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Did weak TUF field make Artem look way better than he is?

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  1. respect_skillz Blue Belt

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    That guy hasn't been anything but dissapointing when he isn't fighting young inexperienced guys. Only uses one punch, hands down, tired after one round, no take down defense. I dunno he looked so good on the show now I think he's about to be cut, that performance tonight was a joke.
     
  2. Le Choad Purple Belt

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    He lost his fight to get into the house.
     
  3. scorpipede there's too many of us

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    the answer to your question is yes. I think anyway. Doesn't he now have a losing record?

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    yep, 11-12. It might be time to look elsewhere for work.
     
  4. SpiderCrawl Red Belt

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    You think a 11-12 or whatever he is is disappointing? Lives up to my expectations.
     
  5. Rygu R.I.P. Obie Platinum Member

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    If not for Conor none of us would know who Artem is even.
     
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    Saul was by far the best on the show but he pissed dana off so we will never see him in the UFC
     
  7. Gladiatorz Brown Belt

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    But he's the Conor's protégé
     
  8. DaveHilly Black Belt

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    He has a job because he's buddies with Conor. Did any of you see Conor's video speech at the MMA awards last night? When he said if it wasn't for him everyone there wouldn't have jobs, that was about Artem.
     
  9. ahpukuh Yellow Belt

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    This. didn't even like him that much, but this is true.
     
  10. scorpipede there's too many of us

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    Agreed. That dude was a physical specimen. Hooking up with a great camp and off to the land of no limits. I really thought he was one of the best prospects TUF had produced in some time.

    Not sure Conner's old enough to have a protege.
     
  11. SpaceGinger Green Belt

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    What was this about? I can't remember. Watched thousands of fights over the years so the only things from TUF that stick with me is things like 'Let me bang bro', Leben pissing on someone's bed (maybe Strangebrew?), that dude sooking about his weight cut in the sauna etc.
     
  12. bringitoncomeon Blue Belt

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    He lied on his visa
     
  13. The_Renaissance Sherdog Bunceweight Champion

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    Probably, yeah. But Artem was what he was, even on TUF, just a brawler with poor technique and a hard punch.
     
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    Hopefully he gets cut.
     

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