Originally Posted by Oteman
They have done a good job with the heavyweights as of late. Now we just need to give the UFC some time to let the fights fall into place and make it intresting. I do not think CroCop is as unstoppable as a lot people think. The diffrent rules and styles in the UFC will make it harder on him to be as dominate over here. Now don't get me wrong I know thre is huge difference in these 2 fighters but look at what the rule differences did for Hearing. If that fight with O'Brien was in Japan I think it could of been different.
I'm not so sure about the rule changes being a problem for Cro Cop. He's got a great sprawl so I don't think he'll be in that much trouble. Also, he's been training with Werdun in BJJ so he knows the ground game pretty well also.
As far as what the UFC needs to do, I think they are doing it. Bringing in HW's from other orgs. Now that they are paying out some money we'll see better fighters making the flight to the US instead of Japan.
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