Will the UFC have an Interim Interim Belt next?

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  1. yomarktex

    yomarktex Blue Belt

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    UFC seems to be diminishing the value of the true belt with all these intermin belts.
     
  2. Tamriel Terror

    Tamriel Terror Silver Belt

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    Interim Belt Inception
     
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  3. CRobby22

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    HW - last interim was 2014
    LHW - last was 2003 unless you count the JBJ/OSP fight
    MW - Never had interim
    WW - last was 2012
    LW - Never had interim
    FW - twice in 2016 and once in 2015
    BW - last was 2012
    FW - Never had interim

    But yeah there is such a huge problem out there. Other than FW everything seems to be working just fine.
     
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    mb23100 Gold Belt

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    They need ground rules for creating an interim belt. If the champ cant defend in 9 months create an interim. If he cant defend in 12 months strip him. Something like that
     
  5. Viking Power

    Viking Power Black Belt

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    They already do with FW. Holloway is the holder of that prestigious belt.


    EDIT: Before anyone thinks that I disagree with stripping Conor. I don't. I think they should have stripped him and set up a fight between Jose and Max for the belt. No interim-interim needed to happen. That was ridiculous.
     
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    Primitivo Third World Prince

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    I don't believe in belts.
     
  7. JollyRants

    JollyRants Guest

    Basically every division Conors in because he doesnt defend belts.
     
  8. souvlaki

    souvlaki Green Belt

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    Why wouldn't we count Jones vs OSP?
     
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    Because Jones is the real champ <33>
     
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  10. CRobby22

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    Thats fair, I had the some dates mixed up and thought he was stripped almost immediately due to the failed test. It was actually 7 months later so that would count. My point that there really isnt an issue though still holds true.
     
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    Obviously they need interim interims. Otherwise, how do we know who's next in line for the interim?

    The UFC should take this a step further and give every fighter an interim belt. We'll use numbered shorthand to refer to these belts so we know how many degrees of interim each one has. Our interim interim interim champ could be called #3.
     
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    paynebringer Titanium Ape Planet Belt... Always Defend ♠♠♠

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  13. fordman7795

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    Just go by their ranking. Interim fw champ #5
     

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