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post #1 of 13 (permalink) Old 07-10-2006, 03:09 PM Thread Starter
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UFC Lightweight Title

Any thoughts on how this should be decided?

How about a 4-man tourney?

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post #2 of 13 (permalink) Old 07-10-2006, 05:33 PM
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They should make an 8-man tournament. This can be done in 2 PPVs, the first will begin with 8 and at the end there will be 4 fighters left. Then the next PPV, have the semi-finals and the finals on the same night. That way it is tougher on the fighters and will prove who is the best.

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post #3 of 13 (permalink) Old 07-10-2006, 05:43 PM
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^ Yeah. I'd like to see an 8-man tournament consisting of:

Sean Sherk
Kenny Florian
Joe Stevenson
Jens Pulver
Spencer Fisher
Sam Stout
Yves Edwards
Melvin Guillard

Edit: Or even Hermes Franca

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post #4 of 13 (permalink) Old 07-11-2006, 04:16 AM
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Franca over Melvin for me, and yes the 8 man is an awesome idea.

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post #5 of 13 (permalink) Old 07-11-2006, 11:16 AM
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Florian, Sherk and Stevenson have all won recently so their opponents shouldnt be conteders for the title this seems obvious to get a title shot you have to win not lose which means Yves is out of the runing for the belt.
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post #6 of 13 (permalink) Old 07-11-2006, 01:21 PM
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melvin would kill franca and stout he desreves to be there


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post #7 of 13 (permalink) Old 07-11-2006, 07:07 PM
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Florian turned down a title fight with Sherk at the August ppv.
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post #8 of 13 (permalink) Old 07-11-2006, 07:19 PM
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A tourney would be good but nsac will not let it happen. I would say sherk vs. homnick would be the best bet, but I guess homnick turned the fight down.

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post #9 of 13 (permalink) Old 07-11-2006, 08:27 PM
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I say a tournament too. Here is who I would like to see in it:

Sean Sherk
Kenny Florian
Jens Pulver
Joe Stevenson
Yves Edwards
Sam Stout
Spencer Fisher
Jon Fitch

And maybe BJ Penn, if he chooses too go as a lightweight and dominate or stay as a welterweight.
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post #10 of 13 (permalink) Old 07-11-2006, 08:32 PM
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now that would be sweet if ufc would have an 8-man tour..All the choices sound great, and would make for some great matches.
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