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I for one will watch any fight with Royce Gracie in it, or any fight with Matt Hughes in it, but I strongly feel that the powers that be in the UFC won't schedule a rematch. Then again, trilogies seem to be becomming the norm so I'm stumped when it comes to predicting this one. Tell me whatchya think
 

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If Royce wants to avenge his loss against Hughes then I say let them go at it. Matt will still give Royce a beating!
 

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I vote no

What makes anyone think a rematch would look any different? If that was the main event on ufc card i wouldn't buy it again. it sucked so much last time. BTW iwas rooting for gracie
 

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This fight was another example of a bad game plan, like Liddell vs. Babalu. Royce looked like he was there for the payday, though I doubt that is what happened. A rematch would be worth it, but I dont think that's gonna happen.
 

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HELL NO!!!:thumbsdown:

This would be a bigger waste then Sham vs Tito I - III. Royce provided no reason at all to wonder what would happen in a rematch, plus unlike wine fighters don't age well.

In the words of Dave Chappelle acting as Rick James "I wish I had an extra set of hands to give those titties 4 thumbs down."
 

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ten years ago maybe. Royce cannot beat Matt. Shammy has a better chance of beating tito. I think royce still has a fight or two in him but not against the best pound for pound fighter in ufc.
 

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Gracie spends 90% of his matches on his back and that is where he wins alot of his fights so I don;t think it matters where he fights, the UFC or Pride. I don't think his performance in the first fight warrants another fight. The only way I would want to see this fight again would be be under this one condition:
1. Gracie has to grow out his hair so Hughes can pull chunks of it out before he bashes his face in.
 

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IMO I feel that the Gracie family would like to have the victory under their belt. However on one of their sites they had a great little spin on the first match. Saying that Hughes attempts ate armbars and other submissions were all because of what Royce did in the first of the UFCs. So they feel like its a win,lose,win for them..... They still have the name Gracie and people will always need BJJ in MMA so it wont hurt them any to fight and loose again. If Royce fights again, he will think he is ready, like last time. But I still fear the same outcome. The Guard is only a deffencive poss. Shamrock knew that and exposed its weakness when they fought. Hughes is too strong for any Gracie. No disrespect to them though. ;)
 

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In pride though hughes can't pin him up against the fence. Although it's not like he has to. But i agree he has a better shot in pride then the UFC. But i just don't see why they'd fight again. Makes no sense.
 

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Gracie could wear his Gi in the pride ring and like Moldy said, Matt can't use the cage to pin him against. In Japan the gracies wouldn't have to worrie about all those Hughes nut huggers screaming and shouting everywere, plus its more traditional and has a better feel while watching.
 

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Bah, Pride or UFC, Hughes would own Gracie. Hughes had Gracie beat in all phases of the game, not just ground and pound. In submission, Hughes could have broken Gracie's arm if he wanted to when he had him in that hold. To his credit, Hughes didn't want to do that to a fellow fighter. Gracie's a really proud fighter as the dude is willing to have his arm broken or get put to sleep rather than tap. And I've seen the latter happen.

Gracie is part of the reason UFC is what it is today so I believe he has a right to get paid, but please Dana stop dusting off these former legends to have them fight the top guys of today. It's just an embarrassment to see Gracie and Shamrock, two HOF'ers, get their asses whooped so bad.
 

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Heres why I think they would fight again.....

UFC 60 Fighter Salaries
Event took place on May 27, 2006 and aired on PPV
-Royce Gracie: $400,000 (lost to Matt Hughes in main event)
-Matt Hughes: $110,000 (defeated Royce Gracie in main event)
-Jeremy Horn: $70,000 (defeated Chael Sonnen)
-Brandon Vera: $32,000 (defeated Assuerio Silva)
-Diego Sanchez: $24,000 (defeated John Alessio)
-Mike Swick: $14,000 (defeated Joe Riggs)
-Spencer Fisher: $14,000 (defeated Matt Wiman)
-Joe Riggs: $12,000 (lost to Mike Swick)
-Gabriel Gonzaga: $10,000 (defeated Fabiano Scherner)
-Melvin Guillard: $10,000 (defeated Rick Davis)
-Alessio Sakara: $10,000 (lost to Dean Lister)
-Dean Lister: $10,000 (defeated Alessio Sakara)
-Assuerio Silva: $8,000 (lost to Brandon Vera)
-Chael Sonnen: $5,000 (lost to Jeremy Horn)
-Fabiano Scherner: $3,000 (lost to Gabriel Gonzaga)
-Matt Wiman: $3,000 (lost to Spencer Fisher)
-John Alessio: $3,000 (lost to Diego Sanchez)
-Rick Davis: $2,000 (lost to Melvin Guillard)
Gross Totals:
Disclosed Fighter Payroll: $740,000
Known Event Revenue: $26.87 million (includes PPV revenue of $23.97 million; plus live gate of $2,900,090)

Via MA Weekly....and yes that 400k for a loosing to Hughes and Matt getting less then half for winning.
 
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