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WSOF 'in talks' with former UFC title challenger Yushin Okami

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World Series of Fighting could soon add a top 10 middleweight to its roster.

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Post #1   9/28/13 11:32:06AM   

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WSOF and Bellator both give him a platform to stay in the public's eye, make decent $, and rack up a couple of quality wins over named opponents. Those organizations are going to survive based upon the scraps left over from Zuffa's tables, at least Bellator should stay focused on building up new names. New names is what got Bellator on the map to begin with; Curran, Chandler, Askren, Lombard, Freire, etc...that is why I watch Bellator! Not to see Kongo. Not to see Arlovski fight Anthony Johnson in battle of a HW who should have retired 5 years ago vs a WW throw away...however if your going to grab a Zuffa leftover, you could do a lot worse than picking up Yushin Okami.

Post #2   9/28/13 12:33:14PM   

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Either throw him straight in there against David Branch for a title or give him Jesse Taylor to complete the other bracket of the tournament.


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WSOF and Bellator both give him a platform to stay in the public's eye, make decent $, and rack up a couple of quality wins over named opponents. Those organizations are going to survive based upon the scraps left over from Zuffa's tables, at least Bellator should stay focused on building up new names. New names is what got Bellator on the map to begin with; Curran, Chandler, Askren, Lombard, Freire, etc...that is why I watch Bellator! Not to see Kongo. Not to see Arlovski fight Anthony Johnson in battle of a HW who should have retired 5 years ago vs a WW throw away...however if your going to grab a Zuffa leftover, you could do a lot worse than picking up Yushin Okami.



There are some good points in there but there are other considerations. For example without headliners such as AA vs Rumble how would the organisation receive any media coverage.
And without guys like Gerald Harris and Jon Fitch guys whom are break out stars would never be able to establish themselves as they'd have only ever scored wins over unknowns.

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Post #3   9/28/13 12:47:38PM   

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Okami future Wsof champ.

Post #4   9/28/13 3:42:56PM