UFC should sign NBAer James Johnson

Discussion in 'Worldwide MMA Discussion' started by East European, Aug 13, 2015.

  1. East European

    East European Yellow Belt

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    Dude is ripped at 6'9 & 250lbs (7'1" reach) and an elite athlete and he has some MMA experience:

    HW division is so shallow right now. UFC needs to make moves like these.
     
  2. VroomyJeeps

    VroomyJeeps Brown Belt

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    why would he leave the nba to make 12k in the ufc
     
  3. Bobby Boulders

    Bobby Boulders My Lovin' Is Digi Platinum Member

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    He'd have to want to quit his multi-million dollar job first. But I agree snagging an athlete like that would be huge.
     
  4. surgeyou1

    surgeyou1 Welcome to the Machida Era...Part Deux

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    He's on a 2 year, 5 million dollar contract with the Raptors...


    $2.5 million to not get punched in the face or 10k/10k? Hmmm...
     
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    Johnson is a great defender and a terror in the post, if he could only shoot the 3 he would be a legit starter in NBA
     
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    yeah he's a post scorer who can go on scoring runs. needs to rebound more for his size, don't think he will ever be a shooter though.

    he definitely would beat darko in a fight or one on one in basketball
     
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    DizzyYeahYeah Red Belt

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    From his wiki. But does he have a fighter page? What does he have a 2nd degree black belt in?
     
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    I can't find a sherdog page and wiki doesnt make mention of his fight career.

    Is there any source that this guy had a fight career?
     
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    He should sign a contract that allows him to take fights once in a blue moon when he's bored during the off-season. He'd still do great in the joke that is the HW division due to his athleticism and size.
     

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