Why the hell is Bisping fighting an unranked Cung Le?

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  1. TrumanBurbank

    TrumanBurbank Green Belt

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    So many better options for him and he's fighting Cung Le? This seems like the UFC just giving him an easy win because he's one of the more famous fighters. Wish Bisping would have turned the fight down.
     
  2. Mikedh

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    UFC can force Cung to do shit. He is pretty particular about who/when/where he fights.
     
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    Cung le sells fights ?
     
  4. VPofAtheism

    VPofAtheism Orange Belt

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    Easy win? Learn something about fighting because Cung Le isn't an easy fight for anyone.
     
  5. Kaoklai

    Kaoklai Blue Belt

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    Rich Franklin is a bigger win than Bisping so why not.
     
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    Black Mamba Green Belt

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    Bisping should be out of the top 10. Cung Le will probably TKO Bisping
     
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    Bisping honestly can't beat the top guys . He needs a win here, but if he keeps it standing like he said he is gonna, he might just lose again.....
     
  8. lts5025

    lts5025 "What the **** is a Dim Mack?"

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    Bisping has beaten what, one top ten fighter in his entire career?

    Why would he deserve someone higher ranked than Cung Le?
     
  9. orangecuse

    orangecuse Gold Belt

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    LOL if only the UFC would spend their time and years telling simpleton UFC only fans actual top exciting fighters are awesome names they should watch. It was a joke the way people talked about him & thought of him years ago and some people still talk & think this way about the career gatekeeper.
     
  10. HIMBOB

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    He isn't knocking on the door for a title shot, so why not.

    Should be good to watch.
     
  11. Titan1980

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    It's a high paying, main event fight in an emerging market against a one demensional fighter that has quite a few fans. It's too bad Le has chosen to fight rarely and in obscurity otherwise he might be ranked.
     
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    Because Bisping is a B level fighter in the same league as Cung.

    Bisping would probably be around #13 on my (worldwide) rankings and I think it's rather unlikely that he'll ever win the title or even get a title shot.
     
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    Go Cung.. I hope he kicks bispings head out the octagon
     
  14. TheLoneWolf527

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    Cung Le is unranked because of inactivity (or at least that's what I believe) I consider him to be a bigger fight than say Brad Tavares
     
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  16. 394Ever

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    If Cung has trained well he will take Bisping to school. His wrestling is on par if not better than Bisping and Le's striking is way out of his league.
     
  17. Emjay

    Emjay And again and again and again and ag.. zzzzzzzz

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    Rankings don't matter
     
  18. karate n stuff

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    You're probably going to watch it so no use getting so uptight

    I want cung to win now that you counted him out so easily
     
  19. jeff7b9

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    1- Who gives a fuck?
    2- Those rankings are ridiculous...

    Carmont, Costa, and Mark fucking Munoz are ranked higher than Mousasi? Get the fuck out of here (I know this is probably the real UFC ranking, and yes they are retarded)


    Mousasi had a very close fight with the current #1 contender fighting for the belt bu he is not top ten? But Munoz is even though he gets demolished by every good fighter he faces?

    Cung Le is DANGEROUS. He is a different animal than some of those other guys, he is a movie star and because of that he isn't fighting regularly. If you followed his career you see he is every bit as dangerous, honestly more so than many of the guys on that list, and he is a bigger name bigger draw and more marketable.

    I think it is a great fight, I think there is a very good chance Cung Le wins. He has KTFO power, TDD, and a unique style. Had he come into MMA at the same age as most fighters he would likely have been a UFC champ, possibly a long time champ with his name in the GOAT conversation (he is considered the GOAT in his sport, Sanshou).

    People worry about rankings way too much, but in this case, those MW rankings should be laughed at then thrown out, they are retarded. Some guys are WAY over rated on there and some very solid fighters are way too low. Mark Munoz was fucking #3 at one point, Bisping was top 5 without ever beating a top 5 guy... watch the FIGHTERS not the rankings.
     
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  20. SnowBlynd

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    Ehh...fuck rankings
     

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