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Old 10-17-2012, 03:09 PM   #44
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Default Re: UFC champ Anderson Silva says 'no way' to superfight with Jon Jones

Originally Posted by Rob_Floyd View Post
Exactly. Dominant champions make divisions appear weaker than they really are. Perhaps we would view 185 as a super stacked division if Anderson wasn't a dominant champion for so many years now. He has been so dominant at 185, that the UFC has only had four other MW champs in its history.

The same "this guy has to move up to truly prove himself" discussion is happening with Jones right now as well.
MW in the UFC has never been anywhere close to a stacked division. Even before Silva was champion. It's always been the weakest division in the promotion.

In Pride however...
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