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    Who stays Champ in 2012 (Multiple voting allowed)

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    Who stays Champ in 2012 (Multiple voting allowed)

    Post  rudeboyben84 on Tue Dec 20, 2011 2:18 pm

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    Post  efils_god on Tue Dec 20, 2011 2:41 pm

    It's a tough question!

    Dos Santos could lose to either Cain in a rematch, or Overeem, in a fight i'm dying to see. He has a good chance to remain champ though.

    Jones has a great chance, assuming he fights 3 times he'll need to defend against probably Evans, Hendo and 1 other, maybe Davis? All of those are doable for him, i'd pick him to win against each right now.

    Anderson, i think, really depends on the Chael fight. I like Chael and he has by far the best chance of beating Anderson, i'm not sure he'll be able to do as well against Silva this time though. Munoz could GnP him too i guess, but unlikely...

    For me i don't think we can count GSP as he'll technically stay 'champ' without fighting....

    I think Edgar really has his hands full with Bendo, but if he can overcome him, and Melendez stays in Strikeforce, then he can retain the title too. Who else can beat him?

    Aldo should be able to retain his and along with Jones is probably the surest bet for me. He has great TDD which should see him past Mendes, and then what is there to challenge him? The most likely way he'd lose his belt is if Frankie lost to Bendo and moved down....

    Cruz has a decent shot too, but it all depends on the Faber fight. I actually think Faber will take it.
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    Post  Cowboys From Hell on Tue Dec 20, 2011 2:48 pm

    I've gone with GSP as maybe we might not see him defend until late 2012 seems a safe bet. Very Happy

    Out of all the champions I just feel Edgar Is the most vulnerable I know he has beat BJ twice and gone 1-0-1 with Maynard this year but I just feel he is the most beatable strangely. scratch
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    Post  sunthunder on Tue Dec 20, 2011 3:38 pm

    Anderson probably has the toughest individual test of everyone, but I think he might surprise by looking better than he did the last time he fought Chael.

    Jones is the safest, then Aldo, Cruz, JDS.

    Edgar kind of depends on who emerges from "the mix" as a contender. Melendez is his hardest stylistic match up but if that isn't happening then it's tricky. Cerrone - Diaz winner is the next probable contender then. I could see Diaz giving Edgar a lot of trouble over 5 rounds. I do see Edgar beating Henderson though.
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    Post  Anfields5thKing on Tue Dec 20, 2011 4:01 pm

    JDS, Aldo and Cruz for me.

    GSP loses to Diaz when he comes back
    Anderson loses to Chael
    Edgar loses to Henderson
    and Jones gets knocked unconscious by Hendo.
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    Post  p4pnumber_1 on Tue Dec 20, 2011 5:30 pm

    I think Bones, Anderson, Aldo and Cruz all remain champs.

    Overeem beats Dos Santos
    Diaz beats GSP (hopefully, due to GSP's long lay-off)
    And the biggest cert for a champion to lose is Edgar. I think Bendo will definately beat him.
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    Post  The_Axe_Emperor on Tue Dec 20, 2011 5:48 pm

    I voted for everyone bar Anderson, partly because I think Sonnen will beat him and if not that then I think he'll retire by the end of the year anyway.


    I agree with most of you that Edgar is the most beatable, but I think he'll beat Bendo, and I don't see many worthy challengers coming through either. Melendez would be a good fight but I doubt he'll be in the UFC within the year.
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    Post  The_Axe_Emperor on Tue Dec 20, 2011 6:11 pm


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    Post  2brutal on Tue Dec 20, 2011 6:17 pm

    jds to loose to cain around this time nxt yr
    jones stays champ
    anderson stays champ
    gsp stays champ
    fankie im not sure
    aldo if he can get past mendes but im not sure he will
    cruz probably
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    Post  Moose Stuff For Money... on Tue Dec 20, 2011 9:39 pm

    Jones, Aldo, Cruz and probably Anderson.
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    Post  Once Mohawked Pete on Tue Dec 20, 2011 9:41 pm

    Good post dude.

    IMO
    JDS gets beat by Cain
    Jones to stay as champion, although Davis to go the distance with him.
    Anderson will get beat by Sonnen
    GSP won't fight
    Edgar to get beat by Bendo
    Aldo to stay as champion
    Cruz to get beat by Faber

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    Post  thebadgersbits on Fri Dec 23, 2011 1:05 pm

    JDS beats cain everytime for me and stays on to dominate this year.
    jones stays champ
    anderson stays champ
    gsp ducks anyone who may be a threat so unnoficial champ in my book
    couldn't care a toss for the others

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