Kavanagh wants Gaethje @ 170 next for McGregor

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  1. The Kurgan

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    I just noticed this, what are you talking about struggles to make weight, he makes 155 easily, he is a small light weight.
     
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    I was basing it on his catchweight fights earlier in his career and I fucked up and thought he missed weight for a fight, but it was his opponent. So you're right.

    Irrelevant anyway - Conor is a former 145er that would not have an advantage over Gaethje at 170.
     
  3. The Kurgan

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    Yeah, he says he cuts a small amount, I remember him mentioning it before the Porier fight. He is a small LW

    No there is no advantage, other than control for McGregor, it is blatant favouritisim though, no two ways about it.

    I still like the fight, its the one he should have had as a comeback in the first place.
     
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    Agree with that. There was no point in the Cowboy fight, should have been Justin already.
     
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    Interesting theory.
     
  6. Twelve Twenty Four

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    they should do the fight against Gaethje BUT put it on the same card Khabib/Ferguson AND at 155 - have people forgotten that this is the 5th time theyre attempting this match up? this way, Conor gets what he wants if either pull out of the Khbib/Ferg fight - am I nuts???
     
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    The massive problem with this is that Khabib on his own is one of the bigger draws in the sport now and the UFC has to fill up a certain number of PPV cards. So Khabib-Tony will draw ok on its own. If you put Conor on the same card, that's the headliner over the legit title fight - you're going to put Conor in the co-main when that's who everyone is buying the PPV for? - and the card probably does the same business with or without Khabib vs Tony.

    So you burn a PPV headliner for nothing and are put in the awkward spot of having a fight in the co-main that should be a main event.
     
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  8. Twelve Twenty Four

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    yeah good point - Money ruins everything again , god damn it
     
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