9 time champion? - Page 3 - 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 12-10-2007, 01:13 PM   #21 (permalink)
Rangers rule
 
MalkyBoy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Glasgow, Scotland
Posts: 2,330
Blog Entries: 3
MalkyBoy Is Destined For GreatnessMalkyBoy Is Destined For GreatnessMalkyBoy Is Destined For GreatnessMalkyBoy Is Destined For GreatnessMalkyBoy Is Destined For GreatnessMalkyBoy Is Destined For GreatnessMalkyBoy Is Destined For GreatnessMalkyBoy Is Destined For GreatnessMalkyBoy Is Destined For GreatnessMalkyBoy Is Destined For GreatnessMalkyBoy Is Destined For Greatness
Quote:
Originally Posted by 70seven View Post
If Matt Hughes were a 9 times champion, and is currently not champ, that would mean he has lost the title 9 times. I don't see 9 loss on his MMA record. So what, was he stripped of the title each time? Someone new to MMA could think that.
Now thats what I originally thought cos Randy was stripped of his title due to contract negotiations years ago before he dropped to LHW.
MalkyBoy is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 

Old 12-10-2007, 01:17 PM   #22 (permalink)
Bantamweight
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Posts: 903
Acoustic has a little shameless behaviour in the past
Quote:
Originally Posted by americanfighter View Post
each time you defend your belt counts as a championship. I think the fighters get their own belt every time the successfully defend or gain the belt.

remember when BJ walked out with the his belt on when he fought GSP?
Wow. So having won the belt and defended it twice, Anderson Silva is already a three time champion, huh? Lol!

Let's be serious people, a Matt Hughes '9 time WW champion' claim is as much a UFC marketing hoax as Roger Huerta or Diego Sanchez being presented as Mexicans - albeit their MMA profiles revealing otherwise.

What next? Keith Jardine being marketed as a Norweigian viking? We're getting too close for comfort to WWE antics.
Acoustic is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-10-2007, 01:37 PM   #23 (permalink)
Flyweight
 
Korsakov's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 236
Korsakov has a little shameless behaviour in the pastKorsakov has a little shameless behaviour in the past
anderson silva = THE 3-TIME CHAMPION OF THE WORLD!!!!
Korsakov is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-10-2007, 04:54 PM   #24 (permalink)
Flyweight
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 212
Stratisfear has a little shameless behaviour in the past
Quote:
Originally Posted by Korsakov View Post
hughes is not a 9-time champion, he is a 2-time champion with 9 title defenses.
7 title defenses*
Stratisfear is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-10-2007, 06:25 PM   #25 (permalink)
I eat babies
 
WouldLuv2FightU's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Troy, Ohio
Posts: 7,647
Blog Entries: 3
WouldLuv2FightU Is Respected By All He CrossesWouldLuv2FightU Is Respected By All He CrossesWouldLuv2FightU Is Respected By All He CrossesWouldLuv2FightU Is Respected By All He CrossesWouldLuv2FightU Is Respected By All He CrossesWouldLuv2FightU Is Respected By All He CrossesWouldLuv2FightU Is Respected By All He CrossesWouldLuv2FightU Is Respected By All He CrossesWouldLuv2FightU Is Respected By All He CrossesWouldLuv2FightU Is Respected By All He CrossesWouldLuv2FightU Is Respected By All He Crosses
Quote:
Originally Posted by Stratisfear View Post
7 title defenses*
Yea, 7 title defenses, but he won 9 fights while he was champion. They call him the "9-time champ", because you get a new belt when you win. It's a championship fight, so if you walk away the winner, you are champion again. But since Gracie and Riggs weren't championship fights, they should call him a "7-time champ". It is definately exaggerated though, and it's definately for marketing purposes only.
WouldLuv2FightU is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-10-2007, 06:34 PM   #26 (permalink)
Flyweight
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 212
Stratisfear has a little shameless behaviour in the past
Quote:
Originally Posted by WouldLuv2FightU View Post
he won 9 fights while he was champion.
Yes, I understand why they call him 9 time champion.
Stratisfear is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-10-2007, 06:39 PM   #27 (permalink)
I eat babies
 
WouldLuv2FightU's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Troy, Ohio
Posts: 7,647
Blog Entries: 3
WouldLuv2FightU Is Respected By All He CrossesWouldLuv2FightU Is Respected By All He CrossesWouldLuv2FightU Is Respected By All He CrossesWouldLuv2FightU Is Respected By All He CrossesWouldLuv2FightU Is Respected By All He CrossesWouldLuv2FightU Is Respected By All He CrossesWouldLuv2FightU Is Respected By All He CrossesWouldLuv2FightU Is Respected By All He CrossesWouldLuv2FightU Is Respected By All He CrossesWouldLuv2FightU Is Respected By All He CrossesWouldLuv2FightU Is Respected By All He Crosses
Quote:
Originally Posted by Stratisfear View Post
Yes, I understand why they call him 9 time champion.
I know I wasn't trying to correct you or anything. I actually quoted you cuz I was agreeing with you, I forgot that the Gracie fight wasn't a championship fight.
WouldLuv2FightU is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-11-2007, 03:11 AM   #28 (permalink)
Lightweight
 
Kreed's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Posts: 1,799
Kreed Is A BallerKreed Is A BallerKreed Is A BallerKreed Is A BallerKreed Is A BallerKreed Is A BallerKreed Is A BallerKreed Is A BallerKreed Is A BallerKreed Is A BallerKreed Is A Baller
Marketing purposes? see its this line between reality and pro wrestling sureality that is always going to hold the ufc back. I was wondering why matt had a nice chuckle when rogan said, “9 time champion”. Say what you want about the guy but deep down I am sure that comment probably made him sick, what true athlete wants to be handed titles he hasn’t earned yet.
__________________
To Live is 2 suffer, 2 survive? well that is 2 find meaning in the suffering
Kreed 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