Dana: Melendez's win was a huge step back for TJ Grant

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  1. markg171

    markg171 Silver Belt

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    http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2013/10/20/4858138/ufc-166-results-gilbert-melendez-dana-white-step-back-tj-grant-title-shot?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter
     
  2. BlastoiseDad

    BlastoiseDad Al-hamdullilah

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    wait what?

    That doesn't make much sense at all.
     
  3. nightfx

    nightfx U AWARE?

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    Sound logic
     
  4. Razor

    Razor can you dig it, sucka?

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    Bullshit
     
  5. ali2013champ

    ali2013champ Banned Banned

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    Pettis is gonna wreck Melendez ,He can't eat too many of Pettis body kicks.
     
  6. markg171

    markg171 Silver Belt

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    They're just trying to justify giving Gil another shot and not giving Grant his.

    Gil's popular, Grant isn't. Makes sense to try and justify making Gil the #1 contender
     
  7. The Coolman

    The Coolman Black Belt

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    It's a fighting organization......why don't they just fight each other?
     
  8. Chules

    Chules @UVEE'S BESTIE

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    Fair enough I guess, Gil v Grant for it then ?
     
  9. MrHoost**

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    Melendez beats Pettis.
     
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    Seriously, Pettis would put him away SO QUICK
     
  11. Omni**

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    mayb TG Grant should fucking make a twitter post or anything because i still dont know whta the fuck he looks or sounds like. he doesnt deserve a title shot for beating a guy with ring rust in maynard.
     
  12. Mr. Hammer

    Mr. Hammer Silver Belt

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    While I'd prefer Grant to have more exposure and fight on another main card before being thrown into a main event, Melendez getting the next shot doesn't exactly make sense. He definitely won last night, but it was a 29-28 over an unranked opponent.
     
  13. delbosque

    delbosque Purple Belt

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    Not bullshit. If Grant wants the shot, he should fight Melendez.
     
  14. TASTEofmySCYTHE

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    I'm usually not one to skip over guys for title shots... but Pettis/Gil is a must make matchup.
     
  15. Mr. Hammer

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    This is my point. Grant's had one fight that wasn't a prelim. The win over Maynard was good but he's had hardly exposure. Many people don't know who he is yet. It would be a huge mistake headlining a card with him. Though to be fair the same can be said for Kennedy vs Natal.
     
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    Dana - "Just bleed and stay healthy or no title shot. This is a business, err sport we're trying to run here."
     
  17. ALAN PARTRIDGE

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    We all wanna see Pettis fight don't we??

    so keep the ball rolling
     
  18. Da Bombers

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    I thought Melendez beat bendo and not giving him a rematch was total BS. He deserves the next title shot. If i was making the decisions I would make tj grant vs Nate Diaz in Montreal or Halifax and if grant wins that then he fights the Melendez pettis winner
     
  19. Mr. Hammer

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    Dana has never denied that this is a business. And booking TJ Grant to headline a card right now spits in the face of Business 101.
     
  20. wellsdj1

    wellsdj1 Red Belt

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    Sounds about right. I think there's a Fox card in January. Make it the main or co main event for #1 contenders fight.
     

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