probably one to two wins away right now. I'd like to see him fight Gegard Mousasi next. I love this fight and Mousasi has shown interest in it so I hope it happens. The fight makes sense and I know it would be a great battle. I really want to see that fight get booked. Machida could also fight Vitor Belfort or Michael Bisping.

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Munoz should fight Philippou - Reason: I really like Munoz, he seems like a great guy but he ran into a brick wall named Machida on Saturday. He looked great in his last fight but he wasn't able to do anything in this one. Machida kept his distance for the first couple of minutes and when Machida finally got close enough for Munoz to take him down he kicked him in the head and put him out. Munoz will be back though. Machida's one of the best fighters in the world and a former UFC champ so it is no shame losing to him. I want to see Munoz fight Costa Philippou next. This fight makes a lot of sense to me and I like it. Its a really interesting fight and I hope it happens Munoz could also fight Alan Belcher or Luke Rockhold.

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Guillard should fight Pearson - Reason: Guillard looked good. He was just about to finish Pearson when he hit him with an Illegal knee. I really hate the rule that he violated, Pearson placed his hand on the mat which makes him a downed opponent but in reality his knees were off the mat which means he was not a "Downed" opponent. That rule will be changed soon or at the very least they will start allowing the refs to make judgement calls and decide weather or not a fighter is actually down or just using the rule to their advantage. The rule change can not happen fast enough. Guillard was going to finish Pearson but because Pearson put his hand on the mat the fight was stopped and ruled a No Contest. This was because one of the knees that hit Pearson in the head split his forehead open. If that did not happen I imagine the fight would have continued. Well they have already announced that the rematch will happen and it'll take place in March in London. So I'm definitely looking forward to the rematch and I hope Guillard kicks his ass and does it with 100% legal strikes.

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Pearson should fight Guillard - Reason: Pearson was getting his ass kicked. He put his hand on the mat to prevent Guillard from kneeing him in the face again but of course Melvin didn't see the hand on the mat so he kneed him in the face again. The fight was stopped and ruled a No Contest. The rematch will happen in March in London and I expect Pearson to get knocked out without any controversy.

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Manuwa should fight Silva - Reason: Manuwa looked good once again. He was winning the fight and then Jimmo suffered an injury. Manuwa won the fight via TKO, I'm sure he wanted to finish the fight but he got the win and thats all that matters. It was a solid performance nonetheless. Dana White said that he wants to see Manuwa get a step up in competition and I couldn't agree more. For his next fight I'd like to see him face Thiago Silva. This fight makes a ton of sense to me and I'd love to see it. It would be an absolute bangfest and I really hope it happens. Manuwa could also fight Ovince St. Preux or Fabio Maldonado.

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Jimmo should fight Diabate - Reason: Jimmo didn't look great but he didn't get destroyed so theres that. Jimmo's stock won't fall too far after this loss, Manuwa is a stud so losing the way he did isn't the worst thing that could have happened. I expect him to get back in there as soon as he can. I'd like to see him face Cyrille Diabate next. This fight makes sense and I'd like to see it. I hope it happens. Jimmo could also fight Ilir Latifior Francimar Barroso.

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Parke should fight Iaquinta - Reason: Parke looked fantastic. He dominated and I think it was his best UFC performance to date. His striking looked crisp and I was really impressed with his head movement, his footwork and his speed. I'd like to see him face some tougher competition in his next fight. I would like to see him fight Al Iaquinta next. I really like this fight and I think it makes sense. It would be a great fight and I hope it happens. Parke could also fight Tony Ferguson or The Winner of Chiesa vs Smith.

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Tuck should fight Forte - Reason: Tuck didn't look good. Hes a talented fighter but he looked really slow and seemed to gas in the second round. I think he will come into his next fight in much better shape. I'd like to see him face Renee Forte next. This fight makes a lot of sense to me and I think it would be great. I hope that fights gets booked. Tuck could also fight Francisco Trinaldo or Mike Rio.

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Musoke should fight Scott - Reason: Musoke looked awesome. It was a great UFC debut. He was rocked at one point but he ended up hurting Sakara standing and later in that round he locked up a beautiful armbar and got the submission victory. He looked great. I don't know if hes going to go back down to 170 which is his normal weight class, he might but if he stays at 185 lbs I think he should fight Bradley Scott next. This fight makes sense and I think its the right fight for Musoke. I hope this fight happens. Musoke could also fight Luke Barnatt or Magnus Cedenblad.

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Sakara should fight Watson - Reason: Sakara looked good in the beginning of the fight, he had Musoke hurt but he couldn't finish him and then he got caught in that slick armbar. Sakara could get cut, he has technically lost four fights in a row now even though in my opinion he beat Patrick Cote. I hope he doesn't get cut because he is fun to watch. If he doesn't get cut I'd like to see him fight Tom Watson. These two were supposed to have already fought but Watson had to pull out due to injury so I'd like to see them finally throw down. It would be a great fight and I think it'd be a stand up war. I really hope that fight happens. Sakara could also fight Andrew Craig or Michael Kuiper.

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Lineker should fight McCall - Reason: Lineker just destroyed Harris. He missed weight again but he looked great. He really has to get his weight issues in check, he needs to hook up with Mike Dolce. If he can get his weight in order he'll have a title shot in no time. I'd say hes one or two wins away right now. I want to see him fight Ian McCall next. I wanted to see Lineker fight John Dodson next but Dodson just took a fight with Scott Jorgensen so thats not going to happen. So next best fight for Lineker in my opinion is Ian McCall. If he can get past McCall then theres no question that he deserves a title shot. Lineker vs McCall would be an amazing fight and I really hope it happens. Lineker could also fight Chris Cariaso or The Winner of Elliott vs Bagautinov.

