Will Rampage even fight Newton?

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  1. foard32

    foard32 Green Belt

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    Rampage has stated recently that he and Newton train at the same gym and he does not want to fight him, or care about the belt. Good thing he won a tournament designed to give him a shot at it.

    Bellator is getting what it payed for when it picked Rampage up. Must have known it wouldn't be all smooth sailing.

    http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2014/5/13/5712328/bellator-rampage-jackson-wont-fight-emanuel-newton-for-title-news

    http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2065818-rampage-vs-king-mo-could-raise-more-questions-than-it-answers-for-bellator-mma
     
  2. capnlarge

    capnlarge Silver Belt

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    I feel like winning the Bellator championship just locks you into Bellator for life.
     
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    Slongkong Brown Belt

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    Tito vs Rampage was the fight they wanted originally. make Tito vs rampage for #1 contender.
     
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    If he wanted to be anywhere else...he could be(UFC included). If he wanted to retire, the belt wouldn't stop him.
     
  5. foard32

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    Bellator is stuck though. They have said countless times that in order to get a shot you have to win a tournament. Immediate rematches are one thing, but granting Tito a shot for a fight with Rampage? And subjecting your LHW division to that turns it into a circus, and makes it illegitimate.
     
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    Agreed.


    Make this fight now before they both get too old...

    and please don't let rampage rematch Mo at the next PPV. We don't need to see 5 rounds of dry humping from Mo.
     
  7. capnlarge

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    This was already probably the least legit tournament Bellator has had.

    Well you'll notice he didn't call out Newton. And he wouldn't be able to go anywhere else if he won the belt.
     
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    Thats a very good point. I just feel bad for huys like Newton and Vegh being stuck in this division now
     

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