Dana: "Diaz is next for GSP, if the challenger will accept" - Page 8 - MMA Forum - UFC Forums - UFC Results - MMA Videos
UFC The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is a U.S.-based mixed martial arts organization, recognized as the largest MMA promotion in the world. The UFC is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada and is owned and operated by Zuffa, LLC. This promotion is responsible for solidifying the sport's postion in the history-books. UFC is currently undergoing a remarkable surge in popularity, along with greater mainstream media coverage. UFC programming can now be seen on FOX, FX, and FUEL TV in the United States, as well as in 35 other countries worldwide.

Reply

Old 12-07-2012, 12:38 AM   #71 (permalink)
Bantamweight
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 643
Freiermuth is a splendid one to beholdFreiermuth is a splendid one to beholdFreiermuth is a splendid one to beholdFreiermuth is a splendid one to beholdFreiermuth is a splendid one to beholdFreiermuth is a splendid one to beholdFreiermuth is a splendid one to beholdFreiermuth is a splendid one to beholdFreiermuth is a splendid one to beholdFreiermuth is a splendid one to beholdFreiermuth is a splendid one to behold
Diaz, while skilled and entertaining, is also wildly overrated. Will be a straight mugging for 5 rounds or however many Diaz lasts for.

Hendricks should wait it out and fight the winner (and pray it isn't close enough to get an auto-rematch).
Freiermuth is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 

Old 12-07-2012, 12:50 AM   #72 (permalink)
JWP
Featherweight
 
JWP's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Adelaide, Australia
Posts: 1,035
JWP is on another level nowJWP is on another level nowJWP is on another level nowJWP is on another level nowJWP is on another level nowJWP is on another level nowJWP is on another level nowJWP is on another level nowJWP is on another level nowJWP is on another level nowJWP is on another level now
Quote:
Originally Posted by Trix View Post
GSP vs Diaz makes sense.

Hendricks is impressive against fighters he knows won't take him down that he can unload on.

But against wrestlers like Koscheck and Pierce he only just got by with split decisions.

I don't know if he's ready to take on a wrestler like GSP.

good point

should be a good fight but obviously its a pretty good matchup for GSP

another one to look forward to
__________________
Favourite Fighters
Anderson Silva
Mark Hunt
Bisping
Fedor
Machida
Pettis
Aldo
McGregor
'John' Wayne Parr
Nathan 'Carnage' Corbett
Bruce Lee
JWP is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-07-2012, 02:32 AM   #73 (permalink)
Banned
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Idaho
Posts: 2,437
TanyaJade Is World RenownTanyaJade Is World RenownTanyaJade Is World RenownTanyaJade Is World RenownTanyaJade Is World RenownTanyaJade Is World RenownTanyaJade Is World RenownTanyaJade Is World RenownTanyaJade Is World RenownTanyaJade Is World RenownTanyaJade Is World Renown
I had no problem with Diaz getting the title shot after coming over from Strikeforce or beating Penn. After beating Penn, I thought he wholeheartedly deserved it.

As far as him getting this title shot after a loss and coming off a suspension, it's ridiculous and I'm starting to lose respect for the UFC because of it. Chael Sonnen gets a title shot in a weight class he hasn't fought at in years, and is coming off of a loss. Frankie Edgar is getting a title shot in a different weight class after TWO losses. And now Diaz getting a shot after losing? At least Rua/Gustaf will determine a legitimate contender on Saturday.

Oh well. I get to see Diaz fail again. And I love to see him fail and throw a fit.
TanyaJade is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-07-2012, 08:12 AM   #74 (permalink)
Megaweight
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 5,440
cdtcpl Is Beloved By Allcdtcpl Is Beloved By Allcdtcpl Is Beloved By Allcdtcpl Is Beloved By Allcdtcpl Is Beloved By Allcdtcpl Is Beloved By Allcdtcpl Is Beloved By Allcdtcpl Is Beloved By Allcdtcpl Is Beloved By Allcdtcpl Is Beloved By Allcdtcpl Is Beloved By All
I really wanted Diaz to win a fight and then take on GSP, oh well.

I think this may actually be more of GSPs way of getting the break he said he wanted to take. After fighting Condit he said he wanted to take a little time off since he spent so long on his recovery. Calling out Diaz who can't fight until early next year is a good way of getting that time.
cdtcpl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-07-2012, 10:06 AM   #75 (permalink)
Bantamweight
 
