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John Howard inks new 4-fight deal with UFC

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Going 3-0 in the UFC definitely helps your job security, and that helped John "Doomsday" Howard ink his new 4-fight deal with the promotion that will keep him there for the foreseeable future.

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Post #1   1/4/10 9:18:05PM   

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I bet him and AJ go at it first

Post #2   1/4/10 9:59:13PM   

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Ricardo Almeida's going to need an opponent soon for his WW debut too.

Post #3   1/4/10 10:10:24PM   

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Personally I think Howard has just been a real lucky guy. He's had two split decision wins to Chris Wilson and Tamdan McRory...two fights I (along w/ Sherdog and MMAWeekly) scored for his opponents. Then he get sbeat up by Hallman for three rounds but then KO's him with 5 seconds left.

I mean, the man is definetly talented, and deserves to be in the UFC...I just thinks he's lucky.

Post #4   1/4/10 10:48:13PM   

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Really mad about Hallman losing that fight at the end, dominated the whole fight then gets stood up and gets finished.

But maybe now I might have to start picking howard because I've picked against him all 3 times and lost.

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here that

Post #6   1/5/10 12:45:30AM   

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Yeah, same. I don't mean to fighter bash or anything, I just think Howard is going to be exposed as he moves up in competition. I haven't been impressed with any of his performances in the UFC, and I keep thinking of a comment Rumble made a while back that Howard has ducked fights in the past. It may be baseless, it may be a "he said/she said" thing, but overall he hasn't had the best impression on me as a fighter.

It's entirely possible Howard will improve and dominate in the future. If that happens, I'll happily respect his efforts. Until that time I will remain skeptical.

Post #7   1/5/10 10:53:00AM