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Eugene Bareman thinks Derek should be next

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  1. sssleeper Green Belt

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    https://mmajunkie.usatoday.com/2021...-against-israel-adesanya-not-robert-whittaker

    Eugene talkin'

    - He thinks Derek's 5-fight win streak is more significant than Rob's 3-fight streak.
    - Argues that Shahbazyan, Till and Holland are as big as of names as Rob's 3 fights

    He does go on to suggest that Rob should be fighting Israel in Australia or NZ when things open up as it is a bigger domestic fight but only after Izzy beats Derek. But given the way he always diminished Rob, I can see them saying Rob should take a fight in the meantime if Derek was to get the shot.

    Eugene is either a troll, he hit on Rob and got rejected or he wants Israel to avoid rematching Rob as much as possible.
     
  2. San Griente Purple Belt

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    That's Eugene Bareman? Oops I take back my other comment. Got him mixed up
     
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  3. rjmbrd Gold Belt

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    Derek is an easier fight.

    Its embarrassing to campaign like that in public, makes his fighter look bad. I don't think Izzy is afraid of anyone, but he'll take the easier payday if someone else demands it on his behalf.
     
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  4. Get To Da Choppa Black Belt

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    Eugene Bareman sounds like a gay pornstar name.

    Izzy vs Whitaker rematch is more interesting and will sell more than Izzy vs Brunson rematch
     
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  5. sssleeper Green Belt

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    Eugene wanted Til to get the Izzy fight if he beat Brunson. He wanted Cannonier to get the fight if he beat Whittaker. So this is nothing new for him.

    Historically, he has always diminished Rob's accomplishments and skills and likes to tell Rob to get back in line. I don't think it is a good look.
     
  6. Orochimaru 大蛇丸 Silver Belt Platinum Member

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    Lol it’s so obvious how much better Whittaker is than Brunson, I know Eugene has said ridiculous things before so I guess he just has bad takes sometimes
     
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    yes to both things
     
  8. billz2k White Belt

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    no one cares what bareman thinks
     
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  9. Kos Fan Brown Belt

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    He doesn’t sound intelligent. Rob is clearly the #1 contender even if he doesn’t match up well with Izzy. Rob and Izzy are like Max and Volk at 145, a tier of their own.
     
  10. Buffmeister If u aint smokey it aint your m'fkin message

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    Bareman?...


    ..jiggled like a teeny
     
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    I might bet on Bobby for the rematch. He wouldve won the 1st round if not for the last second knockdown.

    I think Bareman is scared
     
  12. wildchild88 Brown Belt

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    Bareman hates Whittaker for some reason.. he takes an opportunity to down play him every chance he gets.
     
  13. SpurNani White Belt

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    Rob barely touched Adesanya that first round, you crazy.
     
  14. TempleoftheDog Red Belt

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    A cherry picking coach. Just face the next guy in line, man. And that’s obviously Whittaker. He makes Izzy look bad with talk like this, imo.

    Let Izzy do the talking.
     
  15. RockyLockridge Silver Belt

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    Okay well eugene is an idiot confirmed.
     
  16. BigDogShotty Green Belt Platinum Member

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    Yep I heard this interview also and I thought he was trying to pick the easier fight.
    I’m pretty sure I seen a thread saying Brunson v Cannonier has been announced for a January PPV, so hopefully Izzy v Rob is the headliner of that card
     
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    It's weird. He came out a few months back and said he was just trolling with all this 'Rob needs to get back in line' crap then he's just gone back to it. He's either not very good at trolling or that was just an excuse after his nonsense got a lot of blowback. Pity, I used to really like hisinsights before he started all this.
     
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  18. Chael_Sonnen I'm the reason Waldo is hiding. Platinum Member

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    Eugene has been doing this for ages. He says stupid shit, then when called out says he is trolling. IDK why he continues to do it.

    I don't think he is trolling like he wants us to think, I think he said that to cover for the blowback he got off the comments.
     
  19. FIghtxIQ Black Belt

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    They may think it's an easier fight from the results of the first fight. But it seems like Brunson is fighting differently now and isn't trying to strike as much and use his wrestling a lot more. Izzy and his team should make sure he TDD and ground game is on point for that fight, Brunson will most likely be shooting takedowns all fight instead of trying to strike with him like last fight. Brunson ran into a knee when he finally decided to wrestle after getting rocked because Izzy knew he would most likely shoot in since he was hurt.
     
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    Honestly I wonder if he's just trying to get under people's skin to hype the fight . He seems intelligent and this is obviously a moronic opinion . Rob was already Champ with a successful title defense and beat the top contenders all 3 of whom ( Till , Cannoneir , Gastelum ) Izzy's team has said they want to fight next . If he's not trolling and stealth hyping the fight then yeah for some reason Izzy's team personally dislikes Rob . Like shit talking and beef actually helps fighters make money but a lot of what Izzy's team is doing is just casually dismissing Whittaker and belittling him , it's disrespectful and extremely lame .
     

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