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McGregor a paper champ

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  1. East European Yellow Belt

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    Is Conor McGregor a paper champ? He didn't beat Aldo to get his belt similarly to DC who beat another contender (but not the true champ) to win it.
     
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    No, he's an interim champ.
     
  4. East European Yellow Belt

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    = not a true champ
     
  5. CRuck1980 Gold Belt

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    Jose Aldo is a pull out champ
     
  6. jko1355 Purple Belt

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    but a paper champ is a true champ that holds the actual belt... and interim champ is not a paper champ... it is a champion until the champion comes back...

    do you just not understand the terms?
     
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    he's not meant to be the real champ is he,

    where as DC is meant to be
     
  8. A84 Green Belt

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    Only the champ in Irish eyes.
     
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  10. Fight Professor Gold Belt

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    I would not call some a paper champ if the real champ ducked him.
     
  11. JKS 77+&--#rT....

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    No, he's the interim champ. Aldo still has his belt and is recognized as a the FW champ, this is a different case than Cormier.
     
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    Anyone who argues that he is, is out of his mind...

    Aldo is the champ.
     
  13. kevin1916 Deez Nutz

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    ....until Dec 12th

    (assuming he shows up this time)
     
  14. yermajesty Purple Belt

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    Chad wins easy with a full training camp.

    Funny part is... McGregor was getting his ass beat.
     
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    He's Dana's fave bitch champ
     
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    Conor is the Interim champ. He does not have the official title of "Undisputed" like DC does. If he did then yes, he would be considered a paper champ.

    It's Aldo's fault the Interim belt exists in the first place.
     
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    Unlike DC, conor wasn't soundly beaten by the champ. Aldo pussied out, and claimed injury. (bruised rib) While conor beat a guy within 2 rounds, that took aldo WW3 to beat him.
     
  18. MuayChai297 Blue Belt

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    Only the cumbuckets of Mcgregor see him as the true champion.
     
  19. Crusader666 Banned Banned

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    interim u goof
     
  20. Mr. Hammer Silver Belt

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    In Aldo's defense it would have been very foolish for him to take the fight with bruised ribs. Conor would have eaten him alive.
     

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