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post #11 of 42 (permalink) Old 09-01-2012, 08:32 PM
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Itīs not Jones fault that the UFC planned a event so bad, that didn't even had a decent co-main...
This all fiasco is all UFC fault to carry, people should back away form Bones back cause the kid just did the best for him and his career.
Or, as any logical person might argue, blame should be put on the UFC, Jon Jones, as well as his camp. There is no one person or entity to blame for this mess. I wish people would get that through their thick skulls.
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post #12 of 42 (permalink) Old 09-01-2012, 08:35 PM
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Well he didn't so why does it matter? Am I supposed to think highly of him now or something? No. I could lie and say I almost gave my entire savings to homeless guy once. But 'almost' isn't worth anything. You either did or you didn't. Jones didn't.

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post #13 of 42 (permalink) Old 09-01-2012, 08:43 PM
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I still dont get why people are pissed at JBJ. Did he cancel the event?
I might understand somewhat If Dana told him "If you dont fight, I'll cancel the event" but did he? I dont know, probably not.

The only one to really blame for this fiasco Is Zuffa.

Jon Jones destroyed, what, four(?) former LHW champions last year, this time he didnt want to fight an underserving middleweight on a weeks notice and he's some sort of a scared ***** who is killing the sport?

Then you have Machida and Shogun who dont want to fight JBJ on 4 weeks notice and thats just fine and dandy, so now he'll instead face another undeserving middleweight

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I don't care for Jones that much but I still support his move. It wasn't him "bitching out" it was the champion keeping his word. Dana and co. should not have even considered Fhael as an opponent after their most dominant LHW just made it clear he wouldn't allow Sonnen to cut everyone in line to a title shot. That fight was win win for Fhael. Even if he lost, he could've campaigned immediately for a rematch with a proper camp. Two big paychecks for a guy who'd easily get mopped by half the division he got to skip over for a title shot? Give me a break. I'd fight Jones on a days notice for that kind of scratch. Am I suddenly the baddest man alive and uncrowned king of the UFC's light-heavyweight division? Hardly.
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Jones desperately needs better/smarter PR people around him. Honestly, if he came out and said "f#ck everybody, it's my life, my choice", he would be in a better position PR wise.

This passive Greg Jackson bullsh!t approach leaves him open to bullying from anybody including lame mediocre fighters like Brenamann.

The only reason I'm shocked by Jones' decision is because of the money he could have made by fighting Sonnen. He could have easily requested a $1 million bonus in addition to his regular pay.
I agree with this. There is no need for jon Jones to be apologetic for his actions. He did what he was contractually allowed to do and if other fighters had a problem with it, they can go (fill in the blank) themselves.

I'd LOVE if he had that attitude.
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Hendo almost KO'd Jones. Almost.
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Hendo almost KO'd Jones. Almost.
LOL. Machida would have KO'd Jones if Jones didn't brutally choke him out.

I think Chael is glad Jones was foolish enough to turn down the fight because Chael would be taking a beating right now.

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Chael doesn't shy away from beatings. He isn't a bitch. Unlike Jon Jones.



















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Lolz...that is truly the GIF of the day!

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Maximus: For the glory of the Empire, sire.

Baked, not fried... the healthy choice.

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