Newell shelved for six months due to WSOF stalemate over negotiations.

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  1. PIT FIGHTER

    PIT FIGHTER YAMMA Pit Fighter

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    Ali wants to "build Nick up again" by making him fight from the bottom-up, and therefore, he shouldn't be getting paid as much money as he was making before if he signs a new contract.

    Despite the fact that Nick is easily one of the best in their LW division.

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    http://www.mmafighting.com/2015/1/9...different-visions-of-the-fighters-future-with
     
  2. emperor

    emperor Red Belt

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    Don't worry Nick, WSOF won't even be around in six months.
     
  3. CC27

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    If I'm NIck I say fuck it, I'm not signing shit, I'll take the last fight or wait out the remaining contract time and be a free agent.

    Then Bellator should sign him.
     
  4. Devilboy86

    Devilboy86 Green Belt

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    Doesnt matter who he fights he'll still be atleast co-main so he should still be making co-main or main event money.
     
  5. Mikedh

    Mikedh Silver Belt

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    What an asshole. The guy isn't requesting bottom level fights and should not be paid as such. He is also one of the few noteable guys in the entire company.
     
  6. DennysGrandSlam

    DennysGrandSlam Green Belt

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    He's got a better shot waiting out to sign with Titan orr Bellator. He's not beating Gaethje anyways.
     
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    qw3rty R.I.P @FrankieNYC

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    I bet if he's released, Titan will sign him
     
  8. CC27

    CC27 Gold Belt

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    Newell wont sign with Titan I dont think, he wants to be in UFC/Bellator, doubt UFC signs him so Bellator is where he should/likely will end up.
     
  9. VIP1349

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    Basically he's treating the one armed guy different is what this seems like to me. Dude fought for the belt, give him a higher level guy. Doing him no favors making him fight low level guys he will beat.

    WSoF struggling. They just tried to do too much too quick and now they are dying cause of it. All the shit they have done to people, hope it comes back around.
     
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    shonuf Titanium Belt Platinum Member

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    It is absolutely insane how quickly Ali killed all fan support for WSOF and pretty much killed them after their great buzz when they started. As soon as he publicly came into the picture it all went downhill.
     
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    Aaa is just something else, correct me if im wrong but what i read was, "we are going to give you lower tier guys to beat and get built back up, but you wont get paid as much because you are not fighting top guys."

    Did newell even ask for that?
     
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    Not sure I like Ali at all. WSOF has def took a hit lately, there was a good bit of buzz for quite a while surrounding WSOF aswell.
     
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    Arkridge Senior Moderator Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    I want WSOF to just die already so UFC/Bellator can pick up their talent.
     
  14. PIT FIGHTER

    PIT FIGHTER YAMMA Pit Fighter

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    That's pretty much the gist of it. Ali is trying to claim he's protecting Nick by not playing "games" with him, even though that is exactly what he's doing.

    The article notes that Newell wanted to fight someone like JZ.
     
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    jei Danger Zone Admin Staff Member Forum Administrator

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    Ali is more of a sport killer than Greg Jackson.
     
  16. Slongkong

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    want to see him against high level grapplers. would love onefc to sign him. soccer kicks and knees to the head oh my
     
  17. GordaoPreguico

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    Man no lube or nothin. Straight up ass rape.
     
  18. ThatBJJGuy

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    This is not the first time WSOF have been offering fighters much less than what they've been paid.
     
  19. Mikedh

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    Fair or not, UFC will never sign him so I hope Bellator can pick him up and he can have a decent career there.
     
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