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Michael Bisping Named International Fighter of the Year Over Alexander Gustafsson

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by TASTEofmySCYTHE, Jan 11, 2013.

  1. TASTEofmySCYTHE Silver Belt

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    Wooooooowwww.
     
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    That sucks.
     
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    Just you wait... Nate Diaz will win fighter of the year.
     
  5. Flexwave2003 International Playboy

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    Good for Michael Bisping, congrats brother! Another one to hang on the wall.
     
  6. Mikeyz Silver Belt

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    Who voted? Bisping's entire family and extended family?
     
  7. BrazilCanada Banned Banned

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    I think it should have been Gus too but Bisping beat Chael.
     
  8. TASTEofmySCYTHE Silver Belt

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    All 3 of Alex's wins were more impressive and against better fighters than Bisping's wins IMO.
     
  9. TASTEofmySCYTHE Silver Belt

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    Debatable I gave it to Chael but I wouldn't have complained if Bisping won.
     
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    I didn't even know Bisping fought this year.
     
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    Is he Catholic?
     
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    It ended up coming down to 3 votes, and those just happened to be cast by the judges from Bisping vs. Hammill.
     
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    Hilarious!
     
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    What is the requirement for being considered an "international fighter".
     
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    Why was Kampmann nominated and GSP wasn't.
     
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    Fight of the Year: Joe Lauzon vs. Jamie Varner.

    C'mon. I love J-Lau but on a list with Hendo/Shogun, Chandler/Alvarez, and Jung/Porier this just makes no sense.
     
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    Miller win wasn't even 2012. Don't think this award is a big deal, but even someone like Struve deserved it over mike.
     
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    Well that's fucking stupid. Bisping gets outstruck loses a round to Mayhem, then still fails to knock him out, essentially TKOing him due to exhaustion, then loses to Chael in a competitive, but not terribly interesting fight. Bisping then finishes out the year with a lukewarm decision win over Brian Stann, in which he almost got Hendo'd again, and had to wrestle his way to a decision win.
    Gustafsson, meanwhile knocks out Vladdy with a jab, dominates Thiago Silva in front of a home crowd in Sweden, then gets the biggest win of his career in a barn burner against Shogun Rua...I don't understand.
     
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    Can only guess because of how inactive he was.
     

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