Sousa's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Toronto
Posts: 584
Sousa is a jewel in the roughSousa is a jewel in the roughSousa is a jewel in the roughSousa is a jewel in the roughSousa is a jewel in the roughSousa is a jewel in the roughSousa is a jewel in the roughSousa is a jewel in the roughSousa is a jewel in the roughSousa is a jewel in the roughSousa is a jewel in the rough
So he gets a title shot for losing? Dam, I wish I was a fighter, you don't need to win anymore to get a title shot
Sousa is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-07-2012, 10:19 AM   #76 (permalink)
Ultra-weight
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 6,942
jonnyg4508 Is Beyond A Rankings Systemjonnyg4508 Is Beyond A Rankings Systemjonnyg4508 Is Beyond A Rankings Systemjonnyg4508 Is Beyond A Rankings Systemjonnyg4508 Is Beyond A Rankings Systemjonnyg4508 Is Beyond A Rankings Systemjonnyg4508 Is Beyond A Rankings Systemjonnyg4508 Is Beyond A Rankings Systemjonnyg4508 Is Beyond A Rankings Systemjonnyg4508 Is Beyond A Rankings Systemjonnyg4508 Is Beyond A Rankings System
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sousa View Post
So he gets a title shot for losing? Dam, I wish I was a fighter, you don't need to win anymore to get a title shot
Open your eyes then. He has happened several times throughout the history of MMA.
jonnyg4508 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-07-2012, 10:45 AM   #77 (permalink)
WEC For Life
 
HitOrGetHit's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 17,863
Blog Entries: 13
HitOrGetHit has cheated the systemHitOrGetHit has cheated the systemHitOrGetHit has cheated the systemHitOrGetHit has cheated the systemHitOrGetHit has cheated the systemHitOrGetHit has cheated the systemHitOrGetHit has cheated the systemHitOrGetHit has cheated the systemHitOrGetHit has cheated the systemHitOrGetHit has cheated the systemHitOrGetHit has cheated the system
Eh don't worry Johnny. George's will be with you after he is done tossing Nick around the cage.


Sent from my iPhone using Verticalsports.com App
__________________

The 2014 Hit Squad (FFL)
Eddie Alvarez - Junior Dos Santos - Patricio Freire - Jessica Eye - Pat Curran
HitOrGetHit is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-07-2012, 11:00 AM   #78 (permalink)
Middleweight
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Posts: 2,957
rabakill Is Beloved By Allrabakill Is Beloved By Allrabakill Is Beloved By Allrabakill Is Beloved By Allrabakill Is Beloved By Allrabakill Is Beloved By Allrabakill Is Beloved By Allrabakill Is Beloved By Allrabakill Is Beloved By Allrabakill Is Beloved By Allrabakill Is Beloved By All
Diaz is my second favorite fighter to watch (right behind Silva) but I'd way rather watch a guy that has a chance at winning in Hendricks than a guy that will get laid on for 5 rounds then retire again.
rabakill is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-07-2012, 11:04 AM   #79 (permalink)
Ultra-weight
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 6,942
jonnyg4508 Is Beyond A Rankings Systemjonnyg4508 Is Beyond A Rankings Systemjonnyg4508 Is Beyond A Rankings Systemjonnyg4508 Is Beyond A Rankings Systemjonnyg4508 Is Beyond A Rankings Systemjonnyg4508 Is Beyond A Rankings Systemjonnyg4508 Is Beyond A Rankings Systemjonnyg4508 Is Beyond A Rankings Systemjonnyg4508 Is Beyond A Rankings Systemjonnyg4508 Is Beyond A Rankings Systemjonnyg4508 Is Beyond A Rankings System
Quote:
Originally Posted by HitOrGetHit View Post
Eh don't worry Johnny. George's will be with you after he is done tossing Nick around the cage.
Not sure what this means.

But he tosses everyone around. Even if he is scared to face the #1 P4P fighter he is still the #2 and dominates that class. He would toss Rory, Hendricks, Marquardt, and Maia around. So whats the difference.

He wants to fight Diaz. And Diaz at least has skills to match him in more than 1 area. Where Hendricks matches him in no area. Including cardio.
jonnyg4508 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-07-2012, 11:21 AM   #80 (permalink)
HiiiPoWeR
 
Rauno's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Estonia
Posts: 15,598
Rauno Is A God Among MenRauno Is A God Among MenRauno Is A God Among MenRauno Is A God Among MenRauno Is A God Among MenRauno Is A God Among MenRauno Is A God Among MenRauno Is A God Among MenRauno Is A God Among MenRauno Is A God Among MenRauno Is A God Among Men
You know, or whatever..

__________________
Rauno is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On

VerticalSports
Baseball Forum Golf Forum Boxing Forum Snowmobile Forum
Basketball Forum Soccer Forum MMA Forum PWC Forum
Football Forum Cricket Forum Wrestling Forum ATV Forum
Hockey Forum Volleyball Forum Paintball Forum Snowboarding Forum
Tennis Forum Rugby Forums Lacrosse Forum Skiing Forums
Copyright (C) Verticalscope Inc SEO by vBSEO 3.3.2
Powered by vBulletin Copyright © 2000-2009 Jelsoft Enterprises Limited.
vBCredits v1.4 Copyright ©2007, PixelFX Studios