Mir vs Oleinik

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  1. Double 99

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    I wish Mir would chill out a bit and accept some lower-ranked opponents rather than just trying to fight top 5 all the time. There are a lot of people I'm sure would be interested in fighting him and a lot of interesting fights for him. For instance Oleinik. Mir could get some more Ws under his belt, polish his skills, earn some $$$ and work his way back up.
     
  2. Frank23

    Frank23 Enter Sandman Belt Platinum Member

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    Oleinik is no joke.
     
  3. Jin Akutsu

    Jin Akutsu Gengar Belt Platinum Member

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    Oliynyk I think can win. He has awesome subs and bombs in his hands. Sloppy striking, but his cranks/chokes are lethal.

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  4. 5Rounder

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    Would take Oleinik in this fight, Mir's done.
     
  5. Jin Akutsu

    Jin Akutsu Gengar Belt Platinum Member

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    Yeah, pretty much all of that. :)
     
  6. mkt

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    Yeah, but Mir's ground game is on a different level than the guys he's been ezekiel choking. I could see Mir getting a submission, too. It is a good fight--both older guys with strong submission games. I'm not a fan of Mir, but I still don't want to see him fight another stronger/more athletic/elite fighter. This is the kind of fight he needs.
     
  7. mkess101

    mkess101 Not the hero he deserves, but the hero he needs

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    Mir is just fighting to entertain and close out his career now. He's been my favorite fighter since his "Mir-lock" win over Pete Williams but his days of competing for a title shot are over.

    He has an (estimated) net worth of about $10m so money isn't going to be the major motivator (can always use more but he sure doesn't NEED to fight to get paid anymore).
     
  8. Drake

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    This.
     
  9. Jin Akutsu

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    Oliynyk KO'd Rosholt, and I'm not sure at this point in his career Mir would be able to handle Rosholt that easily. A bit of MMA Math, I know but considering Oliynyk's streak and the power he's been able to really show I think I would favor him over Mir.
     
  10. Mister7

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    He might have a better shot against bigfoot at this point.
     
  11. Ghost in the Shell

    Ghost in the Shell DEUS EX MACHINA Platinum Member

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    Oleinik lower rank opponent??
     
  12. CainWasAble

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    I really like that fight
     
  13. epathebay

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    Oleinik would crush both Mir and Bigfoot at this point. Both of their steroids aka trt which brought them their success in recent years.
     
  14. Slobodan

    Slobodan Вело ;) Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Eh not a good idea if you want Oleinik as an easy opponent. He has a good chance of winning, this isn't a lock for Mir by any stretch.
     
  15. 2COATS

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    Oleinik would beat Mir down.
     
  16. dildos

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    i get that warm icky pleasure of seeing mir fight the top and getting his ass handed to him.
     
  17. Tchernobog

    Tchernobog Purple Belt

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    Yeah, ask Cro Cop. Alexey would probably beat Mir at this point.
     
  18. Jin Akutsu

    Jin Akutsu Gengar Belt Platinum Member

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  19. hypocalking

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    I think Alexey would KO Mir.
     
  20. GrAtI

    GrAtI Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    Oliynyk by (t)ko.
     

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