Ali Bagautinov having "less than a month" to prepare for UFC 174

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  1. CountOfSoCal

    CountOfSoCal Black Belt

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    Ariel reported that due to Visa issues, Ali was only able to make it to Jackson's MMA last week. During that week, he also had a confrontation with fellow Russian teammate Rustam Khabilov (who is fighting Ben Henderson next weekend.)

    Anyone else wondering if/how this will affect Ali during the biggest fight of his life?
     
  2. SimonNova

    SimonNova Worship and forget

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    He was not beating MM anyway and that certainely wont help.

    Wonder if that confrontation with Rustam is related to that story of him being kicked out of the sambo federation because of that failed drug test.
     
  3. 610man

    610man Yellow Belt

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    i heard they got into an argument outside after practice which ended in khabilov suplexing him onto the concrete.
     
  4. agibmxmma

    agibmxmma Ex Pro Fighter. Omerta, Live Aloha!

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    He will still get two solid weeks of sparring with Dodson, helping him prep for MM speed and athleticism.. The confrontation, well if you came into my gym and you got popped for a dirty in your past, not only I, but also a few of the other guys are gonna check that mindset on you before you get comfy and start calling our gym, your camp. We don't allow our brothers to fall victim to that bs! Gotta not only respect your training partners, but you have to have a sense of trust toward them too.
     
  5. Elbower

    Elbower Orange Belt

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    I think it depends on how he reacts when the going gets tough,does he mentally break or does he get motivated?
     
  6. iloveufc123

    iloveufc123 UFC <3

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    Wtf, so he got supplexed on the concrete by Rustam?
     
  7. erin19

    erin19 Blue Belt

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    Pipe down, clown. You wear pajamas and roll around with boys. Don't try and make yourself sound better
     
  8. JudoThrowFiasco

    JudoThrowFiasco Charming Quark Platinum Member

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    No biggie, that's just how they High Five in Russia.
     
  9. MajJ

    MajJ Banned Banned

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    is normal
     
  10. Skydome

    Skydome Banned Banned

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    Well I'm sure he was still preparing, just with his fight nights team in Russia. Not like he was sitting around and eating dorritos.
     
  11. Iowa

    Iowa Blue Belt

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    I can say for a fact that Ali was sitting around eating Doritos.
     

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