The REAL solution to the LW title picture

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  1. MikalP

    MikalP Brown Belt

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    goes as follows

    Conor vs Diaz III, Conor vacates belt before fight and fight takes place at whatever yoloweight.
    Conor and Diaz both retire and fuck off into the sun set
    Ferguson vs Khabib for the Lightweight Championship.
    Edson Barboza vs winner of Alvarez/Gaethje for No. 1 Contenders match

    I don't think Conor is scared of any of the guys at LW physically, but I do think he is scared of hurting his brand by over saturating himself by fighting guys that aren't draws. I don't see him taking a fight against any of the current top ranked LW's. A loss to any of them would only make it worse, though I don't think he thinks he'd lose to any of them.

    The LW title picture is better off without him, so I hope he fucks off and just owns his exhibition fighter status.

    Ferguson vs Khabib is anticipated, has been marketed already, and should be a good scrap.
    Barboza vs Alvarez or Gaethje are both great fights to make and sets up an unreal title match no matter who of the five potential fighters are in it.

    everyone wins.
     
  2. DWAYNEAMERICA

    DWAYNEAMERICA Yellow Card Double Yellow Card Yellow Card Banned

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    How about going old school and just having the title holder fight legit number 1 contenders?

    How about that ya fucking mouth-breathers :cool:
     
  3. nanika

    nanika Brown Belt

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    why do people care about the LW belt so much when the other belts have been subjugated equally as much? GSP coming to MW? Cormier getting the belt back instead of a fight? and this is coming from someone who is not a conor fan.
     
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    Just pay Conor his salary plus the money Nate is asking to fight Tony. Money talks.
     
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    Pearl of wisdom right here. "scared of hurting his brand by over saturating himself by fighting guys that aren´t draws"
    <TheWire1>

    I need a few days to internalize this.
     
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    I care very hard about the middleweight situation.

    A lot of people complain about that.
     
  8. Joseph_McBride

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    Barboza needs to pay bills and feed his family. He will be booked for December 1 way or another
     
  9. spooNN

    spooNN Brown Belt

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    Why make things complicated? How about Conor defends his belt against the INTERIM champ or vacate it.
     
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    dipstickjimmy Brown Belt

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    Either Conor defends the title vs Tony next or he gets stripped. Simple fact is that he is scared of fighting everyone of the top contenders at LW. Ferguson, Khabib, Lee and even Gathjie. Fans need to stop caring about the "Business" of MMA and watch it for the sport and entertainment. How much they get paid means nothing. Conor vs Nate means nothing. I actually think that if McGregor chose to fight Diaz right now rather than Ferguson he will loose a lot of the X factor he has with the Casual audience. Ferguson ought to keep up the mantra of "Defend or Vacate" and keep advising Conor to "Walk Away". Most casuals don't even know much about McGregor other than he LOST to Mayweather.
     
  11. MikalP

    MikalP Brown Belt

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    Vacating was literally in the first line of the list
     
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    Erocthadon Brown Belt

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    Conor and Nate riding off into the sunset? <mma4>Sounds like the best part of this thread.
     
  13. spooNN

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    Honestly I just read the title.
     
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  15. snugglecakes

    snugglecakes Purple Belt

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    There is 1 thing you are overlooking tho. Kabib will never make the LW weight limit ever again
     

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