MMA Cro cop going to UFC it seems... damn. i feel bad for tim

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  1. chechen

    chechen Brazilian Jiu Jitsu OT Supporter

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    Reigning PRIDE Open-Weight Grand Prix champion Mirko Filipovic (Pictures) has apparently decided to bolster the ranks of the UFC heavyweight division, a source inside the Croatian's camp informed Sherdog.com Wednesday.

    Rumors have buzzed of Filipovic's departure from PRIDE since his official Web site reported in recent days that he would not fight on the Japanese promoter's year-end card.

    Filipovic, the No. 2 heavyweight in the world behind PRIDE champion Fedor Emelianenko (Pictures), would make an immediate impact on a division that has long been considered among the weakest in the UFC. Terms are not known, but it's expected Fillipovic, 32, could sign one of the most lucrative multi-fight deals in UFC history.


    http://www.sherdog.com/news/news.asp?n_id=6352
     
  2. Trueno

    Trueno Bаnned bу Ѕuреr Μоdеrаtоrs

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    As much as I wanna see Tim get his asskick, thats going to suck if he goes to UFC. :o
     
  3. teep

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    :eek4: :eek4: :eek4: and :eek4:

    I really hope this is true.
     
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    :eek4: :eek4: :eek4: :eek4:
     
  5. Degenerate

    Degenerate Optimus Riem! OT Supporter

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    I wouldn't be surprised if Tim pulled out a lucky one punch KO on Mirko.

    Mirko would own him 9/10 fights
     
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    I'd like to see Arlovski vs CC when CC takes the belt haha.
     
  7. Savage5point0

    Savage5point0 Im an asshole.

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    I can see Mirko chopping tim down with leg kicks like he did to yoshida.
     
  8. Maestro Nobones

    Maestro Nobones Great Job! - GLAD DADS CREW

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    good lord anyone who thinks sylvia has even a lucky punch chance against crocop = :ugh:
     
  9. matsuya

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    I guess he's afraid of facing Fedor again. j/k.
     
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    like degenerate, lol sad he even has crocop for his av. you should remove that asap
     
  11. TQ

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    :ugh:

    ANYthing can happen in a fight.

    Look at the recent loss by Pulver for instance. 1-hit KO from a nobody :hsugh:
     
  12. Chase

    Chase Fuck you, fuck you, fuck you, you're cool, fuck yo

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    I thought this was old news, didn't his website say he was looking at a stateside contract some time ago?
     
  13. McClane

    McClane Who Killed Marilyn?

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    Guess you missed the Crocop Randleman fight
     
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    Randleman is somewhat of an anomaly. Look at his fight with Fedor.
     
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    A. Silva, GSP, now CC. Seems like Dana is trying to get a brand new set of champs for each weight.
     
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    i guess wel have to wait for crocop to take the belt and then defeat tim again possibly someone else before we see fedor :(
     
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    Randleman has explosive power that is uncanny (and chemically enhanced). Look at how he torqued Fedor into that grotesque slam. Timmy S. hit Arlovski on an already weak chin (see Rizzo v. Arlovski for additional reference). CroCop took a beating from Fedor, ate shots from Mark Hunt, and had some brutal K1 battles against the likes of LeBanner, Sapp, Bonjasky, and Hoost. Can anything happen? Sure. Crocop's a man possessed right now, and he's accustomed to taller opponents (Aleks, Josh Barnett, Heath Herring, etc.). I see a new king for a long time. This is like throwing a piranha into a tank full of goldfish.

    I'm pissed that this will delay a fight with Fedor, though.
     
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    Not to hijack, but Arlovski got clocked by Rizzo. That wasn't a weak chin in that instance.

    As for Crocop, you had to figure something like this was coming after the OWGP finals. Or at least the rumors really started around then. Wasn't he upset about the money and some other things?
     
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    i do, and i dont..... id much rather see him get a one fight contract with sylvia, send him to the hospital with the right, or the cemetery with the left, and go back to pride.... hed get too lazy fighting the ufc hw division .... AA , sylvia, vera would all get demolished by cro-cop:wavey:
     
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    I agree... Mirko would own Tim 9 of 10 fights, but watch the big goon land a lucky punch and KO him... Anyone who hits as hard as Sylvia has a punchers chance in a fight...
     
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    CroCop v Silvia :rofl: Dana is gonna expose just how weak his HW division was real quick when Mirko starts kicking peoples heads in.
    you can picture silvia standing there with a goofy look on his face while cro cop destroys him with kick after kick and that goofy bastard can't do a thing to stop it except throw a few big punches just praying 1 of them connects and he gets lucky, oh tim,,,,,your time appears short
     
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    I don't think he's shown us that he does punch hard. He hasn't been able to finish his last 2 opponents, and they weren't exactly Mirko's level in standup.
     
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    Tim as champion is really conservative. Neither Monson nor Arvloski took the fight to him, so Tim was more than content to just ride out a boring decision. Not to mention, both fighters were highly dangerous on the ground, so he had to worry about the shoot... Mirko would take the fight to him big time, and Tim would be forced to fight... He has knocked out many opponents in the past, and I believe could knock out Mirko if the right punch landed.... As I said, I HATE Tim Sylvia and think Mirko wins 9/10 fights, but I am very worried that he will get lucky again (as he did in Sylvia/Arvloski 2)...
     
  24. onelove

    onelove Hit or Miss

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    Non-Miletich fighters at that (after all Pat is in the IFL).
     
  25. DJ Cripsen

    DJ Cripsen New Member

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    This is surprising to me. I always thought that Pride paid more for its fighters but apparently UFC wants to offer million dollar fights. At least now I can wear my Cro Cop T-shirt and people will know who it stands for.
     

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