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what the heck is daniel cormier doing?

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  1. brainwash Banned Banned

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    why is this guy fighting dan henderson.

    he should be getting a fast track towards a title shot and he is wasting his time fighting 40 year olds. seriously, fighting patrick cummins, roy nelsons does nothing for him.

    what horrible match choices. this guy will never make it.
     
  2. GordaoPreguico Red Belt

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    He has bills to pay.
     
  3. AxeMurderer2010 Home Sweet Home.

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    Mouths to feed.
     
  4. KSchwarz Purple Belt

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    Jones is already booked for Gus. DC is just getting an easy fight, so he still has a guaranteed TS after Jones and Gustafsson fight. Not as if anybody else was close to a title shot.

    Unless if some crazy shit happens and Cormier lose, but that seems unlikely.
     
  5. Jose Aldo Nova in vino veritas Platinum Member

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    DC won't make money simply eating Popeye's, TS.
     
  6. KSchwarz Purple Belt

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    Oh, and having money in your bank account is always a good thing.
     
  7. Pirroh Black Belt

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    Man, you guys make me wonder sometimes...
     
  8. ZERO THEORY Purple Belt

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    Cummins was a last-minute replacement for arguably the 2nd best LHW in UFC history. Nelson has a huge name, and Dan Henderson is top 5 in most people's best-fighter-all-time list.

    Are you really not understanding why he's taking the fights he's taking?
     
  9. ShaolinSubzz Brown Belt

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    Dan Henderson to win LOL. I actually have placed a bet that returns 2000
     
  10. maximus874 Green Belt

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    boom. and Hendo gets him more main stream exposure that he really needs.
     
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    last minute replacement for Chuck Liddell
     
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    Bills to feed.
     
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    wow just caught the news TS?
     
  14. Le Fisticuffs Green Belt

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    Didn't someone mention that in vlog that the winner might be getting a title-shot? I guess that helps as well when you're picking fights.

    Although, Hendo will not get a shot if he wins, mark my words.
     
  15. Outsider524 Brown Belt

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    Because dc plans on getting that title shot in by 2015. But if Cain magically retires he'll move back up to hw. And won't fight for the title until 2016.

    He'll get there though. He could have fought Gus and would literally be fighting for the title next. But he was afraid he couldn't find the right rice cakes in London.
     
  16. GordaoPreguico Red Belt

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    Im not so sure that Dan wont get the shot. He is a marketable name and one that Jone's can build his resume on. But easy win for Jones if it does happen.
     
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    If Hendo lands a H bomb its going to scrumble the LHW division rankings.
     
  18. Outsider524 Brown Belt

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    If this fight happens the ufc will be a huge joke. Ufc151 or whatever it was. Would have been alot more ideal. But even then we all knew it would be a Jones domination. Now it might be more one sided then Randy vs Tony. .. unless offcourse Hendo gets that one lucky punch. Which is not something to hype a fight on.
     
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    They don't want Jones to lose
     
  20. Garnett Silk "I chose violence" - Cersei Lannister

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    I can't fault Cormier. He was scheduled to fight Rashad and Rashad pulled out. So who does that leave?

    Gus is fighting Jones
    Davis lost to Rumble
    Rashad is recovering from surgery
    Teixeira is recovering from fighting Jones
    Shogun is mending from a broken nose
    Bader
    Nogueira- scheduled to fight Rumble
    Te-Huna and Minuwa aren't big enough names
    Same with Ovince St.Preux isn't a big name neither

    Fighting Henderson (who himself is coming off of KOing Shogun) keeps Cormier active and adds a marquee name to his resume....I see nothing wrong with Cormier taking this fight
     

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