Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Goes Wants to Fight Coleman, Hendo, Gracies

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With his unanimous decision victory over Stephan Bonner at this past weekend’s UFC 100 event, former UFC and Pride champion Mark Coleman proved that he is still a viable commodity.

So it’s no surprise that shortly after his win, fellow UFC and Pride veteran Allan Goes, a ghost from Coleman’s past, is seeking to once again step onto the field of battle with him and settle what Goes calls “unfinished business” between the two.

“Right now, that’s the only fight I have in my heart,” stated Goes. “It’s the only fight that I cannot sleep at night thinking about.

“I’m very humble in my heart, but I’m ready and focused to totally destroy him if I have to.”

Originally Goes and Coleman met at Pride 13 in 2001 in a fight that Goes admittedly was not his best in. It’s because of this that Goes considers the fight one of personal redemption and is willing to forgo monetary compensation for it if needed.

“Now it’s all about honor for me, so I’d fight him for free,” admitted Goes. “I would plead to Dana (White), to Joe Silva to put together this match, because I’ll put on a fight they won’t regret.

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