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Corey Anderson's decision to leave the ufc was the best thing he could do

Discussion in 'Worldwide MMA Discussion' started by DoctorsStoppage, Oct 17, 2021.

  1. DoctorsStoppage Tell them it was a Yellow Card

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    Now he dethroned the dominant LHW Bellator champ in spectacular fashion in Bader, to get the life long desired belt. If he didn't leave the ufc, he'd be just another ufc top10 unpaid fighter.

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  2. Local Plata Hitchslap Belt

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    Yup, better to be a big fish in the small pond. Bigger paychecks that way. Good for him.
     
  3. DaRivv20 Robert Whittaker’s Official Simp.

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    I give Corey a very good chance at beating Nemkov.
     
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  4. Crash Lance Brown Belt

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    Nemkov is the Bellator MMA Light Heavyweight Champion (with 2 title defences).

    Ryan Bader vs. Corey Anderson wasn't for any title. However, it was in the Semifinals of the Bellator MMA Light Heavyweight Grand Prix Tournament.
     
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    Bader wasn't the LHW champ lmao. Vadim kicked his head off and murked him for it almost 2 years ago. This wasn't even for a title
     
  6. DoctorsStoppage Tell them it was a Yellow Card

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    My bad, it was just the semifinals..
     
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  7. Crash Lance Brown Belt

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    I was the first one to write what was basically the same message. It's just that I forgot to quote your first message in this thread.
     
  8. kellier Green Belt

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    You know Bader's not the reigning Bellator LHW champ right?
     
  9. moreorless87 Straba

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    Honestly if the UFC had seen what Anderson was turning into as a fighter they might not have been so keen to let him go.

    Maybe Dana was still pissed off at him for derailing Walkers hype train?
     
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    Says a lot about how garbage Bellator's roster is when the likes of Anderson of running through it with ease lmao big yikes

    One FC and PFL have a more skilled roster lmao
     
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  12. Crash Lance Brown Belt

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    Throughout the years, the UFC acted nonchalantly about letting go of Jon Fitch, Ryan Bader, Demetrious Johnson, Jake Shields, Yushin Okami, Corey Anderson, Nick Diaz, Jens Pulver, Bustamante, Penn, and many other assassins.

    Why would they be concerned? Pride FC was the only true, real threat to the UFC.

    In the near future, a new organization (World Fighting League) will try to become a true, real threat to the UFC. We'll have to wait and see.
     
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  13. kongeriket Yellow Belt

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    First day watching MMA, eh?
    Welcome aboard!
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  14. moreorless87 Straba

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    The UFC have tended to let controling grapplers go more easily down the years though like Bader and Davis, Anderson was really known for that until relatively recently.

    At the time the Walker fight was viewed as an upset and mostly due to Walker being a glass canon but in retrospect really Anderson has become quite dangerous now.
     
  15. sonhow Silver Belt

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    Dana and the staff tend to favor finishes and finishers over anything. Even the current gen ufc game is kind of pissed at you if you win a decision.
     
  16. jjresq Silver Belt

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    Anderson did the same thing to Jhonny Walker and 30-25 the champ
     
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    Really praying that Anderson takes the whole thing
     
  18. BjPenn2017 Red Belt

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    Lol. He has wins over both guys fighting for the UFC lhw belt. He would fucking destroy Jan in a rubber match hands down.
     
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  19. CerebralKnievel Gold Belt

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    You deeply lack for attention, I take it.
     
  20. CerebralKnievel Gold Belt

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    The first part of your list is true, but the latter isn't at all. Pulver and fighters of that time weren't locked into inescapable contracts the way they are today, and Penn wasn't quietly released - he left. Pulver as well, I believe.
     

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