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Old 02-19-2013, 10:54 PM   #2761
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Well, I thought that was a really good episode of TUF, especially the fight. Watch that shit!
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Old 02-19-2013, 10:55 PM   #2762
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How about Nate's butt-crack?
with a little tequila and lime, please!


seriously, that's really good to hear about mir. he needed to do that for ages IMO.

i'm a huge cain fan but i always tend to be scared about him facing the other top HW's, so this is not really welcome news, but i'll give out some reluctant respect...
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Old 02-19-2013, 11:27 PM   #2763
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Kj noons vs cerrone
Glover vs Bader

Added to ufc 160
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Old 02-20-2013, 01:54 PM   #2764
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Jon Fitch and 15 other fighters cut
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Old 02-20-2013, 02:00 PM   #2765
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that dickhead volkmann i could see cutting... but jon fitch???

these guys are clearly drunk with power.
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Old 02-20-2013, 02:09 PM   #2766
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This is why fighters need unions. I'm not a Fitch fan in the least but last time I checked the guy is a top 10 WW. Only in the UFC does a top 10 fighter in his weight class get cut coming off one loss.
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Old 02-20-2013, 03:17 PM   #2767
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This is why fighters need unions. I'm not a Fitch fan in the least but last time I checked the guy is a top 10 WW. Only in the UFC does a top 10 fighter in his weight class get cut coming off one loss.


would kill the sport...

Fitch got cut because no one ( outside the hardcore fans like myself) wants to watch him fight.

again....hardcore fans who understand the sport enjoy watching someone like Fitch fight.....but that only makes up 1% of the fanbase.....

In order for the UFC to thrive/exist they need exciting fights that can get the mainstream/casual person to watch....that is complete opposite of Fitch's skillset/mindset...

again..I know Fitch is an elite fighter.....his skillset/minset is to control position and never put himself in a bad spot....even if that means not going for a finish.....most fans hate fights like that.......


- If we had a Fighters union....that's pretty much what all fights would end up bieng like...book it.

- at least now there is pressure for fighters to perform at a high level AND try and finish the fight.......Unions would take pressure off of the Fighters.

- Part of me does like the pressure.....you gonna be a diamond? or a piece of Coal?
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Old 02-20-2013, 04:14 PM   #2768
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you are so full of shit...
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would kill the sport...

Fitch got cut because no one ( outside the hardcore fans like myself) wants to watch him fight.

again....hardcore fans who understand the sport enjoy watching someone like Fitch fight.....but that only makes up 1% of the fanbase.....

In order for the UFC to thrive/exist they need exciting fights that can get the mainstream/casual person to watch....that is complete opposite of Fitch's skillset/mindset...

again..I know Fitch is an elite fighter.....his skillset/minset is to control position and never put himself in a bad spot....even if that means not going for a finish.....most fans hate fights like that.......


- If we had a Fighters union....that's pretty much what all fights would end up bieng like...book it.

- at least now there is pressure for fighters to perform at a high level AND try and finish the fight.......Unions would take pressure off of the Fighters.

- Part of me does like the pressure.....you gonna be a diamond? or a piece of Coal?
...one doesn't even BEGIN to know where to start.


nevermind... carry on, sir.
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Old 02-20-2013, 05:30 PM   #2769
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The only way a union would work is if the big stars like Anderson, GSP, Jones get behind it since they're the biggest attractions and are pretty much irreplaceable.
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Old 02-20-2013, 07:05 PM   #2770
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I know he's not the most entertaining fighter, but how in the hell do you cut Fitch? You let Dan Hardy stick around after losing 4 in a row, but you cut Fitch after just 1 loss? Also, I read: "Sources close to the UFC told MMAjunkie.com the UFC plans to release as many as 100 fighters in 2013"
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Old 02-20-2013, 07:09 PM   #2771
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Damn they cut Vladimir Matyushenko too. I liked his fights...he was a tough vet
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Old 02-20-2013, 09:05 PM   #2772
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This could/should mean that bellator will take up the old pride spot as a legit 2nd option to UFC.

And the exciting thing is just.... Stupid if you want to be considered a real sport you can't say that you cut people because they aren't exciting even if they are clearly better than others you kept on the roster. You'd never hear a team in the nba, MLB, or nfl cut someone and say yeah he's awesome but he's not entertaining.
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Old 02-20-2013, 09:07 PM   #2773
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And the exciting thing is just.... Stupid if you want to be considered a real sport you can't say that you cut people because they aren't exciting even if they are clearly better than others you kept on the roster. You'd never hear a team in the nba, MLB, or nfl cut someone and say yeah he's awesome but he's not entertaining.




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Old 02-20-2013, 10:08 PM   #2774
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HAHA

"Why is it whenever someone gets cut early by the @UFC, everyone gives me shit? I would have cut me way before @JonFitchdotnet too!" ~Dan Hardy via Twitter"
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Old 02-20-2013, 10:09 PM   #2775
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would kill the sport...

Fitch got cut because no one ( outside the hardcore fans like myself) wants to watch him fight.

again....hardcore fans who understand the sport enjoy watching someone like Fitch fight.....but that only makes up 1% of the fanbase.....

In order for the UFC to thrive/exist they need exciting fights that can get the mainstream/casual person to watch....that is complete opposite of Fitch's skillset/mindset...

again..I know Fitch is an elite fighter.....his skillset/minset is to control position and never put himself in a bad spot....even if that means not going for a finish.....most fans hate fights like that.......


- If we had a Fighters union....that's pretty much what all fights would end up bieng like...book it.

- at least now there is pressure for fighters to perform at a high level AND try and finish the fight.......Unions would take pressure off of the Fighters.

- Part of me does like the pressure.....you gonna be a diamond? or a piece of Coal?

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