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  • 08-16-2012, 08:37 PM
    Y2JUBAE
    Not sure why so many give Melzer credit. he's no different than any other rumor website, if there is no news, he will make it up. He did with pro-wrestling, now he has leeched on to mma. Can't stand the guy.
  • 08-16-2012, 12:56 PM
    Fe1
    Anderson vacates the title, drops to welterweight, loses to GSP (or Condit) and retires with a blemished UFC record... Hey, a guy can dream right?
  • 08-16-2012, 01:29 AM
    Y2JUBAE
    Quote Originally Posted by roaddawg View Post
    If I was Dana I would make Rashad fight Weidman and the winner fights the winner of Vitor vs Belcher. Weidman basically needs to beat a bigger name than Munoz.
    I agree, and it would probably do the ppv buys a favor if Weidman fought someone with a bigger name to build his own. Put it as the main event or co-main event for a ppv, Rashad would be perfect, but he wants to get one more win at LHW before moving down I believe. Chael would have been great but he's moving up.
  • 08-15-2012, 10:40 PM
    VimyRidge
    Quote Originally Posted by roaddawg View Post

    If I was Dana I would make Rashad fight Weidman and the winner fights the winner of Vitor vs Belcher. Weidman basically needs to beat a bigger name than Munoz.
    I actually agree with roaddawg on this one, Munoz is not that impressive a win, he got Ko'd by a guy Bisping out pointed.
  • 08-10-2012, 04:29 AM
    roaddawg
    Quote Originally Posted by IceCold48 View Post
    silva is scared of the threat weidman poses and the risk reward factor is not in his favor. i guaruntee if dana said the only way you can fight gsp is if you fight weidman first he would still say no.
    Much like Shogun refusing to fight Glover, or Dan Henderson holding out to fight Jon Jones I can't say I blame Silva for holding out to fight GSP (which was a fight he wanted way before Weidman was even considered a contender).

    If it don't make dollars it don't make ¢ (pun intented).

    If I was Dana I would make Rashad fight Weidman and the winner fights the winner of Vitor vs Belcher. Weidman basically needs to beat a bigger name than Munoz.
  • 08-10-2012, 12:58 AM
    CtGreat
    Quote Originally Posted by dan the man 67 View Post
    And I don't want to see an outsized GSP fighting someone who is 25lbs heavier than him on fight night........
    GSP vs Penn 2 says hi
  • 08-10-2012, 12:35 AM
    IceCold48
    Quote Originally Posted by rampage9712 View Post
    What if Weidman was a big money fight? I think it has more to do with him wanting a big fight than being "scared" of him. Sure he does have a nice stylistic clash with AS but it would be foolish to act as though he is scared of Weidman, then ask for a fight with GSP who is clearly more dangerous, no matter what way you cut it... Even being smaller.
    my point is that there is a chance he loses to weidman its not a good matchup for him and a much tougher one then anyone in the past few years outside of sonnen.

    therefore, since a fight with weidman isnt a big money fight it is pointless for him. if he loses it will be all over the news if he wins no one will care and he wont get nearly as much money as if he fights gsp regardless if he wins or loses against gsp.

    silva is scared of the threat weidman poses and the risk reward factor is not in his favor. i guaruntee if dana said the only way you can fight gsp is if you fight weidman first he would still say no.
  • 08-10-2012, 12:31 AM
    Sniggles
    GSP would indeed trounce Weidman.

    I don't think we will hear about Silva's next fight until after GSP/Condit.
  • 08-10-2012, 12:19 AM
    roaddawg
    Quote Originally Posted by dan the man 67 View Post
    I don't hear Silva coming out and disputing what his camp is saying. When you have representatives, and they communicate to the media on your behalf, should we now start to assume that the fighter doesn't really support what his own camp is saying?
    What you shouldn't do is make assumptions and assume they are on the same page (it wouldn't be the 1st time Silva was at odds with his camp).

    Either way you chop it up thinking Silva is taking an easy way out by fighting GSP over Weidman is just stupid especially when you consider the skillsets between Weidman and GSP (whose been a dominant champion for quite some time now). GSP is no cake walk nor is he even an easier fight.

    Infact I think GSP would wipe the floor with Wiedman.

    Dana strongly considered having these two fight along time ago anyways if both GSP and Silva beat their opposition... well guess what the only thing stopping that fight from happening is GSP losing to Condit.
  • 08-09-2012, 11:00 PM
    Sniggles
    Quote Originally Posted by dan the man 67 View Post
    I don't hear Silva coming out and disputing what his camp is saying. When you have representatives, and they communicate to the media on your behalf, should we now start to assume that the fighter doesn't really support what his own camp is saying?
    Silva doesn't speak English. Give him a break!
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