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#1 Jolldan

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Posted 19 May 2017 - 07:35 AM

After stating that Yoel Romero would meet Bisping next and not Georges St-Pierre, White recently told ESPN that if Bisping is unable to fight soon, they’ll put together an interim title fight

 

And, sorry Luke Rockhold, you are not in that one either.

 

“We’re trying to put together that Bisping-Romero fight,” White said. “If (Bisping) can’t fight this summer, we’ll probably create an interim title between Romero and Robert Whittaker.”

 

Do we really need another one of these?

 

Also an interesting question to pose is why Robert Whittaker over Gegard Mousasi? Does this mean the ufc doesn't expect Mousasi to re-sign?

 


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Posted 19 May 2017 - 07:44 AM

Once the UFC realized how much more casuals buy into PPVs because they see a belt, they quickly tried to slap on an interim belt on any #1 contender fight in the division

 

Bisping is fine to fight GSP but not Yoel in the summer, something is terribly wrong with that


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Posted 19 May 2017 - 07:47 AM

Bubba see! This is why we call Bisping a duck. He has said several times he wanted to fight in July, Summer now that GSP falls out and it's Roidmero he might not be readybcome the **** on.
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Posted 19 May 2017 - 07:49 AM

insert Oprah gif everyone gets a belt.


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Posted 19 May 2017 - 08:02 AM

Also Whittaker beat Jacare who was obviously right at the top with Romero.

 

I would rank him over Moose - but I think Moose would beat him,



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Posted 19 May 2017 - 08:04 AM

Bubba see! This is why we call Bisping a duck. He has said several times he wanted to fight in July, Summer now that GSP falls out and it's Roidmero he might not be readybcome the **** on.


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Posted 19 May 2017 - 08:06 AM

You're out of your element Richie.

Oh first names someone's miffed.
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Posted 19 May 2017 - 08:07 AM

Shouldn't be an interim, just strip Bisping


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Posted 19 May 2017 - 08:12 AM

Shouldn't be an interim, just strip Bisping

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Posted 19 May 2017 - 10:42 AM

After stating that Yoel Romero would meet Bisping next and not Georges St-Pierre, White recently told ESPN that if Bisping is unable to fight soon, they’ll put together an interim title fight

 

And, sorry Luke Rockhold, you are not in that one either.

 

“We’re trying to put together that Bisping-Romero fight,” White said. “If (Bisping) can’t fight this summer, we’ll probably create an interim title between Romero and Robert Whittaker.”

 

Do we really need another one of these?

 

Also an interesting question to pose is why Robert Whittaker over Gegard Mousasi? Does this mean the ufc doesn't expect Mousasi to re-sign?

 

Bisping is no champ.

 

He's running. 



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Posted 19 May 2017 - 10:45 AM

After stating that Yoel Romero would meet Bisping next and not Georges St-Pierre, White recently told ESPN that if Bisping is unable to fight soon, they’ll put together an interim title fight

 

And, sorry Luke Rockhold, you are not in that one either.

 

“We’re trying to put together that Bisping-Romero fight,” White said. “If (Bisping) can’t fight this summer, we’ll probably create an interim title between Romero and Robert Whittaker.”

 

Do we really need another one of these?

 

Also an interesting question to pose is why Robert Whittaker over Gegard Mousasi? Does this mean the ufc doesn't expect Mousasi to re-sign?

 

Mousasi already re-sign.

 

Ariel Helwani reported earlier.



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Posted 19 May 2017 - 10:51 AM

Oh first names someone's miffed.


I would say more flummoxed than miffed.
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Posted 19 May 2017 - 11:01 AM

Smart move. But what happens to Bisping? Does he fight the interim champ at the end of the year or GSP?

This could get screwy
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Posted 19 May 2017 - 11:31 AM

I have mixed feelings about this announcement.not a done deal yet but On one part romero deserves a title shot period. One the other hand he needs to fight soon so this is best case scenario since bisping is acting gay.

This is a great opportunity for Whittaker.

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Posted 19 May 2017 - 11:54 AM

You're out of your element Richie.


Is that a "big lebowski" reference?
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Posted 19 May 2017 - 12:11 PM

Is that a "big lebowski" reference?

out of your element Donny


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Posted 19 May 2017 - 12:15 PM

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Posted 19 May 2017 - 01:25 PM

Shouldn't be an interim, just strip Bisping


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Posted 19 May 2017 - 06:23 PM

After stating that Yoel Romero would meet Bisping next and not Georges St-Pierre, White recently told ESPN that if Bisping is unable to fight soon, they’ll put together an interim title fight

And, sorry Luke Rockhold, you are not in that one either.

“We’re trying to put together that Bisping-Romero fight,” White said. “If (Bisping) can’t fight this summer, we’ll probably create an interim title between Romero and Robert Whittaker.”

Do we really need another one of these?

Also an interesting question to pose is why Robert Whittaker over Gegard Mousasi? Does this mean the ufc doesn't expect Mousasi to re-sign?


I've seen a couple other people mention moose being in the conversation and I haven't the foggiest idea why. Look at the winning streak of both Romero and Whittaker, there is absolutely no question they are #1 and 2.

What the hell has Moose done in the ufc to even warrant being in the conversation among them now?
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Posted 19 May 2017 - 06:40 PM

I've seen a couple other people mention moose being in the conversation and I haven't the foggiest idea why. Look at the winning streak of both Romero and Whittaker, there is absolutely no question they are #1 and 2.

What the hell has Moose done in the ufc to even warrant being in the conversation among them now?

 

Agreed, Moose is on a 5 fight winning streak but not impressed with any of those wins....Needs to fight someone like Rockhold and beat him convincingly to get closer to the top 3 (bisping(lol), whittaker and obv Romero)


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Posted 19 May 2017 - 07:16 PM

I've seen a couple other people mention moose being in the conversation and I haven't the foggiest idea why. Look at the winning streak of both Romero and Whittaker, there is absolutely no question they are #1 and 2.

What the hell has Moose done in the ufc to even warrant being in the conversation among them now?


Yeah his last fight he just crushed a can, no real achievement there really
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Posted 19 May 2017 - 07:38 PM

Yeah his last fight he just crushed a can, no real achievement there really


He lead himself right into that one
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Posted 19 May 2017 - 09:22 PM

He lead himself right into that one


Like shooting fish in a barrel


With no water


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Posted 20 May 2017 - 09:01 AM

this is our concern, dude.


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Posted 20 May 2017 - 10:10 AM

Is that a "big lebowski" reference?


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Posted 20 May 2017 - 10:26 AM

I have no more comments about the legit mess that MW has become.

 

However, I will happily watch Romero vs Whittaker as the REAL MW TITLE FIGHT because both guys would beat the current champ (sorry Bubba).

 

Bisping vs GSP is for the interim belt on my books.


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Posted 20 May 2017 - 10:28 AM

Gotta a feeling Whittaker is gonna beat Romero by TKO


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Posted 20 May 2017 - 11:51 AM

Yeah his last fight he just crushed a can, no real achievement there really


Was waiting for this one.

So I think we are all pretty much in agreement here that fight is going to be changed to a No Contest after the appeal. Has anyone actually gotten a title shot coming off of a no contest before? Let alone for a fight they were clearly losing.

Whittaker and Romero are both objectively ahead of Moussasi. That's a fact.

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Posted 20 May 2017 - 03:39 PM

I dont have a problem with this at all
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Posted 20 May 2017 - 03:46 PM

Was waiting for this one.

So I think we are all pretty much in agreement here that fight is going to be changed to a No Contest after the appeal. Has anyone actually gotten a title shot coming off of a no contest before? Let alone for a fight they were clearly losing.

Whittaker and Romero are both objectively ahead of Moussasi. That's a fact.


Right? Like I said. He crushed a post USADA can nobody gives AF about. Defs doesn't warrant a title shot
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Posted 20 May 2017 - 09:07 PM

I'm just going to start responding to everything with Big Lebowski gifs.  Maybe some circle jerk memes here and there.

 

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I like to think I played a small part in resurrecting the plethora of big lebowski gifs we are now seeing
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