Should Del Rosario Retire?(

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  1. SD-Griffin Lets Win

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    Im not sure what his deal is if he cant train properly or what after that car accident just not the same fighter at all. His cardio is gone the guy gassed half way thru the first trying to take Pat Barry down.

    You hope he can turn it around but its just not looking good it just looks like hes in there just to collect a check meanwhile he fighting beast
     
  2. flipswitch** Banned Banned

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    Good thread is good.
     
  3. Twister44 Purple Belt

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    um no. Barry lit his ass up. thats all there is to it. he had a great fight w/ Miocic and that's 2 losses to 2 worthy opponents. so no, he shouldn't retire.
     
  4. mmascene Cinturón de plata.

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    Hmm...Wonder who they will match him up with next.
     
  5. Alegacy Banned Banned

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    You're crazy. SDR was gassed after a minute into the first round, which he spent leaning on Barry.
     
  6. PalharesIsHulk** Blue Belt

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    That combo from Barry wold have put anyone out, that's all there is to it.

    I don't think he should retire.
     
  7. KDog13 "I See No Changes" -Tupac

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    Del Rosario had his chance in that fight, I'm not sure why he never went for the body lock when he was trying for submissions.

    Good for Barry though, his post fight interview made my day
     
  8. MeatBarry Brown Belt

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    Um, he made Lavar Johnson his bitch. The same Lavar Johnson who destroyed Pat Barry lol.

    SDR wasn't gassed, he won the first round against Miocic and Got hit hard by Barry after dominating the first round again. It happens. Still an incredible fighter.
     
  9. SD-Griffin Lets Win

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    Dude he was gassed

    Coming into the second his legs were wobbly just looked so bad and barry pretty much came alive after that no offense to barry but cmon now DFel Rosario lost it for himself
     
  10. WhosJoeMama Purple Belt

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    Truth
     
  11. Felsh 57-0

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    No. He will never be elite imo, but he could hang around the lower-middle tier of the division. Make some money and put on some good fights.
     
  12. SD-Griffin Lets Win

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    If thats not gassed i dont no what is

    His shit was on E
     
  13. SD-Griffin Lets Win

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    What do you consider BArry ?

    Top Level Elite LOL

    This was his fight to win and he really blew it
     
  14. Terror Zone Banned Banned

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    He's gassed twice in a row in well under a round in fights that weren't particularly fast paced either. He needs to figure that shit out if he plans on beating guys who can survive his initial onslaught. I think he can turn it around the way Mir did after his motorcycle accident, it's just going to take time.
     
  15. TFanatic Silver Belt

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    Most 240 pound men look gassed after grappling like that. He's a pretty good fighter and luckily for him he is in a super shallow division where he can hang around the middle and make some good money.

    He should fight Shawn Jordan. Did they fight in strikeforce?
     
  16. Felsh 57-0

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    I consider Barry mid-level, despite a recent skid.

    A lot of those fight could have went the other way, including this one tonight.

    Neither will ever break top 10-15, but that doesn't mean they can't stick around for a while and build a respectable career. Leben-esque.
     
  17. linvillegorge Silver Belt

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    This pretty much sums it up. It's a fight, anything can happen, especially when we're talking about hard hitting heavyweights.
     
  18. SD-Griffin Lets Win

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    Maybe i just overrated the guy

    he had so much promise though just a shame really
     
  19. TFanatic Silver Belt

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    Seriously. There's more than 10 fighters per division. As soon as you look like you can't get close to the belt, sherdog wants you to retire.
     
  20. SD-Griffin Lets Win

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    we are talking about a guy gassing in the first 3 min of a fight twice after bad a car accident.
    One has to wonder whats going on
     

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