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Who would you like to see sign with UFC
Muhammed Lawal 3 8%
Paul Daley (If Dana allowed it) 1 3%
Pat Curran 10 26%
Eddie Alvarez 13 34%
Michael Chandler 10 26%
None 1 3%
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Who would you be most interested in to sign with UFC

Post #1   7/10/13 7:42:20PM   

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I'd personally love to see Shlemenko in the UFC along with Curran and Chandler. Not interested in Lawal or Daley.

Post #2   7/10/13 7:57:28PM   

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Alexander "Storm" Shlemenko

Post #3   7/10/13 8:49:48PM   

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I wouldn't mind seeing how Curran, Alvarez, and Chandler would do.

Post #4   7/10/13 9:23:53PM   

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Id love to see Alvarez out of the legal system & into the octagon. Dude is always game & always exciting

Post #5   7/10/13 10:50:55PM   

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WAR CHANDLER

Post #6   7/10/13 10:52:11PM   

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I'd like to see some young talent that could possibly be long-time (5+ year) UFC mainstays. Little biased on the wrestlers but here goes (in no order). Most of these are 'prospects' but I think they can be signed now and have decent tailor made fighters to help build them up (there should be enough on the roster).

Lance Palmer - I like that he has fought some pretty decent competition in his early mma career, a great wrestler and superb athlete.

Smealinho Rama

Max Nunes

Henry Cejudo

Vitaly Minakov

Ben Askren

Satoshi Ishii - although not as dominant as we would have expected, but he is improving and I still think he could have a UFC career, but no necessarily a top 5 guy.

Ramazan Emeev - An exciting young striker (24 yrs old) who has been fighting at 185-205 weightclass but definitely needs to fight at 170 (weighed in at 180 in his last fight).

Jan Jorgensen

Have some more if available. Again, they are prospects... but they can definitely hold their own against lower-mid level ufc fighters in their weightclasses alone for some fine tuning.

In terms of established veterans? Any of them (Alvarez, Curran, Aoki, etc)

Post #7   7/10/13 11:25:28PM   

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Posted by DosBox

I'd like to see some young talent that could possibly be long-time (5+ year) UFC mainstays. Little biased on the wrestlers but here goes (in no order). Most of these are 'prospects' but I think they can be signed now and have decent tailor made fighters to help build them up (there should be enough on the roster).

Lance Palmer - I like that he has fought some pretty decent competition in his early mma career, a great wrestler and superb athlete.

Smealinho Rama

Max Nunes

Henry Cejudo

Vitaly Minakov

Ben Askren

Satoshi Ishii - although not as dominant as we would have expected, but he is improving and I still think he could have a UFC career, but no necessarily a top 5 guy.

Ramazan Emeev - An exciting young striker (24 yrs old) who has been fighting at 185-205 weightclass but definitely needs to fight at 170 (weighed in at 180 in his last fight).

Jan Jorgensen

Have some more if available. Again, they are prospects... but they can definitely hold their own against lower-mid level ufc fighters in their weightclasses alone for some fine tuning.

In terms of established veterans? Any of them (Alvarez, Curran, Aoki, etc)



Of your list, I want to see Henry Cejudo the most. So much potential.

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Post #8   7/11/13 1:58:51AM   

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Alvarez
Chandler
Curran

in that order

Post #9   7/11/13 2:00:05AM   

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Posted by Playground_Samurai

Of your list, I want to see Henry Cejudo the most. So much potential.



Yea, Cejudo is definitely interesting for sure. He's having a hard time getting fights, hopefully he can get to the UFC sooner than later. He looks fairly confident standing (offensively), havent seen enough of him standing to know how competent he is defensively. His shot is impressive as always and his grappling/gnp looks to be pretty good. He'll likely learn to be more economical in his GNP, especially when faced against better opposition. He will be too small for Bantamweight in the UFC though, and needs to drop down to 125 (shouldnt be too much of problem, he wrestled at 121 at the 2012 Olympic Trials).

Flyweight isnt too developed at the moment in the UFC, which means he wouldnt be groomed as much - so he'll likely have to take more fights (probably at 135) and get more seasoning, so long as he doesnt have to worry about people pulling out of his fights.

Post #10   7/11/13 3:16:20AM   

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Pat Curran is who I'd love to see, think he'd give problems to a lot of people in the UFC's featherweight division.

Post #11   7/11/13 3:21:00AM   

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Paul Daley. When he's not being wrestlefucked or suckerpunching he's great to watch. Alvarez and Lawal too. Askren and Chandler can go snuggle up a tree

Post #12   7/11/13 4:02:12AM   

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A lot of great names being thrown around here. One that I would add to that is Elvis Mutapcic. Looks pretty good, and I've seen him fight live once and he looked pretty beastly. He's also beat some decent competition so far. If raised up right and not just thrown to the wolves this kid could be great.

Post #13   7/11/13 8:10:15AM   

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Need Sergio Pettis badly to a thin flyweight weight class

Post #14   7/11/13 8:15:55AM   

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From the 5 listed I'd covet their signing with the UFC in this order.

1 Michael Chandler
2 Pat Curran - Really hard to pick Curran or Chandler as number one so I went with which division is overall better.
3 Eddie Alvarez
4 Muhammed Lawal
5 Paul Daley

Other guys who I'd like to see in the mix one day
Sergei Kharitonov
Blagoi Ivanov
Derrick Lewis
Tyrone Spong
Mamed Khalidov
Alexander Shlemenko
Jesse Taylor
Elvis Mutapcic
Vyacheslav Vasilevsky
Rick Hawn
Rashid Magomedov
Justin Gaethje
Will Brooks
Alexander Sarnavskiy
Patricky Freire
Patricio Freire
Nick Newell
Doo Ho Choi
Georgi Karakhanyan
Magomedrasul Khasbulaev
Marlon Moraes
Travis Marx
Masakatsu Ueda
Rodrigo Lima
Joe Soto
Joshua Sampo
Will Campuzano
Alptekin Ozkilic
Sergio Pettis

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