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Harris should fight Gaudinot - Reason: Harris didn't look good, he got smashed. I expect him to get another fight soon and I'd like to see it be Louis Gaudinot. This fight makes sense to me and I would like to see it. I hope it happens. Harris could also fight Darrell Montague or Iliarde Santos.

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Iaquinta should fight Parke - Reason: Iaquinta looked great, I was impressed. I think hes got a bright future in the UFC. For his next fight I'd like to see him face Norman Parke. I love this fight, it makes sense and I hope it happens. Iaquinta could also fight Tony Ferguson or The Winner of Cruickshank vs Martins.

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Hallmann should fight Ronson - Reason: Hallmann looked good even though he lost. Hes a very tough and talented fighter and I'm looking forward to his next fight. I'd like to see him face Jesse Ronson next. This fight makes a lot of sense to me and I think it'd be great. I hope that fight happens. Hallmann could also fight Takanori Gomi or Matt Wiman.

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Barnatt should fight The Winner of Andrews vs Hester - Reason: Barnatt looked great. He rocked Craig twice standing, both times he prematurely celebrated. The second time he had him rocked he didn't let him recover. He got his back and tapped him out with a rear naked choke. It was a great fight and Barnatt looked very good. It was a great performance. For his next fight I'd like to see him face one of the guys he was on TUF with. I think he should fight The Winner of Andrews vs Hester next. Barnatt and Andrews fought on the show, Andrews won by knockout and I'm sure Barnatt would love to get a rematch. I like Barnatt vs Andrews or Hester. Both are good fights in my eyes and they make sense. I hope Barnett faces The Winner of Andrews vs Hester next. Barnatt could also fight Nico Musoke or Bradley Scott.

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Craig should fight Dollaway - Reason: Craig fought hard but he kept on getting tagged. Once he got dropped the first time it was all downhill from there, I don't think he ever fully recovered from that. Craig's still one of the best Mid level 185 lbers in the world. For his next fight I'd like to see him face C.B. Dollaway. I really like this fight. It makes sense and I think it would be a great fight. I hope it happens. Craig could also fight Michael Kuiper or Alessio Sakara.

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Andrade should fight Eye - Reason: Jessica Andrade is a scary chick. She beat the hell out of poor Rosi Sexton for 15 brutal minutes. It was painful to watch. Andrade looked amazing, Shes a beast. Her stance and striking style was very reminiscent of Wanderlei Silva. I'm excited to see her next fight. I want to see her face Jessica Eye next. This fight makes sense and it would be great. I hope it happens. Andrade could also fight The Winner of Nunes vs Randamie or The Winner of Kedzie vs Albu.

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Sexton should fight Kaufman - Reason: Sexton got beat up. She took a brutal beating. She showed a ton of heart and she certainly can take a punch. I think she'll get another shot in the UFC. I'd like to see her face Sarah Kaufman next. I like this fight and I hope it happens. Sexton could also fight The Loser of Nunes vs Randamie or The Loser of Kedzie vs Albu.

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Miller should fight Fili - Reason: Miller looked good. It was a close fight and I'm glad Miller got the Win. I think he did do enough to get the W even though Ogle did have top control for most of the fight. Miller's a great grappler and I always enjoy watching his fights. For Miller's next fight I'd like to see him face Andre Fili. I like this fight a lot. It makes a lot of sense to me and I think it'd be a good scrap. I hope it happens. Miller could also fight Jimy Hettes or Edmilson Souza.

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Ogle should fight Brimage - Reason: I've thought for a while that Andy Ogle sucks, well now I'm starting to reconsider. I still don't think hes a great talent but hes able to hang with some pretty talented guys. It was a close fight but I agree with the decision. I think Miller won and I'm glad he got the W. I want to see Ogle fight Marcus Brimage next. This fight makes sense to me, I think it'd be a tough fight for Ogle but I like it and I hope it happens. Ogle could also fight Rob Whiteford or Felipe Arantes.

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Hettes should fight The Winner of Jason vs Stephens - Reason: Hettes looked great. I love watching him fight, hes such a skilled grappler. This kid better get his JJ Brown belt soon. I think Hettes is a rising star, he lost the fight to Marcus Brimage a year ago but I think hes learned a lot from that and has gotten even better. I want to see him fight someone with a name next. I'd like to see him face The Winner of Jason vs Stephens. I like this fight a lot and I think it'd be a fantastic fight. I hope it happens. Hettes could also fight Cole Miller or Edmilson Souza.

Whiteford should fight The Loser of Phan vs Mizugaki - Reason: Whiteford just got outclassed. He got caught in a choke by a superior grappler. I believe he'll get another shot in the UFC. I'd like to see him face The Loser of Phan vs Mizugaki next. This fight makes sense to me and I hope it happens. Whiteford could also fight Andy Ogle or Felipe Arantes.

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Scott should fight Musoke - Reason: Scott looked good. He was doing well and then when he saw the opportunity to go for the choke he took it. It was a great submission win. I was not expecting to see that. I'd like to see him face Nico Musoke next. This fight makes a ton of sense to me and I hope it happens. Scott could also fight Luke Barnatt or The Winner of Brunson vs Houston.

Kuiper should fight Troeng - Reason: Kuiper got caught in a choke again. Thats his favorite way to lose apparently. He might get cut, hes lost 3 out of his last 4. If he doesn't get cut I'd like to see him face Tor Troeng next. This fight makes sense and I think it'd be a great fight. I hope it happens. Kuiper could also fight Andrew Craig or Alessio Sakara.

Alright, leave your comments and Rec if you really liked it. Let me know which fights you like and which fights you want to see happen.

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