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Old 08-22-2012, 07:27 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Even ring rust won't allow Condit to beat GSP.

Literally two different classes of fighter.

Anyone who thinks otherwise is deluding themselves.


People thought that Anderson was going to have problems with his year + layoff and you see how that worked out. And he, unlike GSP is at the age where fighters can grow old overnight.

GSP is still only 31 ears old.
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Old 08-22-2012, 07:31 PM   #22 (permalink)
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This does have Cowboy Stadium written all over it, neutral ground (Canada and Brazil) but March 2013 at the earliest, neither has been known to fight on a quick turnaround, and Nov 17 to Feb 3 (Superbowl card) is just too quick.
I was thinking about this. I believe if this fight does happen and it appears that Condit is the only obstacle. The UFC will set this for a summer blockbuster in Brazil with a 60,000 stadium. This will give GSP a solid six to eight months of full training. All the while TV media rolling. "IF" GSP beats Condit which he should because of destiny. This fight should garner 1.5 - 2 million PPVs.

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Silva would smack the taste out of GSP's mouth and for me this fight is unnecessary, Silva is no longer a healthy WW and GSP is not a modern MW.

GSP will do well to get past Condit, as good as he is he's just recieved the snakebite that is major knee injury, we'll see how he is.

And No Mercy, are you practicing your MMA article skills on us with these threads?!
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I think this would screw up GSP's career. He moves up to middleweight, and if he loses to Anderson Silva in devastating fashion, he has nowhere else to go. He said the move up to middleweight would be permanent. If Silva wins and retires, and GSP wins the belt after that, he would have no credibility as middleweight champion.

I would much rather see Silva fight Jones, where he retires after the fight. Jones still has the option of moving up to heavyweight even if he loses. If he wins, UFC finally has a new superstar.

Of course, if Silva and GSP fights, I would still watch it.
I'm pretty sure GSP knows it too. He used RJJ as a reference for what happens when you bounce around in weight classes. But the MASSES want it and Dana has spoken. He's been called out by the greatest of all time in our generation. He can't refuse...

To me it doesn't matter if GSP loses. It's the fact that he accepts it. For Anderson to personally call him out is an honour itself.

It's a battle that will resonate for the ages...
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Even ring rust won't allow Condit to beat GSP.

Literally two different classes of fighter.

Anyone who thinks otherwise is deluding themselves.


People thought that Anderson was going to have problems with his year + layoff and you see how that worked out. And he, unlike GSP is at the age where fighters can grow old overnight.
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Well Dana wants it at a catchweight so win or lose GSP will probably go back to WW.

Although he's a big WW so he could move up easily.
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although id watch it this fights doesnt make sense to me.
i would preffer anderson to go up and prove his GOAT tag then go down and beat a smaller person.

i also think gsp needs 2 fights to get him back in the swing before he takes this fight which rules this out for 18months given they both only fight twice a year even when fit.
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GSP UD's Anderson... making certain members on here cry all night.
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No_Mercy,

A fight of the magnitude has to be in North America, and the UFC has been waiting for something to promote in Cowboy Stadium.

Put it in Canada or Brazil sure you will fill the stadium full of 70,000.

But it in Cowboy stadium and you will get 50,000-70,000 people paying Ufc 148 money..plus its easier to get to..and most of all NEUTRAL ground.

Dallas is easy for anyone in the world to fly in to, anywhere in North America in under 5 hours.

Rio you have to connect a few times and takes 10-15 hours for anyone in North America to get to.

They did Toronto x 3 by the time this fight happens, and while the last two haven't had GSP, Jones is suppose to be the future and I don't think they sold it out.
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No_Mercy,

A fight of the magnitude has to be in North America, and the UFC has been waiting for something to promote in Cowboy Stadium.

Put it in Canada or Brazil sure you will fill the stadium full of 70,000.

But it in Cowboy stadium and you will get 50,000-70,000 people paying Ufc 148 money..plus its easier to get to..and most of all NEUTRAL ground.

Dallas is easy for anyone in the world to fly in to, anywhere in North America in under 5 hours.

Rio you have to connect a few times and takes 10-15 hours for anyone in North America to get to.

They did Toronto x 3 by the time this fight happens, and while the last two haven't had GSP, Jones is suppose to be the future and I don't think they sold it out.
Good point, realized it should be in fact in a neutral territory. Which means one thing it must be held in wait for it...Rungrado May Day Stadium in Pyongyang, North Korea with a whopping 150,000 capacity.
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