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Bellator boss: Division too stacked for immediate Curran-Freire rematch

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Bellator MMA kicked off its run on Spike TV with a highly technical and entertaining title fight, but given the depth of the featherweight division, Bellator Chairman and CEO Bjorn Rebney ruled out the possibility of an immediate rematch.

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Post #1   1/18/13 8:02:20PM   

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I don't see any reason for an immediate rematch. It was close but Curran won it for sure imo.

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Post #2   1/18/13 8:06:30PM   

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Posted by Budgellism

I don't see any reason for an immediate rematch. It was close but Curran won it for sure imo.



I agree with you Budge

I had Curran 48-47, I gave Curran 2nd, 4th & 5th and Pitbull 1st & 3rd

Post #3   1/18/13 8:13:20PM   

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i missed the fight only caught the chandler fight....i thought bellator was gonna be on tonight lol

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Posted by sparky


Posted by Budgellism

I don't see any reason for an immediate rematch. It was close but Curran won it for sure imo.



I agree with you Budge

I had Curran 48-47, I gave Curran 2nd, 4th & 5th and Pitbull 1st & 3rd



samesies

Post #5   1/18/13 9:12:04PM   

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Agreed, immediate rematch won't be enough time for Freire not to eat straight and jabs. Let him get a few more fights in a turny or w.e. imo

Post #6   1/18/13 9:28:24PM   

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If Straus wasn't there waiting for a title shot, I bet they'd make a rematch. Unless Rad and Shah Sham resolved quickly and could fight Curran soon.

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friere looked nice tho. real nice

Post #8   1/19/13 9:21:48AM   

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That's a great problem to have

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Friere needs more cardio thats always been his downfall

Post #10   1/19/13 1:07:24PM   

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Posted by Gogoplatapus


Posted by sparky


Posted by Budgellism

I don't see any reason for an immediate rematch. It was close but Curran won it for sure imo.



I agree with you Budge

I had Curran 48-47, I gave Curran 2nd, 4th & 5th and Pitbull 1st & 3rd



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same here as well. i thought the rounds that curran won were a definitive win. and with him coming on really strong in the 5th i just dont think there needs to be a rematch. i didnt think that fight was a split decision, but hey, these judges are always questionable.

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Post #11   1/19/13 5:19:02PM   

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I'm with you all.

Fight was close but not at all controversial.

Post #12   1/20/13 4:27:03PM