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Old 07-17-2014, 10:50 AM   #241

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Originally Posted by TheCoward View Post
I remember hearing the same thing about Barao vs Dillashaw I.
He earned his title shot. This is clearly not the same scenario.

The only reason the ufc placed this fight on the card is so they can promote the fact that there's two title shots. It's all about getting that money from the casual fans.

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Old 07-17-2014, 11:49 AM   #242

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Originally Posted by IngaVovchanchyn View Post
I am not particularly excited about this fight, but it is not an embarrassment for the sport. Why are MMA fans addicted to broad, hyperbolic generalizations about everything undermining the sport?
Quite true..

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Old 07-17-2014, 11:53 AM   #243

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Originally Posted by MachidaNo1Fan View Post
Cariaso is barely good enough to be in the UFC, let alone top 10 of any division. And he's getting a title shot? Lmfao. This could be a testament of how fucking weak 125 is. This matchup might truly be the worst, and most embarassing for the sport, especially to the UFC. Sad.
It's a truly terrible fight, there's no getting round it.

The McCall-Pickett winner would have been a better choice while we wait for Dodson to heal.

I want the UFC to offer DJ the chance to challenge for the 135 belt. Losing to a bigger champion didn't stop BJ Penn from still being a legit, dominant and brilliant lightweight champion afterwards. And DJ would have a decent chance vs Dillashaw I think. It's time to push these guys to become something, instead of boring routine defences like Cariaso and co.

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