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11-15-2012, 03:22 PM
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Originally Posted by kurt View Post

Can't say I blame Mitrione at all for turning down a Strikeforce fight.
It would've been by far his biggest fight and probably the biggest fight he'll ever be offered. I can understand him turning down the fight as he likely would've got throttled, but just because it's Strikeforce doesn't mean it would've been a bad situation for him. He's making $10,000 to show in the UFC, he would've made far more than that headlining a Strikeforce card against Cormier. The guy's 34 years old, it's not as if he's got his whole career ahead of him to build himself up.

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