Alistair Overeem vs. Francis Ngannou booked as UFC 218 co-headliner in Detroit

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  1. Sakara=Excitement

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  3. Kevo

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    I hate when these threads pop back up the week leading up to the event. I'm always afraid somebody had to pull out with an injury
     
  4. Cat--Smasher

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    Francis Ngannou believes UFC wants him to beat Alistair Overeem, fight for title

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  5. Sakara=Excitement

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    Man I'm surprised how many people are sleeping on Overeem. He's beaten MUCH better competition recently and fought the best of the best.
     
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  6. Qball1974

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    That chin tho.
     
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  7. Afro

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    Fighting better competition doesn't always mean you'll win the fight though, I am 50/50 on this fight. Overeem is my dude, but it's HW and he's had damn near 100 fights MMA/Kickboxing etc combined already.
     
  8. disposableassassin

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    Ngannou is a much bigger guy than I realized.
     
  9. Sakara=Excitement

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    Yeah that chin and Overeem just left Mark Hunt stiff on the canvas.

    Its HW, everyone's chin can be touched.
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    Oh I know. But lets just look at Reems last 2 fights. He beat Werdum again and he left Mark Hunt stiff as a board. Who has Francis beat? His biggest win was AA who was on a 3 fight losing streak?
     
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  10. Afro

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    I'm actually picking Reems, I think Ngannou is still a little wet behind the ears. I feel if Reems picks his strikes, he can gas Ngannou but this isn't a fight I'd bet on though... Ngannou hits like a truck, he's hungry, and a high level athlete vs a battle worn guy
     
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  12. ATJ-Lucko

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    francis ngannou aka Frankie G, aka black death, aka the overseer of the shadow realm is one scary fucker.
     
  13. Noise

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    Rumor has it Francis originally wanted this thread as his walkout music, :Flaming.
     
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    So who's he fighting next? A Kodiak bear? 3 midgets stacked on top of each other? Kareem Abdul Jabbar?
     
  15. Qball1974

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    Oh a tag team,

    Sounds like fun.
     
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  16. Sakara=Excitement

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    Some guy named Stipe. Rumor is he fights in the UFC.
     
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  17. Kevo

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    Wait, Stipe is the champ. Why would he fight the #1 contender? That's not the way the ufc operates
     
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    Agreed, that does not make sense.
     
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  19. Qball1974

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    All the journeyman were already booked.
     
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