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  1. Poindexter

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  2. Sniggles

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    Indeed he has.
     
  3. ILJO

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    I say make this fight ASAP since Aldo is injured anyway. Then Pettis vs Aldo in the first quarter of 2014
     
  4. ArMnHC

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    Grant is right. Besides, Aldo is a multiple time defending champion, Pettis just won his belt. He should defend his title a couple times before he's thrown into a champion vs champion fight with Aldo. I know everyone wants to see that fight, but shit man now that Pettis is champ, it'd logjam 2 divisions. Ain't nobody got time for that!
     
  5. Poindexter

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    Things depend on how severe Pettis' injury is as well.
     
  6. TriangleSmoke

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    If TJ Grant disposes of another contender, then he's earned the shot. My advice to TJ is to learn how to hype a fight. That would get him some title fights. He's no Chael.
     
  7. foundstarr

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    Hopefully Pettis can get healthy and stay healthy to start defending, but I honestly think with how injury prone Pettis is and that it's usually his knees will end up shortening his career significantly.
     
  8. ArMnHC

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    with his resume, TJ shouldn't need to hype a fight to get a title shot. he's earned it, plain and simple.
     
  9. TriangleSmoke

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    One stoppage over a contender after stoppages over a bunch of nobodies doesn't warrant a title shot. Grant hasn't earned shit. Maybe if he'd watch Chael and take some notes he'd get his title shot.
     
  10. ATJ-Lucko

    ATJ-Lucko MMAtheist Survival Pool Champion

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    if not Grant then who?
     
  11. Nebraska

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    It just blows me away how this guys talks like he's waited years for this shot. I'm not trying to shit on what he's done so far, I just don't understand why he feels he is the most deserving contender right now. I have Bendo and Gil ahead of him, personally. Now that Bendo isn't champ anymore I have Edgar up there, too. Plenty of guys for Grant to fight while Aldo and Pettis give us an epic match up.
     
  12. chrisc

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    Really? You have Edgar, 0-2 in his last two 155lb fights and Melendez who just lost in a title shot and hasnt fought since; above him? Thats pushing it...
     
  13. foundstarr

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    You don't need to be Chael when you are actually earning your fights in fantastic fashion.
     
  14. TriangleSmoke

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    There's really no clear cut contender, but frankly I would like to see that fight, just not before the Pettis/Aldo fight. Now had Grant ko's not just maynard but also some other contenders like Hendricks has at WW, then it'd be a different story. All these TJ Grant dicksuckers are ridiculous.

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    TJ Grant hasn't earned shit. One stoppage over one contender after stopping a bunch of nobodies isn't good enough. Now if he could talk like Chael, he'd be in a title match.
     
  15. drop toe hold

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    wiman, dunham,and maynard. those are all good names
     
  16. foundstarr

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    Wiman and Dunham aren't nobodies.
     
  17. ArMnHC

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    exactly! to both posts above^^^
     
  18. TriangleSmoke

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    Maynard is absolutely positively a good name. Hell, it's a great name, but like I said, stopping one great name after stopping a bunch of nobodies isn't good enough. He needs some mic skills.

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    What have Dunham or Wiman done that's worth noting?
     
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  20. TriangleSmoke

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    TJ Grant vs Gilbert Melendez or Benson Henderson makes more sense right now...



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