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Old 03-21-2011, 02:27 AM   #11
Francisco Galarce Morales
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Re: Zuffa buys Strikeforce

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It can be seen as a good thing though; More organisations lends less credibility to there being an "undisputed" champ. Either less organisations, or having fighters compete in other organisations to legitimize the whole thing of being the best in the world is a good thing, in my books. It would be hard to take the sport seriously if there were too many organisations, each with their own champions.
yes that is true.. but with dana's mob like tactics during negotiations doesn't lead every strong fighter to the ufc...

and you can do co-promotions to get a undisputed champ... like pride and k1 did back in the days... but ufc doesn't do co-promotions...
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Old 03-21-2011, 03:11 AM   #12
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Re: Zuffa buys Strikeforce

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it's a bad thing imo... pride died the same way... ufc is building a monopolyposition... and that's just bad for the sport...
Like the NBA, NFL, NHL, etc.
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Old 03-27-2011, 09:31 AM   #13
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Re: Zuffa buys Strikeforce

Hopefully now we can see the heavyweights of the two orgs mix it up. Allistair Overeem vs Cain, Junior Dos Santos vs Sergei Kharitinov, lots of possibilities. Lots of good middleweights also.
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Old 03-27-2011, 11:21 AM   #14
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Re: Zuffa buys Strikeforce

Seems like with the lack of options for top fighters they are going to need a "fighters union" or something in order to have any kind of negotiating ground to stand on? I mean otherwise Dana White just tells them what they will get paid and who they will fight or they can suck it?
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