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Old 08-24-2012, 08:32 AM   #1726
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Why do they have to go down to 185 when LHW still have forrest.

Forrest has been good for the company, Dana probably doesn't want him to die in the ring.

Has Jones accepted the Belfort fight? I hope he turns it down and continues to piss people off.
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Old 08-24-2012, 09:51 AM   #1727
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So where is all the hate for machida, rua and the like for refusing a fight when they would have much more to gain and less to lose on a longer time frame? And jones offered to accept chael on the 22.
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Old 08-24-2012, 11:52 AM   #1728
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So where is all the hate for machida, rua and the like for refusing a fight when they would have much more to gain and less to lose on a longer time frame? And jones offered to accept chael on the 22.
Rua cant fight because he's not medically cleared to even train fool. He was just in a war with Vera, Machida would have been the logical choice but when Machida stepped up to the plate last time against Jones he got submitted the f@ck out, he wants a full camp. Whats weird is why the heck they choose Vitor and not Sonnen?
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Old 08-24-2012, 11:54 AM   #1729
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Vitor is better than sonnen for one and they didn't want to irk Mandalay bay by having this fight after canceling an even there
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Old 08-24-2012, 11:59 AM   #1730
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Vitor is better than sonnen for one and they didn't want to irk Mandalay bay by having this fight after canceling an even there


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Old 08-24-2012, 12:00 PM   #1731
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Rua cant fight because he's not medically cleared to even train fool. He was just in a war with Vera, Machida would have been the logical choice but when Machida stepped up to the plate last time against Jones he got submitted the f@ck out, he wants a full camp. Whats weird is why the heck they choose Vitor and not Sonnen?
He got caught with a standing guillotine.. it wasn't like Jones was dominating the whole fight.


AND PEOPLE!!! SONNEN DOESN'T DESERVE A F*CKING TITLE SHOT!!
STOP ASKING WHY THEY'RE PICKIN THIS AND THAT OVER CHAEL!

Anyways, Machida doesn't know who he's training for now. Since Dana said he has to fight another Top Contender now...
The system is so F***** up right now just because of a 1 fight.
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Old 08-24-2012, 12:02 PM   #1732
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People get title shots all the time they don't deserve. Who cares?
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Old 08-24-2012, 12:08 PM   #1733
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He got caught with a standing guillotine.. it wasn't like Jones was dominating the whole fight.


AND PEOPLE!!! SONNEN DOESN'T DESERVE A F*CKING TITLE SHOT!!
STOP ASKING WHY THEY'RE PICKIN THIS AND THAT OVER CHAEL!

Anyways, Machida doesn't know who he's training for now. Since Dana said he has to fight another Top Contender now...
The system is so F***** up right now just because of a 1 fight.
he was winning round one, got blasted with a elbow I believe in Round 2 got staggered and submitted standing up which is rare because its hard to pull from that angle. Wether we like it or not Jones annihilated Bader,Shogun,Machida and Rashard.

Another thing I find weird is why didnt they just offer to Gustafson? Why get someone from MW?

Yes because the UFC is always about who deserves it more.
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Old 08-24-2012, 12:10 PM   #1734
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What's sonnens best win? Michael bisping?
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Old 08-24-2012, 12:15 PM   #1735
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Just in case it hasn't been posted yet...

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Old 08-24-2012, 12:15 PM   #1736
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So where is all the hate for machida, rua and the like for refusing a fight when they would have much more to gain and less to lose on a longer time frame? And jones offered to accept chael on the 22.
I can't blame Machida and Shogun for not accepting.

Both have already lost to Jones once and, to me, it's a surprise that they're back in the conversation for a title shot so quickly. They both fought recently and Shogun didn't exactly come out unscathed from the Vera fight. In all likelyhood, this would be their last shot at the LHW title and to go into that against a monster like Jones on relatively short notice? I know I'd want to be as prepared as possible. I don't think it's fair to penalize them.

The whole Jones/Sonnen thing, I don't know what to think of all that. Who knows what's really true in all those talks?
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What's sonnens best win? Michael bisping?
yup Sonnen got Mad overrated when he lasted 5 rounds with AS and gave him the fight of his life, people tend to forget the dude lost 3 times to Jeremy Horn and lost to Maia all via Triangle, he also lost to Griffin and the other Brazilian dude who was actually on drugs and mentally unstable at the time.

But I have to admit Sonnen did improve, his win over Bisping and Stann were nice, but basically Sonnen is a good fight hyper. Very good wrestling average at everything else.
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People get title shots all the time they don't deserve. Who cares?
I've never seen someone who just lost, that got a title shot... THAT SHIT ONLY HAPPENS IN THE WWE MACHO MAN
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I can't blame Machida and Shogun for not accepting.

Both have already lost to Jones once and, to me, it's a surprise that they're back in the conversation for a title shot so quickly. They both fought recently and Shogun didn't exactly come out unscathed from the Vera fight. In all likelyhood, this would be their last shot at the LHW title and to go into that against a monster like Jones on relatively short notice? I know I'd want to be as prepared as possible. I don't think it's fair to penalize them.

The whole Jones/Sonnen thing, I don't know what to think of all that. Who knows what's really true in all those talks?
I dont have any problem whatsoever with them waiting for the fight to make sense for them. That's what they should do but it's also what jones did and he's getting hammered for it. You can't hammer him without hammering them too.
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When Brock comes back, why don't you give him a title shot?


Since it's SUCH a big draw


F*** THIS
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