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Tyson Griffin must have a nice soft pretty mouth....

Post #31   11/24/10 6:13:13AM   

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Man Gerald Harris gets no breaks

Loses on the show to Amir and it takes him begging dana white during an interview to get on a ufc card.

Wins his first 3 fights with finishes and gets cut on his 4th fight (and his first loss)

Post #32   11/24/10 6:28:58AM   

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Posted by postman

Did the article say anything about it being due to a boring fight? I didn't see that at all. Todd Duffe just got cut for pissing off the brass. Who knows Harris might not have liked what Dana had to say and came in and let him know how he felt about it. Bellator and Strikeforce are so far away from the UFC Gerald Harris isn't going to be that missing peice that puts them over the hump.

By the way I disagree with him being cut. Clearly something else sparked this.



I agree something else had to have sparked this

Post #33   11/24/10 7:57:12AM   

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i guess with the new influx of WEC guys etc... good guys are going to be getting cut... I think it's going to be more cut throat now than ever in regards to being popular.

Now the UFC has a bigger pool to draw from...so if you are popular/draw a crowd...your chances are higher of being kept

granted winning helps, but it's no guarantee...well maybe winning is, but now 1 loss puts you up for grabs

Harris doesnt have a big enough name/draw to warrant keeping...not in my opinion but apparently for Dana...whereas Tito, although he keeps losing, has a big name and people will pay to watch him... or atleast used to up until now

Post #34   11/24/10 8:42:33AM   

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WOW thats just gross im in disbelief!!!!!

Post #35   11/24/10 8:52:05AM   

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To those wanting Falcao cut as well, UFC contracts say you can't be cut after a win.

The only person Dana could cut after that all time bad fight was Harris so he did it.

Do I agree with the decision? Not really.

I expected Harris to get punished by fighting in a couple pre-lim matches, the same with Falcao.

Dana felt that sending this particular message to the rest of the now expanded roster was worth losing a top 20 middleweight.

Post #36   11/24/10 9:14:56AM   

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Posted by finnish_line


To those wanting Falcao cut as well, UFC contracts say you can't be cut after a win.




tell that to babalu

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Post #37   11/24/10 9:23:37AM   

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Posted by hate4thestate

THE DEMISE OF THE ZUFFA EMPIRE BEGINS....

I hope everyone is as pissed about this as me. Bad business decision, exteremly bad. Strikeforce or Bellator will surely not mind picking up a guy like Harris.

EDIT: I wonder if they will cut Fitch or any other fighter regardless of ranking because they put on one boring fight. I imagine after seeing the backlash of this decision Harris will be resigned.



Yes Zuffa will crumble because they cut Gerald Harris!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I agree it's a bad call but in all honesty he didn't look like he belonged in the UFC after that last fight. His stand up is terrible (yes he has punching power). One of the worst stances I've seen in a while.

Post #38   11/24/10 9:42:03AM   

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Pretty surprising cut. Probably the most shocking to date, even Escudero.

Not defending Gerald's performance saturday, but it was his first time on a main card and he was coming off 3 ufc wins. And he lost by decision.

They must be trying to send a message.

Post #39   11/24/10 10:03:53AM   

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I don't agree with this at all!! He gets cut but yet ryan jensen still has a job
There are so many fighters that need to go like nik lentz.

Wanna speed up the action. Start giving out yellow cards

I hope strikeforce picks this guy up. Him. Todd duffy.
Bad cuts

Post #40   11/24/10 10:31:42AM   

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Either this is mis-information, or there is more to the story. There is no way they would cut him for that loss alone.

Post #41   11/24/10 10:52:02AM   

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I think it's a mistake,

Something else must have happened. DW said something about any fight being your last if you dont perform for now on.

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Post #42   11/24/10 11:02:25AM   

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I agree with everyone here. There are other fighters deserving to be cut if this s**t is going down. Terrible call by the UFC/ZUFFA

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Posted by Franklinfan47

Pretty surprising cut. Probably the most shocking to date, even Escudero.

Not defending Gerald's performance saturday, but it was his first time on a main card and he was coming off 3 ufc wins. And he lost by decision.

They must be trying to send a message.



Nik Lentz is 4-0-1 in the UFC. It would be even worse to cut him than Harris.

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