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Rothwell-Gormley Moved to UFC

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Another abandoned Affliction bout has found a home.

Ben Rothwell and Chase Gormley will make their Octagon debuts in a heavyweight bout at UFC 104 on Oct. 24 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, according to a source with knowledge of the negotiations.

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Post #1   7/28/09 10:57:44PM   

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Wow.. you were faster than Stormin by 1 second... that has to be a record.

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Post #2   7/28/09 10:59:25PM   

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Posted by ncordless

Wow.. you were faster than Stormin by 1 second... that has to be a record.



I noticed that, lol.

I like this move. I don't know much about Gormley, but I think Rothwell could make for some interesting match ups. I think he'll be a great gatekeeper.

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Post #3   7/28/09 11:03:18PM   

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rothwel and nelson, nice a couple of fighters with my chubby physique ITS ABOUT TIME

Post #4   7/28/09 11:33:17PM   

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Glad to see Rothwell in the UFC, he is tough and should make for some good fights. Not a title contender, but a good adiition for sure.

I want to see Rothwell vs Hardonk!

Post #5   7/28/09 11:48:40PM   

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i hope it sticks but rothwell is a nice addition to ufc
i'll be rooting him on in la

Post #6   7/28/09 11:50:44PM   

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I thought SF was going to gobble up all of these affliction fighters, but good to see UFC get a few.

I see some good matchups for Rothwell.

Post #7   7/29/09 1:15:03AM   

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Rothwell adds some much needed depth, credibility and more importantly- EXPERIENCE to the UFC's HW division. His addition, whether he wins or loses against UFC guys, will be a huge boost for their careers. Great move by the UFC

Post #8   7/29/09 1:49:25AM   

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It's good to see Ben Rothwell will finally get to fight for the UFC. I thought he'd end up being the IFL champion before he and Whitehead left. Hopefully he gets the win.

Post #9   7/29/09 2:24:50AM