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Will Brooks says his next goal is to be UFC Lightweight Champion

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  1. DaffodilMcWoozy Brown Belt

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    "I'm going to be honest with everybody, when I first got into this sport, I wanted to be a UFC lightweight champion," Brooks said Monday on The MMA Hour. "That's what I wanted to be, and I cannot lie about that. Earlier in my career, that opportunity didn't present itself but the opportunity to fight for Bellator did, so I flipped my goals.

    "I flipped the mindset that I was in at that time, and I said, ‘listen, I'm going to be the best fighter that I can be for Bellator, I'm going to be a Bellator lightweight champion.' I accomplished that goal. That was a goal I set. I accomplished that goal, and now I want to move on to my next goal if that opportunity presents itself."

    http://www.mmafighting.com/2016/2/2...ks-plans-to-pursue-free-agency-i-want-to-move
     
  2. Odoylerules4lyf The Salacious One

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    Is he locked into a Bellator deal? Haven't been following his contract situation but would love to see him in the UFC.
     
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    This dude's attitude is terrible and he doesn't seem to move the needle, but I can't deny his talent. I wouldn't mind seeing him in a few UFC match-ups. Throw him against Alvarez and let the guy wrestlehump him, that ought to set his head straight.
     
  4. Medical Marijuana Man Buddah Buddah Buddah Double Yellow Card

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    He should at least fight Ben Henderson first. If you can't beat Benson then you're not likely going to become a champ in the UFC.
     
  5. DeformedGravy Brown Belt

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    Goal goal goal goal, goals.
     
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    Great addition to the LW division.
     
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    I would love to see Brooks in the UFC. That boy is good.
     

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