Remember when Sakuraba challenged Rickson

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  1. Amorak

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    and Rickson turned it down
     
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    Hadn't his son just died?
     
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    BAck then everyone wanted to fight rickson. Saku was so crafty I wish Pride didn’t try To kill him by having him fight the best at heavier weight classes.
     
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    Rickson also ducked Bas Rutten.
     
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    Rickson only declined out of respect
     
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    Rickson was offered like 5 million.

    Considering he has a record of 7000-0-0

    He probably should have taken it.
     
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    He declined because he woukd get beaten and he is an egomaniac
     
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    He declined probably because the offer was to take a dive.
     
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    Rickson would have smashed Sakuraba no doubt in my mind
     
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    I wouldn't be so sure , Sakuraba was a very crafty fighter that was very unpredictable , no doubt Rickson was the far superior grappler , but Saku was alot more versatile.
     
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    What is it with you and making a million Sakuraba threads?
     
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    It's been said, that Rickson once took on all his brothers AND cousins at once, and won.

    489-1
     
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    Yeah, it's def. a little odd.
     
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    It’s really a damned shame that Rickson didn’t take Royce’s role.
     
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    waldywaldy lol motherfuckers

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    He supposedly said Saku lacked warrior spirit and didn't deserve to fight him. Fucking clown.
     
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    saku woulda got beaten
     
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