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UFC86 06-17-2012 03:40 PM

lol @ Mousasi
Now that Feijao is suspended for 1 year, who is left for Mousasi to fight?

He let go of trying out for the 2012 olympics in boxing, was not offered a contract by UFC when Affliction fell apart and instead signed with Strikeforce, upon which Dana White wanted to sign him together with Fedor. Now he recently signed another 6 fight contract. Is he completely screwed?

Let's look at the current SF 205lbs division (excluding suspended Feijao): OSP (who he already beat), Gia Villante and Virgil Zwicker. So maybe fight Gia 3 times and Zwicker 3 times? he cant even go to HW because that division doesnt exist anymore.

edlavis88 06-17-2012 03:55 PM

Not sure if you've been under a rock but Zuffa own SF... Pretty sure his contract is transferable to the UFC!

LL 06-17-2012 04:36 PM

All they need to do is get rid of the Light Heavyweight division just like they did the Heavyweight division.

It's been a while since his last loss, and Light Heavyweight's gonna challengers, bring Mousasi over give him a favorable match up, he wins, he fights and loses to Jones in a title fight.

MikeHawk 06-17-2012 04:37 PM

I'd love to see Mousasi vs. Texeira.

Canadian Psycho 06-17-2012 04:50 PM

They should have brought Mousasi over to fight Shogun, the tards.

systemdnb 06-17-2012 04:55 PM

How about Glover Teixeira??? Ding ding ding...

deadmanshand 06-17-2012 04:58 PM

How about we find if Mousasi can stuff a takedown before we bring him over? His showings against Jardine and Mo were pathetic. His OSP fight doesn't tell me much because OSP is never going to be even a middle of the road fighter.

His striking is good but without any takedown defense...

Buakaw_GSP 06-17-2012 10:57 PM

I read somewhere that StrikeForce Fighters can no longer transfer over the UFC for a while because of a contractual agreement with Showtime got enforced. So guys like Mousasi, Cormier, and Melendez wont be coming over to the UFC anytime soon.

So while Zuffa may own both Strikeforce and UFC, Showtime has legal papers preventing Zuffa from tampering with Strikeforce in this specific sense as long as they are contracted with Showtime. They shouldve left when they had the chance alongside the last wave: Nick Diaz, Mayhem Miller, Del Rosario etc.

khoveraki 06-17-2012 11:16 PM


Originally Posted by Canadian Psycho (Post 1594331)
They should have brought Mousasi over to fight Shogun, the tards.

Agreed, that's a no brainer and possibly FOTY candidate. IMO Shogun would be shooting for take-downs like against Henderson while getting relentlessly peppered by jabs and uppercuts.

Moose will be in the UFC in a short period of time IMO. It'd be great to have him fight Phil Davis instead of the nobody Davis is fighting.

DaFreshestG 06-18-2012 12:18 AM

they need to get the fighters over to ufc soon instead of just wasting away

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