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post #31 of 41 (permalink) Old 09-23-2008, 02:52 AM
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I don't think Dana will let him leave, he'll offer him more money when the time comes
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post #32 of 41 (permalink) Old 09-23-2008, 12:29 PM
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Six fights a year?
After silva beat every middle weight again in a year going around and then holds the LHW title for two, three years he can fight spiderman and the hulk, i reckon he takes the Hulk but spidey does have the web thing.........
Yeah, the web thingy trounces all. I wonder if Spiderman stores it in his belly or if it "auto-generates" when it's needed.

Hmmm, I'll have to wiki that.

As for Anderson wanting to fight 6 times a year, all I can say is...

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post #33 of 41 (permalink) Old 09-23-2008, 12:39 PM
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While I would love to see Silva stay at MW the "big money" fights are not there. Fighting Cote, Okami, Hendo again, Bisping, Marquardt again is not going to net him big paydays. If he plans to stay in the UFC and wants the big PPV cuts he needs to have Joe Silva setup Liddell, Wandy, and Rampage matches.

I know he has said the LHW title is Machida's but he doesnt have to fight for a title. Guys like Liddell and the loser of Wandy/Page are not going to be in the title hunt so those would be safe fights.

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post #34 of 41 (permalink) Old 09-23-2008, 06:05 PM
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i hate to burst your bubble, but the days where all you have to do is marry an American citizen and you'll become a legal citizen when out the window LONG LONG ago. Trust me, if anyone on this board knows its me lol
Dude, my roommate did's real and it happens. Unless they changed the laws the past few years.
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post #35 of 41 (permalink) Old 09-23-2008, 06:52 PM
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[QUOTE=The Legend;Just give the man 6 fights a year so he doesn't retire next year.[/QUOTE]

I second that, just give him what he wants so he can continue his streak of domination.
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post #36 of 41 (permalink) Old 09-24-2008, 02:59 AM
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ok, i thought you were saying all a person has to do is get married and then they get a Visa no problem. Our marriage is legit and we are having a terrible time getting our citizenship finished. My wife and our 6 year old son are still stuck in Mexico and have been since Feb., but the process has been going on for 5 years now. Maybe if I had money it would be different, but I barely have enough to live on, so it takes awhile I guess
Even though they say it doesn't, the country they are coming from makes an impact also. My wife is Swedish and there was much less hassle and waiting, unlike a co-worker of mine who is married to a woman from El Salvador. They have been jumping through hoops for years.
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post #37 of 41 (permalink) Old 09-24-2008, 05:06 AM
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I didn't think much when I first saw him but this guy is a beast, minus the omega-shinobi bullshit. He needs some more big money fights...
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post #38 of 41 (permalink) Old 09-24-2008, 10:51 AM
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Anderson should make outside of UFC run. Fight Moussaaa, Akiyama, Misaki, Jacare, Shields, Lawler, anyone who has the balls to throwdown with him. Then he can fight 10 times a year!!!

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post #39 of 41 (permalink) Old 09-24-2008, 12:50 PM
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Regarding the citizenship thing.

I came here on a B1/B2 holiday visa, and while i was here got serious with the girl i was staying with. We got married, partitioned for an adjustment of status from non-immigrant to immigrant, proved it was the real deal, and i got a 2 year conditional permanent residency card. When that expired we again proved it was a legit marriage (kids help with that) and i got my 10 year permanent green card.

So yes, it can be that easy....although i think your gf being from Mexico will throw up some additional barriers i didn't have coming from Australia.

As far as Silva is concerned....let him fight as often as the athletic commission lets him. Why not?!

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post #40 of 41 (permalink) Old 09-24-2008, 02:22 PM
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lets stop talking about citizenship shit i think its illegal lol and lets go back 2 top
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