Fighters that should never fight again ...

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  1. GEMMAYUI

    GEMMAYUI Yellow Belt

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    for me, all of the listed fighters, because of the cumulative damage taken across their career, should not be sanctioned to continue fighting. I understand why they do it; some do it for money, and some because they are foolish enough to believe they still have a legitimate chance at being a contender or, worse still, a champion. The fact is, unless they need the money, and even this is not good enough reason, they should not be permitted to fight any longer, and its only a matter of time before one of these fighters collapses in the ring, and doesn't get up the same

    Diego
    Shogun
    Anderson Silva
    Penn
    Wyman
    Dos Santos
    Wediman
    Rockhold
    Arlovski
    Overeem
    Little Nog
    Diaz
    Fedor
    Faber (reently returned and got pulverised by Petr Yan)
    Rashad (talked recently about returning)
     
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    Kumason MMA freak!

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    It's none of my business. Too many things to consider, like feeding your kids or trying to set up your family financially for me to even attempt to say someone should retire or not. It really is none of our business. Do the commissions do a great job with this kind of stuff? I doubt it, but I don't know how thorough the testing is. Should their be a panel of UFC employees (since commissions aren't reliable imo) that deals with this exact thing..maybe. Should changes be made? Probably. Do I work for the commission or the UFC? Nope.
     
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  3. 315MMAFighter

    315MMAFighter MąïȚře Đë Đəğåť§ - Pure Dominican Platinum Member

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    No CM Punk? Pfft.
     
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  5. ultra321

    ultra321 connor mcbeta blows chunks

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    Add rampage and tito
     
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    Hellowhosthat Brown Belt

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    It's up to them, who are we to tell them they can't do something they like and pays them extremely well anymore.

    They'd be able to get sanctioned somewhere, anyway.
     
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    Genisys Purple Belt

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    Rampage can still fight, it's Hampage that needs to call it quits.
     
  8. Genisys

    Genisys Purple Belt

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    Don't forget Bigfoot. He's gonna die in the cage or ring if he keeps fighting.
     
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    Roy Nelson.
     
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    That what's his name from Jersey....oh yea, Frankie Edgar.
     
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    Bork Neslar Brown Belt

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    Buff Trash Belt Degenerate

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    I say TS is never allowed to make another thread.

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    theres a couple of there that I don't agree with, but the rest of them Im with you. Sometines fighters need to be protected from themselves. And when you hit 40 the hits hurt much more and have a lasting effect. I can confirm this through personal experience
     
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    bigconan Gold Belt

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    rampage simply doesn't train any longer...which is why he competed at heavyweight...
     
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    ultra321 connor mcbeta blows chunks

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    perhaps hampage ate him...
     
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    I wonder what your standard is. Rockhold has been finished four times, Silva fewer than that. There are fighters with many more T/KO losses whom you don't include. Two of the most obvious are probably Donald Cerrone and Stefan Struve.
     
  17. Qays Stetkevich

    Qays Stetkevich White Belt

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    Dead-on. If we're talking fighters who are actually at risk of any kind of immediate, high-impact brain injury, it's an old, slow heavyweight who's consistently being knocked-out by other giants. (I think he's been ko/tko'd 10 out of his last dozen or so fights)
     

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