Interim title makes sense

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  1. Goonerview

    Goonerview Gold Belt

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    McGregor needs to be the main event and the winner (whoever it may be), needs to be guaranteed a title shot. I don't see a problem, here.

    Also, it's so funny. When McGregor wins the interim belt v Mendes, the haters were like "haha, fake belt", "toy belt!!! Haha, lulz"
    "Aldo is the real champ!"

    Yet, when his next fight is proposed for an interim belt, they are all, "wtf?? Nooooo", "never watching UFC again!!", "this is stupid and disrespectful", "this ain't fair"

    If you really think that the interim belts are truly fake and worthless, then what's the problem?

    Hypocrisy and double standards on here is unreal.
     
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    if it's against khabib it should be interim belt

    but he's ducking khabib so it won't be
     
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    UL no more yellows Double Yellow Card

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    It makes sense for the ufc because they are corrupt and a joke anyway.

    They get what they want, and more $$$ in a fight with RDA in the future as both have belts.

    it's a joke really
     
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    I don't mind it. If the champ didn't want there to be an interim champ in his division, he should have trained smarter.

    People talk about how McGregor winning the LW belt would hold up 2 divisions. I'm starting to think that having RDA and Aldo as LW and FW champs would hold up their divisions even more.
     
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    Dead Kennedy Don't steal, the government hates competition

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    Aldo hardly ever defended his belt. RDA just beat Cowboy not that long ago. I don't think it makes sense, but that's just one guys opinion.
     
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    Can Khabib make weight in 10 days?? if so, bring it on!!

    Khabib fans make me laugh, he hasn't had a fight since 2014 April, yet he's the GOAT LW.
     
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    You did not make an argument for an interim belt.
    What you described is a # 1 contender fight.
     
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    interim belts should only be made if they're going to be defended. otherwhise you could just call it a nr 1 contender fight
     
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    What happens if he wins? When does he defend the FW strap? And what if he has a fight lined up for the 145 belt, and RDA is ready to fight? Does RDA have to wait for Conor to defend the FW belt? That could be a year from now. Once RDA is healthy, he is gonna want to fight. He shouldn't have to wait for Conor to be ready.
     
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    Ryan McGizzle Boxing isn't dead, it's just hibernating

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    Mendes was ranked #2 or #1 when he fought him for the interim title. If he fights Diaz who is not top 5 or Pettis, who just lost, it should not be for a belt, fake or not.

    Conor doesn't deserve a title just because he's still fighting. Sorry fanboys.
     
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  12. Goonerview

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    Yeah, ask Tyron Woodley and Frankie Edgar what publically being called the number 1 contender feels like.

    An interim belt is a GUARANTEED shot. Worth much more than Dana "I always tell the truth" White saying that you are next in line.
     
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    Yes, he should.

    He is the one that has pulled out of their scheduled fight, he is in no place to barter, make demands.
     
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    Diaz just beat Michael Johnson convincingly, if he ain't top 5, he should be.
     
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    khabib smash conor, no problem.

    he's ducking khabib bra
     
  16. HAWTRIDDUM

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    Makes me wonder if they are trying to punish champions for being careless and getting injured just days before the card by creating these interim title fights
     
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    Interim titles don't mean shit
     
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    I think conor doesn't have to worry about not getting the next shot
     
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    Dana also called Woodley the number 1 contender ... See how that is. Working out for him.

    An interim belt is a GUARANTEED shot.
     
  20. Reason

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    No, that is silly. It will be a catchweight v Diaz, mark my words.
     
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