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Old 02-10-2013, 02:18 AM   #51 (permalink)
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Even though Im uber stoked to see what Diaz can do to GSP, I think that Hendricks has already done enough to get a title shot. With his last 3 wins alone he's the solid number 2 in that division. He's kind of moving backwards now and fighting lesser competition which is dangerous because a loss to a lesser ranked opponent will knock him from contention. I say if he wins this one he'd be smart to sit out and wait for a well deserved title shot.


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- GSP loses to Nick Diaz via 5th round flying gogoplata
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- Diaz loses the belt to Maia via 4th rd submission that has never been seen before and defends the title for the foreseeable future.
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Old 02-10-2013, 04:16 AM   #52 (permalink)
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Like I said, right over your head. But feel free to embarrass yourself further. It's amusing.
oh yeah, explain it then because it was retarded. Let's hear your explanation big boy, you talk big, call me a liar and you are completely full of crap. Over my head? How about you don't call me a liar when you have no explanation for your stupidity. Embarrass myself, that's laughable, let's hear your pathetic explanation, I'm waiting, I really want to know how you think the analogy works because it doesn't. I get exactly what was said, the problem was equating a champion asking for a match against the second in line is not the same as asking for a fight against a nobody. Calling me a liar for editing a post, that's the best part, you are a freakin lunatic. You can't just simplify a scenario down to one factor then when someone brings up something else fly off the god damn handle.
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Drop the insults and aggressive posting manner.

CP's analogy worked perfectly using a low ranked fighter like Riddle as the example. He used (correct me if I'm wrong) a fighter like Riddle to exaggerate the fact that it's obvious GSP asking to fight Diaz wasn't the SOLE reason the fight is happening. If it was, then, by that logic, GSP COULD ask to fight Riddle and the UFC would bow to his demands. That is obviously not the case, and the point CP was making.
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Old 02-10-2013, 07:07 AM   #54 (permalink)
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Drop the insults and aggressive posting manner.

CP's analogy worked perfectly using a low ranked fighter like Riddle as the example. He used (correct me if I'm wrong) a fighter like Riddle to exaggerate the fact that it's obvious GSP asking to fight Diaz wasn't the SOLE reason the fight is happening. If it was, then, by that logic, GSP COULD ask to fight Riddle and the UFC would bow to his demands. That is obviously not the case, and the point CP was making.
That's what I got out of it as well. I don't even think Kampman or Ellenberger would have worked in the scenario he gave, because they are somewhat contenders.

GSP asking for a fight isn't the only reason he's getting to fight Diaz. The UFC bosses have to want it as well. It could be part of the reason, but not the sole reason.
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Old 02-10-2013, 07:22 AM   #55 (permalink)
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oh yeah, explain it then because it was retarded. Let's hear your explanation big boy, you talk big, call me a liar and you are completely full of crap. Over my head? How about you don't call me a liar when you have no explanation for your stupidity. Embarrass myself, that's laughable, let's hear your pathetic explanation, I'm waiting, I really want to know how you think the analogy works because it doesn't. I get exactly what was said, the problem was equating a champion asking for a match against the second in line is not the same as asking for a fight against a nobody. Calling me a liar for editing a post, that's the best part, you are a freakin lunatic. You can't just simplify a scenario down to one factor then when someone brings up something else fly off the god damn handle.


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Your sole point was that 'GSP requested it' and so Dana made it happen. I made the fair and - gasp - logical point that this couldn't be the lone reason, because if GSP had requested a fight with Matt Riddle, I doubt it would have been booked period, let alone on the grounds that GSP is UFC's 'front man'. My entire post dealt with there being other factors at work. No surprise that this flew right over your head.


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CP's analogy worked perfectly using a low ranked fighter like Riddle as the example. He used (correct me if I'm wrong) a fighter like Riddle to exaggerate the fact that it's obvious GSP asking to fight Diaz wasn't the SOLE reason the fight is happening. If it was, then, by that logic, GSP COULD ask to fight Riddle and the UFC would bow to his demands. That is obviously not the case, and the point CP was making.
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That's what I got out of it as well. I don't even think Kampman or Ellenberger would have worked in the scenario he gave, because they are somewhat contenders.

GSP asking for a fight isn't the only reason he's getting to fight Diaz. The UFC bosses have to want it as well. It could be part of the reason, but not the sole reason.


I'm the lunatic, yet rabakill is the one going on psychotic rants because he can't grasp what was a very simple point. Keep at it slugger... some 'brain teasers' are more difficult than others.
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I didn't read the whole thread, i'm only going by the first few responses here. The way I see it is this way, GSP is the most complete fighter in the division. Its going to be hard to beat GSP. The only way to beat GSP is to knock him out and Hendricks is probably the one guy can do just that hence GSP opting for Nick Diaz.
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I didn't read the whole thread, i'm only going by the first few responses here. The way I see it is this way, GSP is the most complete fighter in the division. Its going to be hard to beat GSP. The only way to beat GSP is to knock him out and Hendricks is probably the one guy can do just that hence GSP opting for Nick Diaz.
He opted to fight Diaz because people are under the impression that fight will make more money, personally I don't think it will, I think they'd both do the same as all of GSP's PPV's which is somewhere in the 700k range. I think it lost a lot of luster after Condit beat Diaz because it showed a giant hole in Nick's game and he won't be able to take GSP down like he did Carlos.

You could make the same argument for Hendricks and his loss to Story but Hendricks does have better wrestling and KO power than Diaz, he's the more interesting fight imo even though GSP wins both easily.
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