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11-16-2012, 02:10 AM
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Originally Posted by Peter Griffin View Post
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.
Valid point. I think his stock would plummet hard after a Strikeforce loss though (not that it's that high in the first place), and I'm not so sure he'd make top dollar for the fight either. If he was offered it, I'm sure he would have accepted.

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