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These Contender Series Guys Cant Win Fights in the UFC

Discussion in 'So You Wanna Be A Fighter Discussion' started by Bubba32, Apr 27, 2019.

  1. Bubba32 Purple Belt

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    either UFC neeeds to do better matchmaking or better recruitin for the conteder series. or probably both.
     
  2. Airdack sandbagging white belt bjj classes

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    Yea real surprised that guys beating part time fighters in regional promotions can’t hang with UFC vets.
     
  3. Me&MrJones Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    But these amateurs are cheap for UFC that's what matters.
     
  4. CroCopsLHK Brown Belt

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    I didn't see if but if you're discussing the Gilbert Burns fight that's no shame. Burns is a bad motherfucker
     
  5. nanika Brown Belt

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    it is time for the UFC to provide some sort of training stipend. even if only for the first three fights or something. $10,000 would stretch a long way for these broke guys wishing to fight in the ufc
     
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    Sorry, Dana can’t hear you over the cash machines counting his millions he made from fucking over fighters.
     
  7. Mahkor Drunkmaster Flex

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    Makes me appreciate the TUF guys.
     
  8. IngaVovchanchyn Titanium Belt Platinum Member

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    Whenever I alt tab out of ESPN+ to shitpost on Sherdog, the stream shuts down after a minute or so. No bueno. No me gusta.
     
  9. EndlessCritic Gold Belt

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    Maybe you should post some stats.

    Other fighters from this card were also on DWTNCS: Greg Hardy, Roosevelt Roberts, Augusto Sakai. Let's see how they do.
     
  10. Wizzlebiz Wizzlebiz is the Wizziest

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    It would do the UFC well to have these guys winning.

    If they want viewers for the contenders and looking for a fight these guys have to win in the UFC. Then people will want to watch the "prospects".
     
  11. Thepaintbucket Silver Belt

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    They are scouting for CM Punks next fight
     
  12. Starnes Massive The only thing for sure is taxes death and trouble Banned

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  13. EndlessCritic Gold Belt

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    They are winning. Some are doing extremely well in the UFC. Johnny Walker, Kevin Aguilar, Edmen Shahbazyan, Geoff Neal, and Ricky Simon being standouts in my eye. Oh, and of course, Sean O'Malley.
     
  14. Wizzlebiz Wizzlebiz is the Wizziest

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    I didnt say they weren't though. I agree with ya.

    My point is they need to win for the spin off shows to be a success.
     
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    I’m assuming Davis was a short notice fight for Burns? Don’t recall anyone saying that but I mean Gilbert is a stud and Davis has only seen the regional circuit.
     
  16. nanika Brown Belt

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  17. Starnes Massive The only thing for sure is taxes death and trouble Banned

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    but they get it early
     
  18. leto1776 Sherdog Wet Shaver Platinum Member

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    The contender series guys get all the hype TUF winners used to get back in the day. TUF guys delivered more often, though.
     
  19. gevoudane ʇlǝq ʞɔɐlq

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    Seems like they should do some sort of show where they help train the fighters as they try and earn a contract.
     
  20. EndlessCritic Gold Belt

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    DWTNCS is less than 2 years old, and it's already given us Johnny Walker.
     

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