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Demian vs. Anderson: “I still can’t believe it”

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“I still don’t know where I’ll train, but I’ll go train Boxing with (Luis Carlos) Dorea for sure. My physical preparation wlll be with (Rafael) Alejarra”, Demian revealed, confirmed the training with the Nogueira brothers Boxing coach and Wanderlei Silva’s ex physical trainer.

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Post #1   2/13/10 11:58:01AM   

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I think it's Dan Henderson who should be saying "I can't believe it!"

Post #2   2/13/10 3:17:36PM   

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Good job Dana, cut the one guy who was acctually ready and deserving of this shot.

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Posted by cmill21

Good job Dana, cut the one guy who was acctually ready and deserving of this shot.



Let's be accurate here. Dana did not cut him. His contract was up, and terms for a new one could not be agreed upon.

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Posted by cmill21

Good job Dana, cut the one guy who was acctually ready and deserving of this shot.

I thought it was his choice to leave because he didn't like the contract offer

Post #5   2/13/10 5:10:20PM   

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Posted by cmill21

Good job Dana, cut the one guy who was acctually ready and deserving of this shot.

I thought it was his choice to leave because he didn't like the contract offer



Yeah, basically. Dana offered him a contract. He didn't like it, so he made a counter offer, and Dana didn't like that, and terms were never agreed upon.

At least that's the way the story goes. Only the people in that room know what really happened.

Last edited 2/13/10 5:14PM server time by RyanC
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think of it this way after maia u still have sonneen and belfort for title shots

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I've heard a lot of people say this is an opening for sonnen to fight belfort but I really don't think they should if they don't they have two more title fights lined up for silva if they do than there is one and not rreally anyone would deserve a shot after that I say after maia give vitor a shot then sonnen

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Posted by cmill21

Good job Dana, cut the one guy who was acctually ready and deserving of this shot.

I thought it was his choice to leave because he didn't like the contract offer



Yeah, basically. Dana offered him a contract. He didn't like it, so he made a counter offer, and Dana didn't like that, and terms were never agreed upon.

At least that's the way the story goes. Only the people in that room know what really happened.



Yeah, but in all honesty he cut Dan. He said no to a contract without countering it again. The negotiation was a take it or leave it...

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Posted by RyanC


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Posted by cmill21

Good job Dana, cut the one guy who was acctually ready and deserving of this shot.

I thought it was his choice to leave because he didn't like the contract offer



Yeah, basically. Dana offered him a contract. He didn't like it, so he made a counter offer, and Dana didn't like that, and terms were never agreed upon.

At least that's the way the story goes. Only the people in that room know what really happened.



Dan was promised a title shot, not given it, then when it looked like he wasn't getting it he probably got a small enough contract offer to make him go to Strikeforce. It's about time someone stood up to Dana and left.

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Posted by cmill21


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Posted by cmill21

Good job Dana, cut the one guy who was acctually ready and deserving of this shot.

I thought it was his choice to leave because he didn't like the contract offer



Yeah, basically. Dana offered him a contract. He didn't like it, so he made a counter offer, and Dana didn't like that, and terms were never agreed upon.

At least that's the way the story goes. Only the people in that room know what really happened.



Yeah, but in all honesty he cut Dan. He said no to a contract without countering it again. The negotiation was a take it or leave it...



Once again he DID NOT cut Hendo. Hendo walked. His contract had expired. There is a big difference. The UFC/Dana White being unwilling to meet Hendo's demands is not the same as getting cut. I'm sorry, but it's just not. It was Hendo's decision to leave. Dana didn't force him to. You may percieve it to be all Dana's fault that Hendo is gone, but Hendo could have taken the contract but chose not to. There is nothing wrong with that, but I'm tired of hearing people blame the UFC that Dan is gone. By all accounts the contract they offered him was more than fair. It's business, and if they did not feel it was good business to give Hendo what he was asking for then they are well within their rights to do so.

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Lol, you don't remember the story that well do you? Dan was trying to negotiate, Dana said no the offer you had isn't on the table anymore, go to Strikeforce...Sounds like he more or less cut Dan considering he had no option to go back to the UFC.

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Just another prime example of Dana mismanaging the UFC. To allow the ONLY legit contender at 185 to leave is just DW at his best. The UFC had so much potential and IMO the whole thing is going downhill... I'm sure Dan wanted a lot of money. SO!!! Zuffa can afford to pay their fighters. As a matter of fact they can't afford to not pay them! I would love to see Strikeforce become the dominant promotion. They seem to want to give the fans what they want....UFC gives us tito chuck 3....and SiIva vs. Maia. Bleh.

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Posted by cmill21

Lol, you don't remember the story that well do you? Dan was trying to negotiate, Dana said no the offer you had isn't on the table anymore, go to Strikeforce...Sounds like he more or less cut Dan considering he had no option to go back to the UFC.



Laugh all you want, but you are making it up as you go along. See for yourself.

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I'm going off of published reports. I said it before, but if you weren't in the room as neither of us were you can't know what REALLY went on, but the published reports do not support your account of events.

It's all water under the bridge anyway, but I like to get my facts straight.

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Posted by soundboy1

Just another prime example of Dana mismanaging the UFC. To allow the ONLY legit contender at 185 to leave is just DW at his best. The UFC had so much potential and IMO the whole thing is going downhill... I'm sure Dan wanted a lot of money. SO!!! Zuffa can afford to pay their fighters. As a matter of fact they can't afford to not pay them! I would love to see Strikeforce become the dominant promotion. They seem to want to give the fans what they want....UFC gives us tito chuck 3....and SiIva vs. Maia. Bleh.



Dana mismanaged the UFC right into a company that can afford to pay it's fighters whatever they ask for even though it's not in line with what all the other fighters are making, but it's going downhill. Do I have that right?

If you don't like the UFC stop watching and quit complaining.

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