If the champ wanted to take 6 months off to do what ever would he be stripped?

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  1. goldentoe

    goldentoe Banned Banned

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    If any current champ wanted to take a 6 months vacation what would happen?
     
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    thechoice2 Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    Nothing would happen.
     
  3. wellsdj1

    wellsdj1 Red Belt

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    In a world were Cain and Pettis are champions I can't see the UFC taking the champs belt away
     
  4. Absolutely

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    Dominick Cruz
     
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    That the usual for Cain
     
  6. 6 months off is 2 fights a year not counting training camp.
     
  7. SnowBlynd

    SnowBlynd Red Belt

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    6 mos, nothing. If gets well into a year though it depends on how much money the ufc thinks they are losing.
     
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    Nothing would happen since a lot of the time they don't fight more than twice a year anyway.
     
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    Zeta Reticuli Aluminati Belt

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    A couple cocktails and a mugshot might happen
     
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    They should be cut, but whatever.
     
  11. Panky Rang

    Panky Rang Blue Belt

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    6months really isnt shit since they only fight 1-2 times a year as it is but any champ that wants large amounts of time off needs to be stripped
     
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    gstar** Banned Banned

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    No. Please see Petis
     
  13. Mma Adiction

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    He should vacate the title, or the ufc should have an interim, maybe the second option is better
     
  14. roller

    roller Black Belt

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    Lightweight Champion Anthony Pettis hasn't fought in 9 months

    Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez hasn't fought in 7 months and isn't fighting until November.... Over a year between fights. And has been +6 months between fights 3 times in his last 5 fights.

    Middleweight Champion Chris Weidman will have been 7 months by the time he fights Machida.

    Anderson Silva had 6+ months for 4 of his title fights.

    Dominick Cruz was out for nearly 15 months before having his title stripped.

    Jose Aldo had almost a year between fighting Mendes and Edgar.

    Georges St. Pierre had 6+ months for 4 of his title fights on his last run as champ.

    Need any more examples....

    6 months between fights has pretty much become the norm for champions in the UFC.
     

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