News Modestas Bukauskas Inked UFC Contract

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  1. vladimirvlad MMA is my life

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    What do you think guys?
    The current 205-pound Cage Warriors champ Modestas Bukauskas signed the UFC contract.

    Considering the RIZIN king Jiri Prochazka has already joined the promotion, it seems the division is shaping up. There might be some serious changes in 2020. Your thoughts?
     
  2. Zebra Cheeks Thicka Then A Bowl of Oatmeal Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    We’re definitely getting a huge influx of talent at 205 with all these guys moving up from MW and fighters joining from other promotions. I’m excited to see all the new matchups and talent on display
     
  3. vladimirvlad MMA is my life

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    If Nathias Frederick defends Cage Warriors 185-pound belt, he might join UFC too. So yeah, I believe 2020 is the year of changes in the UFC, but let's see.
     
  4. Ideanudge Banned Banned

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    There was a thread already. His fights didn't show promise.
     
  5. lsa If you can read this, you are too close

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    I read it at Modest Bukkake
    I am both confused and disappointed
     
  6. Shcooby Dooby Doo Purple Belt

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    Yeah, I have more hope in Jiri signing to be honest.
    That is, if Jiri can avoid the grips of USADA.
     
  7. Kono dio da! Giorno's Father

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    Can he wrestle or is he another no cardio ass brawler?
     
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    I’ll just leave this here..

     
  9. Zebra Cheeks Thicka Then A Bowl of Oatmeal Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    I think we’ll see a lot of new Names emerge. As far as titles are concerned I don’t see any of the new champs (Israel, Volkanovski, usman) to drop their titles
     
  10. vladimirvlad MMA is my life

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    Modestas defends takedown well, he never gets gassed. But he is not a good wrestler, I'd rather call him sprawl and brawl fighter.
     
  11. ArtemV Gold Belt

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    Nice, first Lithuanian in the UFC? Not "Lithuanian" like Namajunas.

    Somebody who is actually from Lithuania.
     
  12. BEATDOWNS Titanium Belt

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    Hope he enjoys that 12k/12k
     
  13. Kono dio da! Giorno's Father

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    I'll allow it.
     
  14. vladimirvlad MMA is my life

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    yes, the guy is actually born in Klaipeda, Lithuania. :)
     
  15. Feniamin Brown Belt

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    Stoliarenko already fought in UFC. It's a girl from Lithuania who was on the last season of TUF.
     

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