Bellator : Make Saku vs Hughes | Page 2

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  1. cmw43 Bad Boys Club

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    You've got to be an uber competitive guy to get to the level Hughes did, i think he's just feeling the fire for one last hurrah and if Bellator will pay him good money like they did Ken and Royce then why not?
     
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    I honestly would watch happy! Can this please happen?!
     
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    But Will Saku let Saku be?
     
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    Sakuraba should have one fight in NYC in his portfolio. We'd all watch.
     
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    Why the talk of Matt Hughes? Has he hinted at a comeback?
     
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  6. ThunderL1ps Brown Belt

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    Yes.
     
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    I'd dig seeing a sub grappling or a straight up catch wrestling match between them.
     
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    Oh, in that case the Saku fight makes sense, if they can agree a Saku/Newton kind of confrontation would be great
     
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    I'd dig that, too. But again, only as a sub grappling or catch wrestling match.
     
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  10. ThunderL1ps Brown Belt

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    Newton is coming out of retirement?
     
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    Sorry, I meant for Hughes and Saku to make a gentlemen's agreement a la Saku/Newton back in the day

    As TakadaDojoKeith said, make it a submission/grappling match
     
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  12. ThunderL1ps Brown Belt

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    They could even do Hughes against Renzo Gracie. Built in story line with Hughes smashing Royce. Plus Renzo is in NY.

    Grappling or MMA. I don't think it would matter.
     
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    Not sure I'd be happy to watch Hughes and Renzo go at it again, the last fight had virtually zero grappling, it was pretty boring.
    Fucking K1 Hughes was born!

    I still believe in a legends league, someone needs to do it, with rules that favor the older gentlemen to stop too much damage

    Saku/Renzo 3 would be nice, though the Metamoris match wasn't what I hoped it would be
     
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    How about just grappling? Don't want to see Saku end up like this ever again
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    Probably not. I think he's not financially stable, at least when taking into consideration his long fight history. He should have a nest egg, but I don't think he does. I dunno.
     
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    That was the worst beating (versus Arona) I have ever seen in MMA because those were knees to his cranium, with great compressive forces on his neck as well. After the fight, he sat up Indian style and calmly let cornermen tend to his wounds.

    True fighter.
     
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    His manager and gym fucked him out of a lot of money
     
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    There are gifs that I'm sure someone can post of Arona sticking his fingers into Saku's cuts to make it worse.
     
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    Um big difference between

    LHW Arona in PRIDE

    WW Hughes in AMERICA
     
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    That's what I heard. It sucks, it's always the fighter who gets screwed first. Then the fans. The promoters eat steak.
     
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