MMA Any way you want to slice it, the Mir/Nog fight is pretty ridiculous

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  1. Sammo

    Sammo New Member

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    Remember how poorly Mir was regarded before the Lesnar fight? This guy was (and in terms of actually deserving a shot, still is) light years away from a title shot. So he heel hooks a guy that has only been training for a short while, has a 1-0 record, and now he's fighting for the interim title.

    Remember how he got destroyed by Brandon Vera and Pe De Pano. And his performance against Dan Christianson? It was terrible.

    If Nog loses, then it shows how much Nog has fallen from grace since his early days. Almost getting KO'd by Heath, and losing to Frank Mir, would be devastating to his career.

    Everyone knows that Frank Mir got this title shot because he is a white guy that can speak English. Fabricio was clearly the #1 contendor for the title at the time. If you don't want to put Werdum on the show because he isn't marketable, fine, put Mir on. But Werdum should have had his chance first. Mir never deserved this, even if he beats Nog.
     
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    chechen Brazilian Jiu Jitsu OT Supporter

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    it was a kneebar!
     
  3. Ricey McRicerton

    Ricey McRicerton New Member

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    I'm confused as to WTF they're planning to do with Randy coming back. Winner of the nog/mir fight to fight him for the "real" title?
     
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    Toodles You are the all-singing, all-dancing crap of the w OT Supporter

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    but he's such a great MMA commentator :greddy:
     
  5. Hoodoo

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    NIIICCCEEE BEEEAUUTTIFFUUULLL NIIICCCCE
     
  6. SCirone

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    He has looked like he is is pretty good shape and I am sure being part of TUF will motivate him alot
     
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    I think what screwed fabricio over was when he lost to arlovski. He was well on his way to a title shot till then. He still has a decent record though 11 - 3 - 1. I think if he gets a few more wins under his belt he should be next in line after this cluster fuck hw champion drama gets sorted out.

    Hes beat some big name guys to, overeem, alexander emelienenko, vera and gonzaga twice. I think he is about two fights away from getting a title shot. He will win his next fight on the silva vs cote card and then sit back and watch the interim and hw champions defend their titles. After Nog and Couture face off he should be the next one in line to fight the champion.

    The only thing that can potentially fuck him over is if randy wins his next two fights and then out of no where the UFC makes the Randy Fedor fight happen. Then he will have to wait even longer.
     
  8. Sammo

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    yeah, you're right :o
     
  9. Redneck Shinobi

    Redneck Shinobi Well Jules, the funny thing about my back is that

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    I liked Mir before his accident. To me since he's been back he really hasn't done anything that impressive. I hope he can prove me wrong, but I 100% agree with you Sammo.
     
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    2ofdem OT Supporter

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    Noone in the HW division deserves the title.
     
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    But I think Mir is definitely a good fighter, he just hasn't looked the same since his accident although he's been looking more like his old self in his last 2 fights.
     
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    JUST LET IT UNRAVEL..! Dont overanalyze. I think Mir deserves a shot at Nog a lot more than Lesnar deserves a shot at Randy. Let it unravel. We'll see who's who.
     
  13. Sammo

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    Lesnar versus Randy is a true moneymaker fight, and I am in no way defending that either

    Werdum is unquestionably the #1 contendor after beating BOTH Gonzaga and Vera by two TKOs in a row
     
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    I don't even care about this fight, I'm too pumped for Couture/Lesnar.
     
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    That Vero "TKO" was a complete bs stoppage btw
     
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  17. EG6

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    I like Mir. I watched his UFC special prior to the Mir/Lesnar fight and he comes across as a nice and humble guy :dunno:
     
  18. Gogoplata

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    mir is a nice guy but he fucking sucks. he sucked before the accident and sucks after. randy and nog are the ONLY good hws right now. I think valesquez beats mir and lesnar beats him the second time too. hw division is garbage.
     

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