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    Quote Originally Posted by devil View Post
    Same thing with Kimbo Slice. Trashed the **** out of him in Elite XC then talked him up once he got his paws on him.
    uh really? from what i can tell, he talked **** about him, got him onto TUF where he showed that he actually isnt that great, then gave him a few fights where he got beat up, then shitcanned him. i dont recall Dana raving about him at any point. it seemed to me he bought him in with the sole purpose of proving that he ISNT all that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Alex View Post
    uh really? from what i can tell, he talked **** about him, got him onto TUF where he showed that he actually isnt that great, then gave him a few fights where he got beat up, then shitcanned him. i dont recall Dana raving about him at any point. it seemed to me he bought him in with the sole purpose of proving that he ISNT all that.
    This is PROBABLY true, but I personally guess that when Dana really turned against him, is when Kimbo lost his first fight to Nelson sitting on him, and then begged and begged for another fight, and then Dana GAVE HIM another fight, and he turned it down.

    Being a contestant on TUF, and then pulling out of the fight?
    If he didn't think he was ready to fight, he shouldn't have been on the show.

    How many of you would have liked to be on TUF in his place? I'm guessing most of you.
  3. Devil is online now
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    Quote Originally Posted by Alex View Post
    uh really? from what i can tell, he talked **** about him, got him onto TUF where he showed that he actually isnt that great, then gave him a few fights where he got beat up, then shitcanned him. i dont recall Dana raving about him at any point. it seemed to me he bought him in with the sole purpose of proving that he ISNT all that.
    Well, **** you to hell, granny fucker.

    Yeah, you've got a point. Probably not the best example. Dana is still full of **** most of the time though and you can't believe anything he says about fighters. Especially rankings.
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    Quote Originally Posted by devil View Post
    Well, **** you to hell, granny fucker.

    Yeah, you've got a point. Probably not the best example. Dana is still full of **** most of the time though and you can't believe anything he says about fighters. Especially rankings.
    Dana's job is to grow the brand. Period. He will steamroll fighters who don't do that for him, and promote the ones who sell tickets. He knows fighters and how the train, but his bias is clear.

    Expecting an unbiased, fact only assessment of a fighter would be unreasonable from almost anyone. From Dana it's absurd.
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    He formed that expectation with his self-heralded 'man who built mma' thing. He's trying to be the grandad, and the crazy uncle....doesn't work.
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    He formed that expectation with his self-heralded 'man who built mma' thing. He's trying to be the grandad, and the crazy uncle....doesn't work.
    Exactly.
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