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post #31 of 48 (permalink) Old 08-13-2012, 02:12 AM
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Originally Posted by rabakill View Post
I like the idea of having champs fight a certain amount of times per year and if they don't they vacate the title. That's of course if they aren't injured. Champs need to fight 3 or 4 times a year if they are healthy
I like that idea as well. I dislike it when champs only fight once or twice a year. You go and fight your ass off to become champion, and then all of a sudden fight a handful of fights for the next few years, and all you're doing is not giving the up and comers a good enough chance to have what you have.

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post #32 of 48 (permalink) Old 08-13-2012, 02:52 AM
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Originally Posted by RearNaked View Post

And you're right, Shogun didn't defend the GP belt. But people still wanted to watch him fight, more than, say, Chris Weidman. Who Anderson refuses to fight.

Now if Weidman had a belt, Anderson would kind of HAVE to fight him, wouldn't he. Especially if Weidman went and beat a couple of guys as champion

This isn't complicated.
..... Yeah Anderson would HAVE to fight him if he went and beat a few guys as champion of this fake belt you are talking about, but in your parallel universe Chris Weidman is 13-0, not 9-0. And that's the issue, he's not a big name yet because he hasn't gone and beaten a bunch of contenders.

On the topic of conversation:

There is no need for a second belt, the interim belt system works well. If the champ is out for 6 months or longer then there should be an interim title fight ASAP.

Interim champions should have to defend their title if there is time before the real champion returns.

Champions should have to fight minimum 3 times per year if not injured.

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post #33 of 48 (permalink) Old 08-13-2012, 03:28 AM
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Two belts... per ONE org?

That's just... I don't get it. At all. It sounds ridiculous. Sounds like a glorified interim champ/number one contender to me and utterly pointless.
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post #34 of 48 (permalink) Old 08-13-2012, 03:56 AM
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Horrible Idea. I want ONE champion. That's all. Otherwise, the belt loses value.
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post #35 of 48 (permalink) Old 08-13-2012, 05:00 AM
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Worst thread EVER.
This. Top 5 at least.

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post #36 of 48 (permalink) Old 08-13-2012, 05:09 AM
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Lets just go with the Afro Samurai hierarchy. But instead of headbands, we use belts...
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post #37 of 48 (permalink) Old 08-13-2012, 05:41 AM
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More belts, more weight classes and all fighters should have their own managers.
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post #38 of 48 (permalink) Old 08-13-2012, 05:56 AM
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Terrible idea.

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post #39 of 48 (permalink) Old 08-13-2012, 06:03 AM
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how about we duct tape our balls to a fan and then turn it on..

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post #40 of 48 (permalink) Old 08-13-2012, 06:28 AM
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I say we need about 30 per division personally, then every fighter can be so happy and they've all achieved their dreams. And think of the cards! 8 championship fights per card! $$$$!!!
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