Who in UFC are the main "Company Men"?

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  1. joeyp1

    joeyp1 Orange Belt

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    Guys who just always turn up smelling of title shots.

    im going...Sonnen, Vitor, Randy, BJ, Mir, Stann, Kenny Florian.

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    wanna know why im a gangster. i got beat twice, popped for drugs, convicted as a criminal and have lost more fights than ive finished....

    net result... wound up with a title shot in a division ive never competed in, as a legitimate title prospect, a tv show and a nice job presenting. thats gangster.
     
  2. Dookieshoes**

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    When you say "company men" I think of the UFC brass. DFW, and the Fertitta bros.
     
  3. ZackZed

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    Dont forget Tito as well.
     
  4. PeterPain

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    This

    But we get it, Sonnen is spoon feed glory to sell ppv in southern'merica.
    It sucks but that's that.
     
  5. dyland88

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    As far as company men are concerned Franklin and sonnen come to mind
     
  6. Augustus Caesar

    Augustus Caesar Put Up Your Dukes Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Rashad Evans is an honorable mention as well.

    EDIT: Rashad Evans earned his title shots, I meant he is a company man in general.
     
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    Ace too
     
  8. turtleman1025

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    BJ isnt really a company man. He's had disputes with DW and actually is a pain in Danas ass sometimes according to him.
     
  9. OldBoy91

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    Chuck, Sonnen, Bisping, Hughes all spring to mind.
     
  10. The Real Pedro

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    He's from Oregon, which is like the exact opposite of the South. And I don't mean just geographically.

    Do you have some reason for thinking he is more popular in the South or just typing random nonsense?
     
  11. youandme

    youandme All on the DL.

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    He has been given two title shots, and he earned them both. If anything, Rashad should have fought for the title way before he did the second time around.
     
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    Same with Randy, thats why he isnt in any of the games because he wont give up his likeness rights. They are just super popular and will sell a PPV.
     
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    Lol nice, but Chael actually has fought at 205 before, just wasn't really successful.
     
  14. The Real Pedro

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    Randy had extensive legal wranglings with the UFC, and Dana White basically said contract negotiations with Rashad are incredibly difficult, so I'm not sure why those guys are being listed.
     
  15. Augustus Caesar

    Augustus Caesar Put Up Your Dukes Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Oh sorry, I meant he was just a company man in general, I didn't read the OP. Rashad Evans most certainly earned his title shots.
     
  16. Free_MMAson

    Free_MMAson Banned Banned

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    I don't agree. For me "Company Men" suggests those that are loyal to the organization and whom Dana could rely upon. Tito may have seemed a "Company Man" in many respects such as his sycophantic rhetoric, but Tito was always more of a self-entity as opposed to being with the company. Dana just knew how to work those strings, and Tito placed the paycheck above all, IMO.
     
  17. generalyum

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    Cerrone and Lauzon as well.
     
  18. Idonotbelieveit

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    chuck, mir, ken flo, forrest, franklin, hughes, sonnen
     
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    Oh okay,

    Yeah I agree with you, he definitely is a company man in the other sense.

    Not that there is something wrong with being a "company man" with Dana as the president, with his hand on the button, ready to cut you whenever it suits him.
     
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    Machida lose 3 of his last 5 and hes still in contention
     

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