Does the UFC miss Rampage?

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  1. nanika

    nanika Brown Belt

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    They need any form of draw they can get and he still draws more than most. Does DW and the number crunching team at Zuffa miss Rampage??
     
  2. Meathead Jock

    Meathead Jock WAR ASKREN

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    Rampage is probably somewhere between 8th and 10th ranked at LHW, the UFC was in the process of killing him off little by little. Rampage leaving was great for Rampage and good for Bellator; I think his schtick just works better as a big fish in a small pond, and that he was on the verge of losing his drawing power in the UFC regardless.
     
  3. phillysmoker

    phillysmoker Blue Belt

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    Probably not
     
  4. joeyjoejoe

    joeyjoejoe Silver Belt

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    They miss all there stars one would think, from Matt hinges to Chuck Liddell. Easy to sell a PPV with a few of the old guard on it.
     
  5. RaginCajun

    RaginCajun Green Belt

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    NO "rampage" would get steam rolled by any number of UFC LHW's. what
     
  6. Evangelion

    Evangelion Silver Belt

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    Bellators ppv did 50,000 buys. If anything Rampage misses those ufc ppv points
     
  7. RUkickboxer

    RUkickboxer Yellow Belt

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    Other than the Wand KO, did he ever have a good UFC fight???

    I watched the free Brown v. Silva event, and every fight I watched was better than a Rampage UFC fight.

    At least someone else has to deal with his bi-polar disorder now.
     
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  9. ufc_vs_pride

    ufc_vs_pride Purple Belt

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    No Rampage fights were boring to watch after losing the belt
     
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    7437 Gold Belt

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    no. he just talked a lot. pride fanboys loved him, but he has not fought well in a long time.
     
  11. Guitarmbar

    Guitarmbar Black Belt

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    Anybody would miss Rampage. Great personality, exciting, durable. He wasn't the best pick for coach on TUF, which I think sullied his reputation a little. But he's one of my all time favorite fighters.
     
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    odog A cat trapped in a dog's body

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    I doubt it. Rampage was a pain for Dana. He didn't want to deal with him.
     
  13. GrindingANARCHY

    GrindingANARCHY Banned Banned

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    Liddell 2 and Hendo fight.
     
  14. P0rkchop

    P0rkchop Black Belt

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    Waaaaampage?
     
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    OverhandLoop Purple Belt

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    Always tuned in for Rampage's fights, though his skill set and aggression did fade as the years passed.
     
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    MMAFan232 Black Belt

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    Hes not relevant in the ufcs lhw division these days. Hes been passed up
     
  17. IngaVovchanchyn

    IngaVovchanchyn Titanium Belt Platinum Member

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    The UFC would love to have him, which is why they did not cut him. But neither is he a huge loss.

    He was not happy in the UFC and it showed. Bellator is a much better fit for Rampage.
     
  18. liverkick83

    liverkick83 Brown Belt

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    I love rampage life long fan of his but I think you nailed it on the head he works great for bellator and I bet he's getting paid pretty well there
     
  19. Pengu

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    Probably not, dude was coming off 3 losses.
    Losing to Jones and Glover isn't a big deal, but losing to Bader I found like it was time to Rampage to move on.

    Could they chuck him on a free card or a co main event? Probably but I bet Rampage wasn't cheap
     
  20. JohnSAFTAHess

    JohnSAFTAHess Brown Belt

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    Of course, UFC is desperate for names and people who can sell their fights.
     

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