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Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by Unfinished Sentenc, Jul 17, 2017.

  1. DOMMA Green Belt

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    You are not getting it brother - a 3rd McGregor fight is not happening. I hope Nate invested his money wisely. Did you ever hear the expression a little of something is better than all of nothing?
     
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  2. Practical Goat Knowledge Seeker

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    I think he's concentrating on winning Wimbledon next year.
     
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  3. bjjwar Brown Belt

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    Well dude threw the towel against Josh Thompson...

    Of course he'll pick the easiest fight if he can.
     
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    Known fact. . Both Stann and Bas said it you lazy millennial bastard
     
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  5. AC1D1K Brown Belt

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    your threads .. well...
     
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  6. fedoriswar37 Blue Belt

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    Nate forgot he has 1 relevant win at LW in 4 years. He also must have forgot the last 3 top lws he fought befote michael johnson absoloutly besmirched him. Beating a guy with 1 win at LW (who just so happens to be the unproven champ ) doesnt jump you to the start of the line.
     
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  7. TatooNU Brown Belt

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    Edited post because you like my AV.
     
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  8. Bluntforce420 Brown Belt

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    10+ years and 25 fights in the UFC, most of them barnburners, with 15 post fight bonuses

    Nates earned the right to do whatever he wants
     
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  9. campbecc Red Belt

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    If you are 90% certain you will win a fight for $500K (that's probably too high an estimate), but if you lose it will cost you a $10 million fight. You shouldn't take that fight.
     
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  10. mirror45 Yellow Belt

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    Nah, he just wants at least 20 mil per fight
     
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  11. ZuffaExecutive Red Belt

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    Nate wanted to fight khabib in russia but dana said no.

    <209Bitch>
     
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  12. Azure Purple Belt

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    My theory is that he is not accepting other fights because he had a big payday and is living the high life.. He doesn't see that this is his chance to capitalize of the fame and get a few more big paydays in before he gets too old.
     
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    He should be trying to get that interim belt, even if it's for peanuts, because that ensures him the big money rematch. As it is, he's taking a gamble that Conor will rematch him. Conor might come back and lose to Khabib twice, then Nate's payday is gone.
     
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    People lose context.

    Nate is a self-made multimillionaire in a sport famous for scuttling most to retirement with broken bodies and little to show for it. He's likely made more money in his last two fights than 90% of MMA fighters have made in their entire careers.

    There is no way on earth the UFC (or anyone else for that matter) gets either Diaz bro to fight for peanuts ever again.

    The UFC can book Nate whenever they want, they will need to open up the checkbook though.
     
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    Those paydays aren't going anywhere. He can come back in another few years and make money still


    I also think he's making a lot of money being such big names in the pot game.
     
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    Mma fans don't deserve that fight, it would literally be the best fight ever
     
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  17. chardog That's President Donald Trump

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    nates strategy is no different than connor fighting floyd. It's a smart move, and patience will win him a big payday, more than a bunch of small paychecks.

    No one making a 6 figure income wants to go back to making a middle income.
     
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  18. Readybodisready Black Belt

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    Nick Maybe.

    Nate no. He relies on a massive size advantage. The one time he moved up he went on a losing streak against guys his size/dimensions and immediately went back down to 155 so he could continue facing manlets.
     
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    Nate cuts very little weight to make 155.

    Are you one of those conor guys? Jeez
     
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  20. jasil Blue Belt

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    Nate has said more than once he doesn't like to fight. He has enough to tie him over and then some. He is not concerned about being a champ just like many fighters these days. They just want $$ and a out.

    I don't know how the UFC will deal with this new mentality of "I don't want to fight ......much.......fighters!" that more and more guys are turning into.
     
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