Tyler Manawaroa, why isn't he fighting anymore?

Discussion in 'The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) Discussion' started by SKILLBILL, Mar 1, 2017.

  1. SKILLBILL 60-9

    SKILLBILL
    Joined:
    Mar 14, 2008
    Messages:
    8,938
    Likes Received:
    1,062
    Anyone? Guy seemed solid.
     
    #1
  2. CountOfSoCal Black Belt

    CountOfSoCal
    Joined:
    Jun 26, 2012
    Messages:
    5,797
    Likes Received:
    3,864
    After his dismissal due his instagram post, it probably just hit him really hard.
     
    #2
  3. EndlessCritic Gold Belt

    EndlessCritic
    Joined:
    Jan 14, 2013
    Messages:
    15,816
    Likes Received:
    4,664
    Because of white privilege.

    No seriously. Calling a 19 year old australian aboriginal kid racist for using the word ':eek::eek::eek::eek::eek:' is white privilege.
     
    #3
  4. Post 2 Decision Brown Belt

    Post 2 Decision
    Joined:
    Mar 13, 2014
    Messages:
    3,261
    Likes Received:
    1,410
    Location:
    604
    Whatabout the black English guy that was supposed to win the season before last?
     
    #4
  5. Pacemaker Joe Red Belt

    Pacemaker Joe
    Joined:
    Sep 23, 2010
    Messages:
    9,283
    Likes Received:
    6,177
    Location:
    Richmond, Ontario
    Saul is still fighting, at last as of October. Tyler hadn't fought since TUF, at least according to fight finder.
     
    #5
  6. Pacemaker Joe Red Belt

    Pacemaker Joe
    Joined:
    Sep 23, 2010
    Messages:
    9,283
    Likes Received:
    6,177
    Location:
    Richmond, Ontario
    Well Kajan, who got him in shit, is Native American. But it was stupid regardless of who called him on it.
     
    #6
  7. Post 2 Decision Brown Belt

    Post 2 Decision
    Joined:
    Mar 13, 2014
    Messages:
    3,261
    Likes Received:
    1,410
    Location:
    604
    But why not in the UFC
     
    #7
  8. Pacemaker Joe Red Belt

    Pacemaker Joe
    Joined:
    Sep 23, 2010
    Messages:
    9,283
    Likes Received:
    6,177
    Location:
    Richmond, Ontario
    no idea. I don't know what the visa issue was, so that could have a lot to do with it.
     
    #8
  9. UseARubberGuard Wrap it up

    UseARubberGuard
    Joined:
    Sep 1, 2009
    Messages:
    3,032
    Likes Received:
    3,742
    Location:
    Somewhere you haven't heard of
    Tyler didn't make it in over an instagram post, not his talent.

    Seems like he just made up his mind that if he wasn't going to make it into the UFC he didn't care
     
    #9
  10. Calley Double Yellow Card

    Calley
    Joined:
    Dec 7, 2016
    Messages:
    663
    Likes Received:
    851
    he was really talented. what a shame.
     
    #10
  11. RaskeDanzig Black Belt

    RaskeDanzig
    Joined:
    Jun 9, 2008
    Messages:
    5,939
    Likes Received:
    1,691
    Location:
    East Los Angeles, CA
    It was probably very disheartening for a young guy like him to be blackballed by the ufc at such an early age.

    If I'm 21-22 and the UFC is telling me I'll NEVER receive another opportunity, what is even the point?May as well move on and find another career while he's still young
     
    #11
    iThrillhouse likes this.
  12. ArmedHoldup Smarter Than Most

    ArmedHoldup
    Joined:
    Mar 16, 2017
    Messages:
    5
    Likes Received:
    2
    He beat Nordine Taleb in the house. he could have gone on to big things . Still might i suppose .
    What exactly did he do to recieve such a ban?
     
    #12
  13. Pacemaker Joe Red Belt

    Pacemaker Joe
    Joined:
    Sep 23, 2010
    Messages:
    9,283
    Likes Received:
    6,177
    Location:
    Richmond, Ontario
    #13
  14. ArmedHoldup Smarter Than Most

    ArmedHoldup
    Joined:
    Mar 16, 2017
    Messages:
    5
    Likes Received:
    2
    Thats some dumb shit
     
    #14
  15. qw3rty WAMMA Belt

    qw3rty
    Joined:
    Jan 29, 2014
    Messages:
    7,599
    Likes Received:
    6,528
    Location:
    .AR
    It works for Askren though
     
    #15
  16. RaskeDanzig Black Belt

    RaskeDanzig
    Joined:
    Jun 9, 2008
    Messages:
    5,939
    Likes Received:
    1,691
    Location:
    East Los Angeles, CA
    Askren's making that OneFC money, though. He's pretty much set and never needs to fight for ufc.
     
    #16
    agibmxmma likes this.
  17. Bill Laimbeer Brown Belt

    Bill Laimbeer
    Joined:
    Apr 26, 2014
    Messages:
    2,926
    Likes Received:
    2,599
    Saul got smashed last weekend.
     
    #17
    Pacemaker Joe likes this.
  18. TheBrownRanger Brown Belt

    TheBrownRanger
    Joined:
    Jun 21, 2013
    Messages:
    2,701
    Likes Received:
    1,587
    He's currently signed by the WSOF, but he was signed in like 2014.

    No other updates so far.
     
    #18
  19. Mug Orange Belt

    Mug
    Joined:
    Sep 1, 2015
    Messages:
    484
    Likes Received:
    546
    I think Dana was pissed because he lied about something in his Visa application
     
    #19
  20. Mug Orange Belt

    Mug
    Joined:
    Sep 1, 2015
    Messages:
    484
    Likes Received:
    546
    My guess is that the UFC coming out and saying even if he won he wouldn't get a contract, is pretty final and if your goal is to fight in the UFC and it is 100% not an option, then what's the point.
     
    #20

Share This Page

monitoring_string = "fd5733925866a04e50edd70f38dfaa35"
monitoring_string = "603ac9fff68f23709f2a42bf5e29272b"