Why UFC dont sign more LHW's ?

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  1. Tokoloko Czech MMA on the rise!

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    Almost everyone says that LHW is one of worst divisions and that there are no good LHW fighters outside of top promotions.... but i dont think so -

    Tomasz Narkun (17-3) KSW

    Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov (18-5) ACA

    Nasrudin Nasrudinov (9-0) ACA

    Ivan Shtyrkov (17-1) RCC

    Muslim Magomedov (7-0) ACA

    Reiner De Ridder (12-0) ONE FC

    Asylzhan Bakhytzhanuly (11-1) ACA

    Bogdan Guskov (10-1) BRAVE FC

    Csaba Hocz (7-1) GCF

    Ivan Erslan (8-0) KSW
    etc...

    All of these guys could compete in UFC ... it seems to me like UFC have lack of interest in LHW
     
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  2. OneManGang Brown Belt

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    The audience is tired of these inflated manlets. It’s time to focus on MW and above.
     
  3. scytheavatar Blue Belt

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    All the ACA/KSW fighters will be hard to sign, cause fighters from Russia are paid well and the UFC will have to pay them extra to switch over. Plus most of them are on steriods and will shrink coming over to the UFC.
     
  4. Tokoloko Czech MMA on the rise!

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    But UFC is able to pay them they just dont want to - lack of interest

    btw we dont even have Prochazka in UFC if he cared so much about money - he was making lot more in RIZIN by what i know
     
  5. Doug Money Purple Belt

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    Because muricans aint trying to pronounce those weird ass last names!
     
  6. AmericanMMA Brown Belt

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    Hey at least they just got Jiri. Guy is electric.
     
  7. Wreckless Green Belt

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    Maybe those guys are under contract and can't just switch over to the UFC?
     
  8. Hellowhosthat Silver Belt

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    I was very surprised that they let Bellator get Alex Polizzi, that guy has great potential imo.
     
  9. smiles mma Brown Belt

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    probably have a tuf season with a team of Russians to test the waters. Russians vs Africans.

    teams of people from different countries that just get blanketed as just Russian or African lol.
     
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  10. Dreyga2000 Always Rooting for the Black Guy

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    Just because they say it doesn’t mean it’s true.

    Also the UFC they are always signing new talent even with LHWs it’s just that UFC scouts have decided to sign different talent from what you suggested
     
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    Do you realize your mistake yet?
     
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  13. OneManGang Brown Belt

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    You are mistaken to believe that the there is a mistake.
     
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  14. Tokoloko Czech MMA on the rise!

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    There could be much more signings .... LHW needs new blood

    BTW i was pretty angry when they cancelled signing of Feucht - He is not nazi and he is not racist for sure...... this tattoo was logo of football hooligans firm of which he was a part (in his youth age - as so much fighters from EU which are in UFC)
     
  15. Hellowhosthat Silver Belt

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    He was involved in smashing up that neighbourhood though, pretty hard to defend him from that.
     
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    They did sign Shtyrkov and he immediately got USADA’d
     
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  17. RoyalTS Blue Belt

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    Im german and live in the neighbourhood feucht and co destroyed.
    It was organized by the top hardcore nazis from the whole country and they came with axes and pyrotechnique to strike fear and demolish one of germanies biggest alternative neighbourhoods. He is a nazi.
     
  18. smooth assassin Brown Belt

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    I hate to be “that guy” But it seems to me that you said the reason they don’t sign a lhw, is because the fans are tired of them and then said the ufc should focus on middleweight and above which would include the lhw
     
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  19. Raffen Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    Ivan shrykov was signed but almost immediately got suspended by USADA for 2 years. UFC decided to release him.

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  20. Tokoloko Czech MMA on the rise!

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    I dont know much about this incident to be honest but seems like happened in 2016 - migrant crisis and if u know what situation was like in Germany..
     
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