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Is it time for Minowaman to retire ? (Brutal GIF from ROAD FC 15)

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  1. Hufusopem Brown Belt

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    Anyone think its time for one of the true legends of the sport to retire? He's already reached a 100 fights and I don't think he has what it takes anymore to be competitive in the current landscape. Maybe one more legend vs legend farewell fight and then pro-wrestling.

    What do you guys think?
     
  2. Slongkong Brown Belt

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    Brutal, he probably should. has nothing left to do but be a stepping stone. Was hoping he'd be in ONeFC but he should hang em up
     
  3. NHB7 Steel Belt

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    He should coach a TUF
     
  4. iThrillhouse Silver Belt

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    what weight was this at his opponent looks huge?

    also getting KO'd by a 1-5 guy should be a sign
     
  5. Human Bass Red Belt

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    His opponent was too short to Minowa have a chance.
     
  6. NHB7 Steel Belt

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    Not huge compared to the Giants that Minowa has slain.
     
  7. Paul L Gassed Belt Platinum Member

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    Not until he rematches Zulu. Minowa deserves to avenge that loss.
     
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    It appears more like he didn't want to be there and he was looking for a way out. Maybe he didn't train for this fight?
     
  9. IMDIYM Brown Belt

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    He should hang them up. But id love to see one last freak show fight from him. Ideally on NYE
     
  10. tinobar MMA HIPSPTER

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    seems to me from the gif that he was going for a patent rolling knee bar and koed himself on the canvas
     
  11. Bigj383 Gold Belt

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    When has Minowa been anything other than a stepping stone? He was a stepping stone for stepping stones. Despite his off the wall antics and style he has always been a mid to low level journeyman.
     
  12. PIT FIGHTER YAMMA Pit Fighter

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  13. BisexualMMA Don't Put My Name in the Name of Steroids!

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    A bit harsh. I don't think you could call him a "low level journeyman" under any circumstances.

    I think a "mid to high level journeyman" at the very worst.

    He would have been "UFC caliber" around eight years ago when that term meant something.

    He would have gone .500 at best in the UFC probably, but still, that's reasonably elite.
     
  14. Bigj383 Gold Belt

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    At his career peak he was a mid level journeyman. If you removed the fluff from his record he would be a sub .500 fighter. An entertaining and fan favorite sub .500 but a sub .500 none the less.
     
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    Minowaman never die.
     
  16. SynthMMA Orange Belt

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    Minowaman lost to that dude I had called a can in the RoadFC thread!? Fuck.

    Minowaman, the "punk", however you refer him....is a fucking legend!

    I doubt he retires, though. Chances are, he rebounds against another nobody and returns to making Ja-p fans happy.
     
  17. BisexualMMA Don't Put My Name in the Name of Steroids!

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    Was it really worth the trouble to hyphenate Ja-p as opposed to just saying Japanese?

    Anyway, Minowa's a legend, agreed, but really...
     
  18. SynthMMA Orange Belt

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    I suppose not. Sorry if I offended you.
     
  19. BisexualMMA Don't Put My Name in the Name of Steroids!

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    That is one of the most mature responses to criticism that I've seen on Sherdog.
     
  20. soggyfist Silver Belt

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    Brock fight then retirement.
     

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