American Top Team not so top lately?

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  1. lecter

    lecter not even webscale

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    I'm not sure if that's really a pattern or if they are just such a big team that you find enough recent loses but they seem to have a hard time apart from Amanda and Dustin...
    Do you think things like that are coincidences in an unpredictable sport like MMA or is there something wrong with training and coaching? Did the IV ban influence them?

    Hector Lombard - 0-2-1 in his last 3, failed drug test
    Gleison Tibeau - 2 fight losing streak, failed drug test
    Yoel Romero - good record but suspension after failed drug test
    Lawler - lost his belt, granted to Woodley but technically Tyron trained with Duke Rofous not ATT
    Valerie Letourneau - 2 fight losing streak
    Tecia Torress - lost her only fight in 2016, a rematch she has won previously
    Nina Ansaroff - 2 fight losing streak
    Bigfoot - 2 fight losing streak
    Cole Miller - 0-2-1 in last 3
    Kimbo - failed drug test, died
     
  2. Cygnus-X

    Cygnus-X Red Belt

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    It can't be USADA, that only affects teams in Brazil.
     
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    ATT is a honorary Brazilian team in my book
     
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  4. UL

    UL no more yellows

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    Who is at the top lately?

    AKA? no
    Jacksons? no
    Kings? no
     
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    Rovert Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    Everyone on that list is old as fuck & was fighting 2006 , 2 champs at WW , 1 replacing the other kinda trumps all that .
     
  6. lecter

    lecter not even webscale

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    But Woodley didn't train out of ATT for this fight did he?
    So the fighter who actually switched camps away from ATT won?
    Or did he only do a couple of trainings with Duke?
     
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    He is with an ATT franchise.
     
  8. Tormund

    Tormund Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    Nunes? Champ
    Woodley? Champ
    Poirier? On a tear
     
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    FootstompShonie Silver Belt

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    Hey it's USADA era never forget Sonnen's greatest jab after Thiago used non-human piss in a test -

    "how dirty is ATT if Thiago Silva couldn't even find one teammate with clean piss and had to resort to using an animal?" Lmao
     
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    Threetrees The King of Wit and Reason

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    He runs an ATT franchise that he's been training out of for a while now
    I don't think he did any training at coconut creek for this fight
    Duke Roufuss and his gym are affilates and he's been working with them for a bit
     
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    Can someone make a Sherdog emoji of TS's AV? That Shields pic is just lol.
     
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    Thesnake101 Think about it, it worth it.

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    Every camp goes through a rough period. Not so long ago there were some people posting about Jackson's being done, same is happening with Tristar. They'll bounce back. They have Poirier too, who is on fire right now, all will change when Michael beats him though.
     
  13. lecter

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    Ah ok. But still, that means he worked in a different gym with different coaches than those other ATT fighters right?
    So if we don't talk about the 'honour' of ATT as a team but if there might be something wrong with the training etc in their gym, Woodley's win isn't really a counter argument is it?
     
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    OMGstreetfight Fred Loya Insurance shill

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    More like american power bottom team. amirite?

    But really ATT has always had it's fair share of adversity. Not many champions come from that camp, but a lot of badass contenders.
     
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    No person is sef, no team is sef- magneto.
     
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    Stables age, shit happens. They have a proven record of developing talent, they'll be fine.
     
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    Dido on that one.

    A very curious combination of some of the older fighters in the divisions and simultaneously some of the best physiques in the division they are in.
     
  18. BRASIL WAND

    BRASIL WAND ▓▓▓AMERICAN TOP TEAM▓▓▓

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    Stop the drama TS


    JDS, Will Brooks, Nunes, Dustin Porier, Woodley, Scoggins, Lawler, etc. all doing phenomenal.


    PS neither Lawler nor Woodley had any ATT head coaches on their corner for their fight. Robbie had his own personal trainers and friend King Mo.


    For this being such a brutal sport, we have some of the biggest drama queen fans.
     
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  19. Necrocrawler

    Necrocrawler Purple Belt

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    Well, they have 2 belts... (Woodley is still with ATT.)
    Cant think how could they noy be on the top with it.
    Also, they are the only ones with it:
    WSW: JJ team (dont know the name)
    WBW: ATT
    FLW: AMC
    BW: Cruz Team (don't know its name either and yes, im too lazy to go to sherdog's FF)
    FW: SBG/Nova União (Interim)
    LW: Blackzilians
    WW: ATT
    MW: Bisping Team
    LHW: AKA/Jacksons (Jones hasn't been stripped... Yet...)
    HW: Miocic's Team
     
  20. lecter

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    Nobody sees that as a drama besides you, simply an observation and a question.
    And four failed drug tests or so within months looks somewhat bad for a team, no matter if you train there or not.
     

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