more late-in-the-game replacements! - MMA Forum - UFC Forums - UFC Results - MMA Videos
Ultimate Fighter TV The Ultimate Fighter is the UFC's reality TV show featuring aspiring MMA fighters aspiring to win a contract with the UFC.

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 22 (permalink) Old 11-28-2007, 11:04 PM Thread Starter
UseOf_A_Weapon's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Richmond, VA... gross.
Posts: 920
more late-in-the-game replacements!

i feel like this happens every season.
regardless of who gets hurt, who do you think is coming back?
who do you want to come back and why do they deserve it?

I think ben deserves a second chance. I dont believe that he fought as well as he could have after throwing up all night and having sinus trouble. I'd like to see him fight tommy again and see if it happens the same way.
UseOf_A_Weapon is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 22 (permalink) Old 11-28-2007, 11:09 PM
Join Date: Apr 2007
Posts: 133
Does anyone know whos NOT fighting? I can only think is Tommy cos his face looked like mashed potato..... Who else could possibly back out?????? Any spoiler secrets out there anyone?
SEANV is offline  
post #3 of 22 (permalink) Old 11-28-2007, 11:23 PM
Super Heavyweight
Alex_DeLarge's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2006
Posts: 4,223
I'm guessing it's a fighter that lost in the last round, which will either be Troy, John, Ritchie, or Ben.

It doesn't really matter since all 4 fighters suck shit and are going to lose to matter who they face.
Alex_DeLarge is offline  
post #4 of 22 (permalink) Old 11-28-2007, 11:38 PM Thread Starter
UseOf_A_Weapon's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Richmond, VA... gross.
Posts: 920
def not the case.

especially if the fighter that comes back faces an opponent they already faced. then they have the advantage of adjusting their strategy.
I think Troy, Ben or John should come back. Definitely not ritchie. I think Ben or John would be the best bet. not 100% about John though... seems he has to get over his mental block first.
UseOf_A_Weapon is offline  
post #5 of 22 (permalink) Old 11-28-2007, 11:58 PM
okimherenow2's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 129
I think that Tommy is going to be out, he got all messed up in his fights. I dont think that Ben will come back cus I think he is way to messed up as well. I would like to see Jon come back. I think he is a good fighter if his mind is in it and not thinking about all the stuff that has happend to him in his life.
okimherenow2 is offline  
post #6 of 22 (permalink) Old 11-29-2007, 12:10 AM
Resident Pyrotechnician
cplmac's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Chicago
Posts: 1,766
I think Tommy is going to be out. If I was a betting man I'd say he probably got his elbow torn up pretty good in this fight from that nasty armbar. This does happen every season because in the fight game fighters get hurt, especially in a short duration round robin tournament. If it's a Hughes fighter out I say Billy comes back, if a Serra fighter is out I say Ben comes back.
cplmac is offline  
post #7 of 22 (permalink) Old 11-29-2007, 12:38 AM
MMA Fanatic
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 1
OK, this is my first post here. Didn't find this forum until tonight.

I think we saw some foreshadowing tonight of what will happen:
We saw Billy say if Tommy can't go he'd be the the likely replacement. Even though he didn't get to replace him tonight he will next week and he'll face George. I've watched every episode and Billy has gotten too much face time to be a one and done fighter.

Now, as for who the 'big knockout is', I'm betting that's going to be Mac knocking out Matt because Mac has also said he wanted to show his standup more.

Finally, as for who wins between George and Billy(if they fight). I'd say the whole season they have been gearing up for a Mac vs George finale, however they also seem to be giving Hughes better editing as a coach then Serra which lends me to think that both of Hughes fighters get to the finale.

Should be interesting.
jimshoe is offline  
post #8 of 22 (permalink) Old 11-29-2007, 01:42 AM
southpaw447's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 6,585
I think Koppenhaver is going to replace Arroyo or Speer. I have a feeling.
southpaw447 is offline  
post #9 of 22 (permalink) Old 11-29-2007, 01:42 AM
MMA Patriot
americanfighter's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: louisville ky
Posts: 4,003
if its tommy I think dana will bring dan back. If its someone from Team sera it doesnt matter

"The fat man flies at midnight"
americanfighter is offline  
post #10 of 22 (permalink) Old 11-29-2007, 10:40 AM
MMA Fanatic
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 21
Tommy is probably out due to the damage from the armbar. In the heat of the battle he may not think his elbow is really damaged just some pain, but it definitely looked hyperextended. However, he should probably be able to fight on the undercard at the UFN coming up. I think they finished taping the show a few months ago so he should be good to go.

Also, I think Dana was right about Tommy. If he gets with a good camp, he could turn into a good fighter. He's strong, has a ton of heart, and can wrestle. He's got a long way to go on striking and BJJ, but he's got potential. He may also want fight in a smaller org than the UFC, to get some experience with better fighter.
laughingboy3 is offline  

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the MMA Forum - UFC Forums - UFC Results - MMA Videos forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome