Costa Injured; Who Should Israel Fight Next?

Discussion in 'MMA Forum' started by The Funny Man 7, Nov 2, 2019.


Who Should Fight For the Belt Next?

  1. Jared Cannonier

    2 vote(s)
    18.2%
  2. Yoel Romero

    6 vote(s)
    54.5%
  3. Robert Whittaker

    1 vote(s)
    9.1%
  4. Gastelum-Till Winner

    1 vote(s)
    9.1%
  5. Other

    1 vote(s)
    9.1%
  1. The Funny Man 7

    The Funny Man 7 Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Evidently 'The Eraser' injured his bicep in training and he will need several months to heal. Bummer. That was a good fight.

    Israel says he wants Romero to defend against next. On the plus side, Romero has a big name and career full of great wins (Weidman, Brunson, Rockhold, Kennedy, Jacare), but on the downside, he has lost to Costa and Whittaker (x2) recently, and missed weight twice.

    Cannonier is an option; wins over Branch, Hermansson, and Silva, but less known, and was perceived to need 1 more win before a shot.

    Gastelum rematch would be dank if he beats Till, especially with a finish.

    What do you guys want to see?
     
  2. mirkofilipovic

    mirkofilipovic ESB Management Full Member

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    shanemfr Boxing Addict Full Member

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    It's probably Yoel, Izzy called him out.
    Interesting as well Whittaker has cancelled his speaking tour and is in full training for a fight to be announced.
     
  4. The Funny Man 7

    The Funny Man 7 Boxing Addict Full Member

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    :roflmao::roflmao::roflmao::roflmao::roflmao::roflmao::roflmao:
     
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  5. Francis75

    Francis75 FAB 4 Full Member

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    I think Cannonier myself. The only other option is Romero but he clearly lost last fight against Costa and has already had 2 title shots (one interim) where he missed weight. That should NOT be rewarded.
     
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    POTUS Boxing by the numbers Full Member

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  8. DONT B SCARED

    DONT B SCARED Pimpin Aint Easy Full Member

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    Mad respect for Romero who was unlucky not to be UFC champ against Whittaker but he's lost 3 of his last 4,even if they were close fights against top opposition and needs at least 1 win before he gets a title shot,imo with Gastelum losing it has to be Cannonier or Whitaker for Adesanya next.
    It's not an excuse but I don't believe 16 months away helped Whitaker and the facts are,he hadn't lost since 2014 when he was a welterweight and he beat the current top choice Romero twice.
     
  9. shanemfr

    shanemfr Boxing Addict Full Member

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    How is Romero unlucky to not be champ against Whittaker, Romero didn't even ****ing make weight for the fight
     


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