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UFC signs Naoyuki Kotani

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The UFC has picked up longtime veteran and former UFC lightweight Naoyuki Kotani for a return to the big show after almost seven years away.

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Post #1   5/23/14 4:38:34PM   

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Jesus I thought he was at least five years older then he is. I wish him well as he was someone from the great days of MMA.

Post #2   5/23/14 4:41:09PM   

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He fights Norman Parke in Dublin

Post #3   5/23/14 5:28:23PM   

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Honestly speaking, I don't see him winning any fights in the ufc.

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Post #4   5/25/14 3:04:08AM   

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Nice veteran addition from Japan but he'll mostly be used as a record padder as harsh as that sounds. Almost everybody he's beaten on this streak is other home country fighters. Especially since right off the bat he gets a horrible match up.

Parke has a huge striking advantage, cardio, and wrestling while Kotani's strength is grappling while his ability to take a fight to the ground is not so great. Hopefully he can put up respectable performance and get a better match up next time so he can at least get a win.

Post #5   5/25/14 7:24:25AM