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post #11 of (permalink) Old 11-17-2012, 04:20 PM
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Originally Posted by IcemanCometh View Post
My gut is telling me that a win against Nelson does nothing for his cred or putting anywhere near a title shot. A lose to Roy would severally hurt his cred. Also if he is French he might be worried about visa issues no sense taking a fight you might not be able to get into the US for. I know at best he is HW gate keeper but looking at it from his perspective.

people also have to realize that managers/teams have to agree to contracts before a fighter signs. Nelson is good....but fighting him would have done nothing for Kongos career currently
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