Sergei Kharitonov: UFC does not grant Russian fighters title Shots!!!!

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  1. Hannya MMA

    Hannya MMA Blue Belt

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    http://www.mmamania.com/2015/8/22/9178505/ufc-sergei-kharitonov-says-ufc-doesnt-seem-to-need-russian-champion-mma?_ga=1.88618971.135462631.1437771766
     
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    Fox by the Sea Lighthouse keeper Platinum Member

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    didn't bagautinov recently get one?
     
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    CountOfSoCal Black Belt

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    so in other words, he's content fighting lesser competition for more money.
     
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    Which Russian fighters are deserving of a UFC title shot that aren't getting one at present?
     
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    Khabib is always injured, others aren't even ranked in top15
     
  7. DyslexicDave

    DyslexicDave Banned Banned

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    I always wondered how Sergei would fare in the UFC.
     
  8. Rex Kwon Do

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    Bagautinov got one, the other guy who's close (Khabib) is always injured, Khabilov shit the bed against Bendo and Martins so he clearly isn't deserving, and all the other Russians are nowhere near the title. Uninformed complaining.
     
  9. countswagula

    countswagula Gold Belt

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    I think fighters would be very intelligent to push for a title shot clause in their contract if certain conditions are met.
     
  10. electricfuneral

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    khabib was one win away from a shot then he got hurt, ali got one but got clobbered
     
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    It's fun to generalize but can he at least make one example to support his claim?
     
  12. Defeat Unknown

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    Says right in the OP he wants to remain active.
     
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    orly? I would like the names of three Russian fighters who were earned a shot but were denied.
     
  14. countswagula

    countswagula Gold Belt

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    Arlovski is Belarusian, but I believe the same logic applies in terms of eastern european fighters being shunned due to unmarketability. Then again JoJed is Polish and she's been given her dues.
     
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    I'm sure a title shot will be forthcoming for Fedor if he chooses to sign with the UFC.
     
  16. Clippy

    Clippy Now THIS is Porg racing!!!

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    lol well ... bad news for Fedor then
     
  17. Mikedh

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    There is some truth to that. He did duck out of a fight with Tony Lopez due to "injury" yet ended up fighting an 0-0 fighter on a different show.

    I would not say he is that active either and Glory doesn't have the money to book someone like him right now.
     
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    No one cares about the manlet division including Sergei
     
  19. barehanded

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    Says the guy that had one fight in 2015. and didn't get a title shot in M-1, where non-Russians are fighting for the title next month.
     
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    Fedor was to get an immediate title shot against Lesnar were he to sign at one point back when he was undefeated.
     

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