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Bellator new Signings thread

Discussion in 'Worldwide MMA Discussion' started by WarriorPoet1, Apr 25, 2019.

  1. tehMoose The slayer of ufc shills

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    To be fair, UFC has signed Bellator rejects as well who found success in the UFC

    They are exchanging talent and I'm ok with that if the "rejects" are still young.
     
  2. TorontoTO Brown Belt

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    Kamaka arguably got robbed in his last decisions and should be 3-1 in the UFC, so overall I think he is a good signing
     
  3. TorontoTO Brown Belt

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    Chidi is now in the UFC, so it's even now!
     
  4. careto Black Belt

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    I hope he stays active and gets a promotional push.
     
  5. Hellowhosthat Steel Belt

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    I'm not convinced he's anything special, but it'll be good to see how he develops.
     
  6. TorontoTO Brown Belt

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    Hopefully more Bellator cards in Europe mean that the Russian guys with visa issues fight more often now. Also is that British guy the only matchmaker now with Rich Chou gone?
     
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  7. Hellowhosthat Steel Belt

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    I think the matchmaker is just a blind dude who waves a stick at the roster and they just book whoever it lands on.
     
  8. careto Black Belt

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    He had a close fight with Gonzalez, which I though he won, and those Team Fedor guys are all pretty well-rounded and fun to watch (except for Moldavsky). Maybe not champion material but I think he will crack top 10 soon (not that its particularly difficult in Bellator).
     
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    Moldavsky had a decently entertaining fight against Tim Johnson.
     
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  10. careto Black Belt

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    The first out of many boring ones. He is pretty legit and vastly underrated for being boring, IMO. He would be top 10 in the UFC no doubt. I hope Nemkov and Tokov rub off a little more im him and becomes more aggressive.
     
  11. careto Black Belt

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    Getting rid of Baby Slice is as big news as a new signing. Im glad they wont be pushing that bum anymore.
     
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  12. Hellowhosthat Steel Belt

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    End of an era.
     
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  13. careto Black Belt

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    If they could stop pushing Nainoa Dung next, that would be awesome.
     
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  14. GueseGuy Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    Glad to see Baby Slice is done. He is terrible. Imagine being so bad at mma that you can't even crush cans for $30k a fight. Sad considering that he's a decent athlete. He just sucks at mma. And also, according to his IG, Dung is not in Bellator anymore as well.
     
  15. careto Black Belt

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    That's great news, if they could use that money to sign Charlie Campbell or Archie Colgan it would be even better.
     
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    Bellator has no interest in signing someone worthy of a prospect deal like Campbell or Colgan. Big Tuna is still on the market from what I've seen so far. Idk what they're doing over there.
     
  17. Hellowhosthat Steel Belt

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    They're only a few hundred grand off a new deal with Myles Jury from what I heard. Just a few more cuts needed.
     
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  18. careto Black Belt

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    Not signing Big Tuna would be a big mistake, IMO. I understand they are cutting costs but they still need to build from the ground up like they have done in the past. These are the kind of fighters they need to build up.
     
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    Only thing I can think of is they are shifting more attention towards Europe because that seems to be their money maker right now. But passing on American prospects like Campbell, Colgan, and Tuna is a mistake.
     
  20. Hellowhosthat Steel Belt

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    Dunno about that either seeing as they let quite a few Euro fighters leave and don't seem to have really replaced most of them.

    Maybe these guys are happy to take one off fights but don't want to commit long term?
     

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