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Open Weight Tourney ?

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  1. shankmcgank

    shankmcgank Orange Belt

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    Will we ever see an open weight tournament in UFC or Bellator ? The potential matchups we could get would be amazing. Imagine seeing Khabib vs. DC or Cejudo vs Lesnar, lol. Who wouldn't want to see Dillashaw get prison raped by Picogram Jones ?

    I'm guessing it wouldn't get past an athletic commission ?

    Is there ever a chance of this happening anywhere ? Maybe a foreign country or on a native reservation ?
     
  2. Congo66

    Congo66 Black Belt

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    It's pointless.
    As you can see from the UFC and Ballator HW champs the LHWs would win it co you might as well just do it with LHWs.

    Also tournaments suck.
     
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  3. Gambit MMA

    Gambit MMA Red Belt

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    unless theyre fighting twice in 1 night no thanks
     
  4. Sonny Qc

    Sonny Qc Gold Belt

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    Well the Bellator tourney was close enough, MW, LHW & HW were in There.
     
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    tenniswhiz Steel Belt

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    Nah, tournaments are the best.

    We can see who is the last man standing, the last two standing, the last 4...

    WITHOUT worrying about who sells PPV or who is boring.
     
  6. GiSP

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    Not in the UFC.

    Guaranteed.
     
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  7. wilKO

    wilKO Green, White & Gold belt

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    No one below MW would be able to compete. And only the very best MWs at that.
     
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    Gambit MMA Red Belt

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    id say the huge 185ers that are really 205ers could compete. rockhold/romero types. didn't list teh chris because his brain has been scrambled a little too many times. rockhold is approaching that as well.
     
  9. po_thead

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    Bellator just had one
     
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    HydralisK EST19XX

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    It's possible but it would probably have to be over an extended period of time so the fighters don't have to fight multiple times a night.

    They could set brackets though and update them after each event theoretically. I don't think DFW is smart enough for that though.

    I think it would be silly if 135er's fought HWs though so i'd make it MW and up (Tourney) and WW and below (Seperate tourney)
     
  11. kneesus

    kneesus Orange Belt

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    135ers wouldn't participate in that shit man
     
  12. TankAbbott4Eva

    TankAbbott4Eva Silver Belt

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    Japan is the best option for this sort of thing.
     
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    Mortal Wombat Black Belt

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    Tony the type of guy
     
  14. Sapp

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    Woodley could beat some HWs.
     
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    This would be so old school and incredible. I wonder who would sign up in the lighter weights. this would be so fuckin insane, that would be the biggest paper view of all time.
     
  16. JabToucher

    JabToucher Black Belt

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    If like in past organisations two fights in one night occurred, who you had picked winning would change drastically. And the overall winner may just be who took the least amount of damage in their first fight.
     
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    Yeah. If we include bum HWs. Even Khabib could beat bum HWs.
     
  18. Sapp

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    Most HWs are bums.
     
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    qw3rty Pulsing Belt

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    ACs won't allow it
     
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    ralphus1 Expensive too.

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    This. And the UFC isn't going to piss them off by holding one on a reservation.
     

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