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Do you think Zuffa heard people complaining about Lawler vs Hendricks?

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  1. theBLADE1 The sharpest poster on the Sher

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    or was there just an injury that forced them to do things differently? either way I couldn't be more happy! I'm a Robbie Lawler super fan and just was not excited about the notion of him fighting Johny for the third time. I know I personally tweeted Dana White a few weeks ago with a link to the poll on sherdog about people heavily voting against a rubber match. Not saying that's what caused all this but maybe Dana and Joe Silva heard the public outcry.

    Thoughts?
     
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  2. edco76 huh? Platinum Member

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    I like the term "personally tweeted".
     
  3. lilwayne209** Orange Belt

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    is the fight off?
     
  4. fernandom Purple Belt

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    UFC is finally doing some right stuff
     
  5. theBLADE1 The sharpest poster on the Sher

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    yeah me too
     
  6. JarlSkuld Black Belt

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    Probably not. But, it`s an interesting theory: after all, pretty much nobody wanted to see that fight and a lot of people were outspoken about it.

    Jarl
     
  7. LikeItIs Red Belt

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    I'm sure the fan disappointment was a part of it.

    Expect more news in the next few days/week about Rory/Lombard/Lawler. I imagine they have something in the works.
     
  8. filthynumber1 Silver Belt

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    I suppose it's possible, just maybe. I mean Idk anyone who wanted to see the trilogy
     
  9. ArtOfDrowning Lecter Belt

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    They probably have few guys doing some research of the market. Part of that, probably small, is visiting big MMA forums just to see what people think. They are probably not spending hours here but lurk here and there.

    Show yourselves shills :p
     
  10. theBLADE1 The sharpest poster on the Sher

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    that's what I'm saying. For the life of me I can't remember which fight it was but a few years back they had made a fight that people just didn't want to see and they ended up hearing about it and changed the match up. I mean you would think they have to have somebody on the Internet looking at public opinion about certain fights.
     
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    It still doesnt make sense that Rory is fighting hector next for the shot
     
  12. billo2007** Blue Belt

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    I can tell you that several highly debated subjects topics have leaned Sherdogs/MMA forums way in the last 12 months.

    There are alot of examples of this and its one of the reasons i love the sport tbh.
     
  13. BionicCommando Silver Belt

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    Probably played a small part in it. Bigger part might be Lawler is probably apart of an all hands on deck policy for July in case Jones has some issue with licensing and Hendricks didn't want to wait that long.
     
  14. Strychnine Titanium Belt

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    I'm glad that someone over in matchmaking had a burst of sense.
     
  15. Buddie05 Orange Belt

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    70% of people didn't want to see a third fight.
     
  16. JoeJohnston Purple Belt

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    Its because Nick Diaz is fighting Lawler after he tools Anderson in 2 weeks. They will fight week of July 4th
     
  17. billo2007** Blue Belt

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    I would fucking love that if they can both win, wouldnt be surprised at all if Nick tooled him.
     
  18. WalterSobchak You're a bunch of fucking amateurs.

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    Who Robbie got next though?
     
  19. DrDangles Purple Belt

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    Robbie wants to fight May/June/July.

    So if Hendricks wins, it could theoretically (in fact it likely would) be him. Barring injury of cvourse
     
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    if you think dana did anything other than read your tweet, laugh, and then ante up... you're delusional.
     

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