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    Default Longo: "Anderson has a major task ahead of him"

    http://www.fightersonlymag.com/conte...-ahead-of-himq

    Describing the former champion as “a 40-year old man” (he’s actually 38), Longo says that all the talk of the UFC 162 knockout being a fix or a fluke will only motivate Weidman more.

    “Nobody’s taking that victory away. We all know what happened, and anybody who’s worked out with him, sparring or wrestling, they know he’s going to do it again,” he tells Ring Fever.

    “If they motivate him by saying this was a fluke, he might kill a guy, yeah, he’ll hurt him... he's that type of guy, yeah.

    “You're taking a 40 year old man who got his head bounced off the canvas. Like what doctor is he going to that is going to recommend that he get back in there? 'Couple of months, that's good.' Just had a major concussion. 'Yah put him in that's good...' Guy's 40 years old, he's got a big task ahead of him.”

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    What a reality check it'll be for Longo when he watches Chris get taken apart in under 3 minutes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by The8thPlague View Post
    What a reality check it'll be for Longo when he watches Chris get taken apart in under 3 minutes.

    Yeah like last time o.0

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    Wiedmens biggest asset going in the first time was Anderson was unmotivated and under estimated him. It will be a big task for Anderson, but it will be for Chris too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lwbrewer View Post
    Wiedmens biggest asset going in the first time was Anderson was unmotivated and under estimated him. It will be a big task for Anderson, but it will be for Chris too.
    I'm sorry, exactly when did Anderson say he was unmotivated or underestimated him?

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    You may be right and Anderson may be done, but believe this, you will never get as great or as dominant a champion as Anderson Silva again! That being said, I think he schools him in the rematch and retires afterwards, no trilogy - BOOM!!!


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    Quote Originally Posted by the_dark_angel_4ever View Post
    I'm sorry, exactly when did Anderson say he was unmotivated or underestimated him?
    I never heard Anderson say it either, but they way he acted in the fight clearly showed that he underestimated Weidman's striking, IMO. Lose by sub, gnp, or UD? Sure. But lose by brutal KO? I doubt that scenario seemed likely to the Spider.
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    I just want the fight to come and be done so we can hopefully put an end to te debate. Chris's fans don't want to think Anderson under estimated and lost due to his own mistakes, and Anderson's fans want to believe it was a fluke, some even desperately so.

    I'm the latter and not afraid to admit it. I always believed weidman had the tools, but still think Anderson got cocky, fought reckless and payed the price. I want silva to beat weidman easily... To leave no doubt it was a fluke.

    Anyway. Both guys have everything at stake. Weidman has to prove it wasn't a fluke, and silva has to price it was. An unenviable position on both sides. Both guys should be as motivated as they've ever been. It will a hell of a fight I'm sure.

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    Quote Originally Posted by the_dark_angel_4ever View Post
    I'm sorry, exactly when did Anderson say he was unmotivated or underestimated him?
    I'm an Anderson fan, but the proof is in the pudding my man.


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