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  1. nostradumbass Steel Belt

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    Rory has said he doesn't want to fight GSP and he's doing his own thing and not worrying about Georges, so what is he doing? He called Condit out and if he beats him impressively, he'd be right near the top of the contenders list. I thought I remembered him saying he would one day move to 185 so what is he waiting for? It seems it would be better for his career to just go 185 now instead of climbing a ladder then jumping off before the top.

    Edit: I know why he wants Condit now but why did he fight him the first time if he knew he wouldn't ever challenge for the belt?
     
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  2. The Taxman Askren P4P #1

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    Well there's a reason he wants Condit.. Not just a random matchup
     
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    revenge!!!
     
  4. betyourlife82 Be water, my friend

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    Seems pretty simple. He wants to avenge his only loss. Rory is enormous, I'm thinking he moves up before GSP ever does
     
  5. Dezolis** Banned Banned

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    He would fight him.

    He was asked at the Fox post-fight presser if he would fight GSP, his 1st answer was something like "i don't know, we'll see what happens" - which was a different answer than the usual "i won't fight him". I'm very surprised no mma media mentionned this, the fox post-fight conference wasn't streamed so that might be why his answer didnt make any noise. If you want to watch it, check out Karen Bryant youtube channel.
     
  6. cluegoo** Purple Belt

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    Having a will not fight list doesn't really fit in with his new fake persona
     
  7. Auz Orange Belt

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    hint: GSP is moving up soon. Why else do you think GSP wants to fight Nick Diaz right now? Cause he wants to get a chance to beat him up NOW, cause when he moves up, he's not coming back down.

    GSP and rory both know this.
     
  8. The Renegade Silver Belt

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    He is still young, there will be a point in his career when he probably wont be able to make 170 anymore. He is already a huge WW. So he will beat everyone in the WW division not named GSP and then when the time comes he will move up. I'd be surprised if he is still a WW in 2 years.
     
  9. heatbag Brown Belt

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    I think Rory will fight GSP if the timing is right when/if the UFC ever offers him the fight.
     
  10. Woody1975 Blue Belt

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    If he gets up to the top of the WW division and the MW division goes to sh*t as it normally does, he could move up and get an instant shot at the title.
     
  11. MrWhiteBelt Orange Belt

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    I never heard about Rory saying that, really changes my view on him at WW
     
  12. KarateKid2 White Belt

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    Firas told him to call out Condit..
     
  13. It's just speculation on my part, but I imagine that conversation has happened more than once back at the gym, where there is an aggreement that the torch will get passed to at the right time. Rory would just dominate without really hurting GSP and things will be good back at the gym. They all know that GSP won't be Champion for a whole lot longer and they want to keep the belt within the gym. Just speculation on my part.
     
  14. MMALeBronJames Purple Belt

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    Just a revenge fight for Rory to clear his L against Condit. When he becomes WW #1 contender he'll move to MW and destroy Anderson Silva, just another day for the Ares.
     
  15. Auz Orange Belt

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    Why do people think GSP is moving up before Rory does?

    There's a reason why GSP wants to fight Diaz right NOW.
     
  16. Da Speeit Plutonium Belt Platinum Member

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    His picking a fight with a top WW. Good for him, he's got balls and confidence, and doesnt want to get complacent.

    I think he loses badly, but if he doesnt, then it's one of the boldest moves in MMA history, and i like his fearlessness in the whole ordeal.
     
  17. LogicalError Purple Belt

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    No, its because if Nick fights any legit top 170ers he'd most likely lose and then he wouldn't be up in the rankings enough to fight GSP.
     
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    rory does what rory wants! stop hating.
     
  19. fight4ippon Brown Belt

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    This is what I was thinking as well.
     
  20. 613MMAfan Purple Belt

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    The reason you never heard anyone say anything about it is because the poster who said that conveniently left out the part right after where Rory flat out said it will never happen.
     

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