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  • 11-30-2010, 09:27 AM
    Rise
    It's crazy to expect every fighter and fight to be exciting. Some people have styles and abilities that counter what the other guy is doing. Fighters get injured in the early going and can't fight to full ability for the rest of the match. Some fighters are just outclassed in one area and can't get the fight to the position they want.

    I really think if Dana had his way he would be running tough man contest where guys were required to go toe to toe and just wail away on each other til one knocks the other out. While fights like that do offer entertainment not personally what I want to see a full night of. Problem is Dana created alot of the need to play it safe in matches because of the 2 losses and out policy they use. Guys are afraid to over extend themselves in matches cause if they get caught odds are they gone in alot of cases and they certainly won't be rewarded for trying. Much safer as a fighter to take a boring decision win get double your pay and job security.
  • 11-30-2010, 04:24 AM
    IceCold48
    Quote Originally Posted by end it with a left View Post
    i really doubt thats going to happen as Dana has stated before in the past that he's more likely to keep a guy who goes out and puts on a war and loses than a blanket that bores people for 15 min. i doubt that even fitch could not put 2 boring loses in a row without being cut. And its not as if Gerald Harris looked that amazing in his fights. He pulled that slam out of his ass to steal a fight he was getting his ass kicked in.
    he was not getting his ass kicked he was winning
  • 11-30-2010, 04:00 AM
    end it with a left
    Quote Originally Posted by IceCold48 View Post
    hey dana you fucking idiot there is going to be less exciting fights now because you cut a guy who was 3-1 with 2 crazy knockouts and refused to tap in the one fight he lost. now everyone will just sit on top of one another in fear of getting cut.
    i really doubt thats going to happen as Dana has stated before in the past that he's more likely to keep a guy who goes out and puts on a war and loses than a blanket that bores people for 15 min. i doubt that even fitch could not put 2 boring loses in a row without being cut. And its not as if Gerald Harris looked that amazing in his fights. He pulled that slam out of his ass to steal a fight he was getting his ass kicked in.
  • 11-30-2010, 03:23 AM
    IceCold48
    hey dana you fucking idiot there is going to be less exciting fights now because you cut a guy who was 3-1 with 2 crazy knockouts and refused to tap in the one fight he lost. now everyone will just sit on top of one another in fear of getting cut.
  • 11-30-2010, 02:56 AM
    CtGreat
    Quote Originally Posted by claycollett3 View Post
    Agreed, though it is hard to see anyone loose their job, the lighter weights will def put everyone in the UFC on notice to perform or go home. They work work work transition to transition to blah blah... Ruthless as it sounds, w the UFC being the only "major league" of mma, just goes to show that job performance is key. If you took 15 min to not be able to give someone a gordita at taco bell your ass would be canned, and taco bell is major league lol... Just spatial, not my only thoughts, but yeah...(keep quotaions in mind)...(...)
    Dana should make a Giant's and Hobbits card. It could be just heavyweights and featherweights/flyweights lol. I would love to see that. Imagine, Lesnar, valesques, aldo, Faber, torres, and Carwin all on the same card
  • 11-30-2010, 02:52 AM
    claycollett3
    Agreed, though it is hard to see anyone loose their job, the lighter weights will def put everyone in the UFC on notice to perform or go home. They work work work transition to transition to blah blah... Ruthless as it sounds, w the UFC being the only "major league" of mma, just goes to show that job performance is key. If you took 15 min to not be able to give someone a gordita at taco bell your ass would be canned, and taco bell is major league lol... Just spatial, not my only thoughts, but yeah...(keep quotaions in mind)...(...)
  • 11-29-2010, 10:25 PM
    kickass32

    Dana White Expects The Lighter Weights To Set The Bar In The UFC

    Dana White Expects The Lighter Weights To Set The Bar In The UFC | MMAWeekly.com


    Dana White Expects The Lighter Weights To Set The Bar In The UFC

    Posted on November 29, 2010 by Damon Martin

    UFC president Dana White and featherweight champion Jose Aldo
    Performance pays off in the UFC as evident by both the bonus structure and the recent talks by UFC president Dana White as fighters are being judged with every fight they take in the Octagon.

    Many jaws dropped in the industry when the man with the most infamous slam over the last couple of years, Gerald Harris, was released from the UFC following a loss in his last fight. Prior to that fight, Harris had gone 3-0 in the UFC with all three being finishes, but everyone is on notice now that you’re only as good as you’re last fight.

    The pressure may soon ratchet up even more with the WEC’s influx into the UFC, and the ever-exciting featherweights and bantamweights start to get their time in the spotlight.

    The WEC has produced some of the most exciting fights, highlight reel knockouts, and wildest submissions the sport has seen over the last few years, and many expect them to come to the UFC on day one and start taking a lot of the bonus money home with them on fight night.

    White is more than happy to cut checks to all the lighter weight fighters who come in and put on a show.

    “Good, I hope they take every one of the (expletive) bonuses. I’m hoping these lighter guys are going to come in and set the bar,” White recently told MMAWeekly.com.

    The level of anticipation is at a fever pitch to see just what the best of the best at 145 pounds and 135 pounds can do in the UFC, and money can be an even greater motivator. At UFC 123 recently, the promotion handed down $80,000 to each of the bonus winners including “Fight of the Night,” “Submission of the Night,” and “Knockout of the Night.”

    Performances will definitely pay off now, and whether it’s the biggest fighters at heavyweight or even the guys competing at 170 pounds, White knows that the other weight classes are being put on notice to fight fast and fight hard, or the little guys are going home with the money.

    “The bigger guys are going to be like ‘(expletive), there’s another featherweight on the card, we’re screwed,’” White joked.

    The first featherweights and bantamweights from the WEC will begin to appear with next weekend’s “Ultimate Fighter Season 12″ finale.

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