Media Petr Yan claims Raphael Assuncao and Jimmie Rivera have turned down fights with him

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  1. Locke

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    Probably because youre currently a nobody in the UFC.
     
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    They also turned me down for what it’s worth
     
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    I want to see him vs Sterling
     
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    I don’t know if they are in the position to be declining fights, sure yan is a high risk/low reward fight but assuncao has had his chances and isn’t exactly a name that’s going to bring numbers and Rivera is on a downhill slide.


    I would prefer yan and Rivera as I feel that’s a better fight to test his skills, assuncao is hard to beat until you are actually elite.
     
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    Petr why you lying.
     
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    I think if he finished his last fight, he would be able to make more noise for a higher ranked opponent.
     
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    Petr is a monster. Not a smart re-bound fight for anyone in the top 10 coming off a loss. I’d like to see Cody fight him, he may be the only one meat-headed enough to accept.
     
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    Well there's nothing in it for Assuncao and Rivera to take a fight with a fighter ranked below them and if they watched Yan beat Dodson I doubt that helped either.
     
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    Maybe Assuncao and Rivera prefer to fight each other.
     
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    A nobody with dynamite in his hands
     
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    The UFC is inundated with ducks. They hit rank 10 and turn into chess players for the most part.
     
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    His head is gassed up from the idiot fans already claiming that he deserves a title shot.

    Actually, given the stupidity of the UFC's title matchmaking at 135, they'll probably give him one.
     
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    They probably thought Yan was someone making their debut
     
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    They are scared. Assuncao should take that fight, see if he can build up a third 6+ fight winning streak just to have it broken
     
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    Cody needs to stop sparring and fighting for a good year. His brain needs some r'n'r.
     
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    Assuncao probably wants to give his brain a rest I don't blame him turning it down.
     
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    I fell asleep reading "Jimmie Rivera" on that tweeeezzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz.
     
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    Yan is currently the most overhyped fighter on Sherdog. No doubt that he's a good fighter but his tiny fanbase act like he's some kind of world beater.
     
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    Totally believe him.
     
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