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Old 10-15-2006, 02:04 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Don't know if this belongs in the Pride or UFC section, but why are there no Asians fighting in the UFC?? I always wondered...
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Old 10-15-2006, 02:08 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Don't know if this belongs in the Pride or UFC section, but why are there no Asians fighting in the UFC?? I always wondered...
Hmm there are....Okami, Sudo..Brandon Vera(Half Filipino)...theres some more i just dunno their names.
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Old 10-15-2006, 02:25 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I think there's about as many Asian fighters in UFC as there are Americans in Pride. They exist, but I favor the crap out of Pride because there's almost no US fighters.

Pride is based in Japan, and there's only one Japanese born title-holder. They also have a TON of Japanese fighters- just goes to show you the diversity of the talent. Look at the UFC belt holders- mostly US throughout it's history. MMA is probably going to be absorbed into the olympics before most of us die- and I'd bet it will look a LOT more like Pride.

End answer, UFC's recruiting is lackluster in the international department. I think world-wide combat makes MMA as great as it is. I'd crap my pants if we could get a fighter to represent each country every four years. Something like that would put boxing and K-1 entirely out of business.
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Old 10-15-2006, 02:29 AM   #4 (permalink)
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I'd crap my pants if we could get a fighter to represent each country every four years. Something like that would put boxing and K-1 entirely out of business.
Wow that'd be so fkin sweet if we could get a fighter from each country...to represent them...damn........you'd have a whole variety of fav fighters too choose from..but think about how much $$$$$$$$$ that would cost.... i dunno man.....
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Hironaka and Okami fought on the card last night.
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I think there's about as many Asian fighters in UFC as there are Americans in Pride.
wrong. There are many more Americans in PRIDE than Asian fighters in the UFC. PRIDE has Henderson, Coleman, Randleman, Black, Baroni, Villasenor, Barnett, Butterbean, probably a few others I am forgetting. The only asian guys to fight in the UFC lately are Sasaki, Okami, and Hironaka. The UFC are starting to the use asian guys more lately though.
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Old 10-15-2006, 10:21 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Wow that'd be so fkin sweet if we could get a fighter from each country...to represent them...damn........you'd have a whole variety of fav fighters too choose from..but think about how much $$$$$$$$$ that would cost.... i dunno man.....
pretty sure the only way it could happen is with olympic support- it would bracket with teams I'm sure- multiple fighters from each country, but with honest world-wide participation... gives me the chills.
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wrong. There are many more Americans in PRIDE than Asian fighters in the UFC.
okay, I should have said canadians. fair enough.
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Wow that'd be so fkin sweet if we could get a fighter from each country...to represent them...damn........you'd have a whole variety of fav fighters too choose from..but think about how much $$$$$$$$$ that would cost.... i dunno man.....
The competition would take an entire year to end.
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The competition would take an entire year to end.
Rofl true.... but it'd be entertaining ...MMA would be widley known to mostly everyone...thus sparking a whole new era. More young teenagers would train etc etc.
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