New Welterweight Prospect

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  1. pooknicca

    pooknicca Green Belt

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    So I see that Thiago Alves has a new fight lined up and it’s against none other than Curtis Millender. I first found out about this guy when he was brought into Bellator as a sacrificial lamb against MVP. Since then he has developed into a pretty damn good fighter.
    He’s a tall, lanky and flashy striker that struggled with submission defense in the past. I don’t see that being much of an issue in this fight. This has potential to be fight of the night!



     
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    If he beat Alves, I'm in !
     
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    He should fight Erick Silva next. Two young prospects on the rise at 170. Book it Dana!
     
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    This would actually be a pretty good fight lol
     
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    It sucks because I really like both guys but I think Alves’s best days are behind him.
     
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    Irishwhiskey119 Banned Banned

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    Wow you noobs learn about fighters LATE!
     
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    Tf, noob? When was it that you heard about Millender then?
     
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    A couple LFA events back when he landed some nasty headkick. Definitely an unknown for most, though.
     
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    Okay gotcha, yea I figured that but I just didn’t understand why that characterized folks as noobs.
    But anyways check out his fight with Kevin Holland if you get the opportunity, that was a straight up war and it shows how much heart Millender has.
     
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    Thanks. I'm always down to watch a scrap.
     
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    Irishwhiskey119 Banned Banned

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    Years ago.

    It's just surprising it takes a LFA Main Event to get noticed.
     
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    I expect him to destroy Alves.
     
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    Same.
     
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    I think people knew about him from his Bellator days but people are really just now taking notice because his LFA fights have been his most impressive performances by far.
     
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    FKA THAT BELLATOR GUY/IN DEREK CARR WE TRUST!!!!

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    Funny to see more and more bellator castoffs make their way to the UFC like Oezdamir fighting for the title.

    Millender is pretty good but I doubt he goes far but you never know it' mma.
     
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    He should change his nickname to "The Blender" like he grinds people up, etc. ... "Curtius" aint gonna cut it in the UFC.
     
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    Haha I think they called him that cause he was legit too nice to his opponents(hence his lack of finishes earlier in his career).
     
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    Well said buddy.

    I think that is probably what most who don't pay attention to everything think about him for sure.
     
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    Bump

    Now that the fight has taken place and you guys have a better idea of him as a fighter what do you guys think about Curtious and his performance?
     
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    I don't like Alvez as a counter striker. His success was his aggression, and for him to sit back on a guy with a 6 inch reach advantage was not very smart. But hey, I sit behind a computer all day, so what teh fuck do I know.
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