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Old 12-06-2006, 10:53 PM   #1 (permalink)
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UFC to buy PRIDE?!?!

I just saw this article on this site
www.WrestlingObserver.com:

"According to several different sources in both Japan and the United States, Dream Stage Entertainment has talked with various groups about selling the Pride Fighting Championships. Most of the prospective buyers are outside the country. Among them are a group from South Korea, as well as several different U.S. groups. It is believed WWE was approached and it is known UFC has been approached."

Thats the worst thing I've ever heard. If the UFC buys Pride...we will never get good fights again! The rules will be changed to the wussy North American rules, and knees and kicks to the head would not be allowed anymore...and we would loose the ever amazing 10 minute first round! AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH

Damn...what does everyone else think?!?!

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Old 12-06-2006, 11:02 PM   #2 (permalink)
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read that a few days ago.....its interesting, but i dont think it will happen. WWE has a much better chance to buy thenm if they wanted to
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Old 12-06-2006, 11:05 PM   #3 (permalink)
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If the WWE buys Pride, kiss respectable/respectful MMA goodbye.
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Old 12-06-2006, 11:17 PM   #4 (permalink)
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If the WWE buys Pride, kiss respectable/respectful MMA goodbye.
You got that right.. then people that has never seen MMA fights will say, "Mma is fake" when they see the WWE logo on it.

It's not going to happen, no way in hell. I much rather have the UFC buy Pride than the WWE in a million years.

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Old 12-06-2006, 11:35 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I thought that Athletic Commissions in the U.S. only sanctioned mma fights in America therefore Pride fights could keep their rules.

I like the ground-n-pound of the UFC, but I also like the stand-up and striking of Pride.. it seems as both organizations cater to fighters with slightly differnt skills..
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Old 12-06-2006, 11:46 PM   #6 (permalink)
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If WWE Buys Pride its not gonna throw drama into it...

WWE even makes movies and shit.. Vince McMahon is a business man.. he knows that shit is blowing up.. why would he **** it up.. he can afford to have all fighters in his league alone.. the guy is a multi billionaire...he knows what hes doing... this whole corperation is expanding to different horizens in entertainment
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yeah but he might advertize pro wrestling on his mma shows which would be pretty bad.
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we'll be making one about MMA if Vince touches it
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Couldn't agree more...the UFC is ruining and Pro-Wrestleizing the sport and it would be sickening to see them destroy Pride.
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Couldn't agree more...the UFC is ruining and Pro-Wrestleizing the sport and it would be sickening to see them destroy Pride.
hahahahahha.......I cant wait to see pride go under and all you pride nuthuggers will have to become UFC nuthuggers cause thats were they will all be fighting. I would love the UFC to buy Pride you would see great fights every show with all the best fighters under one roof.

Liddell vs wand

Fedor vs sylvia

cro cop vs AA

Henderson vs GSP

Gomi VS Sherk

Shogun VS Franklin

BJ vs sakurai

Hughes VS Kang

Tito vs nogueira

Im wetting myself thinking of the possibilities.
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