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Another injury, but this time the UFC main event improves

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  1. UCJOE

    UCJOE I have a lot of business with the Chinese

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    [h=2]Another injury, but this time the UFC main event improves[/h]

    UFC 153 on 10/13 in Rio de Janeiro is now headlined by Jose Aldo Jr. vs. Frankie Edgar for the featherweight title, coming off an injury to Erik Koch.
     
  2. caniseeyourtaint

    caniseeyourtaint Passive agressive douche

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  3. UCJOE

    UCJOE I have a lot of business with the Chinese

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    UFC dodges a bullet

     
  4. d0uche_n0zzle

    d0uche_n0zzle **Negative_Creep**

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    Riding a motorcycle in Brazil must be insane.
     
  5. Pearce

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    Riding a motorcycle when you're a world class athlete in the prime of your career is insane.

    How many of these fucking idiots are going to hurt themselves before they realize it's not worth "teh epic joyrid!!!11!"
     
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    Konstantin K Big League Poster

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  7. JMCC

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    You think after what happen to Mir, the UFC would forbid their fighters or at the very least, their champions, from riding motorcycles.
     
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    USA TODAY: Anderson Silva vs. Stephan Bonnar headlines UFC 153

    If Bonnar somehow pulls it off, biggest upset in UFC history? I say so, but it's not happening, Bonnar will be lucky to last longer than Griffin did.
     
  9. Konstantin K

    Konstantin K Big League Poster

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    I love Bonnar but he's gonna get killed. Pretty good way to salvage the card though.
     
  10. JMCC

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    Aside from the Machida fight back in 2003 (Machida won by tko due to cuts), Bonnar has never been stopped.

    If anyone can end that streak, is the Spider.
     
  11. Awful Me

    Awful Me I do it.

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    Remember when they a ppv every month or 40 days and a few free cards.....

    This shit didn't happen. You had enough star power to make real main events on the rare occasion someone couldn't go. And a guy who tweaked his elbow still fought because he knew it might be awhile before he got another shot.

    Now they are just throwing out shit every other week with a bunch of scrubs and everybody is fucking prima donna backing out of fights because they have a hang nail or a tummy ache because they know they can be on tv again 2 weeks later.
     
  12. UCJOE

    UCJOE I have a lot of business with the Chinese

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    First part I agree
    The second is not remotely true
    These fighters lose a lot of money & they don't come back 2 weeks later. Hendo hid his injury hoping to fight & that is what caused the last minute panicking
    Also who are the "scrubs"?
    No major fights have scrubs in them
     
  13. Awful Me

    Awful Me I do it.

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    The last two years is when guys have really been pulling out of big fights for the slightest injury. The last two years is when they have been doing ridiculous amounts of cards.

    before 2011, do you remember many headline/co-main fights cancelled? I dont.

    No scrubs? If 151 had anything else decent on the card it wouldn't have been cancelled.
     
  14. Your_Moms_Box

    Your_Moms_Box Free Shit / Socialism 2016

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    The last two years is also when guys were making enough money to actually train full time and not have to be working a full time job in addition to being a fighter.

    The last two years are when REAL training camps that FOCUS on MMA have formed and people are training with high caliber people.

    The last two years are when there are more people that I actually want to watch fight instead of just 2 or 3 names.

    The last two years have been fucking amazing and you, sir, should change your name to "mills"
     
  15. Awful Me

    Awful Me I do it.

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    Don't fucking compare me to that troll. I love the UFC and mma.

    Make no mistake though, in 2012, silva vs bonnar is like hogan vs the brooklyn brawler in the late 80's. Bonnar is a jobber in this fight
     
  16. Your_Moms_Box

    Your_Moms_Box Free Shit / Socialism 2016

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    I'm looking at it another way.

    Silva said he wouldn't fight at LHW again.

    He is though, so nothing would make me happier than to have him call out JBJ after the fight.

    Does Bonner stand a chance? Of course not, but who cares, I get to see my idol fight again and a card is saved.

    Personally I love the added number of shows now.
     
  17. Awful Me

    Awful Me I do it.

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    They need to follow the old nwa/wcw model for tv shows, special tv shows and ppv:

    Fuel TV should be new guys and up and coming people only like the sunday afternoon show was.

    Fox shows should be like Clash of the Champions. Bigger names, maybe a title fight in the lower weight classes, and number one contender matches.

    PPV. Big names only. Title Fights.
     
  18. d0uche_n0zzle

    d0uche_n0zzle **Negative_Creep**

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    This is the correct model UFC should be working towards.

    Hopefully, the suits will be smart enough to grasp and embrace it.
     
  19. Pearce

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    You can't say Bonnar doesn't have a chance. Anyone has a chance, especially a dude as tough and with as much heart as Bonnar. He's going to bring it. He was begging for a big fight before retirement and he has it in his grasp. I know I'll be rooting for him.
     
  20. Awful Me

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    No Chance. Zero, Zilch, Nada. Id love to see it happen, but it's unpossible.

    No Chance In Hell.

     
  21. UCJOE

    UCJOE I have a lot of business with the Chinese

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    They don't have enough top tier fighters to do that
    Esp. with the injuries
    In UFC they fight maybe 2x a year (used to be 3 but injuries screwed that up)
    WCW the top guys fought (or fake fought) weekly

    ;)
     

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