Many good competitors are dropping out of the UFC/ Fact!

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  1. 99Silva

    99Silva Banned Banned

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    Jon Fitch
    Yushin Okami
    Palhares Rousimar
    Cheick Kongo
    the list just keeps growing....

    Will any of these fighters ever have a chance to get back in the Octagon? Like it really matters?
     
  2. SnowBlynd

    SnowBlynd Red Belt

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    They were stinking up the joint. There's too many on the roster as it is.
     
  3. MrKilroyT

    MrKilroyT Brown Belt

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    Looks like a list of "mediocre" competitors to me.
     
  4. M.V.C.

    M.V.C. Silver Belt

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    good isn't enough.
     
  5. devilrojo145

    devilrojo145 TheKaiZenKid

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    okami and fitch are still elite, despite fitch's recent skid and okami's unwarranted release.
     
  6. phatron

    phatron Black Belt

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    thread title should say "getting fired" vice "dropping out"

    man you're on a shitty thread starting spree right now
     
  7. Andre Xiong

    Andre Xiong Silver Belt Professional Fighter

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    I wouldn't include Kongo.
     
  8. BobsyaUncle

    BobsyaUncle Brown Belt

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    All good fighters but all with a flaw, be it being boring to watch, over the hill, a liability to other competitors, etc.
     
  9. Taric

    Taric Gold Belt

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    Dudes who have never beaten a fighter that is still employed by Zuffa, such as Amir Sadollah, are still around and kicking.
     
  10. Momentosis

    Momentosis King Whitebelt

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    If Barnett, Tito, and Marquardt made their way back, these guys can too.
     
  11. MrKilroyT

    MrKilroyT Brown Belt

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    You and I must have a different definition of "elite". I think Fitch's recent form proves he is no longer "elite"
     
  12. M.V.C.

    M.V.C. Silver Belt

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    What a travesty.
     
  13. jerbson

    jerbson Purple Belt

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    After the Zuffa bought Strikeforce the roster got too big. That and adding lower weight classes and WMMA ballooned the roster up even bigger. I think the UFC thought at this point they could handle having that many fighters under contract, but I think it was too much. It seems they are using whatever they can to trim down the roster without making it too obvious they screwed up.
     
  14. Pacemaker Joe

    Pacemaker Joe Silver Belt

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    Yea. It's more of a case of how much they cost compared to what they bring in. Okami and Fitch can still beat a lot of the guys in the top 10 of their divisions, but not many people want to watch them do it.
     
  15. MaTaLa

    MaTaLa #ConorFold Double Yellow Card

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    Deserves Got Nothing To Do With It, Unfortunately
    I don't think their cost has anything to do with it unless they got an extremely long contract signed. Zuffa can just offer them less. Like Wand wanting PPV pay and Dana saying no. The real issue is their marketability. How much do they add to the bottom line. Outside of the top 20-30 fighters I don't think fighter pay is that much of a big deal.
     
  16. WrestlingIsReal

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    The new breed is thriving. Time to make room for the new generation.
     
  17. hto63

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    this


    better fighters will take their place, it's all uphill from here!
     
  18. DarthChen731

    DarthChen731 Gold Belt

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    Oh, I didn't know that it was a fact, I thought it was just my imagination. I'm glad you let me know.
     
  19. sllimkcaj

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    Agree
     
  20. norsa

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    Keep Kongo off the list and Palharas(?) deserved it and I can only hope he gets a taste of his own medic wherever he decides to go... maybe he can go to "I dont want any UFC wash outs but sure I will take Ortiz" Bellator.
     

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