Ian McCall to Rizin?

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  1. SakuWandyCop

    SakuWandyCop Orange Belt

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    Bellator doesn't have a Flyweight division, he would get ragdolled by those BWs.

    Idk about PFL/WSOF.

    ACB may be a good choice.


    But I think Rizin will use him as a BYE.

    Imagine how stacked the BW GP is right now.

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  2. DDx2

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    well Fight Nights Global kind of needs a recognizable name to fight Ali Bagautinov but no way they will pay Ian 100k he wants. and a doubt any organization in a world including Rizin would either. although considering his health maybe its even a good thing.
     
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    Ian has severe concussion health issues. He has to medicate to have a normal life. I hope he opens a gym and never has to fight agian.
     
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    Oh I forgot about that. He should just retire.
     
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    Yeah, as much as I would've liked to see Ian return to fighting, I highly doubt that's occurring for his own health.
     
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    AFAIK he comes from wealth so financial side might not be a problem for him.
     
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    Russian org could pay him to fight Ali or Nam but doubt anyone is giving him 100k. Maybe 25/25.
     
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    Nah I think he's done fighting kids..
     
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    If Ian mccall gets a free pass, and if the Korean win against the Frenchman. Ian mccall about to get ktfo by jae hoon moon.
     
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    He has 6 canceled fights since his last fight, wow.
     
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    Zach Makovsky said in an interview he is getting more money in ACB then he did UFC. So there could be a chance for McCall to sign there. They give flyweights a push there too having Makovsky and Sherbatov headline their first canadian show.
     
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    Or maybe he shouldn't have been an ass most of his life. Go listen to his first podcast with Joe Rogan it will change your opinion of the man .
     
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    ok i will
     
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    ACB's probably the most likely choice, since they focus so much on the flyweights.
    I'd, personally, like to see him in ONE, since he'd be a good addition to flyweight or bantamweight (a bantamweight title fight with Bibiano Fernandes as interesting as anything else he could get outside the UFC, and a fight with Adriano Moraes is probably the best flyweight fight he can get outside of the UFC), and he seems like one of the few American-based fighters that they may shell out a lucrative contract for. The fact that he wouldn't have to dehydrate would be an extra incentive, since he's worried about his health and his weight-cutting.
    RIZIN or ROAD FC would be cool, too, for obvious reasons.
    If Bellator decided to open up a flyweight division and Joe Warren decided to drop down, that would obviously be the best choice. They could build the division up around the two of them. That's all hypothetical, of course, but if he did sign with Bellator for some reason, it's possible they'd open up a flyweight division just so they could make him a champion (he's probably one of the top-5 genuinely-marketable western flyweights in the sport right now.)


    What'd he say? Could you sum it up? I don't wanna listen to Rogan for two to three hours.
     
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    Ian specifically mentioned on Ariels show his openess to fight in Japan. I think it happens, especially if he were to get a bye.
     
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    He was part of a gang during his teenage years and beat the hell out of people. He is one of the many fighters that have a violent past much like Gus, Perry, Shamrocks, Bobby Green, Pearl Gonzalez, Thiago Silva, Derrick Lewis etc.

    McCall was on a Sirus Radio Show today with Aj Hawk (former football player). McCall said he is in talks with a few organizations and Rizin is in the led thus far because he has never fought in a big JMMA org. The idea of joining the BWGP as Wild Card was mentioned during talks.
     
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    Thx for the info
     
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    He mentioned on JRE ACB were offering very good money. Expect it to be either there or maybe ONE.
     
  20. Aberlour

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    even with the BYE he will likely still get injured and not participate.
     

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