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Old 11-10-2017, 08:17 PM   #1
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#ICYMI: Anderson Silva potentially failed an out-of-competition drug test given on Oct. 26, per the @ufc. He has been pulled from his scheduled Nov. 25 fight against Kelvin Gastelum.

IF true he needs to retire. He will still be the greatest of all time but this can't keep happening.
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Old 11-11-2017, 10:36 AM   #2
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#ICYMI: Anderson Silva potentially failed an out-of-competition drug test given on Oct. 26, per the @ufc. He has been pulled from his scheduled Nov. 25 fight against Kelvin Gastelum.

IF true he needs to retire. He will still be the greatest of all time but this can't keep happening.
he is not even in the conversation anymore...this would be his 2nd failed drug test...his legacy is destroyed no matter the outcome....
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Old 11-12-2017, 02:33 PM   #3
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The UFC is a bit different. I'm over 40 and need a lot to keep in good shape. With what I would like prescribed and the supplements I take,I would imagine some ingredients would be on a.banned list. I can't imagine an MMA fighter. However,if the intent is straight cheating,ok,ban him
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Old 11-12-2017, 09:24 PM   #4
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#ICYMI: Anderson Silva potentially failed an out-of-competition drug test given on Oct. 26, per the @ufc. He has been pulled from his scheduled Nov. 25 fight against Kelvin Gastelum.

IF true he needs to retire. He will still be the greatest of all time but this can't keep happening.
I think GSP would disagree
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Old 11-14-2017, 12:36 AM   #5
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dont' make excuses he is getting paid a good chunk per fight, either keep fighting and damage your legacy or just retire, can't be best ever if you are always cheating, look at bonds and aroid, i'd say gsp is now best ever no drug test issues got caught once and lost to Matt Hughes, 2 division champ
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Old 11-16-2017, 09:19 PM   #6
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I think GSP would disagree
I agree with GSP, according to him Fedor is the GOAT.
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dont' make excuses he is getting paid a good chunk per fight, either keep fighting and damage your legacy or just retire, can't be best ever if you are always cheating, look at bonds and aroid, i'd say gsp is now best ever no drug test issues got caught once and lost to Matt Hughes, 2 division champ
And he won both those rematches. Both in devestating fashion at that.
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Dana White believes it's Demetrius Johnson. In my opinion, the fighter who revolutionized the sport from Many Mixed Arts to Mixed Martial Arts is Royce Gracie. He would take fights versus opponents who were much heavier than him. Would Silva or GSP take fights vs the Best in the heavyweight division - Not at 40 or more pounds lighter like Gracie did ! Gracie is the fighter who utilized Jiu-Jitsu to where if you are not currently skilled in this art, you will be be submitted.
The sport came from matching up : boxers, brawlers, wrestlers, kick boxers, Kong fu, etc. Gracie's skill set changed a one dimensional fighter to adapting to be well rounded in order to compete. The legacy that Gracie left is unmatched.
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dont' make excuses he is getting paid a good chunk per fight, either keep fighting and damage your legacy or just retire, can't be best ever if you are always cheating, look at bonds and aroid, i'd say gsp is now best ever no drug test issues got caught once and lost to Matt Hughes, 2 division champ
Cheating ? Lol... you guys are crazy to think the MAJORITY of all professional athletes or esp UFC Fighters don't use PED's... this was laugh out loud funny to me ...

I can tell the majority who make comments like this have never played at a high level or understand how PEDs work. To get popped for PEDs means you messed up and didn't do research. GSP has taken crap it's obvious.. I'm all for it btw but he isn't even close to the best ever .. with or without the drugs
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Dana White believes it's Demetrius Johnson. In my opinion, the fighter who revolutionized the sport from Many Mixed Arts to Mixed Martial Arts is Royce Gracie. He would take fights versus opponents who were much heavier than him. Would Silva or GSP take fights vs the Best in the heavyweight division - Not at 40 or more pounds lighter like Gracie did ! Gracie is the fighter who utilized Jiu-Jitsu to where if you are not currently skilled in this art, you will be be submitted.
The sport came from matching up : boxers, brawlers, wrestlers, kick boxers, Kong fu, etc. Gracie's skill set changed a one dimensional fighter to adapting to be well rounded in order to compete. The legacy that Gracie left is unmatched.
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Old 11-30-2017, 03:09 AM   #11
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These guys getting caught are some of the toughest sob's but also liars and the biggest cowards. I mean just admit it and be a fricken man. If you just come out and admit "I made a terrible decision and fell into the pressures of needing to win" people are gonna understand and forgive or forget quicker. The these guys hide behind any loop hole or excuse they can think of and all the while continue to ruin their legacy's or what's left of it. They drag it on. Be a man and just come out with it.
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And now it's changed ...

Hence why he's been out of the game for over 20 years and last choke holded a 51 year old man in the UFC LOL...

A great but eh not the best or close
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These guys getting caught are some of the toughest sob's but also liars and the biggest cowards. I mean just admit it and be a fricken man. If you just come out and admit "I made a terrible decision and fell into the pressures of needing to win" people are gonna understand and forgive or forget quicker. The these guys hide behind any loop hole or excuse they can think of and all the while continue to ruin their legacy's or what's left of it. They drag it on. Be a man and just come out with it.
Being a man would be "the CEOs want us to to juice and we have to juice to be great ".., that's it
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My wife and I were on vacation recently in St. Augustine and I needed to find a gym to work out at. I ended up at a place called Amp Hardcore Gym where they have all kinds of training equipment and do MMA training there. The manager said he had got into MMA and had a few fights but decided to no longer compete out of fear of injury due to essential all competitors being on PED's and he also mentioned many fight on heavy pain killers to be able to take additional punishment during the bout.

I am convinced they basically all are taking stuff.
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