Woodley Could Have Used Better Words!

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  1. Ridian

    Ridian Lifelong Combat Sports Fan

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    He should have went the- I want to make sure my family and I are financially good to go when I can't fight anymore so I really just want to make as much money as I can for my kids future etc

    He would have come off less like he was ducking Wonderboy that way.

    Wonderboy def needs that title shot, all the shit Woodley said about Diaz and GSP was smoke, neither fight should happen
     
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    He shouldn't have mentioned money at all.

    He could've played up the Strikeforce angle and framed Nick as a guy who was at the top when he was new to the sport. Some people wanted to see that fight back then and now he wants to make it happen. He always wanted to fight him or some such remark.

    The only reasonable statement going the money route would still not likely involve referencing money directly. Maybe he could've said that Nick Diaz brings eyes to his fights so a fight with him brings more eyes to future 170 title fights - making a fight between himself and Thompson bigger (of course that's if he wins).

    I kinda get the feeling that Woodley doesn't have much of a filter and just says shit as he thinks it, which causes awkwardness sometimes.
     
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    CostumedExtrmst Banned Banned

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    Lawler disrespectfully looked past Woodley and is getting that shit thrown back in his face now. Funny how everyone has amnesia about that all of a sudden. So, only certain fighters get to keep it real, and 'tell it like it is?'
     
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    I disagree, this is prize fighting and to call out two all time greats because those are the two biggest fights TWood can get, is very smart. If the UFC wants to go on merit it will book Wonderboy but the UFC is a business and those new owners are going to want to get return on that investment so I think they will book Nick or Georges and if that's the case TWood used his words perfectly.
     
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    I highly doubt Lawler's the type to look past anyone...Lawler simply goes in and tries to smash people...no real gameplan in that.
     
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    Neither of those fights happen anytime soon. Woodly wantsmore time off.
     
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    There are a hundred different ways he could have said it, and all of them would have been better than what came out of his mouth.
     
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    Clippy Losenges choke ya out brah

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    Everybody knows people will fight for the most money possible, just cause he said it doesn't mean we didn't know that, it's obvious

    But he mentioned it so fuck him
     
  11. Ridian

    Ridian Lifelong Combat Sports Fan

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    I don't think he is wrong, he just should have said it better. It made him sound both greedy and like he is ducking the legit contender.
     
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    CMS. Conor McGregor Syndrome. It's spreading rapidly through MMA and it's sickening as hell.
     
  13. StedGoof

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    He should have said "I'm the champ, I'll fight whoever they want me to"
     
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    But he's the champ. Shouldn't he have some say in who he fights? I think so.
     
  15. Breaking

    Breaking One shall stand, and one shall fall.

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    He literally said that he could fight in August.
     

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