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post #1 of 27 (permalink) Old 03-14-2011, 01:43 AM Thread Starter
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Dana confirms Fedor is under contract with Zuffa

Dana does not want Fedor fighting in the UFC, but Zuffa owns his remaining fights at SF.

Basically, they can match him up with anyone they want for his next 3 fights and if he doesn't play ball he'll be sent into retirement. Not good.


“I don’t see any irony … Even though Fedor is now under contract with Zuffa, I still have a hard time imagining he’ll ever fight in the UFC. We’ll see, but that’s my bet right now. There are few fights, though, that can’t be made now. And that’s the good thing. You know me … I’m as big a fan of this as anybody and I love making the fights that everyone wants to see. At the end of the day, it’s all about making great fights and the fights the people want to see. That’s what we’re doing.”

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post #2 of 27 (permalink) Old 03-14-2011, 01:57 AM
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So I guess that's the way Fedor is going to retire. Great...

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post #3 of 27 (permalink) Old 03-14-2011, 02:42 AM
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Sucks for Fedor but I really love the fact that Zuffa can bully M1 now, finally... That's what you get for not playing ball

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post #4 of 27 (permalink) Old 03-14-2011, 02:46 AM
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this is kind of funny, I would have loved to see M1's reaction to the news of the purchase.
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post #5 of 27 (permalink) Old 03-14-2011, 03:02 AM
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this is kind of funny, I would have loved to see M1's reaction to the news of the purchase.

But seriously i too would have loved to have seen Vadims reaction it would have been priceless.

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post #6 of 27 (permalink) Old 03-14-2011, 03:02 AM
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poor fedor...he might have been the #1 HW in the world but how can he beat cain and JDS in a handicap match? inside a steel cage!

dana is gonna **** him on ppv
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Maybe Zuffa will do what SF have failed miserably to do; actually make their top contenders fight.

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hahahah im loving all of this m-1 goes bankrupt and implodes while me and dana do our happy dances while hugging posters of lesnar,jds,werdum,silva and cain

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post #9 of 27 (permalink) Old 03-14-2011, 06:17 AM
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Haters gonna hate. Fedor has always been respectful, even to Dana while he insulted him on so many occasions. If Dana will somehow screw Fedor over, i'm gonna be mad and so most of the people who enjoy MMA.
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post #10 of 27 (permalink) Old 03-14-2011, 06:22 AM
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I don't get the Fedor hate. It's M-1 and his managers that are a stain on MMA. Fedor's always respectful and is one of, if not the greatest of all time.

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