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Although he's 0-2 so far in UFC, it's not "Strike 2, You're Out" for Mustapha al-Turk. His instructor says the Heavyweight will be offered another shot in UFC despite losing his first 2 fights, with one likely difference-no Dan Miragliotta as referee.

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Post #1   6/17/09 10:30:57AM   

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No disrespect but, there isnt a heavyweight I can think of off the top of my head that Al-Turk can beat!!!!

This is just prolonging the inevitable in my opinion. Just a matter of time until the UFC gives him the axe.

Post #2   6/17/09 11:21:40AM   

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Im guessing that Al-turk's next opponent wont be an easy one. And a loss will what put him at 6-6?

Have him fight herring.

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Give him someone easier. His first 2 fights turned out to be bad draws-first fight his for gets hurt and Kongo steps in. Second fight he had a winnable one in Duffee then they bump him for CC. It's not al-Turk's fault he's 0-2.

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Posted by DCRage

Give him someone easier. His first 2 fights turned out to be bad draws-first fight his for gets hurt and Kongo steps in. Second fight he had a winnable one in Duffee then they bump him for CC. It's not al-Turk's fault he's 0-2.



Agreed.

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Posted by DCRage

Give him someone easier. His first 2 fights turned out to be bad draws-first fight his for gets hurt and Kongo steps in. Second fight he had a winnable one in Duffee then they bump him for CC. It's not al-Turk's fault he's 0-2.




Agreed here, I like Al-Turk, not a favorite but the UFC threw him in as shark bait his first two fights with the UFC. Give him someone easier.

Post #6   6/17/09 11:55:02AM   

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Al-Turk was a good fighter over in cage rage but i honestly don't see him doing much in the ufc but sure give him 1 more go why not.welcome to the big leagues.

Post #7   6/17/09 1:16:37PM   

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What about Turk vs Pat Barry?

I think that fight makes sense, and one that Hype should win...if he doesn't come in over cocky again.

Post #8   6/17/09 1:46:37PM   

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Maybe they are saving him to see what happens with Bimbo on TUF.

Post #9   6/17/09 3:05:46PM   

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Good that the UFC isn't booting him for his loss to Cro Cop as it was controversial regardless of whether Cro Cop would have beaten him anyways. I think a fight with Pat Barry would be great aswell as fights with Struve and even Gonzaga.

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he doesn't belong in the UFC... he just isn't good enough.

Post #11   6/17/09 5:09:53PM   

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Posted by Mayhem13

What about Turk vs Pat Barry?

I think that fight makes sense, and one that Hype should win...if he doesn't come in over cocky again.



Exactally the matchup I was thinking. I think Barry would win it. Turk isn't impressive at all. But I'm glad he's getting another shot after that BS poke in the eye.

Post #12   6/17/09 6:27:32PM   

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i don't blame the guy he deserves another shot
i bet he fights struve next
dan mirgliotta is a bad ref man

Post #13   6/17/09 7:45:17PM   

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Why give him someone easier ? This is the big show & he should have to prove himself just like everyone else. Yes the last fight wasn't called the greatest ,but A.T needs to step-up to prove himself in the UFC.

Post #14   6/17/09 9:23:50PM   

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Posted by DCRage

Give him someone easier. His first 2 fights turned out to be bad draws-first fight his for gets hurt and Kongo steps in. Second fight he had a winnable one in Duffee then they bump him for CC. It's not al-Turk's fault he's 0-2.



Duffee was going to win that fight.

Tuck al Turk away in a preliminary fight against somebody like Stefan Struve or Tim Hague. Barry is an interesting choice, but I'm hoping the UFC will match him up against Hardonk. That would be an exciting striking fight.

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