UFC having trouble finding someone to fight Cain?

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  1. TBMMA09

    TBMMA09 Yellow Belt

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    It was rumored that Cain wanted to fight at UFC 192 and it still may be in the works, but it seems like the UFC is having trouble booking him a fight. If you were a Heavyweight near the top of the division, you would probably not be foaming at the mouth the fight Cain in a contenders match. Do yall think its possible that people are refusing to fight him? I know it seems silly for a fighter not to feel like they can beat anybody at any time but it's probably a little disheartening having to fight him and it not be for the belt?
     
  2. HHJ

    HHJ Jeg reiser til mørkets dyp der alt er dødt.

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    im sure their avoiding him,face it,its a high risk,low reward fight. In the great game for the title,there are easier guys to beat to get the title shot. He allready got beat by wedum,so it wouldnt be like planting a flag if you got by him too.
     
  3. wellsdj1

    wellsdj1 Red Belt

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    That's a possibility . A bigger possibility Cain re-injured himself.
     
  4. JKS

    JKS 77+&--#rT....

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    Its possible. There are only a few match ups for him, Miocic, Brown, or Rothwell. We know Stipe is aiming for the title shot and he's very close so I dont see why he would want the Cain fight. Although, I am pretty sure Ben would be all over it
     
  5. bluesnoopz

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    ben for sure needs to be wanting this fight. i dont see how he could pass it up?

    and then stipe, i think stipe should take it more than anyone... theres a lot to be gained from beating cain. only jds and werdum have done it. thats not a bad group to be in. lol
     
  6. Pride4life

    Pride4life Purple Belt

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    the HW division has huge gaps..

    1.Werdum
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    3. Dos Santos
    4.Miocic
     
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    chefdiablo Brown Belt

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    They will be lined up to fight Cain in Mexico, but nowhere else apparently.
     
  8. Szwok

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    sad but true!
     
  9. markys00

    markys00 Red Belt

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    Well if arlovski vs mir is true there's only a few options for cain...

    Stipe miocic (kills off contender tho)
    Travis browne (bit of punishment for his shit stirring)
    Rothwell rematch (ugh, I hate rematches, but rothwells been on fire)
    Oliynyk (not too well known, but hey its possible. undefeated in ufc)
    Ruslan magomedov (same issue as oliynyk)
    Schaub (great way to punish a guy lol. and is actually somewhat popular to casuals)
     
  10. Micsterator

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    When I successfully remove Cain's last fight from my memory banks, yes, I can easily see why peeps aren't lining up to fight him. I can't wait for his next fight, so my image of him as a destroyer is legit & intact.
     
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    IngaVovchanchyn Titanium Belt Platinum Member

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    And Denver. Who can blame them after Cain's vulnerability to altitude got exposed?
     
  12. JosephDredd

    JosephDredd Gold Belt

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    Bigfoot will fight him again. Book it!
     
  13. John Wayne's Teeth

    John Wayne's Teeth Green Gucci Suit Platinum Member

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    except that JDS would KO Werdum again.
     
  14. wellsdj1

    wellsdj1 Red Belt

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    Look at it this way. You are a fighter that agrees to fight Cain. There are 3 options that could happen.

    1. You beat Cain! Great you get a title shot most likely

    2. Cain beats you. Getting beat by Cain looks like it hurts bad!

    3. Cain gets injured at the last moment. You are stuck fighting someone you didn't prepare for. Or you don't fight and don't get paid.
     
  15. KillerElite

    KillerElite Carlos Condit knees people in the face

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    The 2015 werdum sadly kills 2015 JDS and I love both of them.
    JDS may have a nuclear puncher's chance but that is it. Unless the one before cain stole soul showed up.
     
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    JTJ89 White Belt

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    exactly werdum striking and striking defense got a lot better since that fight
     
  17. Headkicktoleg

    Headkicktoleg Steel Belt

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    I'll fight Cain in Tibet
     
  18. John Wayne's Teeth

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    You may think that but I have to look at what has already happened. JDS violently and brutally slept Werdum with a beautiful uppercut.

    There is no reason to believe that he couldnt again just b/c he had a "bad" fight against Stipe.
     
  19. John Wayne's Teeth

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    and thats fine but you are still dealing with hypothetical. But IRL, JDS has already KTFO Werdum.
     
  20. BenRichards

    BenRichards Brown Belt

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    cain vs browne needs to happen. they need cain to rack up a couple wins before throwing him in the mix again. as a champ he was rather stagnant
     

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