Paulo Filho: UFC is conspiring against Brazilian fighters

source: fightersonlymagazine.co.uk
 

Paulo Filho says the UFC’s apparent current policy of matching Brazilians with other Brazilians is designed to benefit American fighters in the organisation.

“The UFC is a great event, but the Americans do everything so that you cannot get the advantage. They [do] everything to get you down. American is American, they want to see Americans with the belt and so eliminate as many Brazilians as possible - but they will have to work a lot, because we are the best,”

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leethal21 site profile image  

10/14/09 9:11 PM by leethal21

very sad.maybe concentrate on fighting.good start.

grafzep site profile image  

10/14/09 2:18 PM by grafzep

Fihlo is a mental midget.

dson site profile image  

10/14/09 12:25 PM by dson

Arona isn't in the UFC because he probably wants a lot of money and if you saw any of his fights, and especially his last onedude fights like a blanket most of the time

jpm995 site profile image  

10/14/09 9:40 AM by jpm995

I think he's right to a degree. Why no Lil Nog or Arona in UFC for so long? Both have wins over Hendo. Both top guys at 205. Nog vs Gonzaga seems like an odd matchup, if winner gets Dos Santos i'll know it's true. Will Lil Nog get Shogun as an entry fight? Have to admit i'd love to see this one. Even Filo should have gotten a shot at the ufc when he was on a roll. I'll bet a lot of fighters would agree with Filo.

dson site profile image  

10/14/09 9:11 AM by dson

lol@brian bowels

Marion Cobretti site profile image  

10/13/09 11:42 PM by Marion Cobretti

the guy is 18-1.. he lost a decision to Sonnen who couldnt finish him.. Even though Filho left his mind back in brazil for that fight.. Show some respect.. Your still a moron..

bismanfightclub site profile image  

10/13/09 11:36 PM by bismanfightclub

Don't believe you, send samples.

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10/13/09 11:15 PM by sirjoshua

cocaine is a helluva drug

Sublime7SD site profile image  

10/13/09 3:57 PM by Sublime7SD

It may be common, but I wouldn't say it's universal. I'm an average white American of Irish and English descent, but none of my top ten favorite fighters are American, Irish, or English.

fiercedragon site profile image  

10/13/09 3:55 PM by fiercedragon

what? doesn't filho have a tat of mike tyson? can't get any more american than that...