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Does anyone think that he'll get into mma? around here (my neck of the woods) he's a local legend and I like him but I still think he's nothin more than a mouth piece on this subject. He goes on radio and talks about it, but I think it's time to put up or shut up.

Post #1   9/15/07 12:46:18AM   

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Post #2   9/15/07 1:14:49AM   

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I think he would handle fools

Post #3   9/15/07 2:53:04AM   

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i dont think angle would have a shot at the best fighters he might beat some jobbers but thats it

Post #4   9/15/07 7:23:19AM   

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Well considering he's not getting any younger and has already been beaten up from wrestling. I dont see it happening ever. Dana offered him a contract train for 1 full year and then come fight. Kurt is a cocky guy, saying he could take out mma guys. Just dont think he could make the transition as his age.

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asfar as wrestling and submissions go i think he would do very well but any sort of stand up or ground and pound i think he would lack in

Post #6   9/15/07 9:29:34AM   

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no I don't think he would stand a chance. I mean he is gettin old, has a bad neck. I mean the guy has never taken a real punch. I mean I have alot of friends that are pro wrestlers in wwe or have been in wwe, and they are legit athletes and take alot of punishment. but its not the same. Kurt is never gonna fight mma though he is just runnin his mouth because he realizes he's almost done with wrestling and hes goin through some mid life s$%* or somethin lol

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no chance he would make it.

Post #8   9/15/07 4:56:55PM   

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i might be able to see him go into mma, but i dont see him being very successful

Post #9   9/15/07 5:03:45PM   

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i think it would be cool to see him fight in some small events

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With his background, I would say he would do ok. He needs to hook up with Randy and the rest of team quest.

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It would be funny to see him in UFC he would get knocked out cause I don't think he can box or kickbox I Mean WWE TNA is all fake I doubt his mouth is acculy like that lol but yea I could see him winning a fight or two but he would lose a lot more because of his age

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Putting aside whether he could beat people, let's look at the business aspect:
* He is well-paid and famous now (probably moreso than any MMA fighter) and he would be going into an even more dangerous sport...basically he's going to cost a lot of money to fight. You can forget about small shows for that reason alone.
* At 39 years old, even with a healthy body,he's nearing the end of his competitive sports career, so what is the point of training for several years and building fight experience when your body won't be ready to perform by the time your skill level has caught up
* Neither of those items would prevent him from working out a special, high-paying one-time fight deal with Mark Cuban or Dana White against a high profile opponent. But if he loses his fight (look at Karam Gabar Ibrahim if you don't think that could happen), then not only is his marketabiliy as an MMA fighter over, but his marketability as a professional wrestler is seriously diminished

It makes no business sense for him to go into MMA. His pro-wrestling persona is the "legit tough guy" and occasional speeches about what he would do to MMA fighters scattered in with speeches about what he already did to amateur wrestlers, helps build that reputation. That's his job and he's good at it. You'll never see it amount to an actual MMA career, however.

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i dont get it the guy says he has too many back and neck problems but he continues to pro wrestle.....to me hed be safer in mma.....no?

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He'd have to stop taking all the 'roids..!!
He'd get killed in the cage. All's he has is his wrestling, knows no Jiu-Jitsu, he'd would'nt have a chance. Too old, too many injuries, and is an arrogant a-hole who is full of sh*t. I'd love to see him step into the ring/cage and get knocked the f-out.